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Development Manager - Client Side

Joshua Robert Recruitment
West Midlands
£60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: + car + 20% bonus
Closing date
15 Feb 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Planning and Development
Business Type
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Job Details

Company Overview: A leading, FTSE listed and forward-thinking client-side organisation with signifcant expansion plans. 

Position Overview: As the Development Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the conception, planning, and execution of industrial site development projects. You will be responsible for overseeing the entire development lifecycle, from initial feasibility studies and site acquisition to project delivery and handover. The successful candidate will have a proven background in industrial site development, strong project management skills, and the ability to lead cross-functional teams. The role is based remotely with HQ in the Midlands.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct comprehensive feasibility studies to assess the viability of potential industrial development projects.
  • Identify and secure suitable sites for development, negotiating terms and agreements with landowners and stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, contractors, and other stakeholders to develop and refine project plans.
  • Manage project budgets, timelines, and resources to ensure successful delivery within specified parameters.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, permits, and industry standards throughout the development process.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including local authorities, community groups, and regulatory bodies.
  • Provide regular progress reports to senior management and stakeholders, highlighting achievements, challenges, and proposed solutions.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, market conditions, and emerging technologies to inform decision-making and enhance project outcomes.
  • Bachelor's degree in Real Estate Development, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • MRICS.
  • Proven experience in the full-cycle development of industrial sites, with a track record of successful project delivery.
  • Strong understanding of planning regulations, zoning, and environmental considerations.
  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations and practices in the industrial development sector.
  • Familiarity with financial modeling and budget management.
How to Apply:Contact Josh Powell


Joshua Robert Recruitment is a progressive partnership of likeminded, experienced property recruiters, who passionately believe that when people thrive, organisations succeed. Our aim is to provide successful talent attraction strategies, offer innovative support and become an extension of our client’s businesses.  Joshua Robert was created with the ambition to think differently about property recruitment. 

Joshua Robert’s mission is to be become the partner of choice for real estate recruitment. We believe our candidates are the lifeblood of our business. Therefore, we always put our candidates first, and at the heart of everything we do. We pride ourselves on remaining flexible, thinking differently, and continuing to be ambitious for our customers, candidates and colleagues, every step of the way.

Company info
0121 582 0877
The Big Peg, Vyse Street
West Midlands
B18 6NF
United Kingdom

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