Development Consultant

Conrad Consulting Ltd
England, London, City of London
£50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Closing date
7 Dec 2021

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Property, Construction
Salary Band
Annual, £50,000 - £59,999, £60,000 - £69,999
Contract Type
Full Time
Planning and Development, Project Management, Property Management
Newly Qualified, MRICS, Assoc RICS, APC Training
Business Type
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Job Details

Conrad Consulting is a trusted recruitment partner to the industry's leading firms and we work hard with our clients to ensure together, we can offer you the best vacancies in the market; if you read on you will find this vacancy is just that.

My client is looking for an experienced Development Consultant to join their growing Development Consultancy team based in London.

Requirements of the Development Consultant:

Relevant degree (real estate, surveying, construction, planning, finance).2-6 years real estate development / development advisory experience in consultancy or client side.MRICS / MRTPI / other professional qualifications useful but not essential. Support provided for MRICS qualification (P&D pathway) if required.Familiarity and experience of some / all of residential, alternative residential (BTR, co-living, student accommodation) and mixed-use development and investment.Practical knowledge of the planning and development process with a focus on pre-construction stages including options analysis, project programming, design development and the planning process.Knowledge of development delivery options and procurement processes including joint venture structuring and the associated pros and cons of each.Experience working on complex, large scale development opportunities including urban estate regeneration with decanting, new settlements and garden villages, portfolios and multi-phase schemes.Financial aptitude and ability to build, populate, analyse and challenge real estate development financial appraisals from scratch using Excel and Argus.Knowledge of the real estate development market and some / all of the various participants including registered providers, local authorities, government agencies, developers, housebuilders, investors, funds, lenders.Experience managing multiple projects and prioritising competing deliverables to meet internal and external requirements.

Role of the Development Consultant:

Lead on the day-to-day planning, management and delivery of projects delivering development consultancy services, with oversight from senior team members.Delivery of multiple projects simultaneously, with varying requirements and deadlines.Programming and management of individual upcoming workload and day-to-day deliverables with minimal oversight.Ownership of scheme financial analysis including appraisal development, testing, data collection and inputting, challenging assumptions and influencing the direction of development to maximise client outcomes.Working as an integral part of the team to contribute to team commercial and financial targets within the business unit.Participate in converting new consultancy commissions through inputting into formal bidding processes and identifying direct client requirements.Develop an understanding of project commercial performance and drivers and how these can be improved.Contribute to team knowledge and expertise though industry, sector and market developments.

On offer for the Development Consultant:

A starting salary of between £50,000 - £60,000 depending on experience, 25 days annual leave, BUPA Healthcare, Pension 8% matched, Life Assurance (4x salary), Professional Subscriptions Paid, Remote / Flexible Working, Discretionary Bonus Scheme

What happens next: On receipt of your application our dedicated Surveying and Project Management recruiter, Kevin Rose, will contact you to discuss this opportunity in full detail. Kevin will disclose the name of our client to you prior to sending your CV to this, or any other company we are working with.


We are a specialist recruitment company that is responsible for supplying high quality personnel at all levels to civil, structural, construction and building services organisations throughout the nation on both a permanent and contract basis.

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0203 159 5387
288 Bishopsgate

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