Head of Development and Delivery

Recruiter
Home Group
Location
London (Farringdon Road)
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
13 Apr 2021
Closes
20 Apr 2021
Ref
21485
Seniority
Head of services
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Head of Development and Delivery

Permanent

Full Time (37.5 hpw)

Farringdon/London (although we are currently working from home)

Salary c£90,000 per annum (depending on skills and experience) plus car allowance of £5055 per annum

Building the right homes in the right places for our customers.

We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join us as Head of Development and Delivery, where you’ll lead our regional development programme for the South of England.  You will support us in our strategic priority to build the right homes, in the right places for our customers.  This is a fantastic opportunity to really make your mark, delivering our new homes mixed tenure development programme from inception to completion. You’ll be ensuring that an excellent offer for our customers and communities always lies at the heart of delivery.

Working collaboratively with your team, you’ll lead our development programme from strategy, to site identification, sale/rent through to aftercare.  You’ll ensure a commercially viable development programme, carefully managing income and expenditure, identifying new opportunities and progressing schemes which include joint ventures with developers and contractors.  Brilliant opportunity for you to make your mark, ensuring our new homes programme is innovative, market leading, drives growth and surplus as well as providing value for our customers.

You’ll report to Will, our Director of Development who is passionate about delivering market leading homes of the highest quality for our customers.

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A bit about you

It goes without saying that you’ll have a relevant degree or equivalent and significant experience within the housing sector. A relevant professional qualification such as CIOH, RICS, CIOB would also be a benefit.  You’ll have brilliant knowledge and experience in managing the end-to-end development process from opportunity identification, option analysis, master planning, design, delivery, sales and aftercare.  You’ll really impress us with your credibility in the sector, proven skills to lead change, drive continuous improvements and innovation.  You’ll have strong skills in developing business plans, influencing strategy and managing P&L. You will need to be adept at unleashing the potential of your team, making it a great place to work for colleagues.

A bit about us

Home Group is one of the UK’s largest developers of new homes and providers of houses for both affordable and private tenures.  We also provide long term integrated housing, health and social care.  We’re a strategic partner of Homes England and the Greater London Authority, working together to disrupt the way we do things across UK housing to build the affordable homes our country needs.

We are proud that we we’re 10^th in the UK’s Best Super Large Places to work, 18^th in Stonewall’s Top 100 employers and are winners of the 2018 UK Housing Awards Development Programme of the Year, Silver Best House at the What House Awards 2018 (Bronze in 2017) and RESI Landlord of the Year 2016 and 2020.

Working flexibly

It’s the team’s unwritten rule that you attend the important appointments in life, be it your child’s school play, your partner’s graduation, or to get your new fridge delivered. You can elect to fit these around your working day taking advantage of our agile ways of working. Our focus is on getting the job done, not your working hours.

The job for you?

Just upload a covering letter and your CV.  If you would prefer to have a chat about the role first, then please contact Susan Graham, Resourcing Business Partner at susan.graham1@homegroup.org.uk.

Be yourself at Home Group

Home Group is committed to tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but for our colleagues too! We’re super proud of our Internal Diversity Networks (Multicultural, LGBTQIA+ and Disability) which support colleagues from different backgrounds to be their true selves.

We’re especially keen to encourage your application, if you are from a Minority Ethnic or Multicultural background (BAME), female, if you identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBTQ+) or if you are registered or consider yourself disabled. This is because these groups are currently underrepresented amongst our colleagues.

We recognise and celebrate our differences, together we make Home Group a great place to work!