Housing Development Programme Manager

Recruiter
The SmartList
Location
Luton
Salary
40057.00 GBP Annual
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Closes
11 Oct 2017
Category
Public Sector
Function
Development
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
LOCATION: Luton, Bedfordshire

JOB TITLE: Housing Development Programme Manager

SALARY & BENEFITS: Circa GBP40,057 a year plus GBP3,203 car benefit

WORKING HOURS: Full time, Permeant

Our client is a high-performing, financially viable local authority delivering first-rate services that improve health and opportunity for local people and protect the most vulnerable. Together with its partners, it will help make Luton a place where everyone can learn and thrive and where business can grow and prosper.

THE ROLE: Housing Development Programme Manager Luton, Bedfordshire

It's an exciting time to join a new team in a Council committed to housing delivery.

This is an opportunity for a candidate with development experience to lead a growing house building programme on identified sites. As Housing Development Programme Manager you'll have operational responsibility for all stages of the development process as well as shaping our approach to building new council homes.

You will also be providing technical management for the development of new council housing, and support additional affordable housing development in Luton by external partners.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Housing Development Programme Manager Luton, Bedfordshire

To provide technical management for the development of new council housing, and support additional affordable housing development in Luton by external partners.

The post holder will be responsible for all stages of council home development including
  • Site identification
  • Financial appraisal
  • Commissioning work including professional services and construction contractors
  • Monitoring the construction
  • Operational budget responsibility for the programme
THE CANDIDATE- Housing Development Programme Manager Luton, Bedfordshire


To be successful in this role you will need in depth experience of housing development and seeing sites through from inception to completion. You will also need experience of negotiation and liaison with partners relating to project delivery and housing provision and experience of project and programme management including capital project budget management.

You will need to be able to manage positive relationships with a wide range of partners and be able to negotiate, persuade and influence others at a senior level and achieve agreement and consensus.

You must be well organised and have the ability to manage multiple work streams at different stages of development simultaneously, be able to work under pressure and prioritise your work.

It is essential that you have good numeracy skills, good report writing skills and are competent at using Office software.

KEY CRITERIA- Housing Development Programme Manager Luton, Bedfordshire

ESSENTIAL
  • In depth experience of housing development, seeing sites through from inception to completion
  • Experience of project and programme management including capital project budget management
  • Knowledge of building methods and development process including property acquisition, planning & building regulation procedures.
  • Well organised - ability to manage multiple work streams, at different stages of development simultaneously, work under pressure and prioritise work.
  • Report writing skills
  • Competent at using Office software
  • A relevant professional qualification in a construction or built environment discipline


DESIRABLE
  • Experience of Proval development appraisal software or similar programmes
  • Experience of writing reports and proposals.
  • Strategic housing experience including stakeholder liaison
  • Risk management experience
  • Membership of a professional body such as RICS, CIOB, RIBA, CIH
  • Project management qualification


Closing date: 08/10/2017

Interview date: 17/10/2017

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