Head of Development and Planning - Senior Director

Posted 02 August 2022
Salary£125000 - £150000 per annum + + car allowance + bonus + benefits
Job type Permanent
DisciplineReal Estate, General Practice & Investment ​
Contact NameJake Mcmonagle

Job description

Head of Development and Planning - Senior Director

I think it is fair to say these roles do not come up often! deverellsmith has been retained by a leading property consultancy to recruit their new Head of Development and Planning.

Are you a director thinking about your next step? Are you an ambitious and career driven individual that wants to sink their teeth into their next challenge?

The role

  • This is a chance to lead the turnover growth of the company's Development & Planning brokerage and consultancy services throughout the UK. In this leadership role, you will be responsible for 20 teams across the UK, delivering development brokerage, development consultancy and planning services.
  • Client and business development (managing existing accounts and generating new business opportunities)
  • Be a role model for organisational behaviour and show leadership across the Development & Planning Service Line.
  • Ensure a consistent and high-quality service from the Development & Planning Service Line.
  • To sit on the company's board and represent the Development and planning department.

What's in it for you

  • Salary of up to £150k + car allowance + bonus + an array of employee benefits.
  • Opportunity to shape and grow a department.
  • Flexible working available.
  • Autonomy to make key decisions and lead the growth strategy.


  • Experience in direct client contact and building/growing client relationships.
  • Strong track record and proven reputation in the market.
  • Team management experience.
  • Strategic thinker with a growth mindset.
  • Qualified Chartered Surveyor (MRICS) and or MRTPI.
  • Ambitious and career driven.

We work as one

The key to growth is in our differences, not similarities. Alongside our partners, building a diverse, inclusive, and equal environment is at our core: everyone is made to feel welcome and encouraged to be their authentic self. Respect isn't an opt-in, it's the only way forward.

If this role seems of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact me on:

Jake McMonagle, Senior Consultant Land & Planning

T: 07827 011252