Assistant Director - Housing Development

Birmingham City Council


  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Housing, Local Government

  • Salary/Remuneration

    £74,984 - £92,681

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    16 June 2020

  • Client

    Birmingham City Council

Ref: GSe65606

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the senior management team of the Inclusive Growth Directorate as Assistant Director for Housing Development.

Reporting to the Director for Inclusive Growth, you will have responsibility for the development and delivery of new homes by the City Council, including management of Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust, and Birmingham City Council’s wholly owned company Inreach Birmingham Limited,  with a remit to drive sustainable housing growth across the city.

You will have lead responsibility for developing strategy and implementing innovative  solutions including developing new housing models to tackle the housing shortage and accelerate housing delivery across the city.  You will work with the private sector and public agencies on complex housing projects acting as a champion for high quality housing development in the city.

We are looking for candidates with housing delivery experience at senior management level and a track record of success within a large and complex organisation.  You should have the skills to work effectively with colleagues, partners and elected Members, and the ambition to deliver change in a fast moving environment.

For further information about Birmingham City Council please see the following links:

Closing date10th July 2020 at 10am
Long listingw/c 13th July 2020
Preliminary interviewsw/c 20th July 2020 (TBC)
Short listingw/c 27th July 2020 (TBC)
Final panelw/c 3rd August 2020 (TBC)
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.

Contact details
Dawn Faulkner: 0121 644 5703

Philip Emms: 0113 205 6078