Director of Property & Development
£67,010 - £78,275 Plus an annual car allowance of £922 paid monthly in equal instalments
About Loreburn Housing Association
This is a dynamic opportunity to become our next innovative and empowering leader to join a highly successful organisation.
Forward thinking and progressive, Loreburn Housing Association is based in Dumfries and Galloway, and is an award-winning housing association delivering its vision of creating GREAT places to live.
Loreburn embraces innovation and has a strong values based culture with a commitment to Creating Great Places to Live and homes that provide affordability in use. Loreburn has an exciting development plan which will see them add 350 new homes to bolster their current stock of 2,700 by 2023. New homes will be built to Passiv Haus standards where possible, and all new developments will achieve high levels of energy efficiency
Loreburn operates a hub, home and roam working model with staff being home-based and agile across the workforce to both broaden our talent base and ensure a good work-life balance. Whilst you will be predominantly working from home there will be a requirement for regular travel throughout the D&G region as well as a requirement for a number of face-to-face meetings throughout the year. You will have a notional base of Dumfries.
The opportunity to join Loreburn as their Director of Property and Development comes at a great time as they deliver the ambitions set out in their Asset Management Strategy.
The role will have the autonomy to create a positive impact on the delivery of services and be the zero-carbon champion of Loreburn. You will lead the shift from a standard repairs strategy to one which delivers zero carbon across the whole estate by 2045. Your priority will be to ensure that high levels of customer service are maintained within our repairs service ensuring that we are responsive to our customers needs. The new Director of Property and Development will have a strong commitment to building new homes that achieve high levels of energy efficiency standards. You will also be responsible for ensuring value for money and efficiency across all property services and should be committed to the techniques and skills required to achieve this.
In this role, you will be an active member of the Executive Team and will be expected to provide strategic direction and focus for asset management, repairs and development services.
You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have significant skills and experience of working at a senior level in a related area and working alongside Executive Teams and/or Boards. You will have a proven track record of delivering customer focused services that meet the vision and mission of creating GREAT places to live.
You will be able to influence and motivate others to create a high-performing team focussing on outcomes for our customers. You will have exceptional skills for working in partnerships and collaboratively whilst being able to delegate and deliver challenging deadlines.
You will have excellent knowledge of statutory and regulatory requirements as they apply to Asset Management, Development, Repairs, CDM, Zero Carbon, and Health and Safety. You will also have an understanding of Scottish Housing Regulation, EU Procurement, Health & Safety legislation, landlord and tenant legislation. We are looking for a leader who has a good balance of technical and people skills and if you think you are the right fit please do apply.
For more information please visit www.aspenpeople.co.uk/loreburnha or for a confidential discussion contact Nigel Fortnum, David Currie or Danielle Cairney on 0141 212 7555.
Closing date for applications: Friday 24th February 2023
Longlist interviews: w/c 13th March 2023
Shortlist interviews: Friday 31st March 2023
To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter in one document, via the apply button.