Development Officer / Project Manager
Our client, based in Manchester is looking for a Development Officer to project manage with a particular focus on private sector development of homes for market sale and private rent as well as joint ventures, with opportunities to get involved in affordable delivery.
You will support the organisation's growth ambitions including the identification and negotiation of new business opportunities. This will include securing land, working up scheme design, finances and legal structure, and appraising joint ventures and other innovative procurement methods.
You will also deliver excellent customer service to all stakeholders including new residents, internal customers and stakeholders.
The successful candidate will have experience in a property development role and knowledge of the property development process, the built environment and principles of good design. You will also have knowledge of contract procurement and contract management. Experience of private sector development will be of particular benefit.
Additionally you will have a track record of project management, delivery on time, on budget and to high quality standards and the ability to produce development appraisals. You will also have experience of working within a prescribed framework but ability to think creatively to resolve problems. You will be IT literate with day to day software such as Microsoft Outook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
Experience in development for market sale or private rent would be an advantage, as would experience of using SDSProval and Sequel (or other similar appraisal and cash flow management software). A degree level qualification or relevant professional qualification would also be beneficial. It is also desirable that you have familiarity and understanding of housing market dynamics and knowledge of building contract procurement and contract management.
You may have experience of the following: Development Officer, Social Housing, Regeneration, Project Management, Property Development, HCA, Housing, Administration, Regeneration Officer