Assistant Director, Building Services - Magenta Living
c. £70,000 plus benefits

The Company

Magenta Living is the largest registered provider in Wirral and a not-for-profit organisation, owning and managing just over 13,000 properties. Employing around 500 staff, they are a significant local employer demonstrated by their Investors in People Gold standard and retaining their Customer Service Excellence award.

Magenta Living have diversified resulting in hundreds of new homes being built every year.

As an employer, they’ve received national recognition through awards and accreditations for their approach to employee health and wellbeing. This approach is embedded in the way they do things. Magenta have an onsite fitness and wellbeing centre with a minimal monthly cost and free classes. They have a range of activities throughout the year to promote health and wellbeing that don’t rely on being a member of the gym. They also offer a free health cash plan, 28 days annual leave, plus a Christmas shutdown. There are some other perks too like their cycle to work scheme and secure on-site storage; interest free travel loans and free parking if you prefer to drive.

The Role

Magenta Living now seek to appoint an Assistant Director, Building Services. The role will report directly to the Executive Director of Assets and form a key part of the Leadership Team.

The incoming Assistant Director, Building Services will be responsible for ensuring the Building Services Team provide an efficient and effective service which is responsive to its service users and customers, whilst maintaining excellent levels of customer service and safety. Critical to success, will be the ability to influence and build constructive working relationships to develop a “one team” culture across the company.

The Candidate

• An experienced maintenance professional with at least 5 years’ experience of managing a team of maintenance/improvement operations at a senior level.

• Proven experience of delivering services within budgets.

• Proven experience of delivering excellence in service to customers.

• HNC/HND, Degree or equivalent in a construction related field.

• A strong understanding of health and safety and an appropriate qualification.

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For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our Housing advisor at Berwick Partners Tom Neely: 0161 498 3419 or 07384 717 939

Closing date for applications: 12 Noon Tuesday 4th February 2020

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