Housing Development Officer
  • Employer: Waverley Borough Council
  • Reference: DO/22/209677
  • Published: Thu 01/09/2022, 15:59 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 26/09/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range £36,417 to £39,537
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Surrey - with hybrid working, Surrey

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Housing Development Officer

This is a hybrid role with a combination of home and office working in Godalming.  We are recruiting to two vacant posts.

Are you passionate about delivering quality new affordable homes for local people?

Are you looking for a role that will actively invest in your professional development?

Do you have the skills to work independently and take initiative to solve problems and deliver?

Are you a team player looking for a role with variety, where you can be relied on for your expertise, experience?

We are an ambitious and supportive team committed to the delivery of affordable new build and refurbishment homes for rent and shared ownership in Waverley

If you are looking for a new challenge, are enthusiastic about quality, innovation, sustainability, better ways of building, and enjoy working as a team  to deliver the best then we would love to hear from you.

As a housing development officer, you will understand social housing, have experience of the development of residential housing, and understand the socio-economic and political factors as they relate to housing in the UK.

This is a versatile role, where you will effectively manage a portfolio of new build residential projects from inception to completion and post completion evaluation to ensure that the development objectives are achieved. You will be able to work in a methodical, accurate and systematic manner to ensure all processes are complete effectively and efficiently and are able to work independently on specific tasks as well as within the team. Knowledge and understanding of risk and contract management as it relates to development and an understanding of regeneration is desirable. You will also have excellent customer care skills, an adaptable approach, and the ability to communicate well with all stakeholders.

Your background is likely to be in local authority or registered provider development, construction, or property however outstanding candidates who can demonstrate transferable skills and/or a willingness to learn but without specific development experience may be considered.

We are committed to providing a safe, flexible, and equal opportunity workplace where our employees grow and thrive.

Our other employee benefits include:

  • Personal Development through access to training and subject experts
  • Work life balance - Flexible working / Agile working
  • Generous leave allowance – annual / flexi
  • Additional 3 days off at Christmas
  • Health and Wellbeing support
  • Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Corporate Discounts and Vouchers in hundreds of retailers and local stores for Shopping, Dining, Holidays, Utilities, Insurance, Cinema and more.

These two posts are full-time (37 hours per week).  However, all applications are welcomed.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Louisa Blundell, Housing Development Manager on 01483 523205.

We do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Strictly no agencies please.

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Monday 26 September 2022.

Interview date: Wednesday 5 October 2022

Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.

How to Apply

To apply for this vacancy, click the “Apply Online” link.

If you are not already on Waverley Borough Council's website for this vacancy, you will be redirected to our website's jobs page.  Either click "Apply Online" at the bottom of this page, or at the top left hand side under Waverley Borough Council click either the "Log in" button (if you are already registered) or the "Register" button.

You will be redirected to the JobsGoPublic system, which manages our online recruitment process. Once you have registered with JobsGoPublic (which is free and easy to use) you can log in to your application at any time and keep track of where you are in the recruitment process.  We strongly encourage candidates to use this system when applying for any vacancy with us as it's our preferred recruitment application method.

If you are unable to use this service or would like assistance, please contact us via hr@waverley.gov.uk or call the Human Resources team on 01483 523388.

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