Blackburn, Blackburn with Darwen

£50,000 per year

Permanent, Full-time

THGCB414680

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Job Description

Development Programme Manager (Residential New Build) - Housing

Blackburn or Wakefield

£50,000 p/annum

Permanent | Full-time – 37 hours p/week

Our client is a leading social housing association in the North of England, maintaining over 37,000 homes, and actively improving the lives of over 50,000 people. They are currently enjoying a period of sustained expansion and continually striving to improve themselves.

To this end, they are taking an active part in the development and delivery of ever more housing stock, across varied geographic locations. They have a brand new and excellent opportunity for someone to join the team and help ensure the efficient delivery of a number of developmental schemes, as a Development Programme Manager, this role can be based from Blackburn, Lancashire, or Wakefield, Yorkshire.

This person will be taking an active part in the co-ordination and management of the wider Project Management team, ensuing that you use all available resources to the best of your abilities, to delivery schemes on time, according to standards and within budget.

You will be expected to contribute to the further development, improvement and integration of processes and procedures that support day to day operations. These will by necessity also involve the establishment of Group Employers Requirements, through to Complaints and effectively dealing with any Defects.

In order to successfully undertake the role of Development Programme Manager, based from Blackburn, Lancashire or Wakefield, Yorkshire, you will require the following key skills, knowledge & experience:

  • You must have experience of managing Homes England Affordable Homes Programmes

  • You will require significant line management experience of a dispersed team

  • You will be required to manage and motivate staff, and promote a culture that meets the needs of and engages with customers as well as staff

  • You will need experience of both partnership working as well as managing budgets

  • You must have experience of managing and developing investment and regeneration projects

The ideal candidate will also hold a degree level qualification or equivalent in Housing, or a Construction related subject

Due to the nature of the role, a full driving license is required, with travel throughout the North of England.

In return we can offer you a great set of benefits which includes; 27 days holiday (rising to 32 over 5 years service) + bank holidays.

A great flexible working environment, with a range of family friendly policies

Great new comfortable and modern offices

A huge scope of personal development opportunities

A very attractive pension scheme & healthcare benefits as well

For the more active minded we also offer a “cycle to work” scheme