Housing Policy Officer (Performance & Access) (3)

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Job Description Based at Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar. This job is workstyle 5 - Flexi. You will have the opportunity to benefit from our flexible and agile working practices. This means you will...

Job Description

Based at Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar.

This job is workstyle 5 - Flexi.

You will have the opportunity to benefit from our flexible and agile working practices. This means you will work from home for part of your week and spend some time in council buildings to best suit your work, meetings and collaboration.

An exciting secondment opportunity has arisen for three Housing Policy Officers to join the Performance and Improvement Team to contribute to and drive continuous improvement in the Housing Service.

You will be responsible for a challenging but rewarding remit that includes:

• Ensuring effective research projects are delivered in-house by identifying gaps in evidence and carrying out qualitative and quantitative research and where appropriate ensure external research projects are commissioned and managed effectively, following Council procurement guidelines and being the lead contact to Contractors)

• Providing project management oversight and acting as policy lead to one of four Housing Improvement Delivery Groups to ensure the delivery of the Housing Service Improvement Plan

• Analysing current processes to identify strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for streamlining processes, improving efficiencies and increasing customer satisfaction

• Providing high quality performance analysis and reporting

• Supporting data extraction, data manipulation and statistical analysis of multiple, large and complex datasets, maximising opportunities for automated processes

• Ensuring the housing service meets its statutory obligations under data protection and freedom of information laws.

These jobs are temporary for up to 12 months from date of appointment.

Internal and external applications on a secondment basis will be considered. You must have the approval of your line manager / organisation.

We embrace agile working and you will be able to balance your time between home and office-based working. We are happy to discuss agile workstyles and flexible working arrangements during the recruitment process.

If you would like to arrange a confidential discussion to find out more about the role please contact Lynsey Dey, Manager – Performance & Improvement (Housing) by email – DeyL@angus.gov.uk or Gary McKenzie – Team Leader, Housing Performance by email – McKenzieG@angus.gov.uk.

Please note interviews will be held Wednesday, 17 April 2024.

 

Requirements

Please refer to job outline and person specification for further details and requirements for these jobs.

 

About Angus Council

In addition, please refer to the "applicant guidance" document when completing your application form and to the "welcome to Angus" document and our website https://www.angus.gov.uk/jobs_and_training/working_for_angus_council for more information about working for Angus Council.

 

The Individual

We are happy to discuss flexible working during the recruitment process for this position. This means we are open to a conversation about working patterns and the flexibility that is available for this role whilst managing the workload.

We offer a guaranteed job interview to the following people who meet the essential criteria on application for a job:

Those with disabilities, recognised caring responsibilities and care experienced young people. This also applies to our own employees with caring responsibilities, young people on apprenticeships and placements who meet the essential criteria for the job.

 

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