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Asset Manager

£40234 - £43530 per annum

Job description

A community based Housing Association is currently seeking a new Asset Manager. Within this role you will be part of the management team and will help to lead and drive the organisation forward.

The main aspects of the role are :

  • To lead and manage the Association's investment plans for its assets maintenance and upgrading of homes
  • To manage the activities of the Asset and Property Services including the Capital Investment Programme, Asset Management Strategy, Compliance and Quality Assurance programmes and The Cyclical Maintenance Contracts.

Asset Management

  • Provide leadership and direction on all aspects of the Association's Asset Management Strategy (AMS).
  • Ensure that the Asset Management Database is managed and maintained to provide accurate and quality management information.
  • Ensure that planned investment and cyclical maintenance programmes are designed to effectively meet the needs of the Association's housing assets and deliver on tenants priorities.

Investment Programme

  • Develop long term investment programmes consistent with the Association's Business Plan and Asset Management Strategy.
  • Develop and manage annual investment plan budgets.
  • Procure major repair / investment contracts to deliver the annual investment programme.
  • Ensure all investment contracts are effectively managed and maintained, including capital works being undertaken as part of void works.

Cyclical Maintenance and Compliance

  • Establish a set of policies and practices to support the ongoing maintenance of assets and to ensure resident safety
  • Establish and manage an annual programme of contracts to maintain the condition of assets and meet all statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure the Association is consistent with all safety and compliance requirements and meets its legislative and regulatory requirements including:
  • Fire Safety
  • Gas Safety
  • Electrical Safety
  • Water Safety (Legionella)
  • Asbestos
  • General Resident Safety
  • Contractors Health and Safety Policies & Procedures

Procurement, Contract and Financial Management

  • Support the Director of Corporate Services and Finance Manager in preparing monthly, quarterly and annual budgets
  • Ensure sound financial control of annual programmes and individual contracts against budget
  • Ensure procurement is conducted in line with our procurement policy and financial regulations

Leadership and Management

  • Provide leadership and direction to the Asset Management Team to ensure all contracts are effectively managed.

Contract Management

  • Project management of the planned investment programmes from inception to completion to ensure the project is delivered within the allocated budget
  • Co-ordinate, observe, record and evaluate contractor performance across all of the planned and cyclical contracts operated by the Association
  • Schedule contract review meetings and on-site meetings to monitor the performance of contractors against the KPI's
  • Provide performance report updates for the individual contract KPI's to the Director of Asset Management.

The following experience is essential for this post:

  • Degree in relevant field or equivalent experience.
  • Membership of the CIH, RICS, CIOB or other relevant professional body
  • Experience of managing major capital projects
  • Experience of planning and managing a programme of projects

If you are interested in the post please apply ASAP.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Kirsty Stoddart
Senior Manager
Housing Recruitment Team / Social Care Recruitment Team
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