Midland Heart

We own and manage 33,000 homes, and balance great customer service and value for money to provide a range of quality services for 70,000 customers. 

It is important that we are financially strong so that we can build as many homes as we can, to deliver desperately needed new homes for social and affordable rent whilst supporting customers who aspire to move into home ownership.

We provide high quality housing options for older people and services which aim to prevent homelessness.

Founded in 1925, we remain true to our charitable aims of maintaining affordable homes in challenging areas of the Midlands.

£39,970 yearly
Midland Heart 108 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA
Jan 28, 2019
Full time
Our driven social housing development team is seeking an experienced Project Manager (Business Development) to play a pivotal role in delivering against our ambitious target of developing 600 new homes per year. You will be at the forefront of developing and delivering our New Business development programme, focussing on building the pipeline of 3,000 completions by March 2024 as part of a dynamic team. This is an opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and experience of the pre-contract stage of housing development, taking a proactive approach to securing new business – seeking, pursuing and securing new land and housing opportunities to meet the targets set out within our Housing Delivery Strategy. You’ll demonstrate excellent negotiation skills with both internal and external stakeholders, developing and maintaining integral professional relationships with key project contacts, including vendors and developers, whilst working closely with the Development Construction team to ensure a smooth handover. Given the ambitious nature of this role, we require a focused and passionate New Business Development professional who enjoys working in a very fast-paced, challenging but ultimately rewarding role and organisation. You should ideally possess a relevant housing or construction qualification, related to the housing association sector, or have equivalent experience of working in a development or property related role. For this role you will be required to travel as required, you will be required to hold a current UK driving licence. Who are Midland Heart? We’re a large and ambitious housing organisation providing more people an affordable place to call home. We welcome people from every walk of life, at every stage of their career. We expect a lot from our people but in return you can be assured of a great place to work, where you will be well rewarded and where great people are able to succeed. Whether you want to build your career with us, or use your experience to move on, we’re here to develop your potential. Interested? To apply, please register on our candidate portal and submit a comprehensive CV setting out your career history with a cover letter of no more than two pages, clearly explaining how you think you meet the requirements of this role and demonstrating your career achievements. Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 6th February 2019. We reserve the right to close applications prior to this date, should the need arise. Interviews will provisionally take place week commencing 18th February 2019. Recruitment Agencies please note that we do not accept speculative CVs and should one be submitted, we will assume the candidate is our own.