Assistant Development Officer
In 2019, Stockport Homes achieved three star ‘extraordinary’ Best Companies accreditation and were recognised as one of Britain’s best employers for the tenth consecutive year running by the Sunday Times newspaper. We are the third Best Not-For-Profit Organisation to work for in the Sunday Times Top 100 list for 2019. (Number one in the Best Companies Top 25 Housing Organisations to Work for).
We are a values driven organisation committed to achieving our mission of ‘One team, transforming lives’, but we’re also entrepreneurial, maximising the value of our money and resources.
We now have an opportunity available for an Assistant Development Officer to join us to play a key role in the procurement and delivery of our development programme.
A proactive individual with the ability to get things done on time you will support the Development team by assisting with the preparation of financial appraisals and funding bids, the drafting of written reports and in identifying and purchasing suitable land and property.
Responsible for raising invoices on behalf of the development team you will contribute towards the procurement and delivery of the development programme through liaison with consultants, contractors, solicitors, surveyors, funders and customers.
Candidates for this role must have a good standard of education and relevant experience of working in a housing, construction or related role. With excellent literacy, numeracy and customer service skills and the ability to use a wide range of computer software, you should have an understanding of the development process, good project management skills and the ability to manage and prioritise your own workload. A valid current driving licence and access to a car is essential for the role.
Closing date: 6th May 2019
Interview date: 17th May 2019
All posts offer attractive conditions of service and a range of employee benefits including a commitment to personal development, work life balance and a genuine commitment to embrace diversity for employees and customers.
Stockport Homes is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.