A fantastic opportunity has emerged for a Housing Policy & Research Manager to join one of Badenoch & Clark's biggest growing housing clients in a permanent role.
Based in Central London, this is a full time and varied role (37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday) and our client is looking for a experienced, highly competent manager who can work pro-actively, demonstrating initiative and an ability to progress multiple projects. You will play a role in the development and implementation of strategies, policies and processes and be a team player and flexible in your approach.
Key duties include:
*Being responsible for developing and delivering a research programme to support the housing and maintenance operations.
*Keeping up to date with legislation changes and housing policy.
*Being responsible for the implementation of best practice in housing, including investigating and evaluating initiatives undertaken by other bodies.
*Identifying areas for policy development and leading with reviews of policies and procedures.
*Ensuring GDPR compliance in all matters.
*Being responsible for the preparation and implementation of the company's housing services and maintenance policies and contributing to other strategies and processes.
*The confidence to engage and build strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including those at senior level.
*The ability to analyse and comprehend complex and lengthy information to Executive Team and Board.
*Able to manage multiple and complex tasks, work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
*Having excellent statistical and analytical skills and an understanding of key research methodologies
*Carrying out policy analysis and writing skills, including speech writing, writing briefings and developing policy from research and member engagement.
Although there isn't a team to manage at present, long term you will be expected to manage, recruit, train, motivate, develop and line-manage staff.
Key personal skills needed:
*Strong educational background and confident in IT.
*Experienced in working and leading on projects, with a sound knowledge of housing and social policy.
*Analytical mind with knowledge of the law.
*Ability to work on complex strategy and policy development.
*Experienced in drafting briefings and reports.
*Housing policy writing is essential
Please note, our client is very open minded about who to hire for this post so if you feel you have excellent statistical and analytical skills and a strong passion and knowledge for housing then please apply as soon as possible.
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