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Senior Development Manager

London Borough of Camden
5 Pancras Square, N1C 4AG
£50,655 - £56,283
Closing date
28 Nov 2021

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Residential Development & Construction, Development / regeneration
Salary Band
£30,000 to £60,000, £50,000 - £59,999
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority
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About us

In Camden we are committed to working together to make our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Partnership with our communities is central to the way we work, so that everyone can access opportunities, and nobody gets left behind. his role will lead complex Community Investment Programme development projects ensuring innovation, best practice and best value in project development, design and delivery.


The role

The post holder will be expected to deputise for the Team Leader and provide specialist professional support and advice to Development Managers across the Development Division.

You will manage and deliver a portfolio of development projects whereby capital receipts will be generated to fund the delivery of new and replacement affordable homes, schools and community facilities and to secure inward investment in existing housing to provide decent homes for Camden residents.

Key functions will include developing innovative ways of delivering on the objectives set out in ‘Our Camden Plan’, leading the procurement and overseeing the day to day management of development projects as well monitoring and reporting on project performance to senior managers and elected members. 

You will proactively engage with residents, community groups and businesses, and with key project stakeholders and elected members to ensure that full consideration is taken of the local needs and opportunities presented by new development.

You will hold a relevant degree in construction, development or regeneration, or equivalent experience and evidence of continuous professional development.

You will have thorough knowledge of town planning practice, development and land acquisition practice, and housing development standards as well as an understanding of how regeneration initiatives can be used to address deprivation, access to services, issues around community safety and cohesion.

You will have a proven track record across required project management skills on technically complex construction projects including negotiation skills, stakeholder and resident engagement, strong knowledge of procurement processes and construction contracts for delivering development projects.

To succeed, you will possess the organisation and management skills required to lead multi-disciplinary teams and independent contractors/consultants on technically complex projects.


Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting our communities, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.

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