Salary: From: £30,712 per annum
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Benefits: Include flexi time, competitive pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays increasing with service, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loans for public transport plus much more
Closing date 30th August 2017
About the role:
The Development Officer will project manage the delivery of projects within the Association`s Development programme to agreed time, cost and quality parameters. As part of the Cube team, there will be a particular focus on private sector development of homes for market sale and private rent as well as joint ventures, with opportunities to get involved in affordable delivery.
You will support the organisation`s growth ambitions including the identification and negotiation of new business opportunities. This will include securing land, working up scheme design, finances and legal structure, and appraising joint ventures and other innovative procurement methods.
You will also deliver excellent customer service to all stakeholders including new residents, internal customers and stakeholders.
The successful candidate will have experience in a property development role and knowledge of the property development process, the built environment and principles of good design. You will also have knowledge of contract procurement and contract management. Experience of private sector development will be of particular benefit.
Additionally you will have a track record of project management, delivery on time, on budget and to high quality standards and the ability to produce development appraisals. You will also have experience of working within a prescribed framework but ability to think creatively to resolve problems. You will be IT literate with day to day software such as Microsoft Outook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
Experience in development for market sale or private rent would be an advantage, as would experience of using SDS Proval and Sequel (or other similar appraisal and cash flow management software). A degree level qualification or relevant professional qualification would also be beneficial. It is also desirable that you have familiarity and understanding of housing market dynamics and knowledge of building contract procurement and contract management.
About our company:
Great Places Housing Group is not your average housing association. We are a forward-thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in our 19,000 homes across the North West and Yorkshire.
Our work doesn`t stop at our customers` front door. The surplus we make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs.
We are extremely proud of our dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live our values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for us you will be part of something special and in return, we offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits, and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential.
You may have experience of the following: Development Officer, Social Housing, Regeneration, Project Management, Property Development, HCA, Housing, Administration, Regeneration Officer etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK`s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications