Development Project Manager

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£42,776 per annum (plus £2000 car allowance)
12 Jun 2019
30 Jun 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

We are a charitable housing association that owns and manages more than 18,000 homes – and developing thousands more – across Yorkshire. We also provide a range of services so that people can live independently. All our profits are reinvested so that we can do even more for our customers. Our ambition is that everyone has the opportunity to live in a quality home they can afford.

We are currently seeking a Development Project manager to be based at Dysons Chambers, Leeds on a Permanent contract for 35 hours per week.

The main purpose of this role is to assist in producing and delivering the Development Programme in accordance with the Development Strategy, Policies and Procedures, ensuring that targets are met and that programmes are delivered within budget, to specification and to timescale.

As a Development Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering Yorkshire Housing's new homes strategy of 3,120 units to be completed by 2021. The candidate must have experience of project management in the construction sector to deliver mixed tenure developments within budget and to timescale. You will also lead a consultant project team and engage in collaborative working with our commercial arm Space Homes to deliver market sale homes. The right person will be able to demonstrate excellent communication, written and numeracy skills to engage in cashflow forecasting and assess viability. Ideally the candidate will have knowledge of procurement and compliance with Homes England funding conditions and attention to detail to implement our policies and procedures. An ability to work under pressure in a challenging environment and show initiative is key.

We are looking for people who are committed to our company values and can demonstrate this by:

Respect: showing an appreciation of and commitment to, equality and diversity in all aspects of YH's activities

Reliability: having experience of dealing with anti-social behaviour cases effectively

Enthusiasm: having the ability to work outside normal office hours on an occasional basis including evenings and weekends. Respond to occasional out of hours emergency calls

The closing date for applications will be Sunday 30 June 2019

Interviews will take place week commencing 8th July 2019

Please note CV's will not be accepted. 

Please note if you are applying for this role internally you must inform your current line manager.

Yorkshire Housing is proactively working to implement its equality, diversity and inclusion policy.  We positively welcome and support diversity in our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Yorkshire Housing is going through a major transformation programme, called Today's Yorkshire. The programme will radically improve the way we interact with our customers, eliminate inefficiencies, and empower our staff to focus on the things that matter most to our customers.

We want to make sure that our business is sustainable and that we're able to keep building homes for new customers, making repairs in the properties we own, and support customers to live in their home independently for longer.

Transformation is across the entire organisation.  It includes changing our processes, jobs, as well as introducing new IT capability.

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