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Housing Strategy Officer
  • Employer: Thurrock Council
  • Reference: 19000000B4
  • Published: Thu 29/08/2019, 11:09 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 19/09/2019, 11:09 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 Hours per week
  • Salary: £33920 - £41735 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Grays

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Housing Strategy Officer

Salary: £33,920 - £41,735 per annum
Permanent Contract
37 Hours per Week

We are looking to recruit a Strategy Officer to join our Business Improvement team within the Housing department.

This is an exciting time for the Housing department and this position will offer the post holder the opportunity to influence and support the development of a number of key strategies and policies in an ever-changing Housing landscape.

The post holder will be primarily responsible for driving forward the actions within these strategies, but there are also opportunities to get involved in one off projects and pieces of work.

We are looking for someone who:
  • Has the ability to manage projects and to think strategically
  • Has experience in developing strategies and policies
  • Has skills in leadership, influencing and negotiating
  • Is able to conduct detailed research to support decision making
  • Is able to understand and analyse data to monitor and manage performance
Closing Date: 15 September 2019

Our vision - An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.

Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

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