Head of Investments - home based

Job Title: Head of Investments - home based
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: JN -042021-2555636_1617983924
Contact Name: Jane Bagni
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 09, 2021 16:58

Job Description

Head of Investment will provide support with strategic initiatives for the delivery of a robust investment monitoring programme and the associated analysis from construction, joint venture and corporate perspective .

Client Details

My client is a leading Housing Association who has extensive growth plans


  • Responsible for managing the Development Finance team, inspiring and encouraging an organisational culture which reflects and embeds company values and encourages people to work to the best of their ability
  • Provide leadership, direction, coaching, management and support to direct reports and their teams, to effectively deliver their team objectives and to develop their potential
  • Lead on investment appraisal and financial modelling and analysis
  • Deliver a comprehensive set of performance monitoring reports for the group's investment portfolio and support the production and implementation of a Group Investment
  • Provide business partnering support to the Development Teams including existing and new development companies
  • Overseeing preparation of the annual Group Capital budget in terms of new investment
  • Monitoring and preparing reports for the Group's capital expenditure
  • Provision of effective financial services including, development scheme appraisal and accounting, monitoring of development scheme expenditure, capital cash forecasts, investment portfolio updates for long term financial plan and sales and disposals reporting
  • Delivering the agreed financial performance and KPIs for operational activities reflected in the Group's business and financial plans
  • Support the Group's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting by overseeing the production of investment related information
  • Planning, setting, monitoring and effectively managing relevant budgets for the team, in line with delegated authority guidelines and financial standing orders
  • Support the Director of Strategic Initiatives to provide planned/scheduled and ad hoc updates and reports to Board, Committees, ET, SLT and operational levels in the business
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with other sector organisations, regulatory bodies, legal professionals and any other appropriate HR professionals
  • Maintain and monitor relationships with key service providers and oversee procurement, update and renewal of contracts as appropriate
  • Deliver a robust financial monitoring and reporting service for all group commercial and investment activities


  • Qualified accountant ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CIPFA
  • Strong man manager
  • Previous experience within investments or capital projects
  • Complex financial modelling experience and producing financial appraisals for investment decisions
  • Previous business partnering experience
  • Excellent influencing skills and negotiation ability

Job Offer

£60,000 - £70,000 plus an excellent benefits package