Vacancy Details

Housing Projects Manager

Elmbridge Borough Council
£44,599 - £49,132
Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9SD
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
15/04/2024 at 09:00
Elmbridge Borough Council

Your title: Housing Projects Manager            (1 year, fixed-term contract)

DBS check: This post requires a basic DBS criminal check.

Your team: Housing Services

Your line manager: Housing Strategy and Enabling Manager

Working as part of a team you will be working across a variety of projects, including the rehousing of Afghan and Ukrainians within the borough, along with any future arrivals through the UK government’s resettlement programmes and helping manage the council’s response to any future placement of asylum seekers within Elmbridge.

With rising homelessness pressures and demands for accommodation, you will also have the opportunity to use your project management skills to help successfully plan, delivery and review existing and new initiatives across the housing service, working with colleagues within the council and with partner agencies.

You will develop, review, and help deliver project documents, provide assistance and support to colleagues working on projects, help manage expectations, and work closely with clients, colleagues and partner agencies. 

The roles are varied and will combine leading on some process and administrative work – e.g. submitting grant claims and activity data to government agencies to help the council’s financial position, along with helping with problem-solving some direct contact with clients to resolve particular problems

You will be working in a people focused team that works closely with our partner organisations to deliver results.

The role is suitable for hybrid working, but you will be required to work in the civic centre for at least 2 days a week, and possibly more, at the direction of your manager.

If you would like to discuss the role please contact Andrew Paterson on 01372 474626

Closing Date: Monday 15th April 9am

Equal Opportunities

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How to apply

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Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed