Development Manager


£65k - £75k per annum


Essex, UK

job type

Permanent / Full Time

  • Essex
  • 75000 PerAnnum GBP / Year

Development Manager
London / Essex Border
£60,000 – £75,000 plus package
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing, well-respected developer as Development Manager, overseeing major residential projects sites in and around London.
Dynamic and entrepreneurial, this company is a great fit if you’re looking to work in a supportive but ambitious environment with clear career progression.
Based on the London / Essex Border, you will be part of the development team reporting directly to the Regional Head of Development and also the Group Development Director. You will be tasked with taking sites from the acquisition team and ensuring their smooth progress through appraisals, planning, design and delivery.
The salary for this role is £60,000 – £75,000 plus company benefits which include pension, private healthcare and bonus.
To be suitable for this role, you will be either an Assistant Development Manager ready to take the next step up or an experienced Development Manager looking for your next challenge. You may also come from a land, planning or technical background and have an understanding of the wider development process.
Responsibilities include:

  • Managing and coordinating individual projects across sites
  • Ensuring projects align and achieve the company’s objective e.g. design specification and financially
  • Developing company profile
  • Driving projects through planning, design and delivery.

Key requirements:

  • Degree qualified and ideally property related
  • Experienced Development Manager or Assistant Development Manager ready to make the step up
  • Experience of driving housebuilding projects through the development process
  • Currently working for either a national housebuilder or development agency
  • Detailed understanding of the planning application and appeals process.
  • Determined, hungry and ambitious
  • Ability to work autonomously and independently from the rest of the team

To apply for this job email your details to

Please note that due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates may be contacted.

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