Senior Development Manager - Delivery

Recruiter
Peabody
Location
Tower Bridge SE1
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
08 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
496863
Seniority
Manager
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Each Regional Delivery team will work on an overarching programme expanding to over 2500 homes per annum, encompassing key work areas such as large scale Peabody-led projects, S106 schemes, Joint venture partnerships, regeneration infill sites and Care and Support commissions.  This role will ensure that policies and services enable successful delivery of the new organisation’s vision and objectives

The role of Senior Development Manager will be predominantly project-focussed with a corresponding emphasis on externally-facing leadership skills, however it is also anticipated that line management duties will incorporate leading small project delivery teams as direct reports.

Skills/Experience required

  • Proven project and development management skills and demonstrable track record of delivering large and complex schemes from planning submission stage to practical completion and defects, with a strong focus on design management

  • Detailed understanding of the RIBA plan of work stages in a multidisciplinary environment, with an emphasis on post-planning expertise

  • Self-motivated individual with a keen commitment to ongoing personal and professional development

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent numerical and commercial skills including knowledge and management of detailed cashflows

  • Extensive experience of working in a development environment and delivering construction projects within agreed cost, quality and programme criteria.

  • Detailed understanding of standard forms of construction contract- e.g. NEC, JCT and relevant procurement regulations.  Experience and understanding of Construction Management contracts desirable

  • Experience of delivering Joint Venture projects desirable

  • Demonstrable commercial acumen with a focus on value creation and management

  • Private sector experience preferred but not essential

  • An established, wide network of contacts and connections within the housebuilding and contracting sectors

  • Line management experience and track record of leading a team desirable

  • Professional qualification such as RICS, MCIOB, APM preferable