Director of Repairs & Field Services – Apply4U Jobs – Huddersfield

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We are Places for People Group, we’re a social enterprise that believes it’s more than just homes that make a community – it’s the people. That’s why we build homes and manage communities where everyone can thrive. 

We aren’t your typical company. We apply the same philosophy to our People as we do to our communities, ensuring our team is appreciated and supported. At Places for People, you’re more than just a number – you’re part of our cause.  

More about your role

We are looking for a Director of Repairs and Maintenance will provide strategic advice, leadership and direction for all repairs and maintenance within Places Management. You will be responsible for delivering a high quality, modern property maintenance, compliance, voids, and landscaping service – giving our customers value for their money and an effortless customer experience, contributing to our goal of changing our customers lives and creating healthy communities for our people to thrive in.

Your role will be essential to us achieving our Group objectives for repairs and maintenance service, you will deliver the highest quality standard of service for our customers with compliance as a priority. You will maximise our budget guaranteeing that the cost of delivery is carried out in the most effective way and that expenditure is aligned with the available resources. You will lead our workforce and create an environment based on safety and trust whilst engaging our teams to embrace the changes ahead.

This is an exciting time to join the team as we are moving through a period of transformation. You will play a pivotal role in the transformation of our repairs and maintenance service, providing direction to system and data transformations as well as delivering process and policy improvements.

For a full list of duties please download the attached JD.

More about you

We are looking for applicants who have a true passion for creating communities where our customer can thrive! You will be a ‘get things done’ person who can engage and influence colleagues at all levels. You will have prior experience in a similar level role and delivering large scale customer facing services to customer and clients, someone who can utilise resources, people and support to really make things happen.

You will be a natural and engaging people leader, with experience of developing teams and shaping successful complex organisations with a ‘do the right thing’ culture, and flexibility that allows it to meet priorities and responsibilities.

You will have in depth knowledge in social housing and have a proven track record for developing, growing, and transforming a business unit or service as well as experience of managing significant financial resources and appreciation of aspects relating to value for money and accountability.

The benefits 

We are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you job security and all the challenge you could wish for. Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.  

We know that there’s always more we can do to make you smile, that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier which can include: 

  • Annual bonus 
  • Excellent holiday pay and sick pay 
  • Company car
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension with matched contributions 
  • Training 
  • Extra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more. 

What’s next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then click apply. You will be redirected to our careers site where you can discover more about the role, read a full job description and apply directly to us.

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