Head of Joint Ventures

Homes England
SW1H 0TL, London (Greater)
£75,000 - £85,000
13 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We offer a competitive salary depending on experience.

We are looking for:

Homes England is in an exciting period of transition and expansion. The Agency’s Investments Directorate is managing the delivery of significant government investment and financial support for housing. We invest in places alongside local stakeholders to fund new homes, improve affordability and deliver the infrastructure required to increase housing supply. We work to create a stronger more diverse housing sector and support innovation which delivers better quality homes and improves places. Our funds provide grant, loans, equity and guarantees in support of these aims.

The Products, Markets & Strategy function provides strategic direction and leads on the development of new investment products and partnership models to support directorate objectives. This is an important function in a growing Investment directorate enabling us to develop the funding products and strategies which deliver positive outcomes for the wider housing objectives of government.

As Head of the Joint Venture delivery team you will be part of the senior team that sets and evolves the Agency’s joint venture strategy and delivery capability.

Our successful candidate will:

You will lead a commercially minded team which implements strategy. The team will originate and structure new investments alongside private sector partners, registered providers and wider stakeholders to support the agency in achieving positive housing outcomes. The team works closely with the Agency’s central strategic engagement team and regional teams to align the equity and joint venture strategy with our corporate objectives.

The skills we would like are:

Leadership experience at an appropriate level.

Ability to manage effective, committed teams and able to inspire high performance.

Thorough and accurate, capable of identifying the key issues without having to be in the detail.

Accountable for own decisions and actions whilst respectful of the professional responsibilities of others.

Comprehensive knowledge of government housing policy and the housing market.

A comprehensive understanding of real estate development, ideally with residential experience.

Demonstrable experience of leading joint venture negotiations and achieving successful commercial outcomes.

A good understanding of good corporate governance and practical experience of managing joint venture investments. 

A collaborative approach to life.

Working Flexibly

At Homes England we have a strong culture of flexible working and encourage all employees to have a healthy work/life balance.  We offer a wide range of potential working patterns, including part time, job share and compressed hours.

These need to be balanced with business needs so they will vary from job to job.  If you would like to know more please speak to the Recruiting Manager once you're contacted to discuss the position.

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