Project Lead - Housing Growth

York, North Yorkshire
£38,813 to £42,683
18 Oct 2019
10 Nov 2019
Contract Type

Grade M
Full time – Fixed Term for 2 years.

Do you have a substantial understanding of the housing market and the housing planning system? Are you able to influence, negotiate and have the ability to problem solve? Are you looking for a flexible role offering a work life balance?

We are looking for a Project Lead - Housing Growth to join our strategic team to lead the delivery of an exciting housing programme that will help to change the way in which housing is provided across the area. You will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of master plans for key housing sites, develop and identify how new forms of construction can help to meet future housing needs such as modular and low carbon buildings and influence housing delivery partners to ensure better design and the creation of housing that creates a sense of place and community. 

This is a challenging but very rewarding role as no two days are the same, you will also have the opportunity to mould and develop a housing strategy team. The position enables you to work from home with the expectation of working in York office at least once a week. 

To be successful you must:

  • hold a relevant degree or equivalent level qualification.
  • have a proven track record of practical project management.
  • have excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • have successfully delivered strategic housing or planning related projects.
  • be able to use creativity and innovation to generate solutions for difficult issues.

As a North Yorkshire County Council employee you will have access to some great benefits via our everybody benefit’s scheme such as shopping discounts, home technology and green car salary sacrifice schemes, financial wellbeing and health assured, our employee assistance programme, to assist with your health and wellbeing. You will also have access to our local government pension scheme, a generous plan for your retirement with the option to increase your monthly contribution if you so wish.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Andrew Leeming on 0797 6727017

Application pack

 Job description / person specification (pdf / 582 KB)

Key dates:

Closing date: Sunday 10 November
Interview date: 20 November