Islington Council – Director of New Build

Housing is our top priority. We strongly believe that a secure and affordable place to call home is key to helping people achieve their potential and enjoy a good quality of life – but we know that the shortage of genuinely affordable housing in our densely populated borough is a real concern for many local people.

Location(s): Islington, London
Job Type: Permanent
Closing date: November 19 2018
Salary: Up to £115,000

About the role

We are looking for someone exceptional to direct and deliver the Council’s most ambitious housebuilding programme for 30 years and help us deliver our commitment to building 550 new council homes by 2022.

You will find genuine political backing to deliver innovative solutions that go beyond traditional approaches and where your flair and creativity will be valued, as you deliver good quality and genuinely affordable homes for all.

We are looking for someone who is a strong collaborator with experience of working with residents, colleagues, Councilors and partners.

You will have achieved significant success in delivering capital development programmes, and will be able to apply fresh thinking and new ideas to Islington, bringing exceptional commercial acumen, challenging the status quo to drive forward our ambitious new build council housing programme.

If this is you and you want to be part of an ambitious team working to deliver new homes for our residents, then we want to hear from you.

Key contact

Please go to www.campbelltickell/jobs for further information or for an informal discussion please call Yvonne Frayling on 07539 373827/0203 434 0990 or email

Key dates

Closing date Stage 1 interviews Stage 2 interviews
Mon 19 Nov 2018 at 9am Mon 3 Dec 2018 Thu 10 and Fri 11 Jan 2019

How to apply

Please download and review the recruitment pack and associated documents below:

Send an up to date CV and supporting statement, detailing how you meet the criteria for this role using the person specification, along with your completed declaration form. We advise that your supporting statement is no longer than 3 pages and your CV no more than 3 pages. Your CV must contain dates worked and a brief description of your key responsibilities for each role including consultancy/project work.

Once complete, please send your application in MS Word format by email 


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Our Team

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