Job Advert - Director of Housing Services

September 2021

Can you make a difference every day?

Director of Housing Services

Osprey Housing


Circa £50,000

Now is a great time to join Osprey Housing!

 We have recently brought together Osprey Housing and Osprey Housing Moray as a single organisation. We are now consolidating our position to move forward as a vital and agile social housing organisation committed to providing high quality affordable housing and services to the people in the communities we serve throughout Aberdeenshire, Moray and the City of Aberdeen. We own and manage approximately 1700 homes for social rent, providing stable and sustainable tenancies to a wide range of tenants including supported accommodation.

 Our journey of modernisation and evolution continues apace, investing heavily in technology, digital services, and our people, to establish our position as one of the leading social housing organisations in the northeast of Scotland. We have ambitions for growth; our vision, to make a difference every day, is fully embraced by our teams who are empowered to ensure the customer is always our primary focus.

Following internal promotion, we seek a new Director of Housing Services to continue providing high quality, cost effective and customer focused housing management services based on best practice which fulfil our commitment to tenant engagement and tenant scrutiny.

The successful candidate will lead and continue to develop our Housing Services team to deliver an effective, efficient and legally compliant housing service which meets the statutory and regulatory requirements, the needs of our tenants and delivers value for money. They will also be responsible for developing, maintaining, and delivering an effective housing strategy and delivery plan whilst playing a leading role as part of the Senior Leadership Team in the promotion and delivery of the Osprey vision, mission and core values.

Our new Director will be committed to delivering successful change with an excellent track record of delivering innovative, customer focused services. Commitment to the community focussed housing movement, including principles of involvement, equality and social justice are a prerequisite.  Experience of leading on strategy development and implementation and a good knowledge of housing management IT systems is desirable.

If you would like to help us make a difference every day for a confidential discussion, please contact Stacy Angus on 01224 548011 

Please return completed application form to Sofia Redford:

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Mail to: Sofia Redford, Osprey Housing, 22 Abercrombie Court, Arnhall Business Park, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32 6FEMail to: Sofia Redford, Osprey Housing, 22 Abercrombie Court, Arnhall Business Park, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32 6FE

Application Pack

Closing date for applications:  5pm on Monday 18 October 2021

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 3 November