North West London local authority require highly experienced Development Manager to manage pre and post construction phases of regeneration project. The Council has a number of portfolios of over c.£100m in construction value and a GDV of over £250m, these Council owned sites across the borough have been brought forward to be redeveloped to deliver the much needed mixed tenure housing and the associated amenities in line with the Council’s Growth and Sustainability agenda.
You will be responsible for leading and clienting the project team to ensure that the project is managed in accordance with the council’s project management toolkit and that all delivery risk is managed and mitigated as far as possible. You will be responsible for ensuring full compliance with the relevant parts of the council’s constitution regarding procurement, land and property transactions, and decision-making procurement, land and property transactions, and decision making.
A relevant professional qualification in property, regeneration and / or development or a related field or equivalent experience in the workplace relating to this role.
Experience of clienting and leading the delivery of major development projects
Proven track record at a senior level in the development industry, with relevant experience gained and a proven track record of leading and transacting complex deal structures Experience of leading large regeneration schemes
Experience of leading public procurements
Ability to pro-actively build relationships in dealing with key stakeholders
Experience of coordinating large and complicated development projects and associated workstreams
Experience and an understanding of the workings of local government and the processes contained therein
Experience of working in a political organisation and building effective relationships with elected members
Experience of managing excellent, cost-effective service delivery
Experience of managing large development budgets
Proven strong leadership abilities
Proven track record of the ability to assess risk and delivery of projects within a risk framework, whilst not being risk averse
£65,000 - £74,000 Salary
2 Year Fixed Term Contract with possibility of extension
Flexible approach to working hours patterns, including for people with caring responsibilities.
Ability to work remotely as well as the office under hybrid working arrangements.
An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods (e.g. RICS)