Senior Development Manager
The development team is growing and we’re looking for an experienced Development Manager to join us.
This is a great time to join the delivery and regeneration team. As one of the oldest housing associations in the UK we pride ourselves on our commitment to providing homes for people in housing need. We have a varied and interesting development programme with c 1300 homes on site and a further 1500 homes in the pipeline.
Who we’re looking for
You will be responsible for a portfolio of development projects, managing the delivery of schemes from feasibility through to completion. You will appoint and manage the project team to gain planning permission, and manage schemes through construction and handover to the business. You will need great project management skills, to ensure that your projects are delivered within agreed parameters and in line with Group growth targets.
You will be flexible and adaptable in your approach with a strong customer focus and the passion to deliver great places to live. Quality is really important to us, and it is essential that you have a strong understanding of what makes a good quality home and the ability to deliver this through design and construction. You will be able to work closely with a range of stakeholders and excellent communication skills are essential.
Our projects are located across our entire estate portfolio, so you will be expected to travel and be able to work from either our London or Horsham office.
What we’ll offer you
• A salary of circa £65k per annum, depending on experience
• 23 days holidays plus public holidays. We also close between Christmas and New Year, so you get another 3 days bonus holidays
• A great pension scheme
• The ability to buy extra leave and discount cards
• Flexible working
• Employee referral scheme
• Cash claim-back on medical treatments
• Travel to work loan
• Discounted rates on a cycle scheme, personal medical plans, life assurance, give as you earn, critical illness and travel insurance
• Find out more on our careers page
Why work for Southern Housing Group?
Southern Housing Group is one of the largest housing associations in the UK and has a well-established reputation as a successful business with social objectives. The Group provides a range of homes for people in housing need, including social rent, affordable rent, shared ownership and outright sales.
We exist to provide homes for more than 72,000 customers in over 28,500 homes, making lives better and investing in communities. With around 1,000 employees, we’re an organisation that’s growing.
We are a member of the G15, which represents London's largest housing associations. The G15 houses one in ten Londoners and builds a quarter of London's new homes.
Southern Housing Group won the “Housing Association of the Year” award at the WhatHouse? Awards 2018. The Group also won the award for “2018 Best Large Development” at the National Housing Awards for our development at Bow River Village in London.
Closing date: 12:00, Monday 4th November 2019
Please be aware that due to the nature and sensitivities of some of our roles we are not always able to consider applications from Southern Housing Group residents.
Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to every application. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, please assume that your application has not been progressed. After this period of time, we will delete all your personal information. We thank you for your interest in working at Southern Housing Group.