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Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1UJ
£87,417 - £94,975 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
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Renfrewshire Council is seeking high calibre candidates for the role of Head of Housing Services.

A leading Scottish Council, Renfrewshire has established an excellent reputation for delivery, and a strong track record in financial management, alongside a commitment to excellent public services and improved outcomes for Renfrewshire communities.

Supporting the Director of Environment, Housing and Infrastructure you will provide strategic leadership of the Council’s housing related activities ensuring that the Service delivers the highest possible standards within the resources available, achieves Best Value and is responsive to the needs of tenants, service users and the community.

You will be responsible for the delivery of high-quality customer focussed housing management services, and housing asset investment planning and delivery. Providing oversight of the planning and delivery of the Council’s approved housing regeneration and new build housing programme and wider housing investment programme, always ensuring compliance and achievement of service delivery standards, regulatory standards, and legislative requirements.

To be considered for the role, it is essential that you are possess a relevant degree or professional qualification and/or Member of Professional Institution/Association.

You will also be required to demonstrate leadership skills, drive and resilience, as well as an ability to work corporately and in partnership with other organisations. It is also essential that you demonstrate experience in working in a senior role in a political environment, delivering on policy priorities within a partnership environment together with a proven track record of success in delivering similar.

If you want, in the first instance, to have an informal discussion about this opportunity please call please call Gordon McNeil, Director of Environment & Infrastructure  on 0141 487 0886.

If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit

Under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989, this post is politically restricted.

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To apply, visit:- Closing date: Sunday 5 February

Please note the following dates have been identified for the recruitment process, and if shortlisted you will be asked to make yourself available on:-

Assessment Centre – Thursday 23 February 2023

Interview Date – Friday 3 March 2023