Senior Property Services Manager

.London Diocesan Fund is seeking to make the appointment of Senior Property Services Manager to its Housing team.

The Diocese of London is the group of Church of England organisations located in North London. It comprises of c400 parishes north of the River Thames and within the M25 motorway, and also includes, schools, chaplaincies, missional communities, and other organisations. The London Diocesan Fund (LDF) seek to do all that they can to support mission and growth in the Diocese of London, using resources to help parishes and worshipping communities serve over 4 million people.

Reporting to the Head of Housing, the Senior Property Services Manager is responsible for the continued transformation of its housing management service. The LDF have a property portfolio valued in excess of £1bn of which circa 450 assets are dedicated housing for clergy and a further 150 assets are utilised for clergy usage or let on the open market. With a mixed portfolio (ranging from more modern to Grade I & II listed assets), the Housing team are responsible for all ingoing works, quinquennial works, compliance, refurbishments and planned and reactive maintenance.

Central to the role is the endeavour to deliver and drive an ethos of exemplary standard of service within the team. As an experienced leader in housing maintenance or building surveying (with the relevant degree or industry qualification) you will possess strong contractor management skills with a natural customer centric approach. Heritage experience is advantageous.

The Senior Property Services Manager appointment offers the opportunity to have a direct impact on the lives of the clergy in the Diocese within an organisation which supports the wider and local community. The LDF are offering a competitive salary, generous pension contribution and leave allowance alongside private healthcare.

Further information can be found in the candidate briefing pack here.

Closing date for applications is midnight on 21st July 2024.
First stage interviews with MRG scheduled for w/c 22nd July 2024.
First stage interviews with LDF scheduled for 14th August 2024.
Second stage interviews with LDF scheduled for 20th August 2024.

The Diocese of London is being supported on this recruitment campaign by the search consultancy The Management Recruitment Group (MRG).

To arrange a confidential briefing conversation please contact our advisor Matthew Giles (matthew.giles@mrgglobal.co.uk) MRG on 0203 962 9900.

Applications should consist of a CV and a covering letter.

The Diocese of London is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce which represents our context and wider community. We are aware that those of Global Majority Heritage/United Kingdom Minority Ethnic (GMH/UKME), women, and disabled people are currently under-represented among our clergy and workforce, and we particularly encourage applications from those in these groups with the relevant skills and experience that will increase this representation.

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