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Assistant Director

NI Housing Executive
Housing Centre, Belfast
Competitive Salary
Closing date
2 May 2024

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Job Summary

In this role you will assist the Director of Asset Management in delivering an effective and efficient asset management service.

You will be responsible for leading a diverse team of over 200 in-house technical staff, external consultants and contractors in delivering the NIHE investment programme, which is circa £150-200 million per annum. This includes capital/revenue, planned and cyclical works which is designed to ensure the long-term sustainability of NIHE assets.

This is a challenging role, but offers the unique chance to shape the NIHE housing assets working collaboratively across the business and with residents to deliver excellent services to residents and develop a high performing team.

Essential Criteria

1.    Possess a minimum of a degree level qualification (Level 6) in a relevant subject e.g. construction or built environment AND Membership of a relevant Professional Body at Chartered Level e.g. RICS, CIOB, RIBA
2.    Have at least 3 years’ relevant experience at senior management level within construction environment
3.    Can demonstrate significant relevant experience in the following areas:
-    Proven ability to manage budgets, projects and programmes of work to defined and agreed targets and priorities whilst delivering excellent customer service
-    Significant knowledge and experience of delivering planned investment programmes
-    Delivering significant change and improvement to meet challenging objectives
-    Proven ability leading a multi-disciplinary team and providing efficient management and accountability
4.    Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of contract management, dispute resolution and its application in meeting delivery of projects and programmes
5.    Can demonstrate;
-    Ability to develop strong working relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
-    Negotiating and influencing skills at a senior level
-    Excellent communication skills and ability to present complex information to a range of audiences
-    Interpreting and analysing data and reports in order to understand and improve performance
-    Strong personal resilience
-    Fairness, good governance, ethical and professional practice
6.    Possess a current driving licence or have access to a form of transport that will permit the candidate to meet the requirements of the post in full

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