Project Officer (Housing Services)

Posted 31 January 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
Discipline Professional & Technical
ContactBelle Srijundee

Job description

Job Title: Project Officer (Housing Services)

Pay Rate: Negotiable

Work Mode: Hybrid (2 days in the office)

Location: Rugby Borough Council

Working Hours: 37 per week

Assignment Duration: 6 months

Job Purpose:

To work independently but under the direction of the Housing Services Manager to develop and deliver a review of the Independent Living (including the redesignation of stock project) and Lifeline services within the Council, based around a recently received consultancy report.


  • Prepare initiation documents, project briefs, option appraisals, project plans, project risk registers, and specifications.
  • Conduct thorough research on options for service delivery, providing recommendations with costings and feasibility assessments.
  • Organise and conduct consultation exercises to gather feedback and insights from stakeholders.
  • Write or update policies and procedures related to Independent Living and Control Centre services, ensuring compliance and effectiveness.
  • Offer informal training and information sessions to internal staff members on changes to working methods and procedures.
  • Review the redesignation project in collaboration with The Waiting List Team, analysing demand levels and stock designations to inform appropriate recommendations.
  • Produce a comprehensive report and implementation plan based on the redesignation project review, ensuring thorough follow-through to conclusion.


  • Demonstrable experience in social housing, Independent Living, or Lifeline services, showcasing a deep understanding of sector intricacies.
  • Possess a nuanced understanding of housing issues and political frameworks, enabling informed decision-making within complex contexts.
  • Hold full membership of the Chartered Institute of Housing or an equivalent qualification, underlining your commitment to professional excellence.
  • Bring prior project management experience to the table, demonstrating an ability to navigate multifaceted projects with finesse.
  • Exhibit strong communication and IT skills, complemented by a penchant for effective interpersonal interactions.
  • Embrace an analytical mindset, capable of producing meticulous reports and navigating strategic complexities with clarity and precision.

Join our esteemed team and play a pivotal role in enhancing housing services at Rugby Borough Council. Apply now to embark on an impactful journey with us!