Director of Housing – Bury Council

Bury are ambitious to be one of the best boroughs in Britain in which to live, work and study and are characterised by strong local communities, a thriving local economy with mixtures of sector leading businesses and a retail offer which is complimented by outstanding local schools and Further Education offer.

Location(s): Greater Manchester
Closing date: 31 Jan 2022
Salary: c.£100K

About the role

There is circa £1/4 bn investment of regeneration in the borough and having recently secured £40M from the government levelling up funds, we are making huge investments.  We want to create housing choices that support local affordability whilst also bringing choice that attracts local and international inward investment supporting sustainable economic growth.

Our new Housing Strategy sets out the scale of housing issues and challenges facing the borough, providing a clear direction of travel to deliver a balanced and diverse housing supply and an opportunity to create successful and inclusive neighbourhoods that everyone can be proud of.  As our new Director of Housing, this all provides a great opportunity to lead our ambitions and make a significant impact in the borough.

In this role you will report directly to the Chief Executive, having overall strategic leadership for the borough in all matters relating to the Council’s Strategic Housing including policy and strategy; homelessness and housing options; private sector housing; disabled adaptations; and be the client for the Council’s ALMO.

This role is a great opportunity to help us make Bury one of the best boroughs in Britain.

Key contact

If you have a vision for what we can accomplish and want to be part of our journey, then please make contact with our retained consultant Kelly Shaw on 07900 363803.

Key dates

Closing date Stage 1 interviews Stakeholder event Stage 2 interviews
Mon 31 Jan 2022 at 12 noon Thurs 10 Feb 2022 Thurs 24 Feb 2022 Tues 1 Mar 2022

How to apply

Please download and review the recruitment pack and associated documents below:

Send an up to date CV and supporting statement, detailing how you meet the criteria for this role using the person specification, along with your completed declaration form. We advise that your supporting statement is no longer than 3 pages and your CV no more than 3 pages. Your CV must contain dates worked and a brief description of your key responsibilities for each role including consultancy/project work.

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Director of Housing – Bury Council

Location(s): Greater Manchester
Closing date: 31 Jan 2022
Salary: c.£100K

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