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Development Manager (Land & New Business/Delivery)

Employer
Networx Recruitment
Location
WD17 1LA, Watford
Salary
£45,000 - £55,000
Closing date
25 Feb 2024

Development Manager (Land & New Business/Delivery) 

Watford, Hertfordshire 

£45,000 - £55,000

 

37 hours per week

 

At Watford Community Housing, we’re committed to building high-quality new homes that help people to live better lives. We are currently looking for a highly motivated individual to join our Partnerships team as a Development Manager, working within our Land and New Business & Delivery team. 

 

What’s the role?

You will contribute to identifying and acquiring new opportunities for development by Watford Community Housing and our commercial arm, Clarendon Living, both independently and in partnerships with others.

 

You will be able to take schemes from inception and feasibility, through planning and delivery, whilst maintaining scheme viability and undertaking the necessary approvals and reports to keep schemes compliant with our internal governance procedures.

 

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate for this role will have recent and relevant experience in procuring and delivering new opportunities within a similar role. As such, you’ll be able to demonstrate a level of skill in delivering sites and maintaining excellent relationships by working collaboratively with partners within and outside the Group.

 

Essential:

  • Have experience of preparing development appraisals & risk registers along with appraisal software (ProVal LS and bespoke business plans)
  • Have a good level of skill in developing and maintaining excellent relationships, working collaboratively with both internal and external partners.
  • Possess the ability and skills to negotiate at a high level, being mindful of relationships and the local political environment.
  • You will need to hold a UK driving licence with access to a suitable vehicle, with insurance cover for business use.
  • Knowledge of end to end housing development and relevant financial, legal and statutory requirements.
  • In depth knowledge of the housing sector.
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite and ProVal.

 

Desirable

  • Degree level education or equivalent through relevant training and/or experience.
  • Relevant professional qualification e.g. RICS, CIH, MBA and/or evidence of continuous professional development.

 

What can we offer you?

We know that people are our most valuable assets, so we offer a range of benefits including 28 days’ annual leave, an employer pension contribution of up to 11%, development opportunities and access to a comprehensive employee rewards scheme.

 

How we work

We are committed to embracing the most positive aspects of agile working. We take a blended approach to how we work, so that colleagues have the flexibility to strike the right balance between working in our communities, in our shared spaces and remotely. With digital technology at the heart of our work, teams and individuals are empowered to decide the best way to meet the needs of their role.

 

 

The closing date is 16 February 2024, (but please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a large response). Interview will take place week commencing 19 February 2024. 

Development Manager (Land & New Business/Delivery) 

Watford, Hertfordshire 

£45,000 - £55,000

 

37 hours per week

 

At Watford Community Housing, we’re committed to building high-quality new homes that help people to live better lives. We are currently looking for a highly motivated individual to join our Partnerships team as a Development Manager, working within our Land and New Business & Delivery team. 

 

What’s the role?

You will contribute to identifying and acquiring new opportunities for development by Watford Community Housing and our commercial arm, Clarendon Living, both independently and in partnerships with others.

 

You will be able to take schemes from inception and feasibility, through planning and delivery, whilst maintaining scheme viability and undertaking the necessary approvals and reports to keep schemes compliant with our internal governance procedures.

 

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate for this role will have recent and relevant experience in procuring and delivering new opportunities within a similar role. As such, you’ll be able to demonstrate a level of skill in delivering sites and maintaining excellent relationships by working collaboratively with partners within and outside the Group.

 

Essential:

  • Have experience of preparing development appraisals & risk registers along with appraisal software (ProVal LS and bespoke business plans)
  • Have a good level of skill in developing and maintaining excellent relationships, working collaboratively with both internal and external partners.
  • Possess the ability and skills to negotiate at a high level, being mindful of relationships and the local political environment.
  • You will need to hold a UK driving licence with access to a suitable vehicle, with insurance cover for business use.
  • Knowledge of end to end housing development and relevant financial, legal and statutory requirements.
  • In depth knowledge of the housing sector.
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite and ProVal.

 

Desirable

  • Degree level education or equivalent through relevant training and/or experience.
  • Relevant professional qualification e.g. RICS, CIH, MBA and/or evidence of continuous professional development.

 

What can we offer you?

We know that people are our most valuable assets, so we offer a range of benefits including 28 days’ annual leave, an employer pension contribution of up to 11%, development opportunities and access to a comprehensive employee rewards scheme.

 

How we work

We are committed to embracing the most positive aspects of agile working. We take a blended approach to how we work, so that colleagues have the flexibility to strike the right balance between working in our communities, in our shared spaces and remotely. With digital technology at the heart of our work, teams and individuals are empowered to decide the best way to meet the needs of their role.

 

 

The closing date is 16 February 2024, (but please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a large response). Interview will take place week commencing 19 February 2024. 

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