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Head of Shared Ownership/Assistant Director

Location Essex Job Type Permanent
Salary £60000 - £63000 per annum + (small car allowance included) Sector New Homes, Residential Sales, Sales & Marketing

One of my clients (one of the leading Housing Associations in Essex) is looking for an Assistant Director of Sales & Lettings/Head of Shared Ownership/Housing Association Sales Manager.

If you are currently managing multiple sites, a team of New Homes Sales Negotiators and you have a Housing Association background or Shared Ownership Management Experience, please do get in touch ASAP.

Location: Essex (Chelmsford)/ East London. (Please bear in mind the £1,000 car allowance).

They are looking to interview next week to get someone on board prior to January.

Role:

  • Reports to the Director of Development and Sales
  • Manages the Sales & Lettings Team
  • Understand and respond to market conditions and Government policy to optimise income from intermediate / open market sales and intermediate / market lettings
  • Open market sales investment opportunities
  • Representing the Sales and Lettings Team within the Senior Management Team as strategic lead for sales and lettings
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key partners e.g Solicitors, Property Agents etc
  • Secure the progression and sale of Shared Ownership and Open Market. Achieve the sales targets.
  • Produce and present Board and Committee reports

Essential skill-set:

  • Extensive experience of shared ownership sales
  • Experience of leading a team and managing / developing staff
  • Experience of property and product marketing / branding and preparation of scheme 'marketing strategies'
  • Experience of providing new scheme 'marketing appraisals' for intermediate and market sale schemes
  • Experience of providing excellent customer care (and sales aftercare)
  • Experience of providing effective complaints management / resolution
  • Experience of managing budgets
  • Experience of negotiating contracts and procuring goods and services
  • Experience of developing / managing strategic relationships
  • Experience of risk management, internal controls and compliance
  • Experience of policy development and performance management
  • Knowledge of statutory and regulatory obligations relating to sales, lettings, home ownership and marketing
  • Strong project and contract management skills
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Business acumen and commercial awareness
  • Ability to manage and lead change
  • Highly numerate and IT literate
  • Objective decision making
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communicator and able to influence at the highest level
  • Excellent time and resource management skills
  • Driving licence and access to vehicle for work purposes

My client will pay up to £62,000 base salary plus £1,000 car allowance.

Only candidates with Shared Ownership Management Experience will be considered.

Please get in touch with Roberta Blackford at Deverell Smith