Head of Delivery

England, London
20 Nov 2020
04 Dec 2020
Clarion Housing Group Ltd
Head of services
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Salary: Negotiable

Job Location: Home Based, London

Hours: 36 per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Clarion Housing Group is the country's largest housing association with 125,000 homes nationwide. We're a social landlord, providing affordable homes predominantly for people who can't meet their housing needs on the open market; a property development company with targets to build 4,000 new homes a year; a charitable foundation and a repairs and maintenance service. By 2040 Clarion will be the undisputed leading housing group for good quality, fit for purpose, well managed and sustainable private rent homes

We're looking for a professional Head of Delivery to provide leadership to the team to ensure it plays its role in in achieving these challenging, aspirational targets. As a senior leader in the Development Directorate, you'll manage a Regional Delivery team to deliver multiple projects within the current development programme.

You'll work closely with all Development streams on detailed proposals for new homes, ensuring they meet the objectives of the Growth Strategy, and you'll inform procurement strategies to achieve timely delivery and high quality homes.

We'll look to you liaise with the Regeneration Team to ensure that consultation and decanting programmes are effectively managed, and with the Programme and Compliance Team, HCA and other funding agencies to manage the development programme across a range of tenures. You'll be responsible for ensuring programme reporting information is produced and that the building construction quality is monitored on site so that the new properties are efficiently handed over at the required standard.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Manage the delivery of the sales tenure programme to ensure it is delivered to agreed timescales, budget and the required quality standard; and liaise with the Sales Team to assist in ensuring their sales targets are achieved.
  • Ensure that all internal and external regulatory and compliance requirements are met.
  • Build and develop relationships with Developers, JV partners, Contractors, and Consultants, including Employers Agents, Architects, Site Inspectors, Engineers and any other specialists that may be required.
  • Working alongside commercial and finance colleagues, undertake financial risk assessments and produce reports for project and board approval.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you'll have demonstrable knowledge of the development and delivery processes and a track record in budget management and interpreting complex financial information.

We're seeking professionals who thrive on leading a team of high performing, highly motivated individuals, with excellent interpersonal and presentation skills and a proven ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences at all levels of an organisation.

If you're a development professional with a clear understanding of local, regional, and national development and growth priorities and a successful track record in the delivery of new developments, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

In return, we offer a highly competitive salary and car allowance, a Group Bonus Scheme and other benefits, including a defined contribution pension matched up to 7.5% and generous life assurance.

Closing Date: 4th December 2020 at midnight.

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You can download the role profile here - Head of Delivery

Applicants must be able to travel across regions as required.

In the event that we receive a high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close this advert early.

You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want Clarion to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.

We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Clarion an inclusive place to work.