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Technical Asset Manager

Salary: £48,516.90 per annum

Location: Sunderland

Contract Type: Permanent

Additional: Full Time, 36 hours per week

Closing Date: 26/01/2020 17:00

Who we are

Gentoo is a housing association that owns and manages more than 28,000 homes. We believe that by putting people first we can build great homes and create strong communities. We are focused on delivering an outstanding service to our customers and as a responsible business, we pride ourselves on inspiring people to make a difference. We collaborate with key partners and other housing associations to influence things that affect our colleagues, customers and society. We are one of the largest employers in Sunderland and landlords in the North East. Gentoo's uniqueness and strength come from the dedication, skill and energy of our staff; they live our values daily and work to deliver Gentoo's vision. We are proud to have been awarded IIP Gold status in recognition for our commitment to our people.

What we offer

We know our success is down to our people. So we like to reward your hard work with great benefits, including a superb salary structure, a fantastic pension scheme, generous 29 days annual leave entitlement and the ability to finish work each Friday at 12:30pm (depending on business need). We also like to reward long service and recognise the continued staff contribution through an online employee discount and recognition platform.

About the role

You will be the overall lead within Asset Management for the technical asset delivery team ensuring that all Gentoo’s statutory and legal responsibilities in relation to the strategy, management and delivery of all Mechanical related assets are inspected, serviced, maintained and replaced accordingly. This role will ensure our data is accurate, up to date and that our mechanical assets are invested in a planned way. The role will also oversee the management, co-ordination and validation of Landlord Compliance to include: lift maintenance, FME Maintenance, asbestos management, district heating maintenance, electrical compliance, quality assurance and all other similar statutory and legal responsibilities.
This role involves a high level of interaction across the group contract managing a range of large scale contracts which are delivered via our internal and external contractors and leading a team of technical professionals.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a driven, analytical individual who is solution focused to lead our talented Asset Technical Delivery team. You will have the ability to lead and motivate a team of professionals to devise, plan, implement and deliver investment works to our Mechanical and Electrical Assets. The right candidate will be an excellent communicator and have significant experience in the specification, planning and delivery of high volume, large scale investment and cyclical contracts with a significant skillset in the management of external contractors. The right candidate will have a comprehensive technical background and have undertaken a similar previous role.

For further information on the role, please contact Marc Edwards on (0191) 525 5360.