Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year. We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.
We currently manage over 6,000 homes and employ over 1000 full and part time staff from our head office in Hemel Hempstead. We have an annual turnover of £85million and a development programme that will deliver more than 1500 new affordable homes in the next three years.
About the Role
We currently have an opportunity for a Projects Manager who plays a key role in the Development Department and will assist the Head of Projects to deliver the Association`s development programme, evaluating and securing new development opportunities that meet local housing need and the Association`s objectives; to assess the financial viability of prospective schemes; and to project manage schemes through the development process successfully into management.
The role also involves liaising with funders and partners to secure grant funding, along with managing and developing a team of development staff.
We are looking for individuals who have a thorough understanding of technical aspects of development and building as well as a comprehensive knowledge of a Housing Association`s current operating environment. You will have excellent communication skills and experiencein the development of homes. We are therefore looking for individuals who demonstrate a compassionate, enthusiastic, respective and `can-do` approach.
You must be able to work as part of a team to deliver an excellent service to the people we support and be flexible in your approach to work. You will have a commitment to equality and diversity and take a positive approach to supporting others.
All applicants must hold a valid UK driving licence.
We offer a range of benefits which include:
- Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, rising with service, plus statutory bank holidays
- Workplace pension scheme
- 45 pence per mile mileage for the first 5,000 miles
- Life assurance of three times your annual salary
- Comprehensive training and development support
- Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance
- Free on-site parking and gym
How to Apply
To apply for this position please click the link below and complete an online application form.
Please click below for a copy of the Projects Manager job description.
Closing date: Saturday 6th July 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 17th July 2019