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Housing Development Officer- Elmbridge Borough Council

Housing Development Officer- Elmbridge Borough Council

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    Surrey, England

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    £18 - £22 per hour

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    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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The main purpose of the role is;

To identify and facilitate new build affordable housing projects, with responsibility for scoping, designing, planning, implementing and managing projects through to completion.

To be responsible for the programme management of a range of development projects. Provide a co-ordination role for internal services, Procurement, Finance, Legal, Housing, Planning and Asset Management & Property Services in the production of affordable housing in the district on both public and privately-owned sites.

To negotiate S.106 agreements with private developers and Registered Providers on some housing projects, whilst project managing others, simultaneously.

To lead on the project management of a range of individual housing schemes concurrently, as they reach various stages of the development process at different times, throughout their duration.

To secure maximum funding through S.106 negotiations with developers and other agencies for the provision of affordable housing. To challenge financial viabilities through use of assessment modelling.

To establish financial models that will contribute to the development of additional affordable housing.

To liaise and negotiate with the Homes England, private developers, Registered Provider's and others to lever in adequate finance.

To work with other council service groups and teams to ensure that council strategies and policies align with and support the priority provision of affordable homes. Contribute to those strategies and/or policies as appropriate and provide prompt corrective action, where necessary.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV .