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HOUSING - Housing Commissioning Officer
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 9237
  • Published: Fri 21/08/2020, 9:05 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 30/09/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,849 - £42,683 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Watling House, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

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HOUSING - Housing Commissioning Officer

Team: Housing Property Team

Job Family: Enabling CBG12

Salary: £37,849 - £42,683 per annum
Hours: Full Time, 37 hours per week

Base Location: Watling House, Dunstable

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 30th September 2020
Interview Date: W/C 12th October 2020



More about the role:

This is your chance to find your own personal greatness in a role where you will be responsible for the commissioning and operational mobilisation of large-scale projects on behalf of Central Bedfordshire Council’s Housing Service. The Housing Property Team provides a wide range of services to our residents - including the delivery new homes in order to meet housing demand


We are looking for a highly motivated and energetic individual who can take the lead on exciting projects relating to the delivery of new homes. You must be comfortable working at pace, with strict deadlines - both independently and as part of an extended team - to drive forward the change required.


You will be HND or degree qualified with a relevant project management qualification along with an understanding of working in an environment that relates to the mobilisation of accommodation and the associated operational aspects. You will have knowledge or experience of working in construction, ideally within a social housing environment.


You will be a highly organised and solution-focused individual with excellent communication skills, demonstrating the ability to influence and negotiate. You will be experienced in relation to the creation of technical, contractual and specialist documentation that supports the delivery and operational mobilisation of projects of varying size.  You will also demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with teams across the council and with external partners, with a passion for improving outcomes for the residents of Central Bedfordshire by providing new homes. 


Not only will you inspire others to rise to the challenge of delivering new homes in Central Bedfordshire, you will make this new role your own and embed it into an already established and successful team.  


Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.  Find your greatness and join us in making a difference to the residents of Central Bedfordshire Council.


To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Recruitment Pack


For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Vicky Stanwell at or on 0300 300 5015


For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at  


Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.


To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.