Deputy Director of Housing, City of Wolverhampton Council

Contract Type
Housing, Management, Public Sector
£98,896 p.a.
Expiry Date
We have a new opportunity for a Deputy Director of Housing to join a forward-thinking and ambitious organisation. We are looking to attract a diverse candidate pool to ensure we have the right person to lead our Housing strategy.

Job Description

Deputy Director of Housing

Location: City of Wolverhampton Council

Salary: £97,896 p.a. + competitive employer pension contribution

At the City of Wolverhampton we’re entering the next phase of our exciting journey of change and transformation; ensuring we are best placed to support our people and relight our city.  A city packed with passion, pride and endless potential.

Could you lead, inspire and continue our change journey here at City of Wolverhampton Council?

Our Housing Strategy is a fundamental pillar in our future plans for the City and is a key priority to meeting the needs of local people and supporting our aspirations as a City.

Wolverhampton has been backed by the UK Government in its Levelling Up agenda to deliver even more ambitious regeneration projects across the city.   This is a strong endorsement of the work of the City of Wolverhampton Council which has an impressive track record of delivery in partnership with both public and private sector organisations.  

Could you:

  • Be an ambassador for the Council and the City and ensure we are fully engaged with our stakeholders and community? 
  • Operate in a matrix manner, supporting and leading on strategic priorities as set by the Strategic Executive Board and Cabinet?

If so, we have an exciting new opportunity for the right person who wants to join a forward-thinking and ambitious organisation. We are looking to attract a diverse candidate pool to ensure we have the right person to lead our Housing strategy and make a lasting difference in our City.


Deputy Director of Housing

Could you lead on the strategic housing agenda, delivering strong leadership and effective management to ensure that the Council’s housing portfolio meets the needs of customers, councillors, stakeholders, partners and our communities?

If the answer is yes, then you could be the right person to fill our new Deputy Director of Housing role and lead on all Council Housing matters.

The postholder will provide coherent, strong, strategic leadership, further developing the housing portfolio’s strategic vision through effective engagement and a reputation for getting things done.

We are seeking an exceptional housing professional with significant senior management experience, to undertake the lead role in developing and ensuring the delivery of the council’s housing strategy across all tenures.

To be successful you must be able to provide strategic and operational leadership and have an in depth understanding of housing need, as well as having a strong vision and ideas and an absolute passion to help us achieve our ambitious plans for housing.

If you are interested in applying for this exciting position and want further information about the role, please visit our dedicated site at 

Closing date:  Sunday 22 May 2022 (midnight)

Interviews:  Tuesday 7 June 2022