This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious team as their Development Manager. Based from the Bristol office with hybrid working options cemented in the business. This company are absolutely committed to delivering some of the best places to live and to enhancing the wider communities in which they operate.

You will be involved in large-scale town regeneration and bespoke rural schemes making this a super opportunity for someone to take on a varied and career enhancing new role.

As part of the New Business Team, you will be working alongside a number of talented development professionals. Working across Swindon, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Bristol and the wider West of England area, Somerset, Devon and Dorset, the role will include a mix of on-site visits, home and office-based working.

Working with the Head of New Business your role will be to identify new Section 106, Partnership and Package Deal opportunities across the region.

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with Developers, Contractors and Agents to identify suitable opportunities for development across the region.
  • Establishing financial appraisals for schemes and preparing reports for committee seeking approval to proceed with schemes.
  • Selecting and appointing Consultants and managing project teams to progress schemes to contract
  • Negotiating sound contracts, identifying and managing risk to protect the business position
  • Working with stakeholder to shape schemes to meet the organisation aspirations

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate experience working in the development & property industry within housing / construction.

You’ll have:

  • A track record of identifying and progressing opportunities for new developments
  • A passion for delivering homes that meet the aspirations of the company strategy
  • The ability to communicate and negotiate effectively both with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring longevity in partnerships
  • Experience of having a strong network of key development contacts and the ability to nurture and expand relationships to source new opportunities
  • A good understanding of the social housing sector and an appreciation of the challenges faced in the delivery of affordable housing
  • Experience of successfully leading project teams, to deliver high quality homes within programme and budget

Drayton Fox Recruitment are acting on behalf of the client in regards to this vacancy