Development Manager – Affordable Housing


  • Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Company car, bonus
  • Location: Surrey
  • Contract type: Permanent

Elise Langton

Principal Consultant

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Our client is a commercially-minded affordable housing developer with an ambitious build programme and impressive pipeline. Due to increased business need, they are seeking a front-end Development Manager to take ownership of site finding and land purchase in the South East.

This is a really exciting opportunity for an experienced front-end Development Manager to join a successful team where you will be identifying and securing residential development opportunities, with an emphasis on affordable and grant-funded affordable projects.

Key responsibilities within this role will include:
* Identifying and securing residential development projects (primarily affordable and mixed tenure) in line with the organisation’s development aspirations
* Appraising, promoting and delivering new projects as well as progressing and agreeing terms in relation to investment / disposal opportunities for the organisation
* Building and developing relationships with a broad range of stakeholders including local authorities, developers, agents and landowners

The ideal candidate for the role of Development Manager will possess the following:
* Proven experience of securing and delivering affordable housing / mixed tenure development projects
* Strong project / programme management skills and the ability to negotiate with a commercial acumen whilst being aligned to the affordable housing market
* Experience of working for an RP or affordable housing developer is preferred due to the nature of the developments the organisation are undertaking, however demonstrable understanding of range of affordable housing products and the development process related to these will also be considered

We are looking for the suitable candidate to start this role as quickly as possible. The organisation are offering a highly competitive salary, bonus scheme and car allowance for the successful candidate. If you meet the criteria above and are looking for a new challenge within a very well renowned housing provider, please apply today for immediate interview.

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