Head of Development

Oxford, Oxfordshire
Up to £75,667 per annum plus excellent benefits
26 Apr 2021
24 May 2021
Head of services
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

Head of Development
Oxford City Housing Limited
Location: Oxford
Salary: up to £75,667 per annum plus excellent benefits

About the company

Oxford City Housing Limited is a wholly owned development company of Oxford City Council and plays a pivotal role for the city and its residents by increasing the supply and quality of affordable housing, providing a dividend to Oxford City Council, and accelerating both the development company and Council’s net-zero carbon agenda.

Oxford City Housing Limited is in the early stages of our Strategic 10 Year Business Plan, and the performance thus far is on track in terms of spend and schemes on site and we are excited to attract the best talent to spearhead a core-function in our development company to continue and progress our agenda.

About the role

Reporting to our Managing Director, you will be responsible for leading a cradle to grave development function, which has a 1900 home target as per our Strategic 10 Year Business Plan. The programme encompasses small city centre schemes to large 200 - 300 home schemes on both greenfield, brownfield, and regeneration sites.We are building homes for affordable and social rent, shared ownership and market rent and sale in Oxford and across the county of Oxfordshire.

You will be provided with a unique opportunity to excel in a young, well performing, and established wholly owned development company with plenty of ambition and room for growth in the heart of Oxford, a City with a global reputation.

About you

Oxford City Housing Limited are calling for an all-round people person who is confident, assertive, bold, questioning, diplomatic, and tactful enough to not simply manage, but to lead and motivate. Whether your experience and background stems from a similar local authority development company, housing association, local authority, or the private sector, you must be considerate towards the political environment that comes with the territory of operating within a public sector wholly owned development company.

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