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Development Finance Partner

Hybrid Working
£51,813 - £58,938
Closing date
9 Jun 2024

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Development Finance Partner 

This is an exciting time to join London Borough of Harrow.

Following a review of the Place Directorate and the subsequent creation of a new leadership team, we are now seeking two Assistant Directors and a number of other senior Management roles to join us and lead our services.

We’re looking for creative and collaborative leaders, passionate about delivering frontline services that touch the lives of every one of our 250,000 residents; influence and support our climate change ambitions; contribute to shaping our local economy that is fairer and stronger and our ambitious regeneration programme to build more homes. 

As one of the most ethnically and religiously diverse populations in the country, on the outskirts of London and with excellent transport connections as well as extensive parks and green belt, Harrow is where you can build a rewarding career and an enjoyable life.

The role:

Reporting to the Head of Commercial Development you’ll be responsible for all development modelling and providing all relevant insight that will affect the financing of the council’s development projects.

This is a critical new role that will entail working closely with senior officers and elected members, will facilitate all regeneration business decisions in Harrow, and will support the delivery of more than 3,000 new homes in the borough.

You will be tasked with:

• Reviewing the council’s modelling capabilities to ensure that they possess the required expertise and resource to manage the commercial aspects of all development projects. 

• Financial management the council’s HSDP Programme Viability.

• Financial modelling of the HSDP Programme.

• Focusing on commercial value as well as unlocking future opportunities.


This exciting role calls for a qualified (CCAB / CIMA) finance professional with expertise in development finance modelling. The ability to communicate with a wide range of colleagues and partners on technical issues (e.g. re: project viability) will be required for success.

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For a confidential conversation about this role, please contact our retained consultants at Penna: Andrew Barton on 07922 386432 or email:

Closing date: Midnight Sunday 9th June 2024

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