Development Manager

Location
England, Warwickshire, Leamington Spa
Salary
£55,000 - £60,000 per annum
Posted
07 Sep 2018
Closes
21 Sep 2018
Ref
13951360/001
Contact
Michael Lyons
Position/Level
Senior Management
Sector
Property
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

The Development Manager will be responsible for the delivery of approximately 300 units per annum with a budget of £45m, whilst project managing individual schemes, leading internal and external teams ensuring delivery is within budget and funding timeframes in compliance with external and internal procedures delivering high-quality products.

Client Details

Our client is one of the country's largest housing association, 70,000+ homes nationwide. They are also a leading developer, with an aim to build 25,000 homes over ten years and a business for social purpose, with their charitable foundation.

Description

The Development Manager will be responsible for:

  • Managing schemes during the post contract phase, including the monitoring of consultants performance against agreed briefs, reporting on program and spend throughout the project
  • Compiling reports for the recommendation of each individual scheme including acquisition of land, joint venture arrangements or section 106 acquisitions in accordance with internal procedures and standing order requirements
  • Ensuring the effective and appropriate procurement methods are used in accordance with the group's internal procedure guide of probity in the appointment of consultants and contract execution
  • Liaising with sales team to ensure a swift sales launch and timely sales completions
  • Liaising with housing management to ensure a smooth handover
  • Operating and contributing to the refinement of internal procedures and systems ensuring the integration of these procedures and systems with other areas of the business
  • Monitoring the design development work to ensure compliance with the project brief and that the finished quality meets the organisation's expectations
  • Coordinating, monitoring and reporting on construction issues, ensuring good communication with key stakeholders and keeping all relevant parties informed of progress
  • Ensuring each project is completed with minimum defects and that the team participates In commissioning where appropriate

Profile

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Experience of managing significant development programmes including large regeneration schemes and extra care schemes
  • Capability of working as a strategic partner with Homes England, local authorities, land owners and contractors
  • Significant experience leading and managing a development or similar team
  • Experience of preparing and presenting winning bids

Job Offer

Up to £65k in salary plus a £5k car allowance, benefits and bonus.

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