Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that “everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well”; that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live. With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality. Our people care, dare and collaborate to ensure we achieve this People Powered Living.
The Senior Development Manager (SDM) role is required to lead a number of our development projects ensuring they are completed on time, within budget and to the highest standards of quality expected for our new homes at MTVH. Reporting to and assisting the Regional Head of Delivery to help not just complete their own projects but assisting the team to ensure our collective goals are achieved. The SDM is expected to be an example to the wider team and directorate in their actions and professionalism.
MTVH are an active housing association with ambitious targets so this role will directly impact the new homes we build and ensure they are a success for our business and all our internal and external stakeholders. This role is based in Southgate working on projects within the Great London Area. You may occasionally be asked to work on projects outside of your core region.
What you'll need to succeed
- Degree qualified, ideally in a related field
- APM (PMQ) qualification or equivalent desirable
- Demonstrable experience delivering complex multi tenure schemes, on time and budget
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong intellect with the ability to analyse and act upon complex financial and non-financial information and reach speedy well-formed conclusions.
- Excellent negotiation and influencing skills.
- Excellent report writing and presentation skills
Our organisation was built on a simple mission – to give people a safe, secure, and affordable home. That is as true today as it was in the 1950’s, when our founder Molly Huggins established on organisation to provide homes for Windrush migrants in London. Our core purpose I that “everyone should have a home and the chance to live well” To fulfil this vision, we work with partners to make our neighbourhoods – new and old - sustainable and vibrant places, where our customers want to live. We put people at the heart of everything we do and to guide is in every decision we make. Through managing more than 57,000 households we work at a scale that means our actions to achieve this have real impact.
We firmly believe that by serving people better every day, we will support a healthier, better cared for, and more prosperous society in the future. Like our founders before us, we will leave a lasting legacy for future generations. Our colleagues are crucial to our success in achieving this. Therefore, we are committed to investing in colleagues and creating the opportunity for them to develop. Our working environment has been designed to be one that brings out the very best in people.
What you'll get in return
We also offer a wide range of benefits. Please take a look at our benefits document attached.
All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found so we do encourage you to complete the application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.