Project Assistant/Officer (Housing Growth)

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Kirklees
Economy & Infrastructure
Growth & Housing
Project Management
37
Huddersfield and surrounding areas
Permanent
8 or 10
Grade 8: £25,481 to £27,041 Grade 10: £31,346 to £33,782

We are looking to appoint to this role at either a Grade 8 or Grade 10, dependent on candidates relevant skills, knowledge and experience. Please view the attached job profiles for more information on what is required for either grade. 

Following the adoption of the local plan in 2019, this is an exciting and challenging time for Kirklees to deliver our ambitious plans for Housing development and regeneration. Kirklees has launched an ambitious housing development programme to build 10,000 homes by 2023 of which at least 1,000 will be on council-owned land. We are responsible for delivering the district’s ambitious Housing Growth plan working with key partners, services, developers and funders to unlock sites and build new homes.

The driving force behind the products and projects delivered is the overriding sense of satisfaction which comes from knowing that the work undertaken makes a tangible difference to our residents and businesses.

We are currently looking for Project Assistants to support projects and programmes of work related to housing development and growth. The projects the team work on are varied, and there are opportunities to work on strategic urban extensions, specialist housing, and the repurposing of landmark and historic buildings.

This role offers the opportunity to be involved in projects of varying complexity and scale and breadth to implement our housing ambition across Kirklees. The work and pace is challenging and rewarding; you will have the support of a close, high performing and supportive team.

Your knowledge and experience of project management techniques along with an understanding of facilitating and delivering housing development will be crucial in this role.

Self-sufficient, organised and motivated, you’ll be used to working in a fast paced environment with multiple deadlines. Your technical skills will be matched by your people skills and ability to work well in a team; communication and report writing skills are also key.

We offer a flexible working environment, supportive team and managers as well as a commitment to your personal and career development.

We need talented and ambitious people to join our team; we look forward to hearing from you.

If you have any queries about this job, please contact Liz Jefferson on 01484221000. 

22 November 2020, 11:55 PM

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