Development Manager

Milton Keynes
Up to £64000 per annum
27 Jul 2021
24 Aug 2021
Jamie Lee Blinko
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company

Your new company is a well-established Social Housing Group who have been providing homes and services for nearly 130 years. Their aim is to improve people's lives and create possibilities for them. They are committed to providing great homes and services to our customers across the country.

You will be joining the Development Team when planned growth includes the delivery of 1000-1500 homes per annum and a 2023 target of 5500 homes across all tenures. The team is dynamic, fast moving, agile and commercially focused in its approach to development.

We're looking for experienced and talented development professionals, who share their vision and values, to join the team and help deliver an exciting new build programme.

Your new role

We now have an opportunity for a New Business Manager to join the Development team based in Milton Keynes. Reporting into the Head of New Business, you'll identify and secure new development opportunities for rent, shared ownership and outright sale to help the business achieve its ambitious growth targets.

This is a full-time permanent opportunity.

What you'll need to succeed

We're looking for someone passionate about development with a willingness to go the extra mile to get the job done. The ideal candidates will have a strong track record of developing and delivering a wide range of new business opportunities. You'll also be able to demonstrate:

Excellent social housing or speculative housing market knowledge and proven track record of acquiring land, property and new business opportunities.
Current and practical knowledge of housing development / procurement, including relevant legislation and regulation.
Proven experience of leading, managing and motivating teams.
Knowledge and experience of budget and project management.
Proven experience of project management and performance managing third parties.
A sound understanding of funding models with the ability to provide credible feasibility analysis to leadership team.
Understanding of the national regeneration and development agenda.
Experience and understanding of social housing legislation and regulation including health and safety, risk management, and environmental and sustainability issues.



Educated to degree level (or equivalent relevant professional equivalent)



What you'll get in return

£64,604 rising to £68,004 after 12 months, plus internal benefits

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