Westminister City Council – Director of Housing

Our vision is for Westminster to be an unrivalled City of choice and aspiration where the connections we build amongst our teams, residents, businesses and visitors gets stronger as everyone plays their part in and benefits from the city’s continued success.

Location(s): London
Job Type: Permanent
Closing date: February 04 2019
Salary: £89,898k - £124,161k plus up to 10% of deferred salary

About the role

Westminster City Council owns some 21,000 homes, with 12,000 tenants and 9,000 leaseholders. Following an options appraisal, the City has decided to return the delivery of its housing services into the Council from April 2019. Project work is in progress. The new Director will lead and direct the service, reporting to the Executive Director Growth, Planning and Housing, and liaising with elected Members. Fundamentally, this will involve ensuring the transformation is a success so that our tenants and leaseholders receive the highest quality services.

At the same time, the role is responsible for the City’s management of homelessness services. Homelessness in central London is a significant challenge, and you will lead the service delivered in partnership with voluntary agencies.

Key contact

For an informal discussion and further information about this role, please contact Yvonne Frayling on 07539 373 827 or 020 3434 0990.

Key dates

Closing date  Stage 1 interviews Stage 2 interviews Final interviews
Mon 4 Feb 2019 at 9am Wed 13 Feb 2019 Thurs 21 Feb 2019 Thurs 7 Mar 2019

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.

Once complete, please send your application in MS Word format by email westminster@campbelltickell.com


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