Development Manager

Posted 23 May 2022
Salary£55000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance, discretionary bonus etc
LocationWaltham Abbey
Job type Permanent
DisciplineInvestment, Finance, Land, Development & Technical
Contact NameSarah Mcloughlin

Job description

deverellsmith are delighted to have partnered with one of the UK most forward-thinking house builders to assist them with the recruitment of a Development Manager to join their growing team.

The business is in a period of substantial growth and currently have several new-build sites to get through due due diligence and planning. ​

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the management of schemes through planning and on to delivery

  • Appointment and coordination of professional consultant teams, in house reporting and lead on project team meetings

  • Take ownership of the financial direction of the project, reporting project progress against development appraisal objectives throughout the lifetime of the project

  • Work closely with internal sales and marketing colleagues, ensuring that the product specification and offer is market facing and driving profitability

  • Represent the company where requested to various statutory authorities, professional organisations and to other outside groups


  • At least 2 years' experience operating within a residential-led Development Manager role

  • Experience of the development stages, including; acquisition, planning and onward to delivery on site, as well as a wider understanding of the wider development life-cycle including delivery, sales and customer care

  • Significant experience in managing internal and external stakeholder relationships

  • Autonomous by nature, driven to succeed and a team player

  • Superb communication and people skills are essential, a significant part of the role will involve building and managing relationships with senior internal and external stakeholders

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