Head of Rents

£49,837 - £52,924 per annum
28 Apr 2021
11 May 2021
Head of services
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Nottingham City Homes manages more than 27,000 homes across the city on behalf of Nottingham City Council. Our vision is to ‘create homes and places where people want to live’.

We are looking to appoint a Head of Rents to work in our housing directorate on a permanent basis. This a pivotal role which provides a fantastic opportunity for you to lead and develop the Nottingham City Homes rents provision and shape our services to both our tenants and leaseholders across Nottingham.

You will utilise your expert knowledge and experience from a similar environment to maximise the organisations income through an effective rent and leaseholder service that also supports tenants to sustain their tenancies and maximises their own income. We are looking for someone who is an innovative thinker, who has a fresh and modern approach to tackling issues facing the department and someone who can have a positive impact on our strategies, provision and services we provide.

Alongside extensive rents experience we are looking for someone who can effectively manage a team where you will utilise your leadership skills to empower and develop people to become excellent NCH employees. You will be committed to developing the staff within your area and have proven people management experience that focuses on creating optimum performance. You will be responsible for team planning, resources, organisation and managing your team within the Company’s culture and values. Under the guidance of the Assistant Director, you will be accountable for the team’s performance and for the delivery of the team’s objectives and targets.

You will provide strategic and operational direction, working with senior management and other key stakeholders within NCH to make our communities a great place to live and work. We will look to you to provide professional high-quality advice and support to EMT, Board Members, tenant and leaseholders representatives. You will display excellent communication skills in order to prepare, interpret and present complex reports to senior management and the board.

Ideally, you will hold a relevant professional qualification such as NVQ level 5 or working towards a Chartered Institute of Housing qualification or similar, but more importantly you will have experience within a similar role and sharing our values is something we as a business prioritise. You will also demonstrate an understanding of the legal framework (acts and statutes) relating to housing services and people management.

To join us and help make a real difference to people’s lives, click on the apply link to visit our website. Apply online at www.jobsatnch.org.uk. As part of your application you will asked to submit a CV and answer a number of questions as part of your application.

Closing date: 11 May 2021 – Please note we may close this early if we receive high volumes of applications  

We welcome applications from all sections of our diverse community. 

We would like to reassure all prospective candidates that Nottingham City Homes takes the safety/wellbeing of prospective employees very seriously. All interviews will follow the latest Government guidelines relating to Covid-19.

Measures we are taking:

  • Interviews are being carried out remotely over Microsoft Teams.
  • If a site visit is essential, we have implemented a range of safety measures and abide by social distancing & will provide you protective equipment as appropriate.
  • All successful candidates will have a Covid-19 risk assessment
  • Provided with relevant PPE equipment in line with requirements for the job

Additional measures will be assessed and implemented where necessary

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