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Asset Compliance Manager
£55,202 - £62,020

Brent Council is an exciting place to be right now and we’re looking for a seasoned compliance and risk professional to join us in a key management role. You will take strategic accountability and operational responsibility for ensuring our residents are safe and our compliance with landlord statutory and non-statutory obligations are secured. Reporting to the Head of Property Services, you’ll be a cohesive part of an intelligent client and lead a multidisciplinary team in a multi-faceted role. To be successful you will be required to stay at the cutting edge of developments, legislation and guidance in your field and help to make Brent a safer place for tenants, leaseholders and their visitors as you embed a compliance, risk management and auditing culture within our organisation.

Housing Strategic Asset Manager
£55,202 - £62,020

This is an exciting opportunity to join Brent Council. We’re looking for an experienced housing and construction professional to be part of our strategic team. You will develop a comprehensive asset management strategy for all housing stock that will return maximum value from the assets, inform and support the Council’s business planning process for capital and revenue spending. Reporting to the Head of Property Services, you’ll be a cohesive part of an intelligent client and make plans to ensure the Council’s assets are fit for purpose for current and future users. You will provide advice for the Council to make informed investment and divestment decisions by understanding the economic value of the assets and develop future major repairs, refurbishment and improvement programmes and budgets.

Customer Experience Manager
£49,452 - £52,476

Brent Council is an exciting place to be right now. We are currently undertaking an aspirational Housing Transformation programme which seeks to implement a whole new operating model; new systems, processes, policies, partnerships to deliver a truly contemporary customer experience. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced customer services professional promoting the digital vision of the council. You’ll focus on the delivery of a sector-leading service; you’ll create, a right first time, resolution focused culture within your team. You’ll ensure that customer care is right at the heart of the way that all staff work in Housing Operations, ensuring that Housing Services meets the needs and aspirations of all Council housing residents.

Leading by example at all times, you’ll steer the delivery of a high quality customer-focused Complaints Service that focuses on the prompt, efficient and timely resolution of issues. What's more, you’ll work closely with the senior management team to support the delivery of the Housing Transformation programme. This will enable us to achieve our vision of improving the effectiveness of frontline customer services for Housing including customer queries on repairs and maintenance, housing needs, private sector housing, housing management and associated service to tenants and leaseholders.

Contracts and Commissioning Manager
£55,202 - £62,020

Brent Council is an exciting place to be right now and we’re looking for a capital programme and contract management professional to join us in a key management role. You will take strategic accountability to commission and lead on the procurement and delivery of major capital works contracts. This will include the contract administration and management of multi-million pound: services, repairs, maintenance and construction work. You will build and maintain effective business relationships with providers, partners and stakeholders to ensure maximum value is achieved in a sustainable and affordable way. Reporting to the Head of Property Services, you’ll be a cohesive part of an intelligent client team providing design, commercial, financial, risk and contractual advice to ensure the commissioning and contract process delivers agreed outcomes for the Council, its residents and stakeholders.

Neighbourhoods Services Manager
£55,202 - £62,020

Brent Council is an exciting place to be right now. Housing is transforming and you can be part of the exciting change programme. We’re recruiting an experienced management professional to join us in a senior role. Working in partnership with residents, you’ll lead on the development and delivery of a consistent, reliable, trustworthy and value for money housing and neighbourhood management service to all customers and stakeholders.

Leading on the delivery of an outstanding housing service including estate services, management of empty homes and tenancy management. It’s a chance to work in partnership with the Housing Needs Service and the Voids Management team to ensure that properties are quickly let to reduce void loss, maximise income for the organisation and keep our communities thriving. Residents are at the heart of what we do, you’ll steer the direction of the Community Leadership team taking responsibility for the development of engagement with our customers. Directing the ASB team while working in partnership with stakeholders to develop preventative measures and provide effective responses to anti-social behaviour and wider community safety issues.

Responsive Repairs and Voids Manager
£55,202 - £62,020

Things are moving fast at Brent Council. We’re looking for a commercially minded a seasoned repairs and voids professional to join us in a key management role. You will take strategic accountability to lead on the procurement and delivery of responsive repairs and void capital works contracts. This will include the contract administration and management of multi-million pound repairs and maintenance contracts. In addition, you will deliver sector-leading customer experience where each transaction is positive by embedding a right first time approach to resident contact and repair delivery. You will build and maintain effective business relationships with providers, partners and stakeholders to ensure maximum value is achieved in a sustainable and affordable way. Reporting to the Head of Property Services, you’ll be a cohesive part of an intelligent client and lead a multidisciplinary team providing commercial, financial, risk and contractual advice to ensure the contract process delivers agreed outcomes for the Council, its residents and stakeholders.

Senior Transformation Officer
£41,025 - £43,815 p.a. inc.

Supporting the business - Shaping the future

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community. The intention of the Brent 2020 programme is to fundamentally reshape the nature of the Council’s role and relationship with service users, whilst better managing future demand and supporting individuals to become more resilient. It is an exciting time to join us.

The council has recently undertaken a review of Performance, Policy & Partnerships and this role presents a unique opportunity for a well-organised, highly motivated and flexible individual looking for their next career move to work in the corporate Transformation Team.

The Post

Supporting the Head of Transformation and Change Managers you will work on complex organisational redesign projects responsible for achieving the successful delivery of efficiencies.

Key priorities include:

Leading and managing organisational transformational projects or workstreams.

Redesigning and delivering customer focused services internally and with partners.

Driving and delivering cultural and behavioural change within services and across the Council.

The Person

We are looking for ambitious and innovative individuals with a passion for utilising technology to support transformational and behavioural change within the context of reduced resources.

Can you demonstrate that you have experience of influencing change in a large complex organisation?

Do you have a successful record of engaging with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to build and maintain productive working relationships?

Do you share our vision and passion for great service delivery?

If so, you could be the perfect match for this exciting and career-enhancing opportunity and we welcome your application

Single Homelessness Service Manager
£53,478-£56,496

Brent Council is an exciting place to be right now. You will be responsible for guiding, training & supporting a portfolio of homelessness services with the view to tackle long term prevention. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced housing professional to shape the strategic direction of the Single Homelessness Service. You will act as the head of service holding key relationships with external stakeholders across the borough of Brent in the public, private and voluntary sectors. Brent has recently put in place the Prevention and Sustainment Solutions Scheme (PASS) to tackle the issues facing the borough around assessing, referring & preventing the homelessness of single people and childless couples which you will use to measure the services objectives.