We are seeking someone who is ambitious, innovative and agile, already an expert in housing, with up to date knowledge of both the housing sector and local housing market opportunities, ideally in a local authority context. You need to be skilled at building strong partnerships with key stakeholders including the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, Homes England and Registered Housing Providers and be an exceptional negotiator and influencer with a track record in leveraging funding.
This senior post will be responsible for delivering our new Housing Strategy and collaborating across our organisation and externally to ensure the best housing choices for our communities. Cabinet has recently endorsed it as an ongoing priority with a focus on housing delivery and there is strong organisational commitment to key outcomes that you will be expected to deliver against, with annual action plans.
Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) is passionate about providing high quality services to our communities, residents and businesses and this means we need to employ and retain the most talented, energetic and dedicated people. Situated within the heart of the Cambridge-Peterborough growth area, Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and many attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are an innovative and forward-thinking Local Authority whose residents are at the heart of our decision making and our relentless drive for quality places to live and work.
A full job description along with details of how to apply (CV and supplementary form) can be downloaded from our website at https://www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk/jobs/current-vacancies/
Should you have any additional questions regarding submitting an application, please contact our Recruitment Business Partner via firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for completed applications is 23/11/20 at 5pm and interviews will be held wc 1st December.
We want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising) all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.
Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits including flexitime to encourage a work life balance. We particularly welcome applications from those who are significantly under-represented in our organisation and sector, such as disabled people and people from BAME communities.