Muir Group Housing Association

We put residents at the heart of everything we do, looking to continually improve the quality of their homes, the services we offer and the neighbourhoods in which they live.

 

We own and manage more than 5,500 homes across the country and provide a diverse range of housing solutions and associated services to meet the needs of existing and potential customers.

 

We were established in 1968 and formally registered as a housing association with the Housing Corporation (now Homes England), the Registry of Friendly Societies and the National Housing Federation in 1976.

 

We have offices in Chester, Blackpool, Burnley and Huntingdon and employ 130 people.

Muir Group Housing Association Muir Group Housing Association Ltd, Lightfoot Street, Chester, UK
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
Corporate Programme Delivery Manager Hours: 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday), Permanent Salary: £41,172 + £3,800 per annum car allowance Additional Benefits Include: DC Pension Scheme with employer’s contributions up to 10%; 25 days annual leave which increases to 28 days after 4 years’ service; additional annual leave for significant life events (moving home / getting married) and paid time off for volunteering; flexi time and flexible / agile working options; payments of professional subscription fees and free onsite parking. Location: Chester – occasional travel to other offices and locations required   We are seeking a highly motivated Corporate Programme Delivery Manager for a position which plays a key role in ensuring the delivery of Muir Group’s transformation programme.  The successful candidate will be part of a passionate and dynamic Business Transformation and Technology Team, responsible for delivering transformational business change and on-going support of all ICT systems to the Association. You need to be a customer-focused individual, able to work with minimal supervision to deliver clear, consistent and innovative leadership to staff within the Corporate Programme Delivery Team.  The main responsibilities will include: Day-to-day management of the Portfolio Management Office (PMO) function that delivers effective change governance, decision making, resource management, reporting and assurance to deliver Corporate Plan objectives. Day-to-day management of business transformation programmes and projects. Management of the implementation of Muir Group’s Programme and Project Delivery Framework and Methodology; including governance, commissioning, business case development, benefits realisation plans, controls and assurance. Management of a dedicated team of Business Systems Analysts and Project Managers responsible for delivering the Association’s Transformational Business Objectives. Muir have recently invested in a Business Transformation programme, centred around core business systems. This includes a new Housing Management System (Civica Cx), a new Asset Management System (Civica Keystone) and a corporate Document Management System (Docuware). The successful candidate will play a leading role in the continued development of these systems within Muir and the realisation of their key benefits to the business. If you want to make a positive difference, you can apply online by visiting www.muir.org.uk /current-vacancies. Alternatively, please telephone 0300 123 1222 (textphone: 0300 123 3005) or email info@muir.org.uk   In support of your application please provide a written statement detailing how your skills, experience, abilities, behaviours and work-related qualities make you a suitable candidate for this role. Please note that your written statement forms an important part of our short-listing process.   Closing date:           9.00am Monday 16th September 2019 Interviews:              Thursday 10th October and Friday 11th October 2019   Making diversity part of our culture
Muir Group Housing Association Muir Group Housing Association Ltd, Lightfoot Street, Chester, UK
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
We are a value-orientated Housing Association working together to create communities where people want to live.  We manage circa 5,500 homes over a wide geographical area and our residents include families, older people and those in need of special care and support .     Systems Manager Hours: 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday), Permanent Salary: £46,513 plus £3,800 per annum car allowance Additional Benefits Include: DC Pension Scheme with employer’s contributions up to 10%; 25 days annual leave which increases to 28 days after 4 years’ service; additional annual leave for significant life events (moving home / getting married) and paid time off for volunteering; flexi time and flexible / agile working options; payments of professional subscription fees and free onsite parking. Location: Chester – occasional travel to other offices and locations required   We are seeking a highly motivated Systems Manager for a position which plays a key role in ensuring the Association’s ICT assets and resources deliver the expected efficiencies and benefits from Muir Group’s investment in ICT.  The successful candidate will be part of a passionate and dynamic Business Transformation and Technology Team, responsible for delivering transformational business change and on-going support of all ICT business systems to the Association.   You need to be a customer-focused individual, able to work with minimal supervision to deliver clear, consistent and innovative leadership to staff within the Systems Team.  The main responsibilities will include: Working in partnership with the Business Transformation Manager and Technical Manager in the delivery of business systems to meet Muir Group strategic objectives and corporate business plan Project management of business systems projects from inception to completion, including responsibility for managing the system testing of all business system upgrades Managing Muir Group’s provision of ICT business systems support to staff and customers to meet performance targets as expressed in the ICT Service Level Agreement Working with staff and teams across the Association to ensure the benefits from new technologies, systems and business processes are fully realised Providing high-quality advice and guidance to Muir Group customers, contractors and stakeholders to ensure maximum benefit is gained from the investment in business systems Muir have recently invested in a Business Transformation programme, centred around core business systems. This includes a new Housing Management System (Civica Cx), a new Asset Management System (Civica Keystone) and a corporate Document Management System (Docuware). The successful candidate will play a leading role in the continued development of these systems within Muir and the realisation of their key benefits to the business. If you want to make a positive difference, you can apply online by visiting www.muir.org.uk /current-vacancies. Alternatively, please telephone 0300 123 1222 (textphone: 0300 123 3005) or email info@muir.org.uk   In support of your application please provide a written statement detailing how your skills, experience, abilities, behaviours and work-related qualities make you a suitable candidate for this role. Please note that your written statement forms an important part of our short-listing process.   Closing date:           9.00am Monday 16th September 2019 Interviews:              Tuesday 8th October and Wednesday 9th October 2019   Making diversity part of our culture