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Executive Director Development

Location: Newcastle

Salary: Six figure salary, car allowance, pension (relocation package if applicable)

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Job ID: 166846

Home Group are a social enterprise and charity with a turnover of over £350 million, and are one of the UK’s largest providers of high quality housing and support services.


We support over 120,000 people across England, Scotland and Wales, who live in nearly 55,000 of our quality and affordable homes.


The Responsibilities of the Executive Director of Development include:

  • To be part of the leadership team of Home and the delivery of its overall strategy and objectives.

  • To lead and take overall responsibility for the Group’s development and sales housing programme that enable the Group strategy

  • To lead the future and evolution of the development programme

  • To lead a development programme that involves a complex tenure mix that enables the Group strategy

  • To lead and deliver the following services: site acquisition, development, private market, rented, shared ownership and house sales

  • Identification of potential new developments that fit within the group strategy

  • To bring good and innovative design to the programme taking Home to a leadership role


  • Experience of the housing market across complex tenures

  • Experience of leading Sales Housing programmes across tenures

  • Ability to communicate and network externally.

  • Thorough understanding of financial models associated with Development, Sales and Regeneration projects.


Key Objectives

  • To contribute to setting the strategic direction of the organisation and delivering that strategy through excellent leadership.

  • Advise Board on direction, strategy and policy for development and housing sales activities

  • To prepare and implement on an annual basis a business plan for Development incorporating key objectives, timescales, financial projections, cashflow and a resources plan.

  • Seek out new ventures and initiatives where appropriate. Advise Board on viability of projects.

  • Effectively manage a robust financial reporting process for approvals, sales, monitoring and reporting.

  • Ensure that the agreed Development business plan is delivered on time and to a high standard through the relevant channels.

  • Ensure all products are delivered fit for purpose e.g. design, sustainability and standards.

  • Ensure that all requirements in respect of performance monitoring are met.

  • Ensure that the organisation’s values and policies, including the equality and diversity policy and code of conduct, are fully integrated throughout all activities.


Diversity ‘We have a big role to play in tackling prejudice and discrimination. We want you to be yourself at Home Group and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your differences and together we make Home Group a special and great place to live and to work.’


Six figure salary, car allowance, pension (relocation package if applicable)


The role is being handled on a retained basis by James Carss, NRG Executive; please apply via CV in the first instance to jamescarss@nrgplc.com



Closing date 12-noon Friday 29th March 2019