Senior Development Officer

Build Recruitment Limited
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Development Officer needed for a Hertfordshire based Social Housing provider that own and manage in excess of 5,000 homes throughout Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. A growing organisation is set to deliver around 1,500 in the next three years.

You will be expected to deliver complex development projects

Assist with the identification and evaluation of new development

Manage the delivery of key housing projects

Carry out financial appraisal of prospective new build residential projects

Assess the financial viability of prospective schemes.

Assist with the negotiation for the purchase of land and property when required.

Instruct solicitors, recommend and brief consultants, valuers etc in accordance with delegated authority levels.

Develop a suitable brief for each new development in conjunction with internal and external stakeholders.

Make application for capital grants in accordance with due process.

Approve consultant's design and tender documentation.

Ensure appropriate contracts are entered into and to authorise payments to contractors and consultants.

Take handover of completed schemes and ensure all relevant information is available to housing management and maintenance staff.

Help evaluate new landopportunities

this is a versatile role, taking projects from start to finish. Your background could be in project management, property development, planning or area regeneration and housing association experience would be an advantage.

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