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Director of Development

Vacancy Summary
Estuary Housing
£77,000 - £82,000 per annum plus £2,000 car allowance and generous benefits
Registered Office - Southend-on-Sea
Working Pattern:
Full Time
35 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
10/08/2018 at 17:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Estuary Housing Association is a successful and growing not-for-profit organisation with a strong regional commitment within Essex and the outer East London Boroughs. We currently own and manage just under 4,400 properties within these areas.

In addition to an HCA/GLA backed programme of new affordable homes we are also working through our subsidiary, Accession Homes, to develop homes for market sale to provide cross-subsidy for our affordable homes.

The Director of Development is the senior development professional in the organisation, reporting directly to the Chief Executive, and is responsible for producing and delivering the development strategy in accordance with the corporate Business Plan. The role is both strategic and operational, working with a small team to acquire new business opportunities and deliver them.

We are seeking an experienced development professional with a proven track record within a Housing Association development environment. You will need to have proven leadership skills and strong programme and contract management skills alongside a thorough understanding of the HCA/GLA funding regime. You will be well networked and connected with a range of private and public sector partners and will demonstrate a drive to succeed.

The post is located in our registered office in Southend which is served by excellent public transport links.

For an informal discussion please contact Paul Durkin, Chief Executive, on 01702 445203.

Safeguarding & Recruitment                                      

Estuary is committed to safeguarding and practices safer recruitment standards. We expect all staff to share the commitment to safeguarding children and people with care and support needs. The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Equality & Diversity

At Estuary Housing Association we are committed to embedding equality and diversity at the heart of our work. We aim to be an inclusive organisation, where individual differences are respected, where staff, people who use services, as well as their families and carers, are treated with dignity and on the basis of their merits, abilities and needs, and where everyone has a fair opportunity to fulfil their potential without suffering discrimination or disadvantage

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 10th August 2018

How to apply
Please apply for this role using the online application form. You will find the form attached as a link to this job advertisement. If you take the option to register with us you can save your details and do not have to complete the form in one sitting. If you are unable to use the online process please contact 01702 463268 (24 hour answer service), quoting the reference and closing date and we will send you an application pack.