Asset Operations Manager job at Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd

Do you thrive in a fast-paced work environment? Do you like working under tight deadlines? Do you like to make a difference? If this sounds like you, then this could be the perfect role for you.

At Johnnie Johnson Housing, we are now looking for an Asset Operations Manager to join us.

As an Asset Operations Manager, you will lead a professional and multidisciplinary team to provide exceptional repair, cancellations and property management services. You will be responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of the investment program, which will be done by promoting a performance-oriented culture and ensuring the highest level of customer service.

You will work closely with the wider Asset team to advise on the development of the annual investment program and implement planned and cyclical investment programs in accordance with the agreed budget. You will be responsible for the health and safety of the work on site, working closely with the health and safety manager, you will also be responsible for the coordination and implementation of a program of continuous inspections of the quality of JJH assets.

So now that you’ve heard a bit about the role, let us tell you a bit about the team! It’s important to know who you could work with, isn’t it?

Our team

The team you will join is a very nice tight-knit team of seven people. We are led by the person in charge of property and customer security and in addition to providing support to the organization, we also support each other.

About you

We are looking for a graduate and ideally a member of a relevant professional body. We want you to have excellent technical knowledge, strong project management skills and experience in managing a multidisciplinary team. With a broad understanding of contracts and contract management, you will have a solid knowledge of building maintenance and construction with the ability to provide technical and non-technical advice.

Proven experience in procurement, contracting and negotiation, as well as business and economic knowledge would be very useful to you, as would a broader knowledge of housing law and housing strategy, including dilapidation.

And the advantages of working for us?

We adopted a whole agile way of working, which means you can also work from home, as long as our residents and clients are prioritized, we will also offer you a degree of flexibility using our ‘My lifestyle ‘ guidelines, which means you can witness the important things in life. So whether you have a gym class you’d like to attend, your kid is playing at school, or you just have a new fridge on the way, we’ll work with you to be flexible!

We also offer a fantastic vacation package of 33 days per year (including statutory holidays) which increases to 38 days after 5 years of seniority (pro-rated for fixed-term contracts). We can offer you a 35-hour work week, a pension plan plus 5% employer contribution and a recognition plan with both financial and non-financial rewards such as gift certificates, early departures or even a later departure! There are also many other great perks – you can find out more about that on our Careers site!

About Us

We are a non-profit housing association, housing over 8,000 residents in the North West, North East, Yorkshire and Derbyshire. Our vision To live longer, Live better is simply about helping people age well and live independently longer.