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Housing Delivery Manager (Ref: 2024_729)

County Hall, Newport, Isle of Wight

Grade 13, £46,772 to £50,251 per annum

Contact: For an informal discussion please email Dawn Lang, Strategic Manager - Housing Enabling & Delivery so that a call can be set up.

Vacancy Reference: 2024_729

Closing Date: 21/02/2024

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37 per week


Do want to make a difference to housing on the Island?

We have a great opportunity to join our brand-new team as a Housing Delivery Manager on the Isle of Wight!


This role will allow the right candidate to showcase effective leadership skills to support delivery of the Council’s housing aspirations. This is a challenging position, so we are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic manager who can bring a wealth of knowledge in this sector to ensure our plans for the future of housing on the Isle of Wight become reality for our community.


The successful candidate will:

- Deliver a portfolio of work programmes

- Engage and manage multiple relationships with internal and external stakeholders including the local community

- Manage the Empty Property function


This role demands experience of successful project delivery and excellent communication skills. A commitment to providing high standards of customer service and the skill and discipline to deliver a large and varied workload is essential.

By joining us at #TeamIWC you will be part of a supportive working environment and benefits include flexible working, casual car users’ allowance, plus a generous annual leave entitlement, staff benefits, schemes, discounts, and wellbeing programmes.

If you feel that you could thrive in this exciting opportunity to shape housing delivery on the Island and bring essential skills that will allow our team to flourish and achieve our goals then take advantage of this unique opportunity by applying today, we will look forward to hearing from you!


For an informal discussion please email Dawn Lang, Strategic Manager - Housing Enabling & Delivery so that a call can be set up.


When you join #TeamIWC you'll receive our staff benefits package, including:

-  Annual leave entitlement of 32 days p/a PLUS public holidays!

-  Local Government pension scheme

-  Discounted Solent ferry travel

-  Island bus network discount

-  Cycle to work scheme

-  Staff parking permit scheme

-  Discounted island sports & leisure gym membership

-  National and local discounts & benefits schemes


For some vacancies (subject to criteria)

-  A relocation scheme of up to £8,000 may be available if you are specifically relocating to the Isle of Wight to take up a new role with us

-  If you choose to commute to the Isle of Wight daily, you may be eligible to have some travel costs reimbursed

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour PolicyEmployee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council’s Terms & Conditions of employment are available upon request. Please contact our recruitment team via if you would like to receive a copy.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

If you have difficulty completing your online application or if you need further information about how to apply, telephone 01983 823134 or email Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

We often receive a high volume of applicants for our vacancies. If you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion. If unsuccessful, we actively encourage you to revisit our job pages and apply to alternate posts that may be suitable.


Closing Date: 21 February 2024