Criminal Justice

Housing Strategy Manager

Job description

Working as a Housing Strategy Manager, you will be playing a key role in shaping and executing strategic improvement initiatives. This position requires a strong analytical mindset, exceptional communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively across teams and departments.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading on and supporting the delivery of critical Housing projects.
  • Producing and presenting consistently high-quality reports in consultation and to the requirements of the Leadership Team.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategic projects and initiatives.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the performance of strategic initiatives, making adjustments as needed.
  • Providing strategic guidance and support to senior leadership.
  • Preparing and presenting reports and presentations to communicate improvement and strategic plans and progress.
  • Staying informed about trends and best practices in housing strategy, development and execution to facilitate decision making, service transformation and commissioning.
  • Managing and advising upon political processes, ensuring quality, clarity, and consistency in the Department’s interactions with elected members and senior officers.
  • Ensuring appropriate resources are in place to coordinate and support external inspections when announced.
  • Acing as a key point of contact during inspections to ensure that demands are responded to and progress and issues are effectively communicated to stakeholders.


  • Excellent communication skills and advanced skills in articulating information in writing and through presentations.
  • Proven ability in providing efficient management of and accountability for staff, including recruitment, development, and management to improve performance.
  • Knowledge and understanding of external inspection frameworks which impact upon Housing Services with experience of managing or supporting inspections.
  • A track record of working as part of cross-functional project teams, and ability to manage the delivery to a high standard.
  • Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish positive working relationships with staff at all levels, corporate colleagues, elected members and external organisations.
  • Experience and understanding of local authority governance, decision making and scrutiny as well as performance reporting against Council Plans.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

Working with Archer Resourcing

We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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