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Housing Partnerships and Strategy Officer


Property Management

Wigan Council

Wigan Life Centre South

College Avenue




Salary: Grade 8, £28,221 - £32,233 per annum.


The salary is subject to the 2019 National Joint Council pay award and any local agreements


37 hours per week


Your role:


As a Housing Partnerships and Strategy Officer you will assist in the delivery of a wide range of housing growth and regeneration projects. You will work closely with a range of external partners from both the public and private sector to ensure that housing projects are delivered on time and are resourced appropriately.


You will also ensure that housing projects delivered with partners meet local need and contribute to the council’s vision to make Wigan a place where people want to invest, live, work and visit.


About you:


You will demonstrate experience of housing development, planning or regeneration preferably gained in a local authority or housing association background. You will have the ability to manage and deliver a number of projects working with a range of partners and consultants, giving you the opportunity to enhance your project management skills and experience.


You will have knowledge of regeneration and housing delivery processes, including financial, planning and legal requirements. You will possess excellent analytical and communication skills, along with the ability and confidence to provide advice and guidance to elected members, customers and build positive working relationships.


About us:


This role is within the newly formed new build and regeneration section within the council’s Growth and Housing team whose objective is to deliver homes to support growth and meet need across Wigan borough.


We will provide you with a supportive working environment and regular supervision. You will receive ongoing training, guidance and the opportunity to work in an engaging and supportive environment.

As an employer we like to thank our employees for their hard work and commitment by giving them the opportunity to access a range of exclusive rewards and benefits.


For an informal discussion on the role please contact Nick Metcalfe, Project Manager Housing Partnerships and Strategy on 01942 489206.


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Interview date: Week commencing Monday 25 February 2019


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application deadline

11 59 pm

10th Feb 2019