Development Officer (Housing Construction) x 2

Community Development & Social Enterprise
Fairfax House
Salary Details
£37000 - 37000 Per Annum
Contract Type
Closing Date
27/06/2022 16:14:00
Job Title: Development Officer Housing Construction"" Do you want to join our Development team with a diverse range of responsibilities and a shared goal to deliver service excellence for our cust

Job Description

Job Title: Development Officer (Housing Construction) 

Do you want to join our Development team with a diverse range of responsibilities and a shared goal to deliver service excellence for our customers?

Fairhive Homes  is a non-profit affordable housing provider with ambition. We already provide affordable housing to more than 20,000 people in our community and are striving to do more.

Our customer service team is essential to the smooth running of our business Whether they are coordinating repair activity, providing general advice and support or tackling specific customer issues our team keep the customer at the heart of our organisation.

About the role

We have two new Development Officer roles within our busy development delivery team. The team focuses on providing quality new homes on time and to budget to meet our growth objectives. 

The successful candidates will have experience of project management, ideally in housing development or experience in a construction or housing role.

We are looking for candidates who can provide excellent service to our customers.

On the Job you will:

  • provide excellent service to our customers.
  • work closely with Development Contract Manager to assist in the delivery of projects
  • visiting Building sites for meetings and snagging and end of defects inspections 
  • handing over quality new homes and proactively managing any defects

About You

We’re looking for someone who enjoys connecting with a diverse range of people and who understands the importance of delivering an efficient and effective service to all our customers.


You will ideally have skills and attributes that include:

  • good communication and negotiation
  • working well others
  • accuracy and attention to detail
  • an organised approach
  • enjoying a challenging and varied role.

If you’re open minded, confident and want to learn more about housing development and construction then we’d love to hear from you!


Benefits include

  • 28 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time)
  • Discretionary performance related payment
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Workplace Options Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee discount scheme


E&D Commitment
Our Vision and Values express our commitment to becoming a leader in our field, providing quality affordable homes and investing in Aylesbury Vale’s diverse communities. As part of our continued commitment to our workforce accurately reflecting the community we represent, we welcome applicants from BAME backgrounds, and applicants who have status as an individual with a physical or mental disability, as part of our ongoing commitment to Equality and Diversity. We are a Disability Confident Employer.


Closing date: 27th June 2022 - midday 
Interview date: 4th / 5th July 2022 

All applications for this role will be reviewed on a continuous basis. As such, should a suitable candidate apply before the closing date, interviews and offers may take place before this date.



Company Description

Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust: a not for profit provider of social housing. We provide nearly 8,500 affordable homes across Buckinghamshire and the surrounding areas and as a not-for-profit landlord, our income is invested back into our social purpose.