New Business and Programme Lead

Walsall, West Midlands
Up to £80,000
14 Aug 2020
20 Sep 2020
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

The New Business and Programme Lead is a critical role in the delivery of our affordable housing programme, which will deliver at least 500 starts per year. You will manage a team of highly skilled Development Managers who will seek out new opportunities, appraise them against the development strategy and move quickly to secure them whilst managing the approval process.

A risk manager, you will be able to appreciate commercial, legal and technical aspects of complex development schemes, whilst moving at pace with an unerring level of accuracy. You will be an experienced people manager and will set, manage and monitor performance of your team, to achieve challenging corporate objectives.

Being the lead relationship manager with Homes England, you will also manage whg’s programme and any delivery partner relationships. As part of this, you will also lead on internal compliance audits and coordinate the Group’s programme management systems.  

You can find detailed role requirements in the job description.

What’s in it for you?

We are output focused and flexible and believe in giving colleagues the right balance of autonomy and support to enable them to work to their full potential. Despite the high expectation for performance and delivery, we are committed to ensuring colleagues have a healthy work-life balance and able to work in agile ways which support them.

You will receive a competitive salary, 27 days annual leave (plus Christmas shut down), a great pension scheme, health cash plan, a range of shopping and leisure discounts. 

Early applications are encouraged as often we experience a high volume of interest for posts.

For further information, please refer to the attached Job Description.

We are committed to keeping colleagues and candidates safe during COVID-19 and will deploy a range of selection methods that comply with government guidelines.

whg is committed to safer recruitment and to the protection and safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults and will conduct appropriate background checks where necessary

whg is inclusive and passionate about diversity, so we welcome applicants from BAME and LGBTQ+ applicants.