Head of Strategic Development

London Borough of Lewisham


  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Salary/Remuneration

    up to £85,533

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    20 September 2019

  • Client

    London Borough of Lewisham

Ref: GSe55432

Lewisham is an exciting and vibrant inner London borough with award winning parks and open spaces, great transport links and a thriving cultural scene. We are the second fastest growing borough in London and have ambitious plans to deliver our largest social housing and town centre renewal programme in a generation.

You will direct and manage our housing development and renewal programmes. Driving the agenda on the Council’s key priority, you will lead a team of professionals delivering the Council’s housing and regeneration schemes. You will work closely with Lewisham Homes and other delivery partners ensuring our objectives are fully realised on time and within budget.

We have the land, the corporate commitment and the resources with a strong pipeline already in place that you will grow. You will have experience of large-scale development and regeneration, excellent stakeholder skills and an understanding of working in a political environment.

For further information please contact our advisors at GatenbySanderson: Rachel Salvia 07594 250 062 

Closing dateFriday 20th September 2019
Long listing26th or 27th September 2019
Officer Interviews Friday 18th October 2019
Final panelWednesday 23rd October 2019
How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.