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Development Manager

  • Sector: Land & Planning, Development
  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Very competitive + Excellent Bonus
Job description

An exciting opportunity to work for a rapidly expanding company!!!!


Our client is creating the UK’s leading lifestyle experience brand by delivering and operating next generation neighbourhoods to live, work and play. They have a growing development pipeline of over 7,500 homes to rent and 650,000sqft of ancillary amenity, co-working, retail and leisure valued at more than £2.5bn.


They continue to push the boundaries of style, service and innovation to craft considered, inclusive residential led neighbourhoods, focusing on customer service and best-in-class institutional grade design.

They have a clear objective of pioneering positive change to the UK rental landscape and creating healthy, connected and well communities.



You will have experience of working for a housebuilder, developer, contractor or professional organisation with the ability to manage all aspects of a project from land acquisition to supporting contract procurement. A natural leader having managed teams whilst driving and delivering projects.

Experience of dealing with local authorities and detailed knowledge of the planning system is essential.

This is an excellent opportunity to use your well-honed negotiation, communication and decision making skills to make a real difference with a forward thinking and progressive business.

You will be an aspiring or proven Development Manager seeking to take ownership of your own large scale projects.

Working with a great team of colleagues you will drive forward your projects, delivering successful schemes that come in on time and cost.

Technically proficient with intimate knowledge and understanding of the whole property development life cycle from site identification, feasibility, planning, funding, legals, construction and handover.

You will enjoy working with internal and external teams on these matters.



Reporting to the Director of Development and the Board, the post holder will be responsible for the successful delivery of a portfolio of sites in the development phase from land acquisition to start on site, continuing to support the project and operations team to Handover.

You will work with an internal project team comprising appraisal, analysis, design planning and project management skills, and external professional consultant team to ensure development value is maximised, excellent design and living spaces are created, brand values and standards are captured while managing investor and legal stakeholders.




As a leader in health and well-being, Our aim is to create long-term, healthy, social and connected communities. Not only for the people that live in our neighbourhoods but also for the team. As part of the team, you’ll get access to a whole host of benefits:

Car allowance


Health insurance

Quarterly wellness workshops

Regular socials Discounts on leading global brands

Regular health checks


Please contact Mike Hardy at

TDM Recruitment Group is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

TDM Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.