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Development Manager (Delivery)

Eastlight Community Homes
Braintree, Essex
£59,331 per annum + benefits
Closing date
5 Jun 2022

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Residential Development & Construction, Development / regeneration, Land acquisition, Planning
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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With 12,500 homes across the East of England, Eastlight Community Homes is the largest Community Gateway organisation in England. 

We are a not-for-profit, vibrant, innovative organisation looking to optimise our efficiency, impact and potential. We are committed to serving a diverse and growing population, building genuinely affordable new homes, investing in existing housing and delivering excellent services for our customers and communities.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Delivery Development Manager to join our team! As a Development Manager you will lead on the day-to-day delivery of new affordable home schemes delivering Eastlight’s new homes strategy.

The Development Manager

  • Assisting the Head of Development (Delivery & Aftercare) in leading, managing, supporting, and developing the Delivery & Aftercare team
  • Building strong, mutually beneficial partnerships with, developers, target house builders and consultants to deliver high quality affordable homes to reflect the needs of local communities
  • Working with the Heads of Services ensuring that programme schemes achieve their start on site contract dates
  • Leading, supporting, and developing Project Managers to undertake project management duties within agreed time, cost and quality constraints ensuring that the quality of building construction meets Eastlight’s requirements
  • Effectively and pro-actively manage, monitor, and control project budgets and ensure that programmes are delivered within deadlines 
  • Assisting the Head of Development (Delivery & Aftercare) on the delivery of new homes in accordance with Eastlight’s New Homes strategy
  • Proactively manage the Project Managers to meet internal and external delivery targets and monitor and manage project delivery risks to ensure that agreed outcomes are maintained

About you

  • Proven experience of delivering projects and controlling time, cost and project quality, including procurement; frameworks, development agreements and joint ventures
  • You will be a logical thinker, practical and solution focused 
  • Proven experience within a housing development
  • A thorough knowledge of the development and construction process from start on site through to completion, handover and operation
  • Proven track record of cross team working and cooperation across the business
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) and ability to use a range of communication techniques and channels to a variety of audiences 
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service and communication skills 

To demonstrate our Ambitious, Inclusive and Accountable values, we have developed a sector leading total rewards package for our people.

  • Salary of £59,331 per annum
  • Car allowance of £2,200 per annum
  • Family leave (Maternity/Paternity/Adoption - 12 weeks full pay / 6 weeks half pay)
  • 30 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Annual health and well-being grant of £200 per year
  • Bupa health cash plan & Life assurance
  • Childcare allowance scheme
  • Formal qualifications and paid professional membership
  • Volunteer days (two days off each year to volunteer with a charity of your choice) 
  • Job shadowing (to develop knowledge and experience across the organisation)

At Eastlight we support, develop, and invest in our people. Together creating a culture where people love to work. But don’t just take our word for it, check out our website to hear what our people have to say.

Click the link below to submit your personal statement and CV!

For an informal chat or more information about the role please contact Yero Knight at

Eastlight Community Homes is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse culture, which is why we encourage applications from everyone regardless of characteristics. If you require any support with the application process, please contact our People Team.

Application closing date: 5th of June 2022

Interview date: 9th of June 2022

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