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Development Officer

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Cambridge City Council
£34,728 - £39,880
Mandela House
Closing date:
30 June 2021 at midday

Salary: £34,728 – £39,880 (City Pay Band 6)
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Permanent
Mandela House
Closing Date: 12 noon, 30th June 2021
Interview Date: 9th July 2021

Cambridge City Council is committed to delivery of high-quality sustainable homes. We have an ambitious council housing building programme which is already well under way with nearly 900 houses and flats started on site along with a strong commitment to do more with a new 10-year programme agreed. We are a successful high performing team with an Investment Partnership with developer Hill delivering a range of projects from infill garage sites, estate regeneration and complex urban sites to a high sustainable standard.

We have a superb opportunity for a Development Officer to join our fabulous team where you will be well supported by a committed group of individuals with a can-do attitude. You will be involved in projects through all the development stages from site identification to managing defects alongside playing a key role in coordinating programme information, reviewing and reporting against the team’s targets.

We are looking for someone who:

 Is a hard working committed individual able to take on project work and deliver to deadlines.
 Is passionate about housing development and delivery of quality homes for our residents
 Is committed to working in partnership with others to achieve results

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their persuasive verbal communication skills, the ability to prioritise their own workload as well as showing us how decisive and result orientated, they are.

But that’s not all, in return we can offer many benefits working at Cambridge City Council which include family friendly policies, generous annual leave entitlement, health & well-being initiatives, employee support scheme, learning and development opportunities and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

Don’t be put off if you can’t tick all of our boxes on day one – we are very open to considering ambitious candidates who can grow into the role through supported personal and professional learning and development. If you share our values and are inspired by wanting to make a difference to our communities, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

To find out more about this opportunity, please contact Jim Pollard, Senior Housing Development Manager.

Phone: 07947 157707

To find out more about this role, please download the ‘General Information for Applicants’ PDF document below. This contains:

 The Job Description
 The Person Specification
 Details about the City Council
 Information on our Benefits and Working for Us
 Guidance on the Application Process

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