Development Officer

Posted 29 January 2024
Salary £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment
Contact NameEvan Yabsley

Job description

We are currently partnering with a reputable Housing Association based in Mid/West Wales, who are recruiting for a Development Officer to join their growing team on a permanent basis.

This is a full-time position with a salary band of £30,000 - £40,000 per annum (dependent on experience) and the start date is subject to notice.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing Development schemes from inception through to practical completion and handover, maintaining a constant awareness of progress, risks and budget

  • Ensuring schemes are completed in accordance to Development processes and procedures, particularly in regard to delegated authority and budgetary spends

  • Authorising expenditure in accordance with Standing Orders, Financial Regulations and Delegated Authorities

  • Identifying new Development opportunities by considering and analysing local housing data

  • Undertaking financial viability assessments of potential development schemes

  • Proactively working with funding bodies to acquire grant and other financial monies for Development schemes, working with Finance staff when needed.

  • Reporting on Development schemes, including reporting for Development milestones


  • Relevant professional qualification, namely chartered status from a relevant institutional body (e.g. CIH/RICS)

  • Experience delivering development schemes/projects

  • HNC in Building Studies, Construction Management or equivalent

  • Full UK Driving licence

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Opportunities for home working

  • Scope for career progression

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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