Interim Regional Development Manager

South West England
Highly Competitive Day Rate
08 Oct 2019
08 Nov 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Are you an experienced Development Manager based in the South West? As part of a strategic partnership with Homes England an opportunity now exists for an Interim Development Manager to join a Bristol based Development Team on a 3-6 month interim contract.

Our client is one of the UK’s largest residential development, regeneration and property management businesses, they have around 12,000 employees, an annual turnover in excess of £800 million and over £4 billion in assets. Established for over 50 years the Group provide sustainable communities nationwide. The role will be focusing on the identifying and securing residential development opportunities, with an emphasis on affordable and grant-funded affordable projects.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Identify, appraise and secure affordable and mixed-tenure, residential development opportunities (around 200 units)
  • Secure the internal and external approvals needed to take the schemes forward and attract funding
  • Develop relationships with a broad range of stakeholders including local authorities, Homes England, developers, agents and landowners
  • Work with colleagues in the Development Team to project manage developments through to completion
  • Proactively contribute to and influence the design and specification of projects to meet the requirements of all interested stakeholders

Required Skills & Experience

  • Available to start in October and available for the next 6 months
  • Ability to travel to their Bristol or Dorchester offices
  • Experience of securing and delivering affordable housing and mixed tenure development projects
  • Experienced in programme management
  • Ideally existing network of contacts to build on existing programme
  • Deliver on the partnership with Homes England through increasing the number of affordable homes in the South
  • Good commercial judgement and negotiating ability
  • Ideally experienced in the commercial and financial requirements associated with all tenures including outright sale, market-rent, affordable rent, social rent and shared-ownership
  • Full UK Driving Licence

What you get back

  • Pay Rate flexible and competitive dependent on experience
  • Flexibility to work from home some of the time


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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