Technical Officer (Development)


Job description

The Technical Officer (Development) will on behalf of the Association oversee new build schemes from inception to handover stage ensuring new build schemes are delivered on programme and within budget. The role also involves identifying development opportunities and examining scheme viability to use sites for social and affordable housing. .

Responsibilities

  • The Technical Officer (Development) will on behalf of the Association oversee new build schemes from inception to handover stage ensuring new build schemes are delivered on programme and within budget.
  • The role also involves identifying development opportunities and examining scheme viability to use sites for social and affordable housing.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • Possess a relevant third level Qualification e.g. bachelors degree, Graduate diploma in a related discipline such as Estate Management, Building, Construction, Property Design or other related discipline.
  • And a minimum of two years relevant post qualification experience in building, construction or estate management.
  • or A minimum of five years relevant experience in construction or estate management.
  • Proven track record in formulating and delivering programmes to performance targets, budget and achieving high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Strong proven procurement and contract management experience relating to the delivery of work programmes.
  • Proven success in managing contractors, consultants, suppliers and budgets.
  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of spreadsheets, cash flows and economic appraisals.
  • Understanding of technical drawings and contract documentation.
  • Sound technical knowledge of property maintenance and construction.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, and current issues within the social housing sector.
  • Ability to build and manage collaborative relationships with a range of stake holders and contracting organisations.
  • Good communication skills (oral and written).
  • Good interpersonal and team working skills.
  • Full valid drivers licence and access to a car for work or can demonstrate suitable alternative means of travel to meet the mobility requirements of this post.

Desirable Skills

  • Relevant professional qualification/membership of relevant professional body (e.g. MRICS, RIBA, CIOB).
  • Previous experience of working in a Housing Association, Northern Ireland Housing Executive or Local Authority Housing Department.
  • Have good knowledge of Regulations and Procedures of Northern Ireland Statutory Bodies and Agencies including DfC, Local Councils, NIHE and other associated relevant public bodies.

Application Information

Application forms and further details for the above post can be obtained by contacting Rural Housing Association, 2 Killyclogher Road, Omagh, BT79 0AX, 028 82246118 or e-mail hr@ruralhousing.co.uk Closing date for application is 4pm on Monday 15th April 2024. Rural Housing Association is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Vacancy ID
1647240
Job ref.
RHA/TO/058
Job Sector
Construction, Trades and Architecture
Area
Co Tyrone
Location
Omagh
Salary
£29,269 - £38,223 per annum.
No. vacancies
1
Contract Type
Temporary
Weekly hours
35
Published date
25/03/2024
Closing date
15/04/2024
Worktime
9am - 5pm, days to be confirmed.

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