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Every day, we work to make genuinely affordable homes a reality for more people. The scale of the challenge is huge, but so is our commitment.

We are looking for people across London who want to join our teams to help broaden our experience, our diversity of thought and our vision. Whatever your background and experience, if you have a passion for London, change and delivering genuinely affordable housing, then there’s a role for you.

Help us do important work, where it matters. Together, we can build a London for everyone

Application Process

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Area Manager x 3 - in North West Investment and Operations Team

Job reference number: GLAAM19
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: 20 October 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: W/C 4 November 2019
Salary: £49,405 per annum
Grade: 9

Tackling London’s housing crisis is Sadiq Khan’s first priority as Mayor of London. With a substantial financial settlement to invest alongside robust planning policy, the delivery of affordable housing across the city is now increasing on previous years.

The work of Housing and Land is right at the heart of this effort to optimise the delivery of more genuinely affordable homes. We’re broadening our attempts to work with partners across the London to bring forward more land in sustainable locations and to help meet growing demand by identifying a future pipeline of opportunities for housing growth.

The Area Teams lead the Mayor’s relationships with Investment Partners and Strategic Partnerships with some of London’s largest affordable housing providers.  The teams manage complex investment models with developers to support new and scalable ideas to grow housing delivery.

The successful candidates will lead investment relationships with a portfolio of development partners delivering homes across London.  You will also work with boroughs not only from a strategic housing and planning perspective but to increase their own direct affordable housing delivery.  We’re looking for people with a well-rounded understanding of the development process who may also have some experience of regeneration, development finance, investment models, housing delivery and strategic planning.

You will be able to understand, interpret and present complex sets of data and contractual relationships through the delivery of investment led projects.  You will be able to able to work with partners, influence decision making and bring people with you. Successful candidates will be able to motivate internal and external stakeholders to further the Mayor’s aims to grow these sectors across the capital.

You will have an eye for detail, be comfortable with development appraisals, cashflows and business plan forecasts and a good understanding of the development process from land acquisition to sales.

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This role will be based at London Fire Brigade’s Head Office (Union Street SE1 0LL

London’s diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London’s diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share.

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme.

If you are considering an application for any of the roles and would like an informal conversation, speak to either Peter Fletcher on 0207 983 5848  or email peter.fletcher@london.gov.uk ; or Natalie Daniels on 0207 084 2575 or email Natalie.Daniels@london.gov.uk

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on glajobs@london.gov.uk quoting reference GLAAM19

Application closing date: Sunday 20 October 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at: Union Street – W/C 4 November 2019

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