Would you like to be a part of The London Borough of Hounslow, whose diverse workforce are committed to making a positive difference for our residents and visitors by ensuring the quality of our services are maintained to a high standard?,
Hounslow Council is an outstanding council serving an outstanding borough. With brilliant, visionary leadership, a dynamic Cabinet and a can-do culture, we’ve built strong partnerships across the borough which have transformed how we serve one of London’s most diverse boroughs. Hounslow is the world in one place, full of potential, but a borough hit hard -socially and economically -by Covid-19. We have stepped up for our residents and businesses like never before.
About The Role
The Housing Development and Supply team has a proven track record and long-standing commitment to the delivery of affordable housing and is at the forefront of the new era of building new Council Housing. With an ambitious commitment to build 1,000 new Council homes by 2026 and a goal to bulk purchase an additional 1000 homes for Council housing. To support these targets, we now seeking candidates for the following new position set out below.
You will assist the Principal Development Manager and be responsible for delivering the 1000 new council home commitment. You will have experience in managing consultants and contractors and will work on a range of onsite projects. You will be responsible for line managing officers ensuring that they are delivering projects to meet targets for completion and within budget.
- Lead on delivery of the Councils 1000 home commitment
- Manage a team to deliver onsite projects
- Work within approved budgets
- Working in collaboration with other Council departments, and senior management to ensure that services are joined up and are delivered to meet the housing needs of the Borough.
- We are on track to delivering our goals.
- Ability to prioritise and manage workload to deadlines
- A ‘Can Do’ attitude
- Motivated and able to use own initiative
- RICS desirable but not essential
We value diversity in its broadest sense. We're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves, give of their best and reach their full potential. We believe that a diverse workforce helps us to better understand our communities and deliver the best services for our residents. We want to receive applications from all regardless of age, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status or social economic background. We want to harness the mix and ensure that everybody can apply and be part of our recruitment processes. We will therefore make reasonable adjustments to accommodate our candidates.
This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements.
If you would like an informal conversation regarding the above roles, please contact Sukhi Randhawa: (Sukhi.Randhawa@hounslow.gov.uk) - Principal Development Manager
Interviews will be held during week commencing 4 July 2022.