Senior New Business Manager (Land)
Vale of Aylesbury Housing is a ‘not-for-profit’ Registered Provider of affordable housing for over 17,000 people living and working in Aylesbury and across Buckinghamshire and beyond. We are one of the area’s leading affordable housing providers, we own and are responsible for over 7,600 homes. With an annual turnover of over £45 million, and more than 270 employees, we aim to make a significant social and economic contribution within the communities where we work.
We are bold in our aspirations and development plans. We aim to build more homes each year than ever before, whilst offering real value for money and improving even further the services we provide. We are a dynamic organisation seeking to provide over 1000 new homes by 2025 while also increasing flexibility with the way we work and improving our environmental impact.
Reporting to the Head of New Business you will be responsible for identifying and bringing to fruition new business opportunities as part of the Trust’s development programme, with a focus on land led and partnership schemes. You will develop new and existing external relationships to ensure the Trust is a key player in the land and property market within its area of operation. You will manage and successfully deliver new business projects and lead external consultant teams involved in their implementation.
If this sounds like an exciting challenge and you are interested in working within a driven and successful organisation, then we would like to hear from you.
Required Skills and Experience:
- Experience of new business, land and property acquisition, planning processes.
- Understanding of the issues facing social housing.
- Able to communicate to various audiences both, orally and through written documents, reports and briefs.
- Record of winning business and exceeding targets.
Our Vision and Values express our commitment to becoming a leader in our field, providing quality affordable homes and investing in diverse communities. As part of our continued commitment to our workforce accurately reflecting the community we represent, we especially welcome applicants from BAME backgrounds, and applicants who have status as an individual with a physical or mental disability, as part of our ongoing commitment to Equality and Diversity.
Closing date: 19th March 2021 at 6pm
Interview date: Between 29 March 2021 and 9 April 2021