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Head of Development Finance

Metropolitan Thames Valley
85835.00 - 90353.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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About Us

Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that ?everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well?; that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live. With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality. Our people care, dare and collaborate to ensure we achieve this People Powered Living.

Position: Head of Development Finance

Location: Farringdon London

Salary: 85,835 - 90,353

Are you a seasoned financial leader with a passion for driving excellence in service delivery? Are you eager to utilise your expertise to foster innovation and growth within the social housing sector? Metropolitan invites applications for the position of Head of Development Finance on a 12-month fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave.

Main Responsibilities:

Providing Direction:

  • Guide partner service areas through financial planning processes and assess new business opportunities.
  • Interpret financial reports and initiate actions for improvement.
  • Represent service customers in corporate planning activities and advise colleagues on financial implications of business decisions.
  • Define and promote service delivery standards across the Financial Services team.

Managing Self and Personal Skills:

  • Conduct duties as required and adhere to Metropolitan's Code of Conduct.
  • Manage personal development and flexibility in working patterns.

Working with People:

  • Build strong relationships with the Development SLT and business leaders.
  • Recruit, lead, and develop a high-performing team.
  • Promote a coaching approach and encourage innovation and creativity.

Using Resources:

  • Ensure efficiency improvements and manage business risks effectively.
  • Utilise resources efficiently within budget.

Achieving Results:

  • Assess partner service areas' business plans and monitor project viability.
  • Enhance commercial awareness and implement financial risk management strategies.

Facilitating Change:

  • Lead the Development Business partnering team towards efficiency and innovation.
  • Foster a culture focused on quality customer service and continuous improvement.

Essential Criteria:

  • Qualified accountant with senior/SLT-level financial management experience.
  • Strong commercial acumen and performance management skills.
  • Excellent communicator with advanced IT literacy.
  • Commitment to customer service and service excellence.
  • Experience in financial/business planning and corporate strategy.
  • Affinity with the social housing sector.
  • Experience managing teams of varying skills and experience.

Please note :- we do not currently offer visa sponsorship.

What?s in it for you?

Our benefits include:-

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part time) per year
  • 2 volunteering days per year for things like helping out in local communities
  • An additional ?Beliefs day? once a year to have an extra a day off
  • Enhanced pension with matched contributions of up to 9%
  • Life assurance cover 3 x your salary
  • Health cash plan scheme for your everyday healthcare needs which you can add your family members too
  • Tenancy deposit ? interest free loan to help with rental deposits
  • Access to extensive learning and training opportunities with Wisebox platform
  • Colleague virtual social platform with our workplace pages where you can keep up to date with the organisational activity and link in with colleagues
  • Career progression across the organisation with our mentoring programme and apprenticeships
  • We are committed to the wellbeing of our colleagues and support this as an organisation

About us

Learn more about our benefits and organisation by viewing our attached document

Our promise

Here at Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH) we want to capture the value that difference brings and are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. We work collaboratively ?Serving people better every day? to educate, support and develop all of our diverse employees and the communities that we serve.

We want every employee and every customer to feel comfortable enough to be their true self and are working tirelessly in the background to create an environment that encourages our employees to challenge non-inclusive behaviours and to be mindful of their own and other?s wellbeing.

Our core values of Dare, Care and Collaborate demonstrate that we are a people focused business, solving social issues by working together!

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found so we do encourage you to complete the application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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