Interim Head of Asset Management

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Eccles, Manchester
Excellent Salary
Closing date
5 Nov 2021

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Community and Customer Services, Housing / neighbourhood management, Homes and Asset Management, Asset management
Fixed Term Contract
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

Interim: 2 years

Full Time

ForHousing is a social purpose business that positively impacts communities by reinvesting profits, building vibrant and safe communities. We know that together we achieve more so we work with a range of like-minded partners to deliver positive change in communities and improve lives.

We are seeking an Interim Head of Assets to manage the strategic approach for ForHousing’s asset management activities and maintaining its homes in line with the business plan. This will include taking responsibility for asset strategy, repairs & maintenance, procurement and contract management and the planning of future capital programmes. You will be responsible for the stock investment services ensuring high quality, efficiency and viability at all times.

Providing high quality responsive, void and adaptation services is also a key part of the role, through which you will demonstrate high levels of customer satisfaction, value for money and assurance. You will also have responsibility for the Assets Team and the production of all contract documentation and updating, storing and analysing data in order to deliver effective programmes of work.

As well as a generous holiday entitlement, we offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a pension scheme, health cash plan and recognition initiatives. We’ll also make sure you get the training and benefits you deserve.


Closing date: 14th October 2021 at midnight 


Blue Octopus partners with employers from a multitude of different sectors and industries, using our next generation technology and recruitment expertise to help attract, engage and hire the best talent for their unique career opportunities. We know that having the right people in place is crucial to every business’ current and future successes, regardless of the area they operate in.

Over the last decade, our experience has allowed us to specialise in several sectors, including social housing.

Blue Octopus has a strong history of working with social housing providers to help them hire the best talent and improve their talent management processes. This experience, coupled with knowledge developed over time, has allowed us to fully understand both the market itself and the skills required within the sector. We understand that operating at a high standard, efficiently and cost-effectively, is vital for our clients in the Social Housing sector, who provide a much-needed service for their tenants.

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Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom
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