Head of Property Repairs

3 days left

Tamworth, Staffordshire
£43,570 - £47,665 per annum plus essential car user allowance
06 May 2022
29 May 2022
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern




Head of Property Repairs



£43,570 - £47,665 per annum

plus essential car user allowance


Home working contract


37 hours per week






An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and forward-thinking property specialist to oversee the planning and delivery of repairs and statutory compliance works to the Council’s housing and general property portfolios.




We are seeking an individual who has the ability to create a climate where employees are involved, empowered and committed whilst ensuring that activities are fully aligned and support our business goals.




Managing a team of Project Officers and working closely with colleagues in customer services as well as premises managers, tenant representative groups and delivery partners the role will ensure that the Council meets its repairing obligations to housing tenants, commercial tenants and that the Council’s operational buildings are maintained to a high standard.




The successful candidate will be qualified to at least HNC/HND level or equivalent in a relevant construction or surveying-based subject and have proven relevant experience of delivering a repairs service within the social housing sector. The successful candidate must have a detailed knowledge of current legislation, including upcoming legislation relating to building safety, they will also have a detailed working understanding of contract, project and budget management.




You will have a passion for service improvement and experience of delivering transformation through people and technology, using sound problem solving skills to create innovative solutions.




Working in partnership with managers, employees, tenant groups and contractors you will have exceptional communication, influencing and negotiating skills in order to build constructive relationships and ensure a high level of customer service.




This is a home working contract and the majority of duties will be carried out at home, however, employees will be contractually required to attend site on two days per month for team meetings, 121 meetings, etc. Employees may also be required to attend a site for meetings, collaborative work or to undertake work related activities. Site attendance will constitute no more than 40% of working time and includes the contractual 2 days per month.




The authority offers an excellent employment package with flexible working, a non-contributory health scheme, Local Government pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement. 




Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, right to work in the UK check and medical clearance.




For an informal discussion about the role please contact Paul Weston (Assistant Director Assets) on 01827 709377.




For further information and to apply please visit https://recruitment.tamworth.gov.uk/.




If you have any queries about the recruitment process please contact recruitment@tamworth.gov.uk.




Closing date: 29th May 2022




Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted.  Agencies need not apply. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.




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