Development Officer required by a Housing Association to assist in the delivery of new build housing
Your new company
The services of Hays have been retained by our client, a large Housing Association based in Belfast, to recruit a Development Officer on a temporary contract basis for an initial period of 3 months with the possibility of further extension. Our client is a growing Housing Association that are working hard to provide suitable homes for tenants and are actively developing new homes across the province.
Your new role
Reporting to the Development Manager, you will ensure the effective co-ordination and management of projects from inception to handover within the confines of Site Identification, Acquisition, Feasibility, Design, Planning, Construction and Project Management. This will include:
Negotiate, liaise and communicate effectively with all client's design teams and local communities and other key stakeholders;
Analyse the need for housing provision and prepare project applications, etc. (e.g. surveys, briefs, valuations, economic investment appraisals;
Co-ordinate the process of scheme design, detailed design, preparation of contract documentation, planning negotiations and applications;
Participate in procurement exercises to include completing Project Procurement Plans, Pre-Qualification and Tender Assessments and evaluation panels;
Protect the Association's interest by regular review and assessment of contract performance, expenditure and quality;
Assist in monitoring consultants to ensure that the brief is met, costs contained and that optimum standards are maintained.
What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this position you must possess:
A level six qualification (e.g. Bachelor's Degree, Graduate diploma) or above in a related discipline and at least 1 year's experience in a role related to the core purpose of the post or at least 3 years' relevant experience as outlined above;
Ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders using both written and verbal correspondence; Project management experience with ability to meet targets and work on a range of projects simultaneously; Computer literacy with demonstrable experience of spreadsheets for the purpose of financial management and budget monitoring;
Knowledge of drawings and contract documentation related to building or development projects.
What you'll get in return
This is an excellent opportunity to join an established Housing Association in a role which will assist in the delivery of affordable housing.
What you need to do now
Please contact Andrew McLarnon on to discuss this position in confidence. Alternatively, please apply using the link attached to register your interest.
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