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Link Group Ltd
Link House
2C New Mart Road

0330 303 0124


Development Officer (post contract)

Falkirk | Link Group Ltd
£34,600 - £43,830* per annum (dependant on skills & experience)

Closing date

25th April 2019, at Midnight

Salary and Employment Details

Development Officer [Post Contract]
Job ref: DOPOSAPR19
Location: Falkirk
Salary: £34,600 - £43,830* per annum (dependant on skills & experience)
*plus 6.14% market rate allowance         
Contract Type: 35 hours per week. Monday to Friday, however, a degree of flexibility may be required to meet the needs of the business.
Full-Time, Permanent, Development


We have big ambitions to develop - do you?

Link is looking to recruit an experienced development professional who can contribute to the delivery of a diverse programme of housing across all tenures.  Our ambitions are high - targeting 3200 completions over the next five years - and have a similarly high expectation of excellence in delivery.

Job Description

We are looking for a professional candidate with relevant experience in housing development who can demonstrate highly-tuned project management skills and attention to detail and quality.

The key responsibilities of the role are the project management of Link’s substantial development and community regeneration programme, preparing and monitoring the programme budget to include grant and private funding requirements and delivering development projects in accordance with Link Group’s design and specification standards from the pre start meeting through to completion and defects period.

We offer a broad range of projects across all housing tenures and with a diverse range of client groups/stakeholders and always with a focus on design excellence, inclusiveness and delivering a high quality product.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to manage a range of projects from exciting urban regeneration projects to smaller bespoke projects across a wide geographic location.  This will include working with a range of contracting methods from straightforward purchase agreements to more complex development arrangements.

The Company 

Link is an ambitious social enterprise and our performance allows us to make a positive impact in the communities we serve. Link is a great place to work- as determined by the Great Places to Work Institute but it's our staff's passion for working at Link that carries the greatest weight. We don't just develop homes - our staff are our greatest asset and we provide opportunities and support to develop in role and to attain promoted posts. 

Link's Vision is to improve the lives of more people and is supported by its strategic objectives:

Providing Homes, Building Communities, Valuing People and Working Together

Why work for Link?

Link Group is an award winning Registered Social Landlord and Social Enterprise delivering projects of excellence

We are looking for people who share our vision of "improving the lives of more people" by tackling the country's affordable housing need.

We are committed to promoting work-life balance, we offer flexible working arrangements that can be tailored to suit individual requirements.

We are committed to rewarding you. As well as a competitive salary, we have
employee benefits which include a contributory pension scheme, an employee
assistance programme, childcare vouchers and company healthcare.

We are committed to developing our greatest asset "YOU". Our staff are our greatest asset and we are committed to supporting them to reach their full potential by providing excellent training and development opportunities.

You will need:

An understanding of and a strong commitment to the principles of customer service

Knowledge and experience of project management principles and practice

Knowledge and experience in all aspects of housing development projects from Pre Start meeting to completion of the Defects Liability Period stage. In addition to the post contract role, it would be desirable to hold knowledge and experience in development projects from inception to site start stage.

Computer literate with intermediate knowledge of MS Office Suite

Ability to produce accurate business reports

The Deal

Link offers excellent terms and conditions, and as an Investor in People and Healthy Working Lives Gold Award holder, we aim to provide a wide range of development opportunities and healthy living initiatives.

We offer excellent terms and conditions, along with a wide range of development opportunities. In return, we are looking for applications from people who will contribute to our aims and work to the highest professional standards.


Closing Date: Midnight on Thursday 25 April 2019
Interview Date: Tuesday 7 May 2019 at Watling House

How to Apply

For further information on the main position accountabilities and a comprehensive list of the essential and desirable criteria required for this post, please refer to the Job information Pack.

No agencies please.

Link is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all

sectors of the community. Our offices are fully accessible to wheelchair users and we will interview all disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.