Senior Development Officer - Hightown Housing

Based in Hemel Hempstead - Hertfordshire
£42,387 pa
05 May 2017
29 May 2017
Job Function
Job position
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Development Officer - Hightown Housing

About Us

Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year. We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.

About you

  • Could you evaluate new land opportunities?
  • Do you have experience of the financial appraisal of prospective new build residential projects along with the skills required to deal with complicated land purchases?
  • Can you manage the delivery of key housing projects?

About the role

Hightown built 343 new affordable homes in 2016 and, as a growing organisation is set to deliver around 1,500 in the next three years. Following an internal promotion, we currently have a vacancy for a Senior Development Officer.

Based in Hemel Hempstead, this is a versatile role, taking projects from start to finish. Your background could be in project management, property development, planning or area regeneration and housing association experience would be an advantage. The successful candidate will be numerate and computer literate, with good skills in negotiation and report writing. You will manage projects under your own initiative, while part of a good supportive team.

Based in pleasant offices, our `can-do` culture is lively and un-bureaucratic. Why not join us?

The Benefits

We offer a range of benefits which include:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, rising with service, plus statutory bank holidays
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • 45 pence per mile mileage for the first 5,000 miles
  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Comprehensive training and development support
  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Access to on-site gym

Closing date: Monday 22nd May 2017

Interview dates: to be confirmed

To apply for this position please visit our website and complete an online application form.

Please be advised that this recruitment process will be carried out online and would ask that you check your emails regularly. Please also quote the reference number of the job when applying.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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