Are you a commercially focused and looking to make a difference with a new and exciting challenge?
You will be accountable for purchasing land for private open market homes to meet Clarion Housing Group’s ambitious target of building 50,000 new homes over the next ten years. Working with the Director of Land and Planning, you’ll appraise new opportunities, considering options for tenure, mix, design, funding, use and partnership working.
In addition to overseeing multiple site acquisitions, you will lead the creation of new partnerships and joint ventures, and as such you will be required to maintain an already well-established network of connections with such stakeholders as land agents, property professionals, funders, and house builders.
Negotiating the contractual and commercial aspects including Heads of Terms for new projects is a vital part of this role; you’ll draw on expertise from the Finance and Procurement teams and external advisors where required, and progress opportunities through to handover to the regional development teams.
You will contribute to the development and improvement of strategies, policies and procedures to ensure that they deliver Clarion Housing’s objectives, along with ensuring all projects are compliant with identified financial regulations, housing scheme standards and organisation policies.
Strong leadership and the ability to motivate your team are essential skills to succeed in this challenging, but rewarding, role. In addition, you will be required to display excellent communication skills, alongside an ability to challenge, influence and engage senior managers and other stakeholders.
You will already have a strong track record of identifying and securing new land opportunities for residential development, as well as experience in leading and developing a growing team of Land Managers.
In return we offer you a competitive salary and generous benefits package in a supportive environment, with plenty of scope for your career advancement and salary progression.
Closing Date: 30th August at midday
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Applicants must hold a full, valid driving licence with access to a vehicle for business use and be prepared to travel across the region.
Clarion Housing Group
Clarion Housing Group comprises the country’s largest housing association; a property development company, a charitable foundation and a repairs and maintenance service.
The Group’s housing association, Clarion Housing is the largest social landlord in the country with 360,000 residents.
We have ambitious plans to build 50,000 new homes over 10 years, with a commitment that two thirds of the programme will be affordable housing.
The charitable foundation, Clarion Futures, will invest £150 million over ten years to deliver one of the largest social investment programmes in the country. Priorities are work and training; money management and young people
Clarion Housing Group is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce.