Temporary Accommodation & Procurement Team Manager

Part Time
Salary: £33.00 per hour
Location: Woolwich, London
Sectors:Housing & Local Authority

Temporary Accommodation & Procurement Team Manager


Part Time Role - 17.50 Hours Per Week

I am recruiting for a local authority who is looking for someone to be responsible for the overall management of staff in the Temporary Accommodation and Procurement Team, directly supervising the Senior Temporary Accommodation Officer, Senior Procurement Officer, Senior Access & Support Officer, the Supported Project Manager and the Caretakers.

Job Role

To take the lead in developing and implementing systems and practices to ensure that the service achieves performance targets and quality standards.

To ensure that staff for which they are responsible operate in accordance with current legislation, Council Policy and best practice.

To be responsible for the management and co-ordination of the Housing Procurement Service. To ensure that sufficient numbers of suitable properties are procured so as to achieve statutory prevention of homelessness targets and meet the housing needs of those who are homeless or in housing need.

To assist with the formulation of strategy, policy and development for private sector housing.

To determine and set priorities for the work of the Temporary Accommodation and Procurement Team ensuring that performance and customer care standards are achieved.

To assist the Allocations, Procurement and Temporary Accommodation Service Manager in the development and implementation of new policies or frameworks, for responding to demands, procurement and Government targets for temporary accommodation.

To develop and implement new procedures or practices for the Temporary Accommodation and Procurement Team taking account of legislation, policy or accreditation requirements such as Supporting People and Customer Service Excellence.