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Head of Asset Management – Lewes

Southdown Housing
East Sussex
£59,128 – £62,121 per annum
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

Head of Asset Management


37 hours per week

£59,128 – £62,121 per annum

Plus £1000 per year Car User Allowance

Southdown are a leading provider of care, support and supported housing across Sussex. we are looking to appoint a Head of Asset Management; a newly created role as part of our ongoing commitment to service quality for tenants and to drive excellence in operational delivery across repairs and maintenance, planned reinvestment, property safety, decarbonisation, and development.

Southdown is proud of its property portfolio record of investment. This is a key operational leadership role within Southdown to oversee quality in service delivery and planned reinvestment – ensuring our homes, offices and facilities are maintained, that the specific needs of our client groups are heard and implemented and that we remain compliant with our regulatory and legislative obligations and continue to make progress against our decarbonisation commitments.

You will support the Director of Housing and Business Services in the delivery of our Housing and Asset Management Strategy – in reinvestment, acquisitions, disposals, and developments – and ensure our housing assets continue to meet Decent Homes Standards and the requirements of building health and safety and fire safety legislation. The Head of Asset Management will proactively track emerging legislation and industry best practice in continue to refine our approach to property safety and compliance; planned and cyclical reinvestment; void turnaround and responsive maintenance.

You’ll bring a deep understanding of property, a passion for driving improvements and an understanding of the importance of data in providing safe, decent, good-quality homes and facilities.

Southdown is a psychologically informed organisation where the well-being and happiness of our employees matter. We’re committed to creating a positive and compassionate work environment where employees feel valued, respected and inspired to do their best. In addition, we’re a family-friendly employer that recognises the importance of a work-life balance. If you share our values and want to work for an organisation that helps change lives for the better, we want to hear from you.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and are fully committed to supporting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and welcome applications from all candidates that meet our job specifications.  If you feel there is a barrier that potentially prevents you from applying, do get in contact with us at as we are always happy to discuss (or arrange a discussion with the recruiting manager) to explore if any reasonable adjustments can be made to support your application.

If you would like to discuss this role, please send us an email to and we will arrange for Jim our Director of Housing and Business Service to contact you.

Closing Date: 3rd December 2023

Interview Date: 11th December 2023

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