We have an exciting opportunity to join our friendly team. We are the performance management team, responsible for contract performance and compliance reporting, project based change management support, as well as producing processes, procedures, protocols and strategies to support the work of the Housing Investment & Asset Management Service (HIAM).
HIAM is responsible for the management of and investment to all Brighton & Hove City Council's housing stock. We work collaboratively with other housing departments to ensure compliance and investment in our housing, to meet the needs of the residents and leaseholders.
This role has many opportunities for learning and development, within the organisation and through learning pathways. Our team is highly experienced and supportive, we have culture of sharing skills and expertise across the team.
For an informal discussion, please contact Angela Barkby - Programme Manager on 07717303047
About the role
The post holder will responsible for ensuring all contract performance is on a continuous development arc, and ensure service delivery is completely transparent and auditable, and meets all legislative requirements, as well as council standing orders and financial regulations.
They will be the lead officer in supporting Project Managers in ensuring their contracts performance is viably managed operationally, and in line with the specific requirements of the contract.
The post holder will support the Business & Performance Team in working with all stakeholders to develop and produce, review and implement procedures and policies for the team in conjunction with the council’s standing orders, risk assessments, team plans, compliance, and other governance requirements.
All team members are expected to come to the office at least 3 days per week, or more if the work requires attendance. This enables us to ensure good face to face communication with other teams throughout the service.
Please ensure you apply with a CV and answer all shortlisting questions. You will not be shortlisted if these are not complete.
Please read our Apply for a job at the council (brighton-hove.gov.uk) pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.
As part of your application, you will need to upload your CV and answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (CV guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) and Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
We are a workplace that supports flexibility and employee wellbeing in the way we work whilst providing the best service for our customers. Team and service working arrangements are designed to support both employee work life balance and team collaboration. These would be part of your individual working arrangements alongside any personal preference agreed with your manager in advance of joining.
Working arrangements are subject to Government guidance at the time. Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team and travel to and from your contractual location would be at your own expense.
For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)
Encouraging a diverse workforce
Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.
Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).