Senior Development Officer

Hackney, London (Greater)
£46,536 - £48,576
28 Oct 2020
04 Nov 2020
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

The Council is seeking to recruit a Senior Development Officer to work within our Regeneration Division, to help us make the best use of our existing land and buildings. As Senior Development Officer, you will support the Asset Review Programme in undertaking a number of options appraisals across a range of sites in the borough that could have potential to deliver high quality new housing, commercial or place shaping opportunities to help deliver the Council’s priorities and further Hackney’s reputation for leading the way in its approach to regeneration.

You will have experience in undertaking options appraisals, drafting business cases, and have experience in project management in the development or regeneration sectors. You will work closely with the Senior Development Manager to undertake a large number of options appraisals, this will involve establishing and maintaining excellent working relationships with a large range of internal and external stakeholders. You will lead the coordination of all technical, financial and strategic information in order to inform robust decision making.

You will have some experience of public sector procurement and contract management requirements. Knowledge of planning policy and technical skills to undertake GIS mapping is essential.

The Regeneration Division is delivering an ambitious programme to build thousands of genuinely affordable homes and shape the future of the borough’s town centres in partnership with local residents and businesses. The Divisional Programme Office is a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team that provides specialist support to these projects – such as programme management, design, and sales and marketing.

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience.

This application process replaces a supporting statement.

Closing date: Wednesday 4 November 2020

Interview date:  From 23rd November 2020

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.