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Market Engagement Manager

Market Engagement Manager

Directorate: Markets, Partners and Places

We are looking for:

Markets, Partners and Places (MPP) is an ambitious and high performing directorate within Homes England. Working with industry and local government partners, MPP plays a central role in driving the delivery of Homes England’s mission to: intervene in the housing market to ensure more homes are built in the areas of greatest need; improve housing affordability; and create a more resilient and diverse housing market.

The Market Engagement Manager will join MPP’s dynamic Market Engagement team, which supports the development of new housing supply opportunities and undertakes continuous market engagement with the sector. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • ensuring Homes England builds long term strategic relationships with key industry partners;
  • supporting the identification of new housing supply opportunities across England;
  • providing critical research, intelligence and insight on the housing sector for senior leaders; and
  • supporting the development of cross-cutting housing delivery strategies.

This is a high profile and important role within MPP and Homes England. The successful candidate will need to be results oriented, collaborative and possess effective negotiating and influencing skills. 

Our successful candidate will:

To support the Head of Market Engagement to establish and maintain a system of Key Account Managers, that will create ongoing strategic relationships with Homes England’s key industry partners.

To coordinate and provide ongoing support to the Key Account Managers, so as to enable them to work with Homes England’s key industry partners to identify new housing supply opportunities.

To lead work, alongside the Research and Analysis team, to gather and interpret market intelligence (from a range of sources) to inform the decision-making of senior leaders.

To work, alongside the Research and Analysis team and the Communications and Marketing teams, to evaluate the impact of Homes England's engagement activities with key industry partners and gather partner feedback on Homes England performance.

The skills we would like are:

Degree level or equivalent academic qualifications are required with the ability to bring strong intellectual rigour to the role. 

Experience of working at a strategic level within a relevant sector.

Desirable - Knowledge of the built environment or a relevant professional qualification such as RICS, RTPI, LI, RIBA, CIH      

Homes England

We’re the Government’s housing accelerator, a new type of Government agency driving positive market change. To build better homes faster, we’re releasing more land to developers who want to make a difference, creating investment opportunities and investing in infrastructure. Together we're making possible the homes the country needs.

Markets, Partners, Places

Markets, Partners, Places is a brand new directorate, created to drive Homes England’s mission and objectives across the country to help fix the broken housing market. It utilises its deep understanding of markets to set a strategic vision for the agency and to build a long-term pipeline of investable opportunities that anticipates future market needs. It will move beyond opportunistic and programme based interventions towards a strategically led approach, using the whole portfolio of Homes England’s products, skills and powers to unlock housing and to deliver Homes England’s mission

How to apply:

For more information on the role and how to apply, please visit Civil Service Jobs.

£30,755 - £59,459

Market Engagement Manager

Coventry, UK

Published on 8 Oct 2019