Development Manager - Acquiring & Developing Land across the UK

Michael Page Property and Construction
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Closing date
18 Mar 2021
JN -082020-626248

Job Details

- Identify and acquire strategic and immediate land for development across the UK. Taking forward schemes through the development process.

- Help define the site plan, appoint professional teams, secure planning and work with contractors to deliver market leading sites for leasing.

Client Details

An established with a track record of successfully delivery of £multi-million schemes that span the property sector. Partnering with leading institutions to create schemes of high quality, value and returns. Continuing to invest in new developments across the regions.


Your role and responsibilities will be many and varied, including:

  • Working with Land owners and agents to identify and secure land opportunities.
  • Undertaking appraisals, planning research, feasibility investigations and market analysis
  • Bid submissions and tender analysis
  • Negotiation of Terms for purchase & sale
  • Assemble development teams
  • Site promotion through local plan
  • Statutory agreements
  • Manage external advisers and and help secure tenants, occupiers or purchasers for projects


You will be an experienced Development Manager, Chartered Surveyor (MRICS) Town Planner (MRTPI) or property expert with experience of identifying and securing land. You will have been operating as a Development Manager for a UK based Development business or in an advisory capacity for a respected consultancy / agency.

Passionate about your industry - you will enjoy the development process and have a considerable professional network.

You will understand what it takes to provide accurate development appraisals, create master-plans, build development teams, secure planning, oversee construction activity and understand the demands of occupiers.

Job Offer

Candidates will receive a market leading remuneration package. c. £70,000 to £80,000 + Car + Bonus


Since launching in 2006, Michael Page’s specialist Property consultants have supported a wide range of clients in appointing talented specialist professionals at middle management to board level across the UK.

As we continue to grow, our Consultants become increasingly specialist, enabling them to be ‘subject matter experts’ in their niche within the market and enabling them to provide an unrivalled level of technical and geographical knowledge to our Clients and Candidates.

Based from a network of locations across the UK, our Property consultants work with Landlords, Developers, Occupiers and Consultancies to source interim and permanent professionals across a variety of sectors.

  • Retail & Licensed Leisure
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Residential
  • Local & Central Government

Job Types

  • General Practice Chartered Surveyors
  • Building Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying / Cost Management
  • Property / Estates Management
  • Property Director / Head of Property
  • Acquisitions/Disposals
  • Land & Development

For more information, career advice or to speak to us about your hiring needs, please get in touch with our Michael Page Property team.

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0121 230 9377
United Kingdom

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