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Senior Housing Development & Supply Officer x 3

  • Employer: London Borough of Hounslow
  • Reference: LBH/22/199248
  • Published: Wed 08/06/2022, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 28/06/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours
  • Salary: £46,638 - £49,674
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hounslow House, 7 Bath Road, Hounslow TW3 3EB, Hounslow

Would you like to be a part of The London Borough of Hounslow, whose diverse workforce are committed to making a positive difference for our residents and visitors by ensuring the quality of our services are maintained to a high standard?

 

Hounslow Council is an outstanding council serving an outstanding borough. With brilliant, visionary leadership, a dynamic Cabinet and a can-do culture, we’ve built strong partnerships across the borough which have transformed how we serve one of London’s most diverse boroughs.  Hounslow is the world in one place, full of potential, but a borough hit hard -socially and economically -by Covid-19. We have stepped up for our residents and businesses like never before.

 

About The Role

The Housing Development and Supply team has a proven track record and long-standing commitment to the delivery of affordable housing and is at the forefront of the new era of building new Council Housing. With an ambitious commitment to build 1,000 new Council homes by 2026 and a goal to bulk purchase an additional 1000 homes for Council housing. To support these targets, we now seeking candidates for the following new positions set out below.

Senior Housing Development and Supply officer (pre-planning) x 1

The post holder will work closely with the Programme Delivery Manager to support Registered Providers gain planning permission, through to completion of units. You will be required to have excellent project management and the organisation skills to ensure sites are delivered within deadlines. Communication skills are essential to present progress to senior managers and Councillors. It would be desirable for the candidate to have experience delivering complex small sites. 

The post holder will be responsible for securing affordable housing through negotiation on developer led sites. Candidates should have extensive knowledge of the planning process and affordable housing policy, from a national to a local level. Candidates should have experience in reviewing s106 agreements working closely with solicitors.

Key Responsibilities:

Building and maintain close working relationships with register provider partners.

Progress the Council’s small site programmes.

Negotiate affordable housing provision on private developer led sites within a Hounslow planning policy context.

Review and negotiate s106 agreements/nomination agreements, ensuring that we are securing affordable housing contributions effectively.

 

Your Skills:

Experience of project managing delivery of new housing, preferably within a social housing context

Strong communication and negotiating skills

Self-motivated with a ‘can-do’ attitude

Comprehensive understanding and experience of good housing design, development and planning issues such as Affordable Housing policies.

 

Senior Housing Development and Supply officer (post-planning) x 2

We are looking for candidates with the skills and experience to contribute to the delivery of the Council’s ambitious 1000 new Council homes. Located within our Housing Delivery Team you will have the opportunity to project manage a range of new initiatives from inception onto to completion and final account. If you have strong organisational skills in project management and have excellent time and communication skills, then we would love to hear from you:

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain close working relationships with developers, contractors, Housing Associations, and other organisations building new homes within the borough.

Project manage post contract Council development sites

Manage project budgets effectively

Working in collaboration with other Council departments, and senior management to ensure that services are joined up and are delivered to meet the housing needs of the Borough.

Your Skills:

Experience of project managing delivery of new housing, preferably within a social housing context

Strong communication and negotiating skills

Self-motivated with a ‘can-do’ attitude

Comprehensive understanding and experience of good housing design, development and planning issues such as Affordable Housing policies.

 

Professional Qualifications:

RICS desirable but not essential

We value diversity in its broadest sense. We're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves, give of their best and reach their full potential.  We believe that a diverse workforce helps us to better understand our communities and deliver the best services for our residents. We want to receive applications from all regardless of age, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status or social economic background. We want to harness the mix and ensure that everybody can apply and be part of our recruitment processes. We will therefore make reasonable adjustments to accommodate our candidates.

 

This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements.

If you would like an informal conversation regarding the above roles, please contact Sukhi Randhawa (Sukhi.Randhawa@hounslow.gov.uk) - Principal Development Manager

In your application please specify if you are interested in the pre-planning or post planning-role 

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Closing Date: 28 June 2022

Interviews will be held during week commencing 4 July 2022.

 

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  • Employer: London Borough of Hounslow
  • Reference: LBH/22/199248
  • Published: Wed 08/06/2022, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 28/06/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours
  • Salary: £46,638 - £49,674
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hounslow House, 7 Bath Road, Hounslow TW3 3EB, Hounslow

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