Programme Support Officer

Recruiter
Homes England
Location
SW1H 0TL, London (Greater)
Salary
£18,180 - £35,350 plus £3,883 London Allowance
Posted
17 May 2018
Closes
31 May 2018
Ref
5I0006
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Government organisation

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 is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government.

Homes England was launched by the Secretary of State on 11 January 2018. Homes England is the trading name of Homes and Communities Agency.

The Investments directorate is looking for a programme support officer who can provide an effective, professional administrative support to its fund development, performance and operations team. Key tasks will involve processing documentation, maintaining system data and monitoring information, and liaising with key internal and external stakeholders. The successful candidate will be a team player who can demonstrate highly effective organisation and communication skills whilst working to deadlines.

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