Director of Assets, Shepherds Bush Housing Group


£95,778 per annum (plus 10% car allowance and other benefits)

About Shepherds Bush Housing Group

Shepherds Bush Housing Association (SBHA) was established in Shepherds Bush in the 1960s, following the campaigning inspired by Cathy Come Home (1966). The organisation has now grown into Shepherds Bush Housing Group (SBHG) and manages approximately 5,000 homes, primarily in the London Boroughs of Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, and Hounslow. The Group comprises:

  • Shepherds Bush Housing Association – a charitable registered social landlord
  • Staying First – a charity supporting individuals to stay in their homes, wholly controlled by SBHA
  • SBH Developments – a subsidiary of SBHA used for private and commercial property sale development; it is currently inactive

SBHG’s mission is social heart, business head, local impact:

  • Social heart: “Our way of working builds and strengthens communities”
  • Business head: “Our way of working means we make a lasting return on investment”
  • Local impact: “Our way of working responds to what’s needed locally”

This mission is supported by the organisation’s values: Accountable, Innovative, Caring, Community Focused.

About the role

SBHG is looking for a Director of Assets to lead, inspire and develop the Assets Directorate to support the aims and objectives of the Group.  The post-holder will be responsible for ensuring high performance, value for money, excellent quality customer service and a modern, innovative and successful service to all residents and stakeholders. The role will be responsible for a revenue & capital budget exceeding £8.5m.

Experience of leading an in-house or outsourced direct labour organisation (DLO) will be essential, as will proven project management experience and strong knowledge of contract compliance, health and safety legislation, and regulatory standards. SBHG is also looking for an individual with leadership and people management expertise.

Further information

For further information about this role, please download and review the recruitment pack. If, having read the pack, you would like an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please contact a member of the Altair team:

  • Alex Dellot, Principal Consultant: office: 020 7934 0175, mob: 07741 631194,

How to apply

To apply for the Director of Assets role at Shepherds Bush Housing Group, please complete our online registration form and attach the following documentation (saving your documents with your surname first, followed by your first name and a brief description of the file):

  • A detailed CV of no more than three pages, including details of positions held and dates (including achievements of relevance to an executive position)
  • A supporting statement of no more than two pages, explaining your motivation in applying for this position at Shepherds Bush Housing Group and addressing how you meet the knowledge and experience requirements outlined in PART ONE of the Person Specification
  • Full contact details (name, job title, organisation, phone and email) for two referees (including your current employer if applicable). Please note that we will not take up references without your prior permission
  • A completed Recruitment Monitoring Form 

The closing date for applications is 9:00am, Monday 20th August 2018. The job reference code is ALT218.

Your application will be acknowledged and treated with strictest confidence.

Download the required files

Please download: Recruitment Pack Please download: Recruitment Monitoring Form