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Lead Planned Investment Manager

Clarion Housing Group
England, Hertfordshire, Stevenage
£46902 - £59430 per annum
Closing date
16 Jun 2022

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Residential Development & Construction
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

If you're looking to enhance your experience or take the next step up in your career path, then this maybe the opportunity you're looking for. We need a person to help deliver part of Clarion's £111m annual planned investment programme nationally. The programme incorporates our Asset and Sustainability Strategies, which includes meeting the objectives of Clarion's 2040 Standard. Our planned programmes include component replacements (kitchens, bathrooms, roofs, heating etc), specialist projects, remodelling, retrofit schemes, mechanical & electrical projects and some complex engineering projects.

All of these works are carried out to multiple tenure types across a wide geographical area. We proactively work with internal and external stakeholders to enable delivery of our investment plans and demonstrate exceptional clienting methods.

About the role

We're looking for a Lead Planned Investment Manager to join, and be supported by, our experienced, established team. Managing your own team, you'll cover a wide geographical area delivering your planned programme of work through our tier 1 partnering contractor. You'll be responsible for formulating a planned programme from asset data whilst taking in to account business needs and strategies, stakeholder priorities, government targets and initiatives, external funding and social responsibilities.

You'll manage an annual budget of circa £8.5m comprising capital and revenue expenditure. You'll be empowered to produce a programme that's cost effective to deliver and demonstrates value for money. You'll manage monthly valuations ensuring alignment with forecast spend and report on progress.

The role does have an office base however; an agile and flexible approach with a willingness to travel is expected.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Lead, manage, guide and support a team ensuring that clear and agreed plans and objectives are in place to deliver exceptional customer service and quality through the delivery of investment projects and programmes

  • Develop, plan and prepare an 18 month detailed rolling planned investment programme of work that aligns to Clarion's asset strategies, including the delivery of any applicable stock condition surveys

  • Develop, in conjunction with Planned Investment Partnership Manager and stakeholders, a 5 year programme based on a borough by borough delivery approach

  • Manage delivery of projects and programmes using the Exceptional Client key stages and methodology

  • Review policies, processes and procedures ensuring that they are fit for purpose

  • Manage and monitor expenditure and budgets to ensure cost effectiveness is kept at all times

  • Resolve more complex queries/cases and provide conflict resolution to avoid escalation and to remedy promptly within Service Level Agreements.

About you

To be successful in this role you'll have experience in contract management within a planned investment delivery context. You'll have prior experience of managing high performing teams that are customer focused and work collaboratively with stakeholders in planning and delivering large projects. You'll be knowledgeable in the use of open book cost models for planned investment contract delivery and you'll be highly analytical with good problem solving skills. Ideally, you'll have demonstrable knowledge of the Section 20 consultation process for major works.

We'd also like to hear from you if you have a recognised qualification in a property related discipline and you're wanting to expand your knowledge and experience. So if this sounds like a good fit for your skills and experience we very much look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date: Tuesday 31st May 2022 at midnight

For further details on this vacancy, please click 'apply' or visit our website.

Applicants must be able to travel across regions as required.

This post is subject to Basic Criminal Record Check Clearance.

You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship. You are required to reside in the UK for the duration of your employment.

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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