Starting salary: £42,687 - £46,101 + 5% market supplement for 1^st year
Job level: Level 4 Zone 2
Location: Hybrid working with genuine flexibility
Hour per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 26^th June 2022 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options are available – we’re open to discussion
In Camden we are committed to working together to make our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Partnership with our communities is central to the way we work so that everyone can access opportunities, and nobody gets left behind. Help to deliver Camden’s Community Investment Programme (CIP), our plan to invest over £1billion in new council homes, schools and community spaces. A flagship programme at the heart of our community vision for the borough.
You can find out more when you go to: https://www.wemakecamden.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/We-Make-Camden-2025.pdf
To achieve our mission, we’re looking for a Development Manager to join us. It’s your chance to help build better futures by increasing the supply and quality of affordable homes, schools, workspace and spaces for communities in Camden. You’ll manage and deliver a technically complex portfolio of projects from start to finish. And you’ll help to secure the vital investment that funds our new and replacement affordable homes, schools and mixed use spaces. Driving innovation, best practice and best value, you’ll be accountable to our project sponsors and board. As well as advising colleagues and consultants, you’ll actively engage stakeholders like our residents, community groups, businesses and elected members. You’ll make it your priority to ensure everyone has a voice, and there is always full consideration of local needs and opportunities.
We’re looking for experienced professionals who can think creatively. You bring an excellent knowledge of the project management toolkit in a property development context, and an understanding of procurement, design, town planning and construction processes. Crucially, you’re also great with people. You will be building an understanding of financial spreadsheets and development appraisal tools, as well as your stakeholder, negotiation and literacy skills. It’s important that you bring your experience, and desire to continue learning and developing as a professional. Alongside a knowledge of town planning, land acquisition, financial viability appraisal and sustainability, you also understand how regeneration initiatives can address deprivation, community safety and cohesion.
To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by clicking HERE
Working for Camden
We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting our communities, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.
At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.
To view the Job Profile, please click HERE
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.
Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website
Asking for Adjustments
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at email@example.com or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.