Head of Market Rent and Leasehold

Yorkshire Housing

Employer of the week
  • Location:
    Agile
  • Salary:
    £67,671

Job Description

We can’t help but feel we’ve clicked already, but you’ll want to find out more to see if you really want to ‘swipe right’, as they say.  
 
If you’re looking for a commercial leadership role with a bit of a difference and feel ready to take on your next challenge, then maybe this role is what you’ve been looking for. 

Here’s three things we think you should know: 
· You’ll be a big part of shaping and driving the future of Yorkshire Housing with loads of scope and support for new ideas, innovation and progress.
· You can work where, when and how you want with our hub, home, roam approach. No need to pick a job you can commute to over the one you really want.  
· It’s a role with meaning, so you’ll be making a real difference to thousands of customers’ lives with what you do.
 
So, what’s this Head of Market Rent and Leasehold role all about then?

Our new Head of Market Rent and Leasehold will deliver all of the commercial management on our portfolio in this area of the business, one we expect to grow as we build more homes. 

We need an expert with experience in residential and commercial properties along with an understanding of the available rent options on offer. You’ll also know the need for standout customer service in these areas, bringing to life the Homes & Places to be proud of, Customer Experience and Growth strategies. You’ll be working in housing development as leader or ready to step up with loads of knowledge on Market Rent and Leasehold development. If you’re looking to join a customer-focused, dynamic organisation that does something that matters, then maybe we’re made for each other.

With your commercial expertise, you’ll pave the way and develop the market rent and leasehold function, including lettings, shared ownership, resales, right to buy and right to acquire. You’ll provide confident, clear leadership and direction and make sure that we’re always improving. You’ll also help teams across the business work together by linking up with other leaders in the business. Ultimately, you’ll help us deliver excellent customer experience and value for money. You’ll be working in housing development as leader or ready to step up with loads of knowledge on Market Rent and Leasehold development. 

So, if all this sounds like you and you’re looking to join a customer-focused, dynamic organisation that does something that matters, then maybe we’re made for each other...

And what about us? 
You might think of Yorkshire Housing as ‘just’ a housing provider, but we’re so much more than that. Yes, we own and manage nearly 20,000 homes (and counting) across Yorkshire and make it possible for current and future customers to have a place they’re proud to call home, but we’re also all about making a positive difference in people’s lives. We are transforming our business by investing in people, processes and technology to deliver a consistently great experience for our customers.  This is one of a group of new leadership roles that have been created to make this happen.

Pssst. One of our values is ‘Be Yourself’. We’re passionate about inclusion and we’d love to hear from people from diverse backgrounds for this role.

The finer print
You’ll probably want to know we offer a salary of £67,671 plus £3,500 car allowance, 28 days annual leave plus public holidays, a generous pension scheme and plenty of other benefits.

This is an agile role, so you’ll need to travel to and within Yorkshire as required for the role (and have a valid driving licence and car for business use).

First stage interview dates are expected to be 28th June, via MS Teams. If we click, second stage interviews are expected to be in person in the Leeds area the following week. 

The closing date for this advert is 23 June 2021.

REASONABLE ADJUSTMENT:
If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.