We are looking for five full time and one part time Project Officers – three to join our Estate Regeneration Programme and three to join our Housing Supply Programme. As a Project Officer in either programme, you will be part of a team delivering one of the most complex and exciting development and regeneration briefs in the UK.
You will support the delivery of a range of housing regeneration projects – at all stages, from inception to completion. You’ll be changing people’s lives for the better, ensuring that more families desperately in need have a genuinely affordable place to call home. You’ll come to us with a genuine commitment to delivering exemplary housing development and regeneration schemes, as well as an understanding of housing, regeneration and planning issues.
You’ll come to us with a genuine commitment to delivering exemplary housing development and regeneration schemes, as well as an understanding of housing, regeneration and planning issues. Some experience of project management in a housing development, regeneration or construction environment is desirable. You’ll also have a track record of successfully engaging with colleagues and residents – building positive and productive working relationships.
Hackney Council undertaking an ambitious programme of regeneration across a number of housing estates and sites across the borough. We aim to transform places by building new neighbourhoods with well-designed housing, streets and public spaces. The programme is building more than 3,000 new homes over the next 10 years and will deliver badly needed new council rented, shared ownership and outright sale homes across Hackney.
The Council’s Estate Regeneration Programme and Housing Supply Programme teams are leading the delivery of these homes at all stages – starting with setting the briefs for sites, selecting architects and the wider design teams, managing the design process and procuring contractors or developer partners.
Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.
When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience. You are not required to submit a supporting statement or CV.
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 11 August 2020 23:55PM
Interviews: From w/c 31st August 2020
We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.
Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.