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Development Officer

Job Description

We are working with a Housing Association based in West Sussex on an exciting opportunity for a Development Officer.
Full Time (37 Hrs)
£30,000 to £37,000 (depending on experience)

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic individual with project management experience, who is keen to progress their career in affordable housing. You will assist in getting new business opportunities into contract and be responsible for project managing schemes on site through to completion and handover to our Neighbourhood Team and Sales Advisor.
The successful candidate will:
* Ideally have some previous project management experience in the delivery of new homes on site and/or completing projects which met the brief, on time and within agreed budget
* Have an interest in planning processes; building construction and the housing market, with a passion and willingness to learn all aspects of land/development and professional project management.
* Have experience of financial controls and working as part of a wider project team
* Be a confident decision maker with the ability to assess risk; critically challenge information and make recommendations to overcome scheme issues and achieve resolution
* Be able to use your own initiative and act as an effective team member across the business
* Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a keen eye for detail
* Have sector experience of working in affordable housing or building construction with an understanding of delivering an excellent customer experience
In return:
* Flexible hybrid/agile working arrangements
* 26 days holiday, increasing to 29 days after 3 years' service
* Training and development opportunities
* Private medical insurance (after qualifying period)
* Employee Assistance Programme including free legal and financial advice
* Staff discounts with local retailers and online

If you are interested please forward your CV asap.

Kind Regards