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Housing Strategy Lead - Solihull

Job Title: Housing Strategy Lead - Solihull
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Solihull
Salary: £20 - 25 per hour
REF: BF280802F
Contact Name: Billy Fagg
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Housing Strategy Lead – Solihull

Contract, Full Time


  • The role leads the development and implementation of the Client’s Housing Strategy and delivery plans. This includes the development of housing related policy and partnerships, extensive stakeholder engagement and collaboration, as well as the management and supervision of a team of housing policy and strategy staff, who are individually responsible for specific policies and programmes concerning affordable housing and domestic retrofit.
  • The role is directly responsible for two key policy areas and functions. The first of these is the private rented sector, including the development and maintenance of landlord engagement, data and intelligence, specific programmes and projects that can improve standards in the sector. The second is housing pathways and options for younger adults and older people, particularly concerning housing development, planning and joint approaches with adult social care.
  • The post holder is also required to regularly and substantively input to the Clients’ Local Plan and relevant housing related policies and policy documents. This includes the provision of expert advice to internal and external stakeholders on housing related planning matters.

Essential Experience:

  • Significant experience of similar work with a local authority or related organisation
  • Advanced knowledge of policy, legislation and practice concerning housing development.
  • Significant knowledge and experience of project appraisals, negotiation, needs assessments, planning law and local authority decision making processes.
  • Experience of developing and/or maintaining housing related partnerships and collaborations

To find out more information please contact Billy at

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity.