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Head of Housing Development

Job Description

Head of Housing Development

3months on-going contract, Inside IR35


Job Purpose

  • Herefordshire Council is seeking a housing interim with the relevant experience and knowledge to undertake the following key tasks;
  • To quickly establish a delivery plan for bringing forward housing in the county
  • To 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 council owned land.
  • To 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 such as Merton Meadow in Hereford, and Model Farm in Ross on Wye 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.

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