Development Manager

Posted 25 November 2021
Salary£50k - 55k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Job type Permanent
DisciplineInvestment, Finance, Land, Development & Technical
Contact NameKevin Boakye

Job description

Development Manager

Location: London 

Salary offer: £55,000 basic + Bonus + Benefits

Deverellsmith have been exclusively instructed on behalf of a reputable British based Real Estate Investment firm who have a unique opportunity for a Development Manager to join their team.

Originating from a renowned Asset Management firm, our client has a strong reputation for providing financial solutions to SME property developers.  

You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside an experienced Real Estate professionals, overseeing a number of residential projects/developments at various stages of construction, including recently acquired, in planning, in construction, in sales and ongoing maintenance of existing schemes.   

What You’ll Do:

  • Working alongside the team with responsibility for project management of all schemes
  • Working closely with developers to oversee third party developments
  • Tendering and procurement responsibilities
  • Managing and drafting appointment documents for main contractors, and / or subcontractors
  • Risk assessments
  • Sourcing, appointment and management of design teams
  • Costing of works, including detailed cost plans / bills of quantities
  • Sourcing main contractors, sub-contractors and minor works suppliers
  • Reviewing contractor valuations and liaising with banks and their monitoring surveyors on drawdowns
  • Reconciling project costs
  • Responsibility for costings and feasibility studies for potential new schemes/loans
  • Drafting and managing build programmes
  • Verifying, reconciling and authorising development costs

What You’ll Bring:

  • Project Management experience or knowledge
  • Ideally MRICS qualified
  • Experience of stakeholder management
  • Residential development experience


  • You’ll be eligible for a performance-based bonus

If this position is of interest to you, please contact Kevin Boakye to discuss this role on 020 3056 6293 or email your CV to  

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