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Development Manager – Housing

Location Bedfordshire
Job type Permanent
Posted 9th January 2019

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Development Manager – Bedfordshire

An established, successful house builder in Bedfordshire have an opportunity for a Development Manager to join their team

This is your chance to work within an experienced team who have a mixed skill set in a supportive and fun environment

They build high quality new homes, ranging from 1 and 2 bedroom apartments to luxury 5 bedroom detached homes.

This ever evolving company can offer you a lifelong career and have a large number of long term, happy employees

The role: Development Manager

You will be office based with site visits – sites are currently within 1 hour of the office in Bedfordshire

You will be managing Design Consultants to deliver multiple projects from inception to completion. This will involve providing advice for the pre-submission from planning, tendering and appointing consultants, advising on strategy as well as managing the design and logistical delivery for site

The right person Development Manager

You will have 5 years + experience working for a residential developer

You will have an understanding of engineering and architectural aspects of construction projects

A “fair appreciation” of engineering would include understanding how to manage the utility service installation on a new build volume site, as well as the archaeological and ecological elements of the project

You will have an understanding of the architectural and engineering aspects of the scheme. You must be able to take a scheme from planning approval and procure and design engineer the scheme through to construction agreements and adoption. You will be able to critique and vet the design that comes in from the consultants

Architectural would include understanding how to design and alter residential designs and the finer points of planning (such as where to put what to maximise space and revenue)

Your current job title could be: Development Manager, Technical Manager, Technical Coordinator or Engineering Manager

You will be proactive, self disciplined and organised.

Salary and benefits:

You will enjoy working in an idyllic rural setting from high spec offices with a subsidised restaurant, on-site sports / leisure facilities and multiple nature walks. In addition you will be offered the following:

Competitive salary
•34 days holiday
•Flexible working hours
•Company car
•Discretionary bonus (up to 20%)
•Share options
•Private medical
•Up to 10% discount on new homes
•Life assurance

Don’t delay in applying for the rare opportunity

Development Manager / Technical Manager / Technical Coordinator / Engineering Manager / Bedfordshire / Hertfordshire / Cambridgeshire / Northamptonshire / Contractor / Developer / Housing

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