Director or Associate Director, Strategic Housing Advisor

Built Environment & Surveying
£70 – 90K + benefits DOE
South West
United Kingdom

We are looking to appoint a Senior professional, with a background in strategic advisory, gained within the affordable housing sector. You will be joining an existing, successful our dynamic Property Consultancy team based in Bristol, providing strategic advice and comprehensive guidance to affordable housing clients across property consultancy, asset management, and compliance-related activities. We are seeking a motivated individual to advance into a senior asset management role, ideally with a background in housing asset management or consultancy, emphasizing experience in large-scale stock condition surveys and strategic housing asset management planning. Knowledge of asset management databases and mobile electronic data capture systems is highly advantageous.

This role is suitable for candidates with qualifications such as RICS, CIH, CIOB, or equivalent, possessing technical expertise in construction technology related to residential accommodation. You will be given full support in order to grow a team and develop your own career.

Candidates who have already reached Partner or Director level status will be considered. You will have the opportunity to grow your career in this fascinating business area, staying updated on current asset management challenges, compliance, statutory best practices, and regulatory requirements.

Experience and Skills Required:

To apply for this role, you must demonstrate/possess:

  • Appropriate qualifications or experience in strategic asset management (e.g., RICS, CIOB, CIHCM)
  • Substantial experience in affordable housing asset management within a registered provider or consultancy practice
  • Detailed understanding of strategic issues facing asset managers, including social housing white paper, ESG, net-zero carbon, fire safety, compliance, skills shortages, cost of living, inflation, etc.
  • Strong track record within a diverse asset management or property services team with successful project delivery
  • Proven acumen and professional skills for making important commercial risk-based decisions or recommendations
  • Experience managing large-scale stock condition surveys, including HHSRs and energy data
  • Good understanding of best practice guidance related to stock surveys, asset management, decent homes standard, and HHSRS
  • Up-to-date knowledge of compliance, statutory best practices, and regulatory requirements for advising clients
  • Positive and driven mindset to deliver excellent services and achieve team business outcomes
  • Naturally innovative mindset providing solutions to client challenges
  • Numerate and analytical mind with a high level of intellect, combining excellent written and oral skills to produce considered and robust reports and recommendations

To find out more, please contact me, Caroline Kingsley on 07768381831 or email me with a copy of your CV,

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