Birmingham City Council

Head of Housing Development

Lancaster Circus
£57,698 - £74,887
19 Jul 2021
03 Aug 2021
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*** For existing employees a secondment may be considered, subject to eligibility criteria ***

The opportunity has arisen to recruit to the Head of Housing Development with effect from August 2021.  This is a temporary position to cover leave and may extended for up to 18 months.

We require an individual with significant experience and a strong track record of leading on and delivering challenging housing development programmes.


You will be expected to support the Assistant Director, Housing Development, to deliver integrated and customer focused services within the Inclusive Growth Directorate and to enable and facilitate wider service integration with other Directorate and partner services.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the award-winning Housing Development Team to drive forward the ambition to accelerate the delivery of affordable homes through new and existing delivery mechanisms including responsibility for InReach.  The role will also be critical to ensuring the ongoing management of the team and delivery of the existing development programme. 

The post holder is also responsible for ensuring that the service delivers against key Directorate priorities and targets set out within the Council Plan and Vision 2026, as well as operating within cash limits set out in the Council’s financial plans and policies and procedures for people management.

Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information

For informal enquires please contact Collette McCann, Assistant Director or email:

Ref: BCC002190

We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.”


An ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence using the English Language as required by Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016

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