Head of Development – Housing Association


  • Salary: £500 - £750 per day
  • Location: London
  • Contract type: Interim

Elise Langton

Principal Consultant

Call me for a confidential discussion

020 3056 6288 Email

Our client is a forward-thinking housing provider with an ambitious development programme; they are currently seeking a Head of Development on an interim basis to provide strategic and operational direction which will enable them to fulfil their delivery objectives.

We are seeking applications from SENIOR development / construction professionals who have proven experience of managing delivery teams to build mixed tenure housing developments on site. The successful applicant will have solid managerial experience and the ability to strategically manage the ongoing delivery of multiple sites at various stages of development, ranging from 10 – 500 units on any one scheme.

The successful applicant to this role will possess the following:

  • The ability to strategically lead teams to deliver multiple complex housing development schemes on site through to handover
  • A commercial mindset and experience of working with diverse stakeholders to ensure new housing developments are delivered to excellent standards, on time and within budget
  • Track record of managing the delivery of quality mixed-tenure schemes in joint partnership ventures

The ideal candidate will have good knowledge of the full development lifecycle within an affordable housing environment, alongside proven leadership skills and the ability to motivate teams to deliver excellent results in a challenging market.

If you are an experienced residential development professional with managerial experience, and are available to start a new role at short notice, please contact Elise at Deverell Smith for further details.

Similar Jobs

Exciting interim opportunity with a central London local authority. My client are currently in the process of delivering a large number of affordable houses and are in need of a Development Manager to step in and oversee all [...]

  • Salary: £350 - £450 per day + Outside of IR35
  • Location: London
  • Contract type: Interim

We have been exclusively asked to find the next key Development professional for one of London's top developers. A new opportunity has arisen within a top London residential-led developer, requiring a skilled and commercially aware Senior Development Manager [...]

  • Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + negotiable
  • Location: London
  • Contract type: Permanent

Deverell Smith have exclusively instructed to a key hire for an established, dynamic and innovative property development company specialising the acquisition, development and sale of boutique residential schemes across London. At present they are busy with upcoming schemes [...]

  • Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable
  • Location: London
  • Contract type: Permanent

Client side Development Manager - South Coast: Representing a Public Sector Developer who are currently searching for a Development Manager to step in on a 6 month fixed contract with the possibility of becoming permanent. Help to deliver [...]

  • Salary: £400 - £500 per day + Outside IR35, flexible hours
  • Location: South East
  • Contract type: Interim
Deverell Smith Limited, 2nd Floor, Cannon Green, 1 Suffolk Lane, London, EC4R 0AX Tel: 020 7291 0900