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Development Officer

Ref: #J16478
Immediate Vacancy for a Development Officer for a Public Sector body in Worcester has arisen on permanent basis.

Development Officer

In return you will get:
37.5 hours a week
SHPS CARE pension scheme. Matching employer contribution up to 9%.
25 days each year plus 8 bank holidays.
One extra day will be added for each full holiday year of service up to 5 additional days.

Role duties:
• As Development Officer, you will assist in the delivery of new affordable homes which will involve managing a portfolio of development projects. This will include working in partnership with colleagues and other key stakeholders.
• You will effectively manage small scale development schemes from inception to completion and work with the Development Manager to prepare feasibility/viability appraisals for Development Project Review Panel (DPRP) and/or Board approval.
• You will also prepare and present reports on schemes to meet defined deadlines to the DPRP, Executive Team and/or Board, and negotiate and coordinate the purchase and/or disposal of land, property or premises, in line with the business development strategy.
• As our Development Officer, you will have excellent attention to detail and experience of taking complex or difficult data and presenting it in an understandable format.
• To identify sources of funding to support new housing development and acquisition
• Work predominantly on pre contract works, overseeing planning applications and on site legalities

Development Officer requirements:
• The ability to multi-task, including prioritising a dynamic and diverse workload, and be able to think ahead and demonstrate effective problem-solving skills.
• IT literate and with a strong customer focus, you will have excellent negotiation and presentation skills and have previously been involved in devising and successfully implementing new initiatives.
• Experience of the affordable housing sector and/or new build housing development is desirable, as is proven project management experience.
• Experience working in a social/affordable housing environment.
• Project planning skills.
• At least 2 years direct, hands-on experience of dealing with social/affordable housing development issues.

To register your interest, apply with your up to date CV, or call Sam 0121 790 0982

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Beaumont Structural Consultants
Beaumont Structural Consultants