Development Manager

Badenoch & Clark
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
10 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Badenoch & Clark are currently working exclusively with one of our clients on a new positions in their expanding new build division for a Development Manager based out of their Newcastle office.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team within an organisation going through a period of rapid development within private and social housing sectors, with a £1 billion investment plan over the next five years.

The main purpose of this role is to Identify and win new development opportunities to grow the business within the designated region, including both outright sale and mixed tenure schemes, leading projects up to concept design stage and completion.

Key accountabilities
* To be responsible for the origination, delivery and submission of new development business opportunities in the region
* To win future developments both for new affordable homes, mixed tenure opportunities and outright sale projects
* To promote business development opportunities in line with the approved Business Plan
* To be able to structure and understand all "deals" for new housing projects
* To be well connected with private sector partners and be able to demonstrate a clear network of contacts and relationships that will lead to successful securing new business opportunities.
* Establish and maintain close relationships with external organisations, such as the HCA, GLA and Local Authority partners.
* Attend LA forum and partner meetings and HCA briefings
* Ability to understand and run financial appraisals and evaluate new business opportunities
* Accurately forecast cash flow for new projects
* To liaise with Programme Team and providing specific information to meet specified HCA/GLA/Scotland Government milestones
* To assist the Head of Bids and Partnerships with new bids and tender opportunities for regional bid projects of scale
* Job holder has substantial scope to influence and deliver the forward new business programme for the region.

Candidate requirements
* Degree level education or equivalent experience
* Professional qualification in planning, urban design, surveying, building, or related field and proven work related ability preferred.
* Well connected with a demonstrable extensive network with both the public and private sector in the region
* Extensive experience in the procurement of residential led development sites
* A real grounded understanding of the commercial aspects and development pressures relating to housing development in the region
* Knowledge of HCA/GLA IMS System
* Well-developed interpersonal and negotiating / influencing skills
* Knowledge of development finance and public funding issues in residential development
* An understanding of and experience of delivering large scale and complex residential led development sites
* An understanding of key planning challenges for the housing sector and evidence of a proactive, challenging where appropriate and focussed way of working with Local authorities and the statutory planning system to deliver projects that the organisation wishes to deliver
* Awareness of all current funding regimes for the housing sector
* An understanding of and experience of the multi-disciplinary skills and services required to originate, plan and submit proposals for residential led development sites.
* Experience in managing consultant teams to deliver the best outcomes for the business.

On offer is a competitive salary , car allowance and a range of flexible benefits including

Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.