Director of Housing

Romford, London (Greater)
23 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Lead change in Havering.

Havering is on an exciting journey of transformation as we modernise our services for residents and improve the quality of the external environment, as well as deliver our hugely ambitious new build regeneration programme to provide much needed homes for the borough’s residents. We now need an exceptional senior leader to further our ambitions for a cleaner, safer, prouder borough that works together with our residents.

As Director of Housing, you will provide critical strategic leadership and direction across the Council’s full range of Housing services including Housing Demand, Housing Management, Supported Housing and Property Services. With a passion for public service and putting customers at the heart of all you do, you will develop strong links with residents, building effective platforms to create a real impact amongst our communities.

With a proven track record of driving change within a housing context, you will develop an innovative Housing strategy to address prime challenges across the borough, including homelessness, and create new housing opportunities in line with our pioneering regeneration programme. You will inspire Council-wide collaboration and deliver truly excellent services, ensuring that our borough remains a safe, well connected and enjoyable place to live and work. With your expert leadership, we can realise our ambitions to be the most resident-focused borough in London.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact our consultants at Penna: Helen Anderson on 07936 329908 or Ben Cox on 07809 374692.

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