Housing Development Project Manager

£41,735 to £51,343 per annum
22 Feb 2019
24 Mar 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

Are you a Housing Development Project Manager looking for a new challenge?

Can you see yourself being a lead on mixed tenure housing in a growing Borough?

At Thurrock we set ourselves apart by not only having a large portfolio of housing but also a wholly owned housing development company. Acting as the lead project manager for a range of new build housing development projects across both the HRA and for Thurrock Regeneration Limited, you will be an integral part of our ambitious vision. As a Housing Development Project Manager you’ll help us to make Thurrock a place of of attractive, high quality, mixed tenure housing on time and in budget for existing and future residents.

At Thurrock, our strategic housing vision is to provide high quality housing opportunities in safe, clean and green environments. We will continue to care for our existing homes and ensure that new developments are well designed and support our ambition for our communities to flourish alongside business growth. Thurrock has an ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future. We aim to ensure our Housing portfolio meets demand; including the needs of our most vulnerable residents and to ultimately build sustainable communities, whilst encouraging innovative design and making sensitive and responsible use of our environment.

If you are a skilled housing development project manager with a successful track record in housing development and experienced in working with external partners and agencies we look forward to receiving your application.

In return we offer a competitive benefits package, please follow the link below for more details.


If you can see yourself helping us make this vision a reality please apply below.

Please be aware that Thurrock Council are undertaking a pay review which will affect the grading of this vacancy – full details will be provided at conditional offer stage to the preferred candidate

Our vision – an ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.

Here at Thurrock council we are striving to unlock sustainable growth, and lay the foundations for future growth and prosperity of the area.  Situated on the north side of the River Thames bordering Essex, Kent and East London, Thurrock is an area of great contrast, with a well-balanced mixture of beauty and business.  We are determined to improve Thurrock as a place, ensuring we are providing the best services for the people of Thurrock whilst offering the opportunity of prosperity.

Thurrock council is bucking the trend seen across most local authorities, we have a forecast balanced budget to 2021/22 which will provide the council with unique opportunities to change how we do things and improve the offer to our residents and businesses.  Our aim is to create a place where people and businesses want to stay and thrive, and developers and investors want to invest.

We have an exciting and ambitious agenda to deliver here at Thurrock council with £20billion of new investment planned for homes, jobs and infrastructure including £6billion being invested in private sector jobs; 24,500 new jobs planned over the next 20 years - working towards a future where every resident has a good job and £100million new investment in our schools – to ensure our education offer is first class, whilst building upon 97% of our primary schools being “good” or better.

Thurrock is a diverse place, known not only for its ports and logistics centres but home of the Royal Opera House and the expanding intu Lakeside Shopping Centre. Thurrock’s heritage, wildlife sites and breath-taking countryside offer the best of both being perfectly positioned just 35 minutes from central London.

Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited employer and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

If you want to be part of an ambitious, exciting yet challenging council, where you can really make a difference join #TeamThurrock now!

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

Please note, we do not accept CVs. If you have any difficulties in submitting an application form please email recruitment@thurrock.gov.uk.

Application closing date: Sunday 13 January 2019

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