Senior Specialist – Spatial Platform

Recruiter
Homes England
Location
Bedford or Birmingham
Salary
£51,258 to £71,761
Posted
15 Feb 2019
Closes
01 Mar 2019
Ref
5P0439
Function
IT, Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to drive forward the use of geospatial intelligence and capabilities to support the delivery of the Government’s ambitious housing targets and help tackle one of the biggest issues facing the country today?

Homes England are seeking a motivated, experienced GIS professional to join the Spatial Solutions team. The successful candidate will have responsibilities for managing the Homes England spatial platform, ensuring a reliable and accessible service is available to staff and external stakeholders, to inform decision making and help facilitate collaboration and coordination. This is both a management and operational role, supported by a small team of analysts, you will engage closely with users to deliver new intelligence products to support the growing demands of the land programme and improve outcomes for house building in England. Unsuccessful candidates may be considered for other roles. Other locations than Bedford and Bristol will can be considered for the right candidate.

About Homes England:
Homes England is the new national housing agency, recently launched to play a major role in fixing the housing market and enabling delivery of homes that our country needs.

Homes England brings together land, money, expertise, and planning & compulsory purchase powers, with a clear remit to facilitate delivery of sufficient new homes, where they are most needed, to deliver a sustained improvement in affordability.  We work locally in individual communities to help meet local priorities.

We invest mostly in building new homes, but also in creating employment floor space and other community facilities, in cities, towns and villages across the country. The homes we fund include affordable homes for rent and sale, and homes for rent or sale at market prices. Our investment helps build around half of all new homes built in England each year. It also helps increase local growth by creating jobs and supporting businesses.

We own public land, which we sell to house builders and others. This is one of the ways in which we overcome barriers to development and help increase the speed with which house builders can build new homes.

Homes England was launched by the Secretary of State on 11 January 2018. Homes England is the trading name of Homes and Communities Agency. To find out more about what we do please visit: and find out more about how Homes England are Making Homes Happen