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Senior Planning Manager

Organisation
Homes England
Reference
5P0535
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Public Sector
Location
Gateshead of Leeds
Salary
£51,258 - £60,000
Expiry Date
27/02/2019
Homes England is the new national housing agency, recently launched to play a major role in fixing the housing market and enabling delivery of homes that our country needs.

Job Description

Homes England brings together land, money, expertise, and planning & compulsory purchase powers, with a clear remit to facilitate delivery of sufficient new homes, where they are most needed, to deliver a sustained improvement in affordability.  We work locally in individual communities to help meet local priorities.

 

We invest mostly in building new homes, but also in creating employment floor space and other community facilities, in cities, towns and villages across the country. The homes we fund include affordable homes for rent and sale, and homes for rent or sale at market prices. Our investment helps build around half of all new homes built in England each year. It also helps increase local growth by creating jobs and supporting businesses.

 

Key areas of work and responsibility include the delivery of complex planning decisions that will support the Agency is achieving its land housing capacity targets. To provide planning and enabling advice to support the acquisition and disposal of a pipeline of future investment opportunities to support government targets and ambitions.

 

We own public land, which we sell to house builders and others. This is one of the ways in which we overcome barriers to development and help increase the speed with which house builders can build new homes.

 

Homes England is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government.

           

Homes England was launched by the Secretary of State on 11 January 2018. Homes England is the trading name of Homes and Communities Agency. To find out more about what we do please visit: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/homes-england and find out more about how Homes England are Making Homes Happen http://sps.tmpwcomms.net/homesengland/.