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Head of Development

Greenacre Recruitment
Oldham, Greater Manchester
£62,500 to £65,000 per annum
Closing date
3 Dec 2021

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Residential Development & Construction, Development / regeneration, Land acquisition
Head of services
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

Position: Head of Development

Location: Oldham

Salary: £62,500 to £65,000 per annum

Duration: Permanent


Greenacre Recruitment have exclusively partnered with First Choice Homes Oldham to recruit their new Head of Development in line with their ambitious growth plans. Looking to triple their annual output the role reports directly into the Director of Development that will be a collaborative effort ensuring the business can expand their offering outside of their current boundaries.  FCHO sees this role as a key part in a “new beginning” for the organisation.


First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) is an independent, not-for-profit housing association (G1/V1 rating) managing approximately 12,000 homes in Oldham.  Their commitment is to be a trusted provider of quality homes, deliver excellent landlord and support services, and create thriving and independent communities and you would play a significant role in achieving those aims.


  • Managing, nurturing and leading the development team providing them with opportunities to thrive and creating a high performing culture.
  • Actively seek new business opportunities that will feed into the pipeline for the coming years. 
  • Maintain and grow both new and current relationships with Local Authorities, Homes England, Consultants and External Stakeholders. 
  • Taking action to mitigate risk on all developments ensuring all schemes are completed on time and to a high standard. 
  • Ensuring development expenditure falls within agreed parameters whilst monitoring current legislation around external funding and that all legal parameters are met.
  • Working closely with the director to build and deliver the strategy on an annual basis as well as over the coming years. 

This role offers the opportunity to really make your mark on the future of the FCHO, they are one year into their new journey and have made impressive strides already as they continue to forge their new path. If this sounds like it is something you would like to be part of then please call our Development and Regeneration lead Jonathan Skipp on 07715 658148 for an initial introductory conversation.


Applicants should submit their CV online and cover letter describing their background immediately for consideration!

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Greenacre Recruitment Ltd who are operating as a recruitment agency and business.


Greenacre is a specialist recruitment business, operating across property services and asset management (public and private sector), housing services, registered care, development and regeneration and interim and executive level housing. We partner with a number of RPs, Local Authorities and ALMOs and we have begun to build strong links with maintenance contractors and consultants that supply to the social housing sector.

We marry expertise and excellent customer service with a straightforward and honest approach that produces quality outcomes faster and easier. We work beyond the average recruitment remit, providing a bespoke service which puts our customers first.

We believe our track record speaks for itself. Our founders remain deeply involved in the development of the company, which is reflected in our consistency, strong company values and our disposition to be innovative, yet considered in our approach.

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01462 429750
100 Hermitage Road
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