Our client is one of the largest housing providers in London and the South East, with services including affordable rent, shared ownership, market rent and outright sales. Through their development strategy they will invest in building more than 2000 new homes by 2020 to continue to provide a range of housing options to their customers and to invest in creating sustainable communities for the future.
We are looking for a Head of Acquisitions to join the team on a permanent basis, to lead the new business team and to build strategic partnerships with other providers, identifying stock acquisition opportunities and managing these to completion.
We are looking for a strong man-manager who is able to manage dispersed teams, and a robust pair of hands who is able to effectively support the Director to ensure that the new business teams are bringing new opportunities on board and working with other stakeholders internally to push these through into planning / construction on site.
The Head of Acquisitions will be a strategic individual who has a good understanding of how RPs operate, and potentially also with some external experience, possibly for a central agency.
We are looking for a motivated and ambitious individual who is able to contribute strategically to the organisation's development plan through cohesive working with colleagues and stakeholders, somebody who has a good understanding of the various stages in acquiring new stock, and who is able to form effective working partnerships with external organisations.
This is a great opportunity to work for a stable, well-established organisation with exciting plans for future growth. If you meet the criterial above and would like a confidential conversation, please get in touch today.