Technical Manager

Recruiter
Homes England
Location
Bedford, Cambridge or London
Salary
£30,300 to £58,580 plus London allowance if applicable
Posted
16 Jul 2018
Closes
10 Aug 2018
Ref
5P0462
Seniority
Manager
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Government organisation

Come and join this once in a generation chance to make a difference in the provision of housing in England.

Homes England is the government’s new industry leading organisation charged with “fixing the broken housing market” and facilitating the “delivery of sufficient new homes, where they are most needed”.  As we grow and develop in to the organisation that can deliver this significant challenge, we are keen to recruit new talent to help us shape this exciting mission.

We welcome and encourage applications from all of the communities that we serve and have a number of active staff networks that reflect the diversity of our workforce, including a Gender Network, Disability and Carers Network, LGBT Network and BAME network.  Our working environment is dynamic, open, collaborative and increasingly digital.  We are particularly keen to offer people with industry expertise a chance to lead nationally significant projects in a family friendly environment.

The Opportunity

A key element to changing the way the housing sector operates is to directly intervene in the land market.  We aspire to become one of the leading developers in England and to achieve this we need to find talent that can strengthen and complement our existing land based skills. We are therefore seeking to appoint individuals with proven experience in all elements of the development cycle.

There are permanent roles available across the country at various grades within our Development Teams, Planning Teams, Technical Teams alongside those that will support specific initiatives like Garden Settlements in the South East or the Combined Authority in the West Midlands.  

This specific role will be based within the Technical team.
Our teams will have specific technical qualifications and experience from civil engineering or residential surveying in order to be able to undertake technical assessments of sites.  They will be able to act as an intelligent client when commissioning contracts for activities like demolition, infrastructure works or environmental surveys and will support colleagues to prepare briefs and review tender documents.

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. To find out more about what we do please visit: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/homes-england 

 

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