Head of Development

London , E1 2PS
£67,000 pa
17 Jan 2018
23 Feb 2018
Head of services
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Are you an experienced and talented professional looking for your next role?

Do you have both the experience and drive and ambition to head a small team whilst leading on an ambitious housing development programme.

Would you like to demonstrate your talents in helping us achieve our development goals?

Tower Hamlets Community Housing (‘THCH’) is transforming under its ‘Fit for the Future’ programme and we have an opportunity for an experienced and talented Head of Development to lead on us achieving this programme. This role would suit someone with experience in building a successful development programme, seeking out new development opportunities and delivering developments in the past.

You will be responsible for our entire development programme.  Working closely with both the Development Committee and the Director of Resources, you will be responsible for identifying new social housing development opportunities, focussing initially on “hidden homes” and delivering on these developments.

You will be able to demonstrate experience in development appraisals; negotiation skills; working with architects, planners and local authorities; and delivering property developments. 

Along with an emphasis on learning and development, we offer a generous package including 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays and 3 concessionary days, a health and wellbeing scheme, season ticket loan and a lovely refurbished office. 

You can download the full job description from our website www.thch.org.uk or alternatively call us on 0207 780 2760.

If you are interested please email your CV and supporting statement outlining how you meet the essential criteria to jobs@thch.org.uk.  You can also look at our webpage giving you more information on working with us http://www.thch.org.uk/corporate/working-with-us/

Closing Date: 9am Friday 23rd February 2018

Interview Date: Thursday 8th March 2018


About THCH

Operating exclusively in Tower Hamlets, THCH is a medium sized housing association with an excellent track record of refurbishing estates and improving services. Currently managing over 3,000 homes of which 1100 are leasehold, the majority of homes were transferred from Tower Hamlets Council in 2000. THCH has since added a range of commercial and residential properties including properties for private sale, shared ownership and social rent.

THCH is currently implementing a programme called “Fit for the Future”. We aim to be an organisation that “does the right things…in the right way and demonstrates value for money in everything we do.”

Our services are now centralised in a newly refurbished, single main office, where we are focused on delivering new, modern ways of working with our residents and wider stakeholder base.

THCH is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds.

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