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Development Officer

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Job Description

A well respected and prominent Housing Association based in Manchester are currently looking to add a Development Officer to their experienced team. Responsible for the hands on delivery of a number of New Build projects both onsite and at planning stage, this role would suit someone from a Housing Development background looking to gain more responsibility and experience with hands on delivery.



Your duties will include:



* Management of housing development projects from acquisition to final completion





* Monitor contracts and keep Regional and/or Marketing Staff informed of progress against programme, liaising closely on handover dates





* Take handover of completed dwellings and deal with any defects





* Process contract payments and fee invoices and monitor costs against the project budget





* Initiate and complete documentation for all claims for Social Housing Grant





* 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.





* 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.







To be considered for the role you must have the following:

A good understanding of delivery Project Management
Experience or knowledge of the Housing Sector
Experience of housing association development and architecture and building

This is a great opportunity to join the Development team of a fantastic Housing Association. If you are an experienced delivery Project Manager looking for a change or currently working as a Development Officer, Assistant Project Manager or Surveyor in Housing and Development then this could be a great career move for you.

Sorry, this job has now been closed and will no longer be taking applications.

Please visit the main job board to see all our current jobs.