Development Manager - Housing

  • Location
    Hounslow, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 24.46 - £ 31.67 / Hourly
  • Category
    Construction & Property - Construction & Property
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Property
  • External Reference
    JN-112020-153978

JOB TITLE: Development Manager
LOCATION: Remotely based initially, office based in Hounslow
START DATE: ASAP
DURATION: 6 months contract
PAY RATE: £24.46 PAYE / £31.67 Umbrella per hour
IR35 STATUS: Inside



The Housing Service is leading the way in providing good quality, affordable homes for our residents, as well as building vibrant and thriving communities. We are delivering on our housing 5000 pledge, and to keep us on track - we are embarking on the next phase of this process and have developed an Estate Regeneration programme which will deliver several hundred new homes.

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join us as Development Manager to take a leading role in the delivery of community led regeneration proposals demonstrating exemplar design and sustainability standards.




Key Responsibilities

1. You will be responsible for the day to day effective planning and delivery of schemes within the Council's Estate Regeneration programme in order to secure planning consent for 1,250 new homes to meet part of the corporate pledge target of 5,000 new homes to meet local housing needs within the borough, by March 2022.

2. You will be responsible for the budget setting, assembling the professional team and monitoring their performance and spend.

3. You will be responsible for advising and supporting specialist housing teams to carry out consultations with residents and represent the Council at these events ensuring that developments are sensitive to the local community.



Essential Skills

1. You will have proven track record of project managing pre-development activities including appointment of multi-disciplinary consultants' team to undertake design development to secure planning consent, site capacity studies, site investigations, financial modelling, analysis of the appropriate delivery route, land assembly, CPO preparatory work, decanting and phasing strategy.

2. You will have good experience of community engagement and working closely with residents to develop schemes which both meet resident aspirations and Council's objectives.

3. You will have good experience and ability of working in partnership with key stakeholders, including other Council departments, developers, registered providers, GLA and other Local Authorities to develop creative and innovative new ways of funding and increasing cost effectiveness of new council housing developments.


Essential Experience

You will have 3-5 years of experience of delivering complex, multi - phase new build and regeneration projects and managing delivery teams, with end-to-end programme and risk management, maximising delivery of affordable housing and capital investment return.











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Please apply with your CV to: Emily Day