Housing Strategy and Partnership Manager

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Growth & Regeneration
Growth & Housing
Home working / Flint Street, Huddersfield, HD1 6LG
Grade 14

£43,857 - £45,859

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of our residents and the communities and places in which they live? We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work collaboratively with a range of internal services and partners to lead on and shape housing strategies and policies that deliver better outcomes for citizens across the Kirklees district.

Reporting to the Head of Housing Services this is an exciting opportunity to demonstrate your ability to think strategically and to use your excellent communication skills and abilities to build and strengthen partnership working confidently and collaboratively.

We are seeking applications from individuals who are educated to degree level or who have equivalent levels of experience in this sector; you will have substantial experience of working in the social housing sector and you would need a sound knowledge of the strategic housing role.

Key requirements for this job:

  • Substantial experience of working in the social housing sector.
  • Specialist knowledge of strategic and operational housing issues including relevant legislation and government strategies, policies and guidelines.
  • Understanding of wider issues in local government and working in a political environment and in partner organisations and of public and private sector agendas relevant to the role.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding, inclusion & diversity and health & safety issues and legislation in relation to the role.

Your behaviours and values will also be key to building excellent working relationships with all relevant partners and the credibility that you will need across the organisation.

If you are interested in joining our ambitious Local Authority team with a focus on delivering excellent outcomes for our citizens then we would love to hear from you.

07 March 2021, 11:55 PM

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