Director of Special Projects

England, Surrey, Croydon
£90000 - £105000 per annum
19 Sep 2019
10 Oct 2019
Clarion Housing Group Ltd
Managing director
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Clarion Housing Group is a major housing developer with the financial strength, capacity, skills and expertise to deliver a wide range of housebuilding and regeneration schemes. Our target is to build 50,000 new homes over the next 10 years as one of the country's top 5 house builders.

In order to help achieve our goal, we're currently recruiting a Director of Special Projects to help lead and support this growth across Clarion's operating regions.

About the role

Clarion Housing Group has identified a programme over 50 small site opportunities in its existing estates portfolio where it could develop in excess of 1000 new affordable homes. These sites provide an opportunity to deliver innovative design and delivery solutions in addition to creating affordable homes and improving our existing communities.

Reporting into the Group Director of Development, the Director of Special Projects role is primarily to lead a small multi-disciplined team in delivering this programme of projects.

We'll look to you to manage the implementation of the individual projects as well as the overall programme of works. You'll also be responsible for the land and planning of the projects from inception as well as the delivery of safe and quality outcomes.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Delivery of the "Clarion Way" in residential product design and delivery
  • Overseeing safety 'from a client perspective', and a focusing on a strategic safety agenda especially through the design and delivery stage of the project.
  • Reviewing staff performance and the goals being achieved by the team

About you

We're looking for a passionate, reliable leader with a background in residential led projects and experience delivering a programme of projects including low density housing, apartment and mixed use projects.

With a qualification in property, design or engineering, you'll have a sound knowledge of contract management and construction delivery.

You'll have strong commercial acumen and proven leadership experience, having managed people as well as projects.

If this sounds like an opportunity you'd be interested in, we'd love to hear from you.

In return we offer you a competitive salary and generous benefits package in a supportive environment, with plenty of scope for your career advancement and salary progression.

Closing Date: Monday 7th October at midnight

For further details on this vacancy please click 'apply'.

Applicants must be able to travel across regions as required.