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Development Manager

The Guinness Partnership
England, Bristol
Up to £62201 per annum
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Residential Development & Construction, Construction
Full Time
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About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Development Manager to join the Guinness Team. This is a permanent, full-time vacancy based in either our Bristol or Exeter office. We are currently working to a hybrid working style, working 2 days per week in the office and 3 from home. As such, it is a requirement for candidates to be able to work at least 2 days per week from your designated office.

The overall purpose of the role is to identify, secure and deliver a range of development projects on time, budget and to the required standards, in accordance with the Group Development Strategy.

You'll be able to demonstrate


  • Sound project management experience in Development.
  • Excellent social housing market knowledge.
  • Proven track record of successful residential new build development, working with contractors and managing development teams on site, maintaining contractual provisions and standards.
  • Experience of leading, managing and motivating large teams.
  • Knowledge and experience of budget and managing projects.
  • Up to date knowledge of UK planning regulations, building regulations, standards, contract management and law.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work effectively in a complex and dynamic environment.
  • Sound understanding of funding models with the ability to provide credible analysis to the Development Management Team.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and project management software
  • Understanding of national regeneration and development agenda.
  • Experience and understanding of social housing legislation and regulation including health and safety, risk management, and environmental and sustainability issues.
  • Demonstrates the Guinness behaviours.
  • Demonstrates the Guinness Leadership and Management Standard.



  • Educated to degree level and/or relevant professional qualification in Project Management, Property, Architecture, Planning, or Construction.


  • Accredited RICS, RIBA, RTPI or similar
  • NEBOSH accredited or similar Health and Safety qualification.
About Us

The Guinness Partnership is one of the leading providers of affordable housing and care services in England. We build and manage homes and provide housing services for around 140,000 customers nationwide. Our vision is to deliver great service, provide great homes, to be a great business and to be a great place to work. Because everything we do is about our customers, our communities and our people, any profit we make is re-invested in new and existing homes and improving services.

The Guinness Partnership is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all colleagues, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Company info
0161 219 7312
Bower House
1 Stable Street
United Kingdom

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