Head of Maintenance
Head of Maintenance - South
Flexible South base location with regular travel across the South
Salary up to GBP75k (GBP80k in London Boroughs, Watford & Slough) plus car allowance of GBP420 per month and benefits
We are seeking a brilliant Head of Maintenance to help us shape the future!
It's a really exciting time to join Home Group! We are currently undergoing a significant period of growth and change that will enable us to build more homes, independence and aspirations - the vision that underpins our five-year strategy. Our ambition to be market leaders in New Models of Care, build 10,000 new homes and significantly increase our digital capability is in the hands of our brilliant people. We're delivering a new end to end customer experience to support an enhanced customer offer and digital ways of working. We're also on a big journey to bring in Workforce Management practices and systems in 2018 so that our front line roles will operate dynamic scheduling to support brilliant new ways of working.
And did we mention that we rank No. 33 in the UK's Best Large Places to Work due to our fantastic culture?!
As one of our three Heads of Maintenance you'll be responsible for our South areas and will lead and champion our maintenance vision. You will manage major national and specialist maintenance contractors across the South and collaborate with colleagues across the UK to deliver excellent results for our customers.
You'll work for Margarita, our Director of Maintenance who is absolutely passionate about customer service, performance and getting it right first time, every time! We are committed to completing our digital journey within the next 5 years which will see us working really effectively with workforce management , our repair requests being completed by self-serve 80% of the time and seeing a real reduction in reactive maintenance through better planning. We're looking for someone who can contribute to our 20% efficiency target in a major way through performance lead management and use of key data and customer insight. We'll need you to have brilliant experience in a commercially challenging maintenance environment as well as working with different operating models and for you to have led planned and responsive maintenance at a strategic level ideally within the Housing sector. On top of this, you'll be a collaborative person who can deliver great win-win outcomes for Home Group and our customers and contractors.
So if you want to do great things in a brilliant Maintenance team and work for an organisation that really makes a difference??? join us at Home Group!
What's on offer?
You'll be equipped to work in our high tech organisation in an agile fashion with the latest IT kit which includes you being issued with a surface pro tablet and smart phone. We also offer a casual dress code!
We know that you will thrive here, challenging your own ambitions with our fantastic career opportunities. There's lots on offer, and we know you'll be impressed with our award winning rewards and benefits package which includes: competitive salaries, performance related pay, a contributory occupational money-purchase pension scheme with life assurance and long term disability insurance, 25 days paid holiday a year rising by 1 day per year up to 30 days, with the ability to purchase an extra 5 days, salary sacrifice schemes including cycle, car, technology and childcare vouchers, heavily discounted AA membership, gyms and savings on high street stores, holidays and restaurants amongst many others.
Aren't we the lucky ones? To top this off, we also have a full recognition scheme including an annual Home Stars Award Ceremony - will you be our next Star?
It's the team's unwritten rule that you attend the important appointments in life, be it your child's school play, your partner's graduation, or to get your new fridge delivered. You can elect to fit these around your working day or use your flexi to take the time off. Our focus is on getting the job done, not your working hours!
The job for you?
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