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Affordable Housing Programme Officer

Clarion Housing Group
England, London
£44104 - £51882 per annum
Closing date
11 Aug 2021

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Residential Development & Construction
Full Time
Organisation Type
Developer / builder
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Job Details

SALARY: £44,104 to £51,882 pa

JOB LOCATION: Home based with link office in Croydon

HOURS: 36 hours per week


Building Homes. Developing Futures.

Are you a motivated and commercially focused Affordable Housing development specialist looking for a new and exciting challenge?

We are looking for an experienced Affordable Housing Programme Officer to join our Development team based in London on a full time, permanent basis.

About the role

This is a key role where you will assist with the delivery of Clarion's Affordable Homes Programme with the Greater London Authority (GLA) and Homes England (HE), acting as a central point of contact for the Group's development activities. You'll assist with the monitoring and administration of the development programme on IMS and OPS, ensuring all HE and GLA targets are delivered on time and in line with statutory and internal compliance requirements.

Some of the key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Assisting with the submission of bids for external funding to the GLA, HE and other funders

  • Assisting with reporting, monitoring and administration of development programmes on the GLA's Open Project System (OPS) and HE's Investment Management System (IMS), ensuring information and submissions are compliant, timely and accurate.

  • Administering the Help to Buy programme and purchase incentive schemes on IMS

  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with our leads at the GLA and HE, and with the wider development team at Clarion.

  • Meeting the requirements of public and private funding and regulators and work within the Group financial regulations.

  • Maintaining a comprehensive and up to date knowledge of all relevant legislation, regulation, procedures, current and emerging best practice for the area of responsibility.

About you

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with experience of working within a high performing Development team. You will have experience of administering development programmes and excellent communication skills. Knowledge of OPS, IMS, the Capital Funding Guide and Regulatory Requirements is a key requirement.

What you can expect from us

Here at Clarion we're dedicated to rewarding hard work and commitment and providing benefits that support you and your lifestyle. As standard we offer;-

  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates

  • Initial 25 Days annual leave (plus bank holiday), increasing to 30 days after 3 years' service.

  • A flexible benefit scheme tailored to you, inclusive of healthcare options, dental insurance, restaurant card and cycle to work along with 1% of your salary to spend on whichever approved benefit you like!

  • Matched pension contributions of up to 7.5% of your salary with generous life assurance

  • Flexible and agile working for the majority of our employees.

Other perks

  • Company Bonus Scheme

  • Eye care vouchers

  • Holiday trading scheme allowing you to buy and sell leave

  • Free counselling and legal advice scheme for you and your family

  • Interest free loans for season ticket and study leave

Our commitment to equality and diversity means that we are keen to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, including but not limited to part-time working and job share, enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave, and compassionate leave.

Closing Date: Wednesday 11th August at Midnight

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

For further details on this vacancy and to download the role profile please visit our website or click 'apply'.

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.


Clarion Housing Group

Clarion Housing Group comprises the country’s largest housing association; a property development company, a charitable foundation and a repairs and maintenance service.

The Group’s housing association, Clarion Housing, is committed to providing good customer service to all its residents and to maintaining its homes to a good standard - investing significantly in improving them each year.

Its development target is to build 50,000 new homes over 10 years and the Group will invest £13 billion on meeting and delivering on this target.  Two thirds of the programme will be affordable and developed by Clarion Housing, while homes for private sale are delivered and marketed through development company Latimer by Clarion Housing Group.  The proceeds from sales are invested in our social purpose.   

The charitable foundation, Clarion Futures, will invest £150 million over ten years to deliver one of the largest social investment programmes in the country. Priorities are work and training; money management and young people.

Building homes. Developing futures.

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