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Strategic Housing Project Manager
  • Employer: Strategic Place
  • Reference: STPL/23/232166
  • Published: Wed 08/03/2023, 16:12 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/04/2023, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade: PO4, £43,815 - £46,857 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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Strategic Housing Project Manager

Strategic Housing Project Manager PO4

2022 winners Municipal Journal winners - leadership in responding to the climate emergency’ category; 2022 Inside Housing Climate change project of the year

Bursting with culture, innovation, energy and opportunity, Waltham Forest is a place people want to live, raise a family, start a business and work. Recovery from the pandemic and the current cost of living crisis means that delivering fantastic local services are more important now than ever. We have risen to new challenges through the adoption of new ways of working and innovation in service delivery, enabling us to continue to make a difference for our residents. The borough is a recent winner of the MJ council of the year award and the housing department continues in this tradition with more recent MJ wins and nominations for the UK Housing Awards, projects lead by this post. We have continued this innovation developing projects with the Marmot Institute and Policy in Practice


We've launched our ambitious new neighbourhood approach, setting out a new vision that proudly celebrates our local neighbourhoods. We’re bringing support services closer to resident’s homes, making Waltham Forest a more inclusive and accessible place for everyone. This new approach focuses on our 15-Minute Neighbourhoods model and is our response to the challenging times we are all facing. Our new neighbourhoods approach | London Borough of Waltham Forest


Housing is central to the councils’ future plans and our priority is to continue to ensure everyone has a decent roof over their head. Now is an exciting time to join our Housing Services department as we seek to face the many challenges facing the sector and our residents. We are looking for the right people with the initiative and commitment to make our ambitious plans a reality!


Waltham Forest Housing Strategy 2019-24

The post holder will work with the head of Housing Strategy in supporting the departments service improvement through planning, managing, and delivering complex transformation and business change including strategic thinking, service improvement and cultural change

To succeed in this role, you will need excellent analytical and writing skills, be able to build relationships with colleagues, councillors, residents, and other key stakeholders, communicate well and multi-task to tight deadlines. You will thrive on working with a diverse community and partners to make a positive impact on the future of our tenants and leaseholders. If you are a team player and problem-solver, we’d like to hear from you.