Development Manager

Didcot, Oxfordshire
£50,000 p/a Plus 10% Car Allowance
24 Apr 2019
24 May 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

This is a full-time role (8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday) working as part of our Development Team. 

You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of projects from inception to completion and for assessing new business opportunities.

Key Duties:

  1. Assist the Head of Development in delivering the development programme.
  2. Represent Soha positively, establishing good working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.
  3. Identify and appraise development opportunities. Develop plans with consultants and developers and undertake financial and risk appraisals.
  4. Carry out due diligence on development opportunities to ensure delivery and viability
  5. To lead and manage the project team in accordance with Sohas’ procedures including formally appointing and instructing consultants and obtaining internal and external approvals as required.
  6. To manage and control project budgets
  7. To liaise with Finance and Resources in order to ensure that loan advances and SHG claims are made at the appropriate time.
  8. To ensure that all necessary approvals are obtained at the appropriate time in accordance with procedures.


What you will need:

  • Full driving licence and access to a suitable vehicle
  • Degree or professional qualification in an appropriate subject such as housing, building, architecture, surveying or planning
  • Understanding of social housing, preferably with knowledge of HCA standards and procedures.
  • Good negotiation and influencing skills
  • Ability to communicate and present information clearly, verbally and in writing
  • Excellent numeracy and computer literacy
  • Ability to problem solve in innovative ways
  • Ability to prioritise and to meet deadlines and targets

To apply call Becky at Greenacre Recruitment on 07597 665275 or email

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