Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Head of Housing Development


Job Description:

Head of Housing Development needed in Hereford

The rate is £476.80ph PAYE

This is a temporary role

The reference number is:                        RQ1237438

The successful candidate will be a housing interim with the relevant experience and knowledge to undertake the following key tasks as soon as possible:

  • Quickly establish a delivery plan for bringing forward housing in the county
  • Advise Cabinet Member/ Cabinet on the development of housing in the county including the different range of delivery model, including a potential commissioning approach for owned land.
  • Strategically enable housing development across Herefordshire, through working with the private sector and Registered Social Landlords in bringing forward key sites identified in the Local Plan
  • Bring forward council owned sites for development by partners
  • Lead the development of a Housing Forum/ network of key partners to enable the development of housing across the county
  • Identify and seek to secure with partners external funding to the county to enable the development of housing, particularly affordable homes.

Due to high volumes of CVs received, we are not able to respond to all unsuccessful applications. You will always however hear from us by phone if we are able to take your CV forward to the next stage.

If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.

Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

All our roles may be subject to pre-employment checks including references so please be prepared.

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