Albyn Housing Society
Albyn Housing Society

Charity registered in Scotland SC027123

Albyn Housing Society Limited serves an ever-growing number of communities in the Highlands, providing good quality, affordable housing for thousands of people across the region. Since its inception in 1973, the Society has listened and responded to the views of its customers, local government, communities and businesses in meeting housing needs in the Highlands.

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Top job! Interim Director of Asset Management and Subsidiaries

  • Full time
  • Circa £65,000
  • Invergordon
  • Closing 13th July 2020

As a leading Registered Social Landlord in the Highlands, the Albyn Housing Society has been committed to delivering excellence in the provision of housing and housing services across the region for nearly 50 years: our purpose is to make a positive difference to people’s lives through providing good quality, affordable housing. Today, we manage over 3,500 properties in 60 communities across the Highlands.

We invite applications from an exceptional individual for a 12month fixed term position

We have an ideal opportunity to join the Leadership Team, to maintain high performance standards while operating in an environment of business transformation

You will provide interim senior management in the areas of asset management including, capital development programmes, planned and cyclical maintenance, and component replacement programmes. Responsible for leading the Society’s development and implementation of comprehensive Asset Management Strategies that match tenant and business aspirations, you will have experience of asset management at a senior level and be able to demonstrate experience of implementing asset management and green energy strategies.

It is essential that you are an excellent communicator, able to respond quickly and effectively to the demands of an interim role, possess management skills with the ability to set standards of performance, based on Albyn’s values.

For an informal discussion about the post, please email Laurie MacLeod, Interim Head of HR, at laurie.macleod@albynhousing.org.uk.

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Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Invergordon
  • Closing 31st July 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Board of Albyn Housing Society.

As a leading Registered Social Landlord in the Highlands, the organisation has been committed to delivering excellence in the provision of housing and housing services across the region for nearly 50 years.

Today, we manage over 3,500 properties in 60 communities across the Highlands. From origins of a handful of staff the Society now has 83 employees and has two offices; the registered office in Invergordon and a second office in Inverness. Our growth has seen the formation of our two subsidiary companies; Albyn Enterprises Ltd and Highland Residential Inverness.

Under the leadership of Group Chief Executive, Lisa Buchanan, the organisation is undertaking a strategic review of its business and the role it plays in the Highland area.

We are seeking to recruit new Board members who have a desire to help us reach our ambitious targets for the organisation.

We welcome applications from candidates from a wide range of backgrounds who are reliable, enthusiastic and community-minded.

While not exclusive, it would be very beneficial to receive applications from those with financial, asset management and HR experience and those with previous corporate governance experience.

If you are interested in this role and would like an informal discussion please contact Brett.Fletcher@albynhousing.org.uk

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Top job! Change Manager

  • Full time
  • £52,616 – £55,331
  • Invergordon
  • Closing 1st September 2020

Albyn Housing Society is a Housing Association; its purpose is to make a positive difference to people’s lives through providing good quality, affordable housing. Through excellent customer service and innovative services, Albyn supports over 60 communities across the Highlands, offering great homes to enable great lives.

We have an exciting opportunity for an organised, pro-active and process driven individual

with excellent communication skills to join our Business Improvement Team.

The successful post holder will assume responsibility of the business transformation plan, ensuring change projects meet objectives on time and on budget by increasing employee adoption and usage.

A qualification in Change Management (Practitioner) would be advantageous. The post holder should have a solid understanding of the change process and be passionate about improving the customer experience.

It is essential that you are an excellent communicator who can work with others in order to achieve a common

vision or goal. Experience with large-scale organisational change efforts in a customer service environment is also essential. The ideal candidate should be able to work under pressure, have a flexible working approach and have the ability to communicate clearly to a variety of audiences.

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Process Improvement Manager

  • Full time
  • £32,914 – £36,142
  • Invergordon
  • Closing 31st August 2020

Albyn Housing Society is a Housing Association; its purpose is to make a positive difference to people’s lives through providing good quality, affordable housing. Through excellent customer service and innovative services, Albyn supports over 60 communities across the Highlands, offering great homes to enable great lives.

We have an exciting opportunity for an organised, pro-active and process driven individual with excellent communication skills to join our Business Improvement Team.

The successful post holder will be responsible for the development of operational processes and process framework to deliver excellent customer services in accordance with all relevant legislation, policies, procedures and KPI’s.

The post holder should have experience using Lean/Sigma to develop operational processes and be passionate about customer experience and service improvement.

It is essential that you are an excellent communicator with strong written and verbal communication skills. A background in customer services, frontline and back office would also be advantageous. The ideal candidate should be able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.

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HR Business Partner

  • Full time
  • £32,914 – £36,142
  • Invergordon
  • Closing 8th September 2020

Albyn Housing Society is a Housing Association; its purpose is to make a positive difference to people’s lives through providing good quality, affordable housing. Through excellent customer service and innovative services, Albyn supports over 60 communities across the Highlands, offering great homes to enable great lives.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced HR professional to join our Human Resources Team in Invergordon.

The successful post holder will support the people strategy within the Albyn Housing group, providing HR expertise to the business, advocating change, developing a high-level of employee engagement and establishing, maintaining, and developing our culture. It is essential that you are a strong communicator with excellent verbal and written skills.

The ideal candidate should have experience of having responsibility for a personal caseload of complex issues; of coaching, challenging and developing line managers to be effective people managers; all within a unionised environment. You must be proficient in the use of IT systems and have some experience of working with HR systems and metrics.

You will have an HR qualification, be a member of the CIPD, with a good knowledge of employment law.

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Assistant HR Advisor– Part Time

  • Part time
  • £24,502 – £27,230 pro-rata
  • Invergordon
  • Closing 11th September 2020

Albyn Housing Society is a Housing Association; its purpose is to make a positive difference to people’s lives through providing good quality, affordable housing. Through excellent customer service and innovative services, Albyn supports over 60 communities across the Highlands, offering great homes to enable great lives.

We have an opportunity for a well organised, enthusiastic individual with excellent communication and IT skills to join our Human Resources Team.

You will deliver effective HR support to managers and employees by providing advice and guidance on the full range of Human Resources activities.

It is essential that you are an excellent communicator with good verbal and written skills.

You should have strong IT skills and experience of using MS Office. You should be able to work under pressure, have good attention to detail, the ability to work on your own initiative, and be willing, able, and confident to challenge where necessary. You should have previous experience of working in a HR environment.

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Development & Investment Officers

  • Full time
  • £32,914 – £36,142
  • Invergordon
  • Closing 5th October 2020

Do you fancy a diverse workload? Are you keen to make a difference? Then this is the time to join Albyn Housing Society! We are keen to recruit new staff to drive forward both our Development and Major Refurbishment projects. We have a new Leadership Team within the organisation so there is fresh momentum to build on the success of the past and provide innovative solutions to provide new and existing quality homes in the Highland Area.

If you want to be part of this, then we have the job opportunities for you in these posts.

The preferred candidate should have experience in the construction environment and strong organisational skills. You should have the ability to prioritise and manage a diverse workload, possess good leadership and management skills along with excellent interpersonal skills. You will also demonstrate good IT skills an enthusiastic and proactive approach to the delivery of projects.

A flexible working approach is required as is the ability to travel within the Highlands and occasionally out with the Highlands. Due to COVID-19, restrictions Albyn Housing Society’s offices are currently closed; this role will require a period of remote working.

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Communication and Social Media Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,143 – £30,766
  • Invergordon
  • Closing 5th October 2020

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, organised and creative individual to join the Albyn Housing Group.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day communications, coordination and social media activities for internal and external audiences at Albyn Housing Society and Highland Residential.

The successful candidate should have experience of researching, producing and editing written documentation for publications, campaigns and social media. It is essential that you can produce written reports to a high standard of content, accuracy and presentation.

You must be an excellent communicator who enjoys working with people and can communicate effectively with staff, tenants, and stakeholders.

Due to COVID-19, restrictions Albyn Housing Society’s offices are currently closed; this role will require a period of remote working.

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