Head of Development
About the post
Habinteg are recruiting for an exciting new role within our organisation and we are seeking the ideal candidate who will lead and develop the Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) department at Habinteg to deliver high quality consultancy and training services.
This role will be fundamental in the achievement of the business goals to increase the access and inclusion expertise of the built environment sector whilst growing both turnover and surplus.
You will have substantial experience of managing a small business, consultancy or business unit. In addition have experience and/or awareness of the architecture and constructions industry.
An understanding of the access consultancy discipline, the main drivers and the needs of clients, is essential.
You will be able to demonstrate skills in successful bid preparation and writing as well as contract negotiation and contract management.
Be able to demonstrate sound knowledge of the social model of disability and how environments can impact on inclusion.
At Habinteg, we want communities to include disabled people, offering places to live that meet their needs and provide the highest levels of independence, choice and control over their daily lives. We provide accessible homes and services to some 3,300 households, and we also encourage other housing providers to plan and build accessible homes. We do this by demonstrating our expertise in accessible design, and by influencing policy decisions at both a national and local level.
Uniquely, we also have an in-house training and consultancy arm – The Centre for Accessible Environments. The Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) has been a leading authority on inclusive design for over 40 years. CAE provide consultancy, training, research and publications on building design and management to meet all user needs, including disabled and older people.
Closing date for the position is Monday 23rd July 2018
Interviews will take place on Friday 27th July 2018
For further information or to apply please visit:
Please also feel free to contact the HR department:
Tel: 020 7822 8700
In line with our goals on Diversity we welcome applications from every section of the community.