Partnership & Business Development Graduate

Recruiter
Homes England
Location
Bristol, Coventry, Gateshead, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Northstowe
Salary
£18,453 - £35,881
Posted
07 Oct 2019
Closes
25 Oct 2019
Ref
C0121
Seniority
Graduate / student
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Government organisation

We are looking for:

To drive Homes England’s mission and objectives across the country and be the front door for partners to access Homes England skills and products through the development and ownership of a single pipeline of activity. The post holder will provide close support to senior management across the directorate, providing high quality analysis and briefings, supporting multi-functional teams to deliver key project to unlock land and enable access to financial tools and mechanisms that encourage the delivery of  housing across local markets.

Our successful candidate will:

Support specialist staff to identify potential new business opportunities through which development  and investment  teams will deliver a pipeline of future investment opportunities to support government targets and ambitions.

Participate in a problem solving approach, working collaboratively internally and externally to overcome barriers to growth, leveraging convening power to bring together local authorities, markets and partners.

Establish effective working relationships with local partners in priority housing markets.

Work as part of multi-disciplinary teams, drawing relevant skills and expertise from across the agency to drive progress in complex, long term projects and enable development in priority places.

To provide high quality analysis and briefing material to senior leaders across Homes England

The skills we would like are:

A passion for housing policy or development, property development, town planning, or economic development sectors is essential.

Experience through paid or unpaid work or academic study is highly desirable.

Ability to work at pace, managing competing deadlines and delivering high quality outputs, often in ambiguous environments - providing direction for projects you lead.          

Good communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly to internal and external stakeholders.   

Ambitious - Communicating a vision that generates excitement, enthusiasm and commitment; considering in advance the differing needs of others and adapting our style appropriately.

Commercial  - Using communication, influencing skills and tenacity to effectively progress complex situations and achieve results; Seeing the bigger picture; balancing short term needs with the long term impact.

Homes England 

We’re the Government’s housing accelerator, a new type of Government agency driving positive market change. To build better homes faster, we’re releasing more land to developers who want to make a difference, creating investment opportunities and investing in infrastructure. Together we're making possible the homes the country needs.

Ability to work at pace, managing competing deadlines and delivering high quality outputs, often in ambiguous environments - providing direction for projects you lead. Ability to work at pace, managing competing deadlines and delivering high quality outputs, often in ambiguous environments - providing direction for projects you lead.            

Markets, Partners, Places

Markets, Partners, Places is a brand new directorate, created to drive Homes England’s mission and objectives across the country to help fix the broken housing market. It utilises its deep understanding of markets to set a strategic vision for the agency and to build a long-term pipeline of investable opportunities that anticipates future market needs. It will move beyond opportunistic and programme based interventions towards a strategically led approach, using the whole portfolio of Homes England’s products, skills and powers to unlock housing and to deliver Homes England’s mission

How to apply:

For more information on the role and how to apply, please visit Civil Service Jobs.