Development Assistant Project Manager

England, London, Croydon
14 May 2021
28 May 2021
Clarion Housing Group Ltd
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Salary: Competitive

Hours: 36 per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Clarion Housing Group is the country's largest housing association with 125,000 homes nationwide. First and foremost, at our heart, we're a social landlord - we mix public and private money to provide affordable homes, overwhelmingly for people who can't meet their housing needs on the open market.

Our development business Latimer has a pipeline of 16,000 new homes in the development programme. We operate across all tenures of residential build ranging from affordable, BTR and private sale undertaking mixed use projects in excess of over a £1bn.

We're a property development company, a charitable foundation and a repairs and maintenance service, with an ambitious target to build reach a sustainable 5000 units per year. We are to be an employer of choice too and believe that the key to our success is our people.

We're currently recruiting Development Assistant Project Managers to join our teams in the London/South regions.

As part of the pre-construction team, this role will ensure that the group's developments and projects are set up to be seamlessly delivered in line with our agreed deliverables prior to handover to the delivery team on the main works contract award.

The role represents the glue between the Development process and the Construction process is critical in the success of our development ambitions.

Reporting Directly to the Project Manager/Senior Project Manager, you will support the Development objectives & commercial requirements, manage and co-ordinate the specialist, design, cost and preconstruction support services during the conversion phase of a project from its development inception (brief stage) to construction contract execution. In addition, you will manage project risks, development appraisal,coordinate the required project resources and assist with the professional team and contractor selection process.

In order to be successful in this role you'll have relevant experience with a contractor, developer, house builder or consultant working through general pre-construction activities or a significant part of it across a variety of procurement types. Working towards a Chartered Member of RICS or CIOB or other relevant membership/qualification, you'll have sound knowledge of commercial procurement, the ability to interpret bids and knowledge of urban planning and a history of negotiating with Local Authority planners. Excellent communication skills, commercial awareness and attention to detail are also essential for the role.

If this sounds like an opportunity you'd be interested in, we look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date: 28th May at midnight

For further details on this vacancy please click 'apply'.

Applicants must be able to travel across regions as required.

You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship.

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