Development Programme Manager - New Homes



Organisation
Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust
Reference
JUL20219624
Sector
Housing & Homelessness, Project Management
Location
Aylesbury
Salary Details
£35,816 per annum
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
37 hours per week
Closing Date
02/08/2021
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced new homes development programme manager to join our development delivery team, leading the programme management activity for the developments we are delivering.

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced new homes development programme manager to join our development delivery team, leading the programme management activity for the developments we are delivering.  We’re looking for someone to manage and control our grant programmes to support our strategic priorities to increase housing supply for people in need.

Managing and monitoring our programme you’ll provide expertise and guidance to colleagues on programme eligibility and grant funding implications as well as liaise with external funders including Homes England and Local Authorities.  You’ll report on progress, build and maintain excellent relationships with our funders and identify any risks to delivery of schemes. 

On the Job you will:

  • collaborate with colleagues to prepare and submit bids for grant funding
  • claim grants in line with delivery targets
  • monitor and report on new homes programme delivery
  • build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • motivate the team.

About You

We’re looking for someone who understands how to connect with people a good communicator with an organised approach who is great with spreadsheets, familiar with the Homes England Investment Management System (IMS) and the development process.

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

You will ideally have skills and attributes that include:

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

The minimum qualifications required are 5 GCSE’s including English and Mathematics

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

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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: 2nd August 2021  - midday

Interview date: Week commencing 9th August 2021

Company Description

Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust is a ‘not-for-profit’ Registered Provider of affordable housing for nearly 20,000 people living and working in Aylesbury and across Buckinghamshire and beyond. 

  • We own and are responsible for over 8,500 homes,
  • Our annual turnover of over £45 million,
  • We have more than 270 employees,
  • We aim to make a significant social and economic contribution within the communities where we work.

Our Future

We are a dynamic organisation seeking to provide over 1000 new homes by 2025 while also increasing flexibility with the way we work and improving our environmental impact.