Role details

Development Officer

Greater Manchester   •   £29,000 - £30,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Fixed Term Opportunity
  • Leading Housing Association Based in Greater Manchester

About Our Client

Our client is one of the largest social housing providers in the North West of England with over 15,000 properties. They are looking to build more than a 1000 new homes come 2018 and are looking to appoint an experienced Development Officer on a fixed term basis

Job Description

The successful candidate will play a key role in the administration and delivery of the groups development and regeneration programme.

Main duties and tasks of the successful candidate include:

  • Administration of scheme development including liaison with consultants, solicitors, valuers, local authority and HCA Officers.
  • Ensure all development administration takes place to agreed timetables and budgets.
  • Preparation and submission of schemes to lending authorities in accordance with scheme work requirements and policy
  • Identifying and purchasing suitable property and land.
  • Obtain valuations, site investigation reports etc as required.
  • Preparation of scheme appraisals and cash flow forecasts.
  • Maintaining and updating records.
  • Preparation and attainment of annual budgets and targets.
  • Production of cost estimates, schedules of work, tender and contract documentation.
  • Contract administration.
  • Assist in preparation of bids for funding within agreed timetables.
  • Attending site meetings when required.
  • Liaison with all internal departments.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will:

  • Have at least one years experience in a property related or project management role
  • Knowledge of property development process, the built environment and principles of good design
  • Knowledge of contract procurement and contract management
  • Track record of project management/delivery on time and on budget
  • Ability to produce development appraisals
  • Experience of working within a prescribed framework but ability to think creatively to resolve problems.
  • Familiarity with HCA requirements

What's on Offer

Development Officer



6 month fixed term opportunity with one of the North Wests leading associations

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