Stafford Borough & Cannock Chase District Councils

Assistant Asset Manager

Cannock, Staffordshire
Grade I: £34,728 - £38,890 per annum
23 Feb 2021
08 Mar 2021
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Assistant Asset Manager

Grade I: £34,728 - £38,890 per annum

Post No: CH121 - 37 Hours per week


Location: Cannock


Benefits to you:

  • Payment of one professional fee per annum
  • Essential Car User Allowance
  • 25 days holiday and 30 days after 5 years continuous service
  • Flexitime scheme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Leisure Centre membership
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Free Car Parking


Cannock Chase Council currently manages a housing portfolio of approximately 5,300 properties and is proud to deliver both a new build programme together with a planned investment programme of over £8m to repair and improve existing housing stock in order to improve the service quality and outcomes for our residents.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and focused  individual to join our developing and ambitious Housing Property Services Section as Assistant Asset Manager. This is a revised post to include the fresh challenges of today set through the Corporate Priorities for the next 3 years and beyond.

You will assist the Housing Property Services Manager in ensuring safe, comfortable, affordable and sustainable homes for our customers.  The small stock size ideally suites a  candidate who is adapted to work on a wide variety of work streams,  and have the skills to motivate and drive their team to effectively develop the service in meeting all the objectives set out for Housing and the wider management team.

It is essential you have significant experience managing a team working on capital works programmes for a social housing provider; Experience procuring and delivering planned maintenance and upgrade works contracts; Experience and skills to collect, manipulate and report on asset data.

A minimum of HND level or equivalent qualification in a Construction or Building related subject is essential; Ideally with experience in new technology for improving energy efficiency of the housing stock. 

You will  be capable of effective communication with people at all levels both externally and within the organisation. You will  have Excellent IT skills with a proven ability to develop software to improve effective working methods and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages in your day to day work. You must be able to organise teams and workloads effectively with a high standard of professional integrity.


For an informal discussion please contact Christian Hawkins, Housing Property Services Manager  on 01543 456805.

To apply for this vacancy online please go to

Alternatively please telephone 01543 462621 or write to HR Services, Cannock Chase Council, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG or e-mail quoting post number CH121.


The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Noon Monday 8th March 2021

Interviews will be held week commencing 15th March 2021.



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