Development Project Officer
South Kesteven District Council has ambitious growth plans at the top of its agenda and a vision to create thriving communities where people want to live, work and invest.... so why not be part of this exciting journey. We’re looking for people with drive, enthusiasm and creativity to join us as we work differently and become more commercially and customer focused. The Development Project Officer posts are a fantastic opportunity to work for a council that is changing and going places. Many people are attracted to the area because of its excellent location for the A1 and the East Coast Mainline (London is only an hour away), its quality relatively inexpensive housing and its high achieving schools. The district has tremendous potential and we believe that by making fundamental changes to the way we do business we can help stimulate the economy, reduce costs and generate income for the council in future years. We have been working on a “Fit for the Future” programme to be internally self-financing by 2019 so that we can deliver the best services and results for our residents who are at the heart of everything we do. As part of our growth plans we are looking to progress an ambitious programme of new opportunities to offer a range of housing products and undertake other growth and re-generation projects. As a Development Project Officer you will be a key member of a team fulfilling the client side project officer role. You will play an active part in both managing projects from inception to completion and working with other partner organisations to deliver new housing and other development projects. You will be an effective communicator with good negotiating skills with an ability to challenge. Experience in undertaking feasibility studies and delivering building projects on time, to cost and to a high quality will be an important part of meeting the requirements of the post. Previous experience of working with housing organisations on new build or related programmes will be an advantage. Our staff have a huge part to play in this success story and we will invest in our people to make sure we have the right skills to apply to the right things. Times are changing, and we want to ensure our people feel well supported and engaged to help the district thrive and succeed. With this role you will get a c competitive package – salary, flexible working, car parking, generous holiday allowance, employee discounts. For more information please visit hays.co.uk/jobs/south-kesteven-district or contact Zandra Byatt, our retained Recruitment Consultant at Hays Construction & Property in Leicester. Any direct or third party applications will be sent to Hays.
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