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Senior Development Manager

Job reference:
J29126655
Location:
London
Salary:
£65000 - £75000 per annum
Job type:
Permanent
My client is a Local Authority who are looking for Senior Development Manager to lead on the management and implementation of one or more complex Community Investment programme regeneration projects.

The post holder will deputise for the Regeneration Team Leader and provide specialist professional support and advice to Development Managers across the Regeneration & Development Group.

Example outcomes or objectives that this role will deliver:
• The post holders key objectives are to deliver capital receipts, new housing, schools and community facilities and to secure inward investment in existing housing to provide decent homes.

• To ensure opportunities are maximised to deliver on the Sustainable Communities' agenda to meet growing community needs and improve the educational attainment and employment opportunities of local people.

• The post holder will be expected to draft corporate policy papers for consideration by Project Boards and will be required to oversee policy and strategy work-streams.

• To develop options for the physical development and regeneration of Council sites including large scale new-build housing and mixed use developments incorporating environmental and community safety improvements.

• To liaise with other Council departments to ensure wider corporate objectives are incorporated into option appraisals and development briefs and to develop innovative ways of delivering on the Sustainable Communities' and Place Shaping agendas.To procure regeneration projects, ensuring the highest standards of design, innovation, sustainability and construction best practice are achieved.

• To supervise consultation with residents on major estate regeneration schemes, school communities and other groups as appropriate in liaison with the consultation and tenant participation teams.

• To performance manage, monitor, and report on progress toward project milestones and physical and financial targets to Senior Managers and elected members.

Technical Knowledge and Experience:
• A relevant degree in construction, development or regeneration, or equivalent significant experience and evidence of continuous professional development (at least 5 years)
• Thorough knowledge of town planning practice, and development and land acquisition practice and housing development standards
• Project management skills for technically complex projects involving and closely impacting upon residents and other stakeholders.
• Strong negotiation skills applicable at various stages of a project
• Procurement skills to deliver infrastructure and refurbishment projects and will need knowledge of develop and new build.
• Organisation and Management skills to lead a multi-disciplinary team of employees and independent contractors/consultants on technically complex projects
• An understanding how regeneration initiatives can be used to address deprivation, access to services, issues around community safety and cohesion

If this sounds of interest please get in touch with Vanessa Gabriel-Penha on 0117 313 7110.

 

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