Head of Property Management

Job title: Head of Property Management

Location/Team: Assets Directorate
Glasgow/Edinburgh Office Base with a balance between office and remote working in place.

Hours: 35 Hours per week

Salary: £55,725 to £61,367 per annum (pro-rata for part time), Car Allowance

Contact: HR@bield.co.uk, 0131 273 4020

About Bield

Bield is one of the largest providers of housing and support services to older people in Scotland. Our new corporate strategy, Setting the Pace, details our ambitions to play a leading role in meeting the housing needs of older people in Scotland by providing high-quality, highly responsive and personalised services. Our tenants are at the heart of everything we do, and our vision is for independent living, with our tenants at the centre of an integrated network of preventative services, within established communities, to support healthy ageing in place.

The Role

The Head of Property Management will play a key role in delivering Bield’s short and long-term strategic goals and shaping the direction of the organisation for the future. The post-holder will have overall responsibility for the effective day to day management of our property management function which includes our Repairs Service and our Compliance activities. The Head of Property Management will have responsibility to continually improve Bield’s property management services ensuring our stock is compliant, high quality and meets the needs of our customers. As a leader for compliance and value for money, the Head of Property Management will lead on innovation, best practice, and build strong partnerships through effective management and procurement. The Head of Property Management will have strong people management skills and will be somebody who can build teams and shape change. They will also work collaboratively with colleagues in their role within Bield’s Leadership Team and play a leading role in moving Bield into an extremely ambitious and innovative period for the organisation.

The Candidate

This is key appointment, requiring a candidate with a track record of operating in a management role delivering strategic and operational results within a property management function of similar size and scope to Bield. The successful candidate will have an appetite to drive business growth and shape the future direction of the team and demonstrate inclusive leadership and a commitment to knowledge transfer and investing in shared experience. A straightforward and skilled communicator with a flexible and pragmatic approach, they will have demonstrable experience of working collaboratively with partners, stakeholders and customers. They will also bring experience of creating and implementing new working practices or systems to deliver objectives, leading and managing projects, budgets and teams. Educated to degree level or with equivalent experience in a relevant role and ideally membership of an appropriate professional or industry body. They will have the ability to plan and prioritise a complex workload and be comfortable working with a wide range of audiences to effectively promote Bield and our Brand. A Full driving licence is an essential requirement of the role.

For further information and a full Job and Person Specification please refer to Bield’s recruitment portal.

We offer:

Bield aspires to be an employer of choice, and our people are at the heart of our success. We are committed to developing your skills and creating career development opportunities. In return for your valuable contribution, Bield will also offer you:

  • A competitive salary benchmarked within the market
  • 34 days’ annual leave each year (including of public holidays) pro rata
  • Access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • Contributory pension scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Enhanced company sick and family friendly pay
  • Access to Simply Health healthcare cash plan and discounts on shopping, meals out and other activities.
  • Access to savings and borrowing via credit union
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme and other initiatives to support your wellbeing

To apply, visit https://jobs.bield.co.uk. If you’d like further information, you can call the HR team on 0131 273 4020. If you require this information in an alternative format, please call the HR team or email us on HR@bield.co.uk.

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