If you’re an ambitious housing professional looking for your next challenge, Cottington Close has the role for you. Located just 2 minutes from Kennington station, this central London resident management organisation offers the ideal working environment to progress your housing career.
This is an exciting opportunity for a self-starter with great interpersonal and IT skills. In this role you’ll lead the strategic and operational management of the service to residents on an estate of 247 homes (161 tenanted and 86 leasehold) on behalf of Lambeth Council. You’ll be responsible for the RMO finances, as well as managing a team of seven staff.
Your day to day responsibilities will include overseeing rent collection and income maximisation. You’ll also manage contractors and oversee tenancy services, repairs, voids and estate cleaning. You’ll provide robust performance data and reports to the Board and use great communication skills to build relationships with residents, the council and contractors.
A high level of finance skills, including budgeting and reporting, are an essential element of this position. You’ll need to be experienced in financial planning and service delivery, with demonstrable experience working in social housing. You’ll be enthusiastic, driven, with a problem-solving attitude to any obstacle that comes your way. As a lead member of the team, you’ll use your excellent knowledge of resident management to provide a first-class, front-line service to customers.
Working with Cottington Close, you’ll join a diverse and friendly community, dedicated to helping residents feel happy, secure and settled in their homes. As a vital member of our team, we’ll provide you with the development and support you need to excel in your career.