Housing Development Officer (22.5 hours)

About Three Rivers District Council
Three Rivers District in South West Hertfordshire straddles the north west corner of the M25 on the edge of Greater London. The district is a mixture of beautiful countryside, villages and small towns. The area has a diverse range of sectors and businesses and is a centre for the film industry with Warner Brothers at Leavesden forming part of a studio cluster along with Elstree and Pinewood is a short drive away.

At a glance
• 700 historic assets and 22 conservation areas, 77% of the district is in the Green Belt.
• 1,914 NNDR registered businesses with the economy providing 39,000 jobs
• Very low crime rate
• The district ranks highly for business registrations and start ups with a highly skilled and trained workforce, high employment levels with GVA and weekly earnings above average

The Role:-
The role sits within the Council's Housing Services team and will advise developers, planners and Registered Providers of the Council’s housing mix requirements for sites, based on the latest Strategic Housing Market Assessments, the Core Strategy and the current Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document. The role also requires the post holder to lead on the development and delivery of relevant strategies and policies in Housing Services, including the Council’s Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy.

What we are looking for:-
We are looking for an enthusiastic, resilient and driven individual with highly effective communication skills, the ability to adapt to changing priorities and the ability to work independently. The ideal candidate will have experience in the development and delivery of Housing strategy and policy and demonstrate the ability to effectively manage relationships with external and internal partners

What we offer:-
£30,151 - £32,020 per annum (pro rata) excluding London Weighting
We offer an excellent benefits package, including competitive salary, 28 days holiday - rising to 30 days (if applicable), a generous employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance, flexible working, career development, free on-site parking, cycle-to-work scheme, discounted leisure centre membership, employee volunteering schemes and access to discounted activities and days out.

Closing Date: 7th April 2023

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jason Hagland - Strategic Housing Manager, (T:) 01923 776611 / (E:)

A basic DBS check will be carried out for this post.

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