Director of Housing Quality and Investment

London Borough of Lewisham
Circa £110,000

We’re proud of Lewisham’s diversity and our distinct and dynamic communities. A borough of sanctuary, we have a history of welcoming migrants and refugees, which reflects our values of fairness and equality. The cost-of-living crisis and the impact it is having on our residents has made us determined to ensure that our communities have safe, affordable homes and we are taking positive action towards this.


This role will manage our major works, building safety, compliance and repairs services with a significant capital programme for investment in our stock which totals 14,000 tenanted homes and 5,300 leasehold properties.

Our new Director will provide inspirational leadership and be an active and influential member of the directorate’s management team. They will have sound commercial knowledge combined with strong contract management skills in order to provide value for money, quality and resident-focused services.


For further details, please click on the role profile and useful links below, or for more information please contact Sunita Patel on 07561 708023 or


Closing Date: 14th July 2024

Longlist Meeting: w/c 22nd July 2024

Technical Interviews: staggered over the period of 29th July to 16th August 2024

Officer Interviews: w/c 19th August 2024

Stakeholder Panel Interviews: w/c 26th August

Final Panel Interviews: early September


Useful Links
Our Values VIEW
Corporate Strategy VIEW
Constitution VIEW
Our Directorates and Structure VIEW
Lewisham’s Housing Strategy 2020–26 VIEW
Housing Management: Options Appraisal 6 July Mayor & Cabinet report VIEW
Housing Management: Options Review 7 December Mayor & Cabinet report VIEW
Private Sector Licensing Scheme VIEW
How to apply

To make an application, please click on the apply now button below, with the following prepared:

  • Your CV (no more than three sides of A4).
  • A supporting statement (no more than three sides of A4) that sets out why you think this role is the right move for you and how you meet the knowledge and experience criteria.

If our client is a member of the Disability Confident Scheme and you would like to apply under the scheme, please state that clearly at the top of your supporting statement.