Senior Consultant - Technical & Development

London & The South East
Up to £68,000 per annum
06 Sep 2019
06 Oct 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type

Our client provides consultancy services to clients in the Residential Property sector - housing associations, local authorities, ALMOs, developers, and third sector organisations. In response to exceptional demand from their clients they are expanding their property team. They work throughout the UK and beyond, advising boards and senior executives on a range of areas including; human resources, strategy and change, governance, property and treasury and finance related matters.

We are looking for Senior & Technical Consultants with Housing Development, Asset Management & Review or Project Management backgrounds.

They should be able to bring a consultative approach to assignments that can be wide ranging - including leading and managing teams of varied stakeholders, offering technical advice and implementing strategy to resolve development issues. Strong communication and presentation skills are also required.

Key Duties & Responsibilities -

Senior Development Consultants:

  • Lead on the delivery of housing development projects – from planning, delivery to defect rectification
  • Viability advice & scrutiny
  • Procure and manage consultants, contractors & project stakeholders
  • Bid Support Negotiating Legal & Commercial agreements
  • Technical advice ad hoc or on specific projects – if appropriate
  • Options Appraisals & Feasibility Studies
  • Financial Modelling
  • JV support
  • Research work
  • Manage project budgets and financials

Technical Consultants:

  • Project/Program Management - examples on request
  • Asset (Housing stock) Management
  • Property Development
  • Leading project teams / managing consultants & project stakeholders
  • Technical advice ad hoc or on specific projects

All Roles:

  • Some management of less experienced colleagues
  • Writing reports
  • Submitting client proposals & briefs
  • Presenting to clients

Abilities, Skills & Experience -

  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Working as part of unfamiliar client teams & therefore establishing of relationships
  • Management of own working time and workload around client & project demands
  • Delivery against deadlines
  • 5+ years' experience in housing development, project management & asset management - experience of working with or in the social housing sector is preferable
  • Intellectually agile, flexible, adaptable and willing to take on a wide variety of challenges
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent presentation skills across a broad range of stakeholders
  • Qualified to degree level preferable

Working Hours & Benefits -

  • Senior Consultants up to £68,000 per annum
  • Technical Consultants up to £50,000 per annum 
  • 35 hours per week office and home working flexibility
  • Up to 6% Pension Contributions
  • 30 days per annum annual leave incl Bank Holidays
  • Private medical Insurance & DIS
  • Access to Company Discretionary Bonus Scheme (in the form of Bonus payments and Share Options)

To apply for these roles, please click the Apply button on this page, complete the covering letter and attach your CV.