Assistant Director

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  • Sector:

    Construction, Trades & Labour

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  • Salary:

    £60k - 70k per year + Car/ Car Allowance and Package

  • Contact:

    Aaron Battrawden

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  • Published:

    6 days ago

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Assistant Director – Housing Maintenance

£60,000 to £70,000 + Car Allowance and Package

East London

The Company:

Build Recruitment provides specialist recruitment services, supplying quality candidates on a temporary or permanent basis to leading organisations throughout the built environment – from executive to operative level.

With offices in London, Manchester and the Southwest, we specialise in Housing, Construction, Facilities Management, Property, Surveying, Health & Safety and Sales. We supply candidates from executive to operative level, and are currently working with a Client, who are looking for an Assistant Director based in East London. You will support the Regional Director in the delivery of the strategic and operational management of the repairs and maintenance work in the region worth about £3m per annum.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the correct systems are in place to show the highest quality of work is carried out by the team delivering the repairs/ planned works service
  • Support the Regional Director in delivering its strategic & legislative functions
  • Work in conjunction with the Business Development and Commercial teams to ensure contracts are profitable and risk mitigated
  • Support the development of the strategic direction and business plan
  • Ensure the consistent delivery of an efficient and cost-effective customer-focussed operational repairs service, covering all maintenance and repairs activity undertaken by the section
  • Manage the financial budgets against each contract they are responsible for
  • Assist in the implementation of processes for the continuous improvement of organisations responsive repairs and voids service activities
  • Assist in monitoring and reporting on financial performance
  • Ensure that the Plant on site is of good quality and working efficiently
  • Safeguarding that Managers are recording and maintaining accurate records of operative’s timekeeping, attendance and HR matters
  • Ensuring Managers monitor staff’s holiday, sick leave and special leave
  • Maintaining the team’s performance against set targets
  • When necessary, deputising for the Regional Director


  • Car Allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 Days Holiday Entitlement plus Bank Holidays
  • Death in Service Payment
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Life Insurance

Please apply or contact Aaron Battrawden at Build Recruitment for further details.

We’ll take the time to understand your career history and motivations for a new role. We’ll also take references and may ask for proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

We work with a wide variety of clients in the public and private sector, and we will work with you to identify clients in which your skills, experience and personality will fit. Once we submit you for a role you will receive support and regular communication throughout the interview process. 

From there our commitment to you is all about being your career partner. We’ll identify suitable jobs, provide support, and career guidance and even provide regular salary benchmarking.


Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.