Acquisition Team Manager
Contract - Full time (12 months)
About the role
Do you have the innovation, drive and expertise to create a top performing team?
The Housing Demand Directorate is positioned to take a more strategic approach to reducing homelessness and to embrace the local and national challenges ahead. Within the structure, a post has arisen for an experienced Acquisitions Team Manager to join us. The primary focus of the Acquisitions Team Manager will be to increase and maintain a consistent pipeline supply of affordable Assured Short-hold Tenancy properties for our Home Finder scheme.
In this role you will manage and lead in all aspects of private sector acquisitions for Homes for Haringey, grow and maintain an up-to-date supply of cost effective viable acquisition leads and take full responsibility for the procurement activities of four Acquisitions/property Negotiators and three tenancy sustainment Officers. This will include developing cyclical strategic acquisition plans, implementing tenancy sustainment measures and reviewing existing processes / incentives. The Acquisitions Manager will take an innovative approach to the growth agenda to maximise acquisitions for the service.
As a successful candidate you will be an experienced Acquisition Manager, with current market intelligence on the private rented sector. Whether from the public or private sector, you will also be politically astute and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will be in challenging situations where you will be required to use your initiative and take intelligence supported measured risks with confidence.
Homes for Haringey is an Arms Length Management Organisation (ALMO) of the London Borough of Haringey. We are firmly committed to working collaboratively toward building a spirit of team working and a supportive culture in which innovation is encouraged and individuals can thrive.
Our Housing Demand Service is critical to our continued transformation. It is a key service to providing temporary accommodation for homeless households, which the Council owes a housing duty to assist.
We are committed to developing our employees and provide a wide range of learning and development opportunities, flexible working, generous leave entitlement, and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
For further information regarding the role please contact Sommer Currie at Retinue Solutions 0207 264 0701 firstname.lastname@example.org
You will need to provide a CV and a Supporting Statement to be considered for this vacancy.
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Friday 15th February 2019 at Midnight
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Homes for Haringey is a fully fledged Arms Length Management Organisation (ALMO) of the London Borough of Haringey. We are firmly committed to working collaboratively toward building a spirit of team working and a supportive one culture in which innovation is encouraged and individuals can thrive.
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