Asset Manager - South West

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Finance Manager
Ref: 399 Date Posted: Monday 13 May 2024

Asset Manager


Up to £52,000

Our client, an established Housing Association has an exciting opportunity for an Asset Manager to join their team!


  • Proactively manage our homes, meeting the highest standards of customer care and ensuring that homes are maintained in the best possible condition whilst delivering value for money.
  • Ensure programmes of works are effectively managed and represent Value for Money.
  • Manage your team to deliver high levels of performance and customer satisfaction.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of the Asset Management Strategy to ensure effective asset management, embedding this in our asset and housing management systems and culture.
  • Participate in the setting of annual and future maintenance budgets, in accordance with our financial and asset management strategy.
  • Plan and manage short, medium and long-term programmes of major repairs in line with the Asset Management strategy and within budget and business plan constraints, delivered to a high standard in line with statutory requirements and policies and procedures.
  • Maintain up to date data on stock condition, values and assets in a way that informs investment and asset optimisation decisions and our repairs and maintenance functions across the asset portfolio.
  • Develop and implement data monitoring systems, financial reporting, quality control, policies, and procedures.
  • Consult with Development team to ensure new assets are delivered to required standards and are effectively integrated into existing asset management systems.
  • Lead and manage the team, creating a high-performance culture through supporting, coaching and developing colleagues.
  • Ensure effective engagement, liaison and communication with our customers, ensuring their needs and views are taken into account in the development and delivery of services.
  • Ensure that all contracts, contractors, and suppliers are managed effectively against cost, time and quality measures and that all works are sufficiently supervised.
  • Ensure strategic and operational performance indicators are accurately measured and reported to enable performance is fully understood and targets achieved.



  • Valid UK Driving Licence.
  • Ability to travel independently to visit sites, properties etc. 
  • A flexible approach to working hours/days will be essential for this post.
  • A higher education qualification (e.g. degree) and/or relevant construction, maintenance or building related professional qualification/relevant experience.
  • Track record of continuous professional development.
  • In-depth understanding and experience of creating and implementing a rolling 5 year maintenance programme, and 30 year business plan forecasts.
  • Proven track record of providing excellent customer service and maximising customer satisfaction within our value for money framework.
  • A good practical knowledge of working with asbestos, working within CDM Regulation, and monitoring Safe Systems of Working.
  • Strong contract and project management experience with the delivery of a range of Asset Management programmes. 
  • Excellent planning, procedural adherence and administrative skills.
  • Able to prepare and present clear, concise written reports for stakeholders
  • Highly confident with data analysis, interrogating and manipulating data to spot trends and manage performance



  • Any social housing related experience and/or professional qualification. e.g. RICS, CIOB , CIH