BABERGH AND MID SUFFOLK DISTRICT COUNCILS
£27,668 - £32,486 pro rata*
Fixed term for 9 - 12 months or secondment opportunity.
Based in Needham Market / Ipswich
Job reference: BM00265-0417
*plus essential car user allowance.
We are looking for a flexible, driven and proactive individual to work in this new and exciting team to help us deliver an ambitious development pipeline for housing and regeneration across Babergh and Mid Suffolk.
Specific responsibilities to include:
- Identify and facilitate the delivery of new build housing for the councils General Fund and Housing Revenue Account
- Provide a co-ordination role for internal colleagues around procurement, finance, legal, assets, planning
- To identify opportunities for the purchase of privately owned land / properties to improve the potential for the development for General Fund or Housing Revenue Account housing
- To identify and negotiate the purchase of suitable privately constructed new build or existing street properties to increase the supply of affordable housing for the HRA.
You will need to have housing development and project management experience in a related discipline, have good communication, organisational and time management skills, hold a relevant qualification and be able to work with minimal supervision. A current full UK driving licence and use of a car for work purposes is essential for this post.
What is most important to the team is a flexible "can do" attitude and a passion for delivering excellent outcomes.
For an informal chat about this post, please contact Anne Bennett on (01449) 724879.
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply online by visiting our career pages on the Babergh and Mid Suffolk district Councils' website.
Closing date: 23 April 2017.