Interim Corporate Director, Regeneration and Housing Services

Local Authority

Starfish Search are working with a local authority in London to recruit an Interim Corporate Director, Regeneration and Housing Services. The focus of this role is to lead, manage and provide strategic direction in all matters relating the Council’s Directorate of Regeneration and Housing To ensure that statutory requirements are met, the Services provided meet the highest standards reasonably achievable and Statutory Best Value obligations are met


You Will:

  • Lead, manage and take overall responsibility for the work of the directorate, ensuring that the services provided are continuously monitored and reviewed
  • Commission the development of and ensure the effective delivery of strategies and policies
  • Manage and deliver council owned and managed social housing to meet and exceed statutory standards for landlords. Eliminating, where possible, sub-standard housing conditions for Council tenants
  • Consult with and actively engage all sections of the community with regard to service development and provision of new social housing
  • Ensure the effective regeneration of the Borough


You Will Have

  • Experience of being an effective member of the senior leadership team within a local government organisation
  • An understanding of statutory requirements for the Housing and Regeneration functions within a Council
  • A track record of successfully managing budgets and income delivery targets
  • The ability to work collaboratively with the councils partners and elected members


This role will be running for a period of 6 months and reports directly to the CEO.


Due to the high volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to every individual. This role requires confidentiality and a full job spec will only be revealed to applicants at longlist stage.