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Development Manager

  • Location: Stratford, London
  • Sector: Residential
  • Position: Land Surveyor
  • Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 911359_1563965656
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Job description

Role Overview:

Reporting into the Senior Development Manager, manage development from brief preparation through to planning approval, development of concept through the detailed design process, bringing the development to the market, delivery and handover of project in consultation with procurement and construction departments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the internal project team to ensure project can be delivered effectively in alignment with business unit objectives
  • Develop, maintain, monitor and report against, accurate and detailed development appraisals and development cost plan, programmes and budgets against design development
  • Identify suitable candidates, shortlist, and in liaison with Planning Manager and Technical Manager coordinate competitive procurement and appointment of external consultants for pre-development and planning.
  • Ensure the design of the development is progressively signed off by internal design team at appropriate stages and final authorisation from Head of Design.
  • Working with the Development Estimator, ensure costs and risks are accurately monitored and reported through development process.
  • Monitor financial planning of development with Finance/Commercial Manager.
  • Working with the Technical Manager, identify and monitor site and technical constraints and in consultation with external consultant team resolve within robust and viable technical strategy.
  • Working with the Planning Manager, identify and monitor Town Planning risks and opportunities with JV partners and consultants.
  • Manage all negotiations with external stakeholders with internal team and external consultants.
  • Consult with Senior Sales and Marketing Manager to review sales and marketing strategy, tenant requirements, residential sales options etc.
  • Co-ordinate project report for review on monthly basis. This report should encapsulate all relevant information from respective functions, Land, Planning, Technical, and Sales and Marketing.
  • Monitor Project during detailed design, procurement and construction phases to maintain aspirations and delivery in line with programme.
  • Ensure commercial tenants' requirements are met and the interfaces are managed properly.
  • Detailed understanding of CDM duties for Client, Principal Designer and Designers.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience of development management from infancy to completion.
  • Good knowledge of the Planning system and development process, Project Appraisal Techniques, Design and Technical issues relevant to house building and Affordable Housing Contracts.
  • Previous experience or ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of defined projects within budgetary constraints through commitment and determination and within set time limits.
  • Good Writing and Presentation Skills
  • Able to work under own initiative, having good decision-making skills and a keen sense of responsibility.
  • Good communication skills and ability to organise and positively motivate others both individually.