Housing Development Programme Manager

Luton, Bedfordshire
£38,052 - £40,858 a year plus £3,203 car benefit
15 Nov 2018
13 Dec 2018
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

About the job

Do you have experience of housing development and seeing sites through from inception to completion? If yes, we want to hear from you

We have an exciting role within the Housing department where you’ll use your development experience in the affordable housing sector to lead a growing housebuilding programme on identified sites. As the Housing Development Programme Manager you'll have operational responsibility for all stages of the development process from site acquisition to completion 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. 

About you

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 land purchase, negotiation and liaison with partners relating to project delivery and housing provision. You will have experience of project and programme management including capital project budget management and ideally, familiarity with development appraisal software.

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.

This is a public facing role so you’ll need to show off your fluency in speaking and writing English. It is essential that you have good numeracy skills, good report writing skills and are competent at using Office software.

For further information and to apply, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the page. 

Closing date: 13th December 2018     

Interview date: 8th and 11th January 2019

Vacancy ID: LBC00922

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