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Housing Development Manager
  • Employer: Runnymede Borough Council
  • Reference: 874H
  • Published: Fri 11/12/2020, 10:41 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 24/01/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £51,900 - £65,863 p.a. depending on experience
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre, Surrey

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Housing Development Manager


Why travel into London when you can have a great job locally and work flexibly?

This new and exciting role will be responsible for optimising the level of Affordable Housing development in the borough including

  • identifying and facilitating new build Affordable Housing projects
  • recommending the acquisition of land and properties
  • expanding the overall Affordable Homes Programme through a range of partnership initiatives and development partners.

The ideal candidate for the role will bring commitment, enthusiasm, knowledge and practical experience across the affordable housing, and development agenda.

To be successful in this role you will ideally have full membership of a relevant professional body (e.g. CIOH or RICS), be an experienced project manager with an extensive and successful record of delivering affordable homes programmes and previous experience of partnership working. You will also have high-level project management and excellent negotiation skills, as well as the ability to critique and modify financial appraisals, manage costs, quality, timescales and risk.

A clear understanding of section 106 challenges and appraisal process, knowledge of HRA and external funding options, excellent verbal and report writing skills are also key to this role.

In return we can offer:-

  • Supportive working environment
  • Interesting range of work
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Mileage allowance
  • Payment of professional fees

For an informal chat about this position please contact Maggie Ward, Head of Housing & Business Planning on 01932 425830.

For further information and to apply please visit If it is difficult for you to apply online, please via email or on 01932 425514.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that you will be contacted by email if you are selected to attend for an interview.

Should you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date of the vacancy; you have not been shortlisted for this post.

Closing date: Sunday 24th January 2021