The Housing Service at Runnymede Council is currently undergoing significant change. As part of this agenda a new position of Development Manager has been created. This new role will be responsible for taking forward the direct provision of new Council homes, but also expanding the overall Affordable Homes Programme through a range of partnership initiatives and development partners.
The ideal candidate for the role will bring commitment, enthusiasm, knowledge and practical experience across the affordable housing, and development Agenda.
To be successful in this role you will have full membership of a relevant professional body (e.g. CIOH or RICS), be an experienced project manager with an extensive and successful record of delivering affordable homes programmes and previous experience of partnership working. You will also have high-level project management and excellent negotiation skills, as well as the ability to critique and modify financial appraisals, manage costs, quality, timescales and risk.
Clear understanding of section 106 challenges and appraisal process, knowledge of HRA and external funding options, excellent verbal and report writing skills are also key to this role.
In return we can offer:-
- Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
- Flexible working
- Mileage allowance
- Payment of professional fees
For an informal chat about this position please contact Chris Stratford, Interim Corporate Director of Housing and Community Development on 01932 425824.
If you are interested in this position, to apply please e-mail your CV with a covering letter addressing the Person Specification, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Full information, including the Job Description, Person Specification and other details about Runnymede Borough Council, is available in the Extra Information attachment on the website.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that you will be contacted by email if you are selected to attend for an interview.
Should you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date of the vacancy you have not been shortlisted for this post.
Closing date: 24 April 2019 at midnight
Interviews will be held: 1 May 2019