Operations Manager - Housing

Are you an Operations Manager with superb leadership skills within the social housing sector? Then this could be the role for you. If you are based in the Chesterfield area and are looking to join a forward-thinking organisation on a 6 Month fixed term contract basis (with an opportunity to extend) this could be the role for you.

What’s in it for you?

  • Basic salary of up to £45,000 Pro Rata
  • 6-month fixed term contract with the opportunity to be extended beyond 6 months.
  • Opportunity to lead a team of experienced maintenance and compliance managers and operatives.
  • Monday – Friday role with a mixture of office and site-based working.
  • The chance to join a people-centric organisation.

Who will you be working with?

You will be working with a highly respected and recognisable social housing organisation based in the North Derbyshire area. They are currently recruiting for this exciting fixed-term opportunity within their Property Services team due to ongoing works and major new projects.

Role & Responsibilities

As the Operations Manager you will have the following responsibility:

  • Lead a team of Managers, Supervisors and Operatives within the Property Services division to deliver an efficient and effective services to the customers.
  • Oversee the delivery of property services to over 8000 properties including maintenance, compliance, and regeneration.
  • Manage the supply chain function and ensure the Property Services division are operating in the most efficient and effective manner.
  • Work closely with the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Prepare and deliver update reports to key stakeholders.

About you

  • Significant experience of leadership within the Social Housing market – preferably within a Property Services or Maintenance function.
  • Ability to deal with a wide range of senior stakeholders.
  • Experienced in the management of compliance of electrical, gas and repairs teams.
  • Experience of supply change management.
  • Project management experience.
  • Full UK Driving licence.


This role is commutable from Chesterfield, Sheffield, Dinnington, Worksop, Dronfield and Mansfield.

If you are looking for a fantastic opportunity to work within a fast paced and professional environment then please email your CV to richardc@thornbaker.co.uk or apply via the website today.