Development & Investment Project Officer
Development and Investment Project Officer
Reporting to the Development and Regeneration Partnership Manager you will be responsible for co-ordinating and supporting the successful delivery of affordable housing projects to meet housing needs in Waltham Forest. Working alongside a range of internal and external partners and stakeholders you will help deliver housing projects to meet the Council’s strategic objectives and undertake associated consultation and project management activities.
The post holder will be responsible for the provision of project and programme management and development related services to facilitate the provision of new affordable housing in the borough. This will include co-ordinating the delivery of new affordable housing development schemes in the borough from initiation to completion including site identification, feasibility and viability assessments and evaluations, design, planning, funding, construction and lettings/sales. You will co-ordinate effective resident and stakeholder consultation to support housing development projects in the borough.
You will be an effective communicator, able to work collaboratively with and establish and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external partners and stakeholders including community stakeholders and residents.
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.
We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.
The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:
• Promoting equality of opportunity
• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels
• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.
Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.