Development Project Manager

Warrington, Cheshire
£200.00 - £250.00 per day
28 Nov 2017
18 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Contract / Freelance
Full Time

Castlefield Recruitment are working with a well established housing association in the Cheshire area to recruit a Development Project Manager for an interim period of 3 - 6 months.

The Development Project Manager role:

  • To assist the Development Manager in the effective delivery of the Asset and Growth Strategy.
  • To work on your own initiative and be directly responsible for the project management of individual development schemes from inception, design, construction and completion.
  • Ensuring effective contract management and financial control, to ensure they are delivered on time and within budget.
  • To assist in identifying new business opportunities and acquiring land.
  • Ensure value for money is achieved within the delivery of all new developments and everyday operations.
  • Work effectively with key internal colleagues and external partners and stake holders to ensure they contribute to enabling to deliver all of its Asset and Growth objectives.
  • To effectively manage, motivate and continually develop direct reports.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A minimum of two years experience working within a housing association or other appropriate discipline
  • Experience of working within Homes and Communities Agency and/or other funding authority procedures
  • Familiar with asset remodelling and regeneration activities
  • Experience and ability to asses and critically challenge conflicting information and recommendations provided by professional consultants
  • Ability and experience of identifying risk and the management of those risks
  • Experience and ability to financially assess and make accurate and reasoned decisions based on all the available information
  • Experience and ability to write and present detailed board reports, with your recommendations, to achieve scheme approval
  • Experience of managing a portfolio of projects (ranging from 1 unit to 150units) to successful conclusion
  • Ability and experience to manage a team of external professional consultants