Senior Partnerships and Development Manager
Housing Delivery Division, Economic Growth and Housing Delivery Directorate
There is a real buzz about Waltham Forest. As the Mayor of London’s ﬁrst London Borough of Culture, our distinctive culture-led approach to economic growth and regeneration is driving one of the fastest-growing local economies in London. We are intensely ambitious for Waltham Forest, investing in the Borough’s future, and creating a legacy that will beneﬁt our residents for years to come.
Working in Housing Delivery, part of the Economic Growth and Housing Delivery Directorate, you will play a critical part in meeting our ambition to ensure that every resident has a decent roof over their head. This is an exciting time to be joining Housing Delivery in this key partnerships role, as we seek to build on our track record in delivering the highest percentage of affordable housing in London over the last five years. You will be joining with the following in place:
- RP Compact – this partnership is chaired by the Leader of the Council and Ruth Davison, CEO of Islington and Shoreditch Housing Association, and sets out the key commitments of the partnership in meeting our shared housing priorities. The successful candidate will lead the Council in shaping annual work programmes to support the development side of this partnership
- Community-Led Housing policy– the successful candidate will build on this foundation to create a strong programme of CLH site delivery
- Intermediate Housing policy – the successful candidate will help to shape the Council’s intermediate housing policies and delivery strategies, working in tandem with planning and housing delivery colleagues.
A B O U T Y O U
As Senior Partnerships and Development Manager, you will establish a shared programme of work with Registered Providers, Developers, the GLA and internal stakeholders that will help the Council to deliver its goal to provide a Decent Roof over everyone’s head. You will be responsible for enabling the delivery of the Council’s Community-led Housing programme and for shaping the Council’s delivery strategies and policies with respect to affordable housing. You will work within the housing delivery and partnerships team, supported by a project officer. As such, you will have significant practical experience of partnership delivery and the formation of evidence-based policy responses. A strategy and policy, housing development or planning background will be advantageous.
Evidence of working with, supporting and influencing external partners and stakeholders is essential.