Project Director (Development Advisory)

Recruiter
Vertical Recruitment Limited
Location
Manchester
Salary
75000.00 - 90000.00 GBP Annual + car allowance + pension + benefit
Posted
02 Feb 2024
Closes
01 Mar 2024
Job Title
Associate Director
Category
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a pioneering real estate company dedicated to making a positive impact on local communities. They are a unique blend of advisors and developers, partnering with the UK's largest Local Authorities and Housing Associations as a Strategic Development Partner to revitalise aging housing estates. Their mission is to provide high–quality affordable homes while prioritising place–making and enhancing the end–user experience in every development.

Role Overview:

We are excited to offer an exceptional opportunity to join our client's Development team, where innovation and transformation are at the core of their mission. As a specialist in estate regeneration, our client takes on challenging projects that bring about sustainable and profound changes for partners and residents. They focus on areas often overlooked by others, challenging conventional wisdom and proving that positive change is possible everywhere.

Their approach centres on a citizen–centred model, with a strong emphasis on community building and social impact as essential performance indicators. Projects are meticulously designed and executed with the end user as the primary stakeholder.

Key Responsibilities:

As Project Director, you will play a lead role in partnership with public sector clients, leading the implementation and delivery of mixed–tenure housing–led schemes within a broader Place Shaping program. Your responsibilities will include:

Managing development projects from inception through planning, construction, and stabilisation phases.

Drive strategy, manage risk and lead strategic procurement.

Evaluating new site opportunities and introductions.

Coordinating and overseeing the professional team in collaboration with the Employers Agent.

Effectively managing key stakeholders, including planners, neighbours, local communities, and third–party agencies.

Maintaining and updating project appraisals.

Adhering to specific timelines and financial targets.

Managing project budgets and cash flow in coordination with the finance team.

Overseeing and managing the construction process from procurement to completion.

Collaborating with cross–functional teams such as Investment, Finance, Asset Management, Design, and Strategy as project demands dictate.

Managing and mentoring the Development Project Management team

Required Experience:

Bachelor s degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying or Building Surveying.

Proven experience in project management and successful scheme delivery.

Solid experience with administering JCT Contracts.

Strong collaborative skills with experience working in multidisciplinary teams.

Ability to engage effectively with Clients, Consultants, and Key Stakeholders.

If you are a property or construction professional looking to take the next step in your career or a seasoned Development / Project Manager eager for a new and impactful challenge, we invite you to join our client's innovative team. Your contributions will be instrumental in shaping vibrant communities and driving positive change.

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