Programme Manager (Housing / Development)

Bedford, Bedfordshire
£42,000 plus benefits
27 Jun 2019
14 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Programme Manager (Housing / Development)

Internally known as Business Support Manager


£42,000 plus benefits 

Fixed term contract for 9-12 months (maternity leave)

Our client is currently looking for a Programme Manager to join their Development team on a fixed term basis to cover maternity leave.  

Their development programme will see them build around 3,000 new homes over the next five years making them one of the top 25 of developing associations.  The Programme Manager will provide a comprehensive support service to the Development Team that allows them to deliver their key development objectives.  

Line managing two team members, you will play a leading role in coordinating and supporting business planning, liaising with Homes England on new business bids for grant and providing regular performance management information on their SOAHP contract.  With a clear customer focus, you will produce key business performance data that will help them shape their future Development programme.   

The successful candidate will ideally have experience of project managing development schemes along with strong analytical and reporting skills.  You must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel along with experience working with Homes England and of submitting data within their IMS system.  The ability to communicate effectively, influence others and collaborate with partners and other organisations is essential. 

Our client is a dynamic and ambitious 18,500 unit Housing Association based in Bedford and operating throughout the Oxford to Cambridge growth corridor. They employ 400 people, has an annual turnover in excess of £120m.

They offer a competitive salary, 28 days annual holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, contributory pension and medical cover.