Area Manager- Housing Management

Evolve Housing + Support
South Wimbledon
Contract type: 
Deadline for applications: 
Friday, 21 December 2018 - 9:00am

You will be responsible for the delivery of housing management services including rental income, facilities and night concierge teams.  You will closely manage large contracts to ensure that we get maximum value for money and consistent levels of compliance.    Your leadership of managers and staff will ensure that your teams meet or exceed relevant internal or external quality standards. The role will require excellent relationships with contractors and a commitment to putting customer involvement at the centre of service delivery.

You will have experience of successfully leading housing management services.  You will have managed large budgets and significant contracts provided by external partners. You will be comfortable in setting targets and monitoring performance, working closely with your team to make improvements as needed.  You will have a clear understanding of the issues facing homeless people and how to meet them.  You will be able to assess problems whilst evaluating possible solutions, involving others to bring mattes to a mutually satisfactory conclusion. You will be a great communicator who can negotiate and influence when needed.

About  Evolve Housing + Support

Evolve is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 2,000 people each year.

We believe in building on people’s strengths, aspirations and goals to help break the cycle of homelessness and help them move forward with their lives.

We offer a programme of support tailored to meet people’s individual needs, including housing, employment and skills training, mentoring and counselling. We work with young parents and children at risk of exclusion to build the skills and resilience that can help prevent homelessness. We campaign to end street homelessness. We build affordable homes to help people move on to an independent life.

Our mission is to help children, young people and adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness reach their potential, and move on to live happy, fulfilled lives.

Your application

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.

If you are interested in applying for this position please visit the Work For Us Page on our website  and complete the application form and attach your CV.

Please ensure that your answers give a clear outline of how your application meets the criteria for this job.

When applying for this role please ensure you upload your Supporting Statement answering the qyestions below:

-Outline your experience of leading Housing Management services and managing large budgets.

-Outline your knowledge and expertise in the practical application of health & safety law and legislation in supported housing

-Provide an example of when you have interpreted/analysed numerical and statistical data to measure and improve performance

-Provide an example of when you have managed a serious and complex situation to deliver a time limited piece of work


Based at Central Office (south Wimbledon) with routine working in all other sites in London

Area Manager – Housing managment

Location:                     South Wimbledon with regular travel to other locations within London

Interview date:             7 & 10 January 2019                        

Competitive salary, comprehensive training and development programme, Medicash, 26 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, occupational sick pay, contributory group pension scheme, free life assurance and salary sacrifice schemes (eg. Cycle to work scheme)

Flexible working arrangements may be possible and can be discussed during the recruitment process.

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