Development Project Manager
Salary: £45,000 to £52,000 (DOE) per annum plus excellent benefits
Hours: 35 hours per week – we are also ‘Happy to Talk Flexible Working’
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hybrid working – a mix of attendance at our office in Speke/home working.
Closing Date: Friday 1 December 2023
Recruitment Date: Friday 15 December 2023
Our vision is Great homes. Strong communities. Bright futures.
This vision supports our mission to provide quality homes and community-enhancing services to those in need. As a social landlord and a major stakeholder in the communities where we work, we work to tackle societal issues and help close the gap on the multiple inequalities that our communities face. Fundamental to this is the provision of good quality energy efficient housing that people are proud to call their home.
What will your role be?
You will support our Head of Development & Growth in the delivery of our new build developments which incorporate a mix of Social and Affordable Rent, Rent to Buy and Shared Ownership properties. Taking the lead in the identification of suitable sites and managing all aspects of the project from initial design and financial appraisal through to practical completion and site handover.
You will ensure all projects are completed on time, to standard and in line with approved budgets. Also ensuring compliance with requirements set out by Homes England funding and Capital Funding Audit Requirements
Please view the Job Description attached for further details.
Who are we looking for?
We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated team player who possesses the technical knowledge and confidence to work independently, advancing viable development schemes that support our ambitions of providing good quality, sustainable homes.
You'll be a vital part of our small and dedicated team and have substantial residential housing development experience with the ability to make decisions and work effectively with key stakeholders to ensure homes are built to time, budget, and quality requirements.
For further details, please review the Job Description & Person Specification.
We are delighted you are considering applying for a role at SLH, as we understand that choosing the right place to work is a huge decision
We are always working to increase diversity and seek people who can bring diverse thinking, who care about our purpose, and fully support our values and commitment to our customers. We therefore welcome applications from all diverse backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences to support innovation, creativity, and to help us build balanced teams from all walks of life.
We understand applicants from ethnic minority backgrounds and/or with a disability may have experienced additional barriers when applying for a new role and so we offer applicants from ethnic minority groups or disabled applicants a guaranteed interview if they wish to apply under the relevant scheme and meet all the essential criteria outlined in the person specification.
If you wish to apply under this scheme please ensure you select "YES" to the relevant question on our online application form
The right fit?
Our colleagues represent our values and so it is important that you are able to demonstrate our behaviours in everything you do.
We are professional
We will treat people and their homes with fairness and respect
We will develop and maintain the relevant knowledge and skills to do the job
We will communicate in a clear and timely manner
We will speak up to keep people safe and well.
We will ensure the voice of our community is safe and heard
We will support each other.
We are inclusive
We will create a safe environment for people to be themselves
We will respect and value each other and listen with an open mind
We actively seek diverse perspectives
We take ownership
We take personal responsibility for our words and actions
We do what we say we will
We use feedback to learn and improve
We make it happen
We will work together to improve our services
We will encourage and support new ideas and initiatives
We will complete what we have started
Why join us?
The benefits you will receive
We’ll look after you with a fantastic holiday entitlement, medical cashplan cover, a competitive salary, flexible working and even an extra day off to celebrate your birthday! See the ‘work for us’ section of our website to find out more about the benefits we offer.
How do you apply?
Please visit our website where we will ask you to review the recruitment pack and complete our online application process:
We will shortlist from the information provided so it is essential that you outline your suitability for the post as detailed in the job description and person specification within your Supporting Statement. Don’t forget that the closing date is Friday 1 December 2023.
- an up-to-date CV which shows your full career history (explaining any gaps) we recommend that this is no longer than three pages.
- a supporting statement detailing the reasons you want to join us and the contribution you would bring. It is important that your supporting statement highlights evidence of how your previous experience and skills relate to the criteria outlined in the Person Specification. We recommend that this should be a maximum of two pages.
All applicants must apply with a CV and Supporting Statement in order to be considered for this vacancy, if either document is not included then your application will not be progressed.
We are a Disability Confident employer, if you wish to apply under this scheme please ensure you select "YES" to the relevant question on our online application form.
For further information about this exciting opportunity please download the recruitment pack from our website. If, having read the recruitment pack, you would like an informal and confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact email@example.com to arrange this.