Housing Project Officers

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Public Sector
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Kenyon Block Consultants
Job Ref:
KBC 3225

We are looking for a number of Project Officers to join a national team on a contract basis

You will be based at home and work on a part time basis


About the role:

To help deliver the Regulators’ Pioneer Fund ‘Intelligence Support for Private
Sector Housing Teams in England’ project – to encourage collaboration and
intelligence sharing between housing authorities in England.

About you:

You will be a motivated team player with relevant experience of regulatory work,
intelligence handling and/or a local authority private sector housing team. You
will have experience of delivering projects and encouraging collaboration.
between local authorities or other organisations.

What you will do:

Work with colleagues in the team to deliver the project by building relationships.
with local authority housing teams in regional areas of England to support the
sharing of information and intelligence with other housing authorities.

Your responsibilities will be:
Work with team colleagues to develop and produce a project plan in line with
that set out in the Regulators’ Pioneer Fund application.
Develop a working knowledge of the National Trading Standards Intelligence
Operating Model and regional/national intelligence structures and use this as a
basis for delivering the project.
Develop and maintain contacts with local Housing and Environmental Health
authorities within a local authority region in England.
Liaise and work with private sector housing and associated teams in a specified.
region on an ongoing basis to encourage, support and deliver the aims of the

Work with project team colleagues to share good practice and ensure.
consistency of approach to collaboration between housing teams in them
respective regions and with other housing teams across England and other
stakeholders such as Police and Trading Standards.

Represent and promote the work of the project in the media and at events.
around the country and within the region.
Explore legacy opportunities for the project, including options for sustainability.
after the end of the project

Work with the team managers to ensure that the project is meeting its strategic
Contribute to the development of policy and guidance for the project and assist.
with production of reports as required.

Health and Safety Statement:

To co-operate with their employer and follow health and safety advice and

Equalities Statement:

To abide by the principles and practice of equality of opportunity as laid down in
the Council’s Equalities Policy.
Notwithstanding the detail in this job description, the job holder will undertake such.
work as may be determined by the Manager from time to time, up to or at a level.
consistent with the ‘Principal Responsibilities of the Job’.

Person Specification


Experience of working in a relevant enforcement or intelligence environment
Will have delivered projects at a local or regional level.
Experience of collaboration between organisations at a local or regional level


An understanding of statutory and regulatory controls undertaken by private
sector housing and/or Trading Standards & Environmental Health authorities
An understanding of the Intelligence Operating Model and how it applies to local.
authority enforcement work


Be aware of the current challenges facing local authorities in the UK.
Qualifications and Training


Qualification at level 5 or above in a related discipline or hold a professional
qualification at a similar level/ previous experience in a similar role
Project or programme change management qualification or to be obtained within
an agreed period


Relevant regulatory qualification

Personal Qualities


Shall be honest, reliable and committed.
Show qualities in innovation and determination.
Demonstrate the ability to work in a sensitive and sometimes stressful.
environment under pressure
Be creative, dynamic and forward thinking in their approach to work.
Be confident and capable of delivering presentations to a range of audiences.


Will have excellent interpersonal and analytical skills.
Competent in the use IT systems, including Microsoft 365 and database.
Be a good communicator both orally and in writing.
Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.

Other Requirements

Strong commitment to local government and the concept of public service
Possess a current, valid driving licence and have the ability to travel around the
country, including overnight stays.
Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

Our values:

Whatever role we play in the council, we act with professionalism and integrity.
We take a positive attitude in all we do.

We take a proactive and responsible approach to planning for the future.

We keep each other informed, share knowledge and act with honesty and integrity.

We work constructively and willingly on joint initiatives

Please send your CV through to info@kenyonblock.com quoting reference KBC 3225

Contact Details:
Kenyon Block Consultants
Tel: 020 8360 7289
Contact: Phyllis Kenyon

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