Development Manager based in Cheshire offering excellent package and career progression
Your new company
You will be joining one of the leading established house builders who are looking to expand the development team with a Development manager based in Cheshire. You will be responsible for Assistant Development Managers and Development Co-ordinators within the team.
Your new role
You will be responsible for Inspecting and appraising land opportunities in conjunction with Land team and provide initial feasibility appraisals to enable a decision to be made whether to proceed with an offer. Complete land acquisition checklists and acquisition approval packs prior to site purchase for approval by Managing Director. Oversee the commissioning of topographical surveys and commission any other technical investigations and reports to facilitate the completion of technical investigations. Provide technical advice on demolition, drainage, services, highways and foundations. Provide fees for structural and engineering designs for inclusion in feasibility budget. Liaise with architect to ensure comments on drawings are communicated and monitor progress of drawings. Liaise with external Planning Consultants and architects to ensure that programme for planning applications (often set out within options) are complied with. Responsible for co-ordination of multi-disciplinary specialist teams involved in the function of development proposals. Check Section 106 agreements and other planning agreements. Oversee the checking and approval of wayleave and services agreements. Collate the Pre-Construction Health & Safety plan for sign-off by regional H & S Officer and Associate Development Director. Prepare / amend and monitor the Procurement Programme, Timberframe and / or Concrete Schedule and notify the Associate Development Director of problems / slippage. Lead regular progress meetings, record and circulate minutes. Monitor progress of tender issue. Monitor costs / budgets monthly for fee expenditure.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have a a general background knowledge in property combined with a relevant qualification in Building / Civil Engineering or development. Capable of working / leading / co-ordinating a team of people, thus being able to effectively negotiate, motivate and communicate in order to influence others to ensure that the required programmes are met. Other useful skills include assertiveness, being decisive, flexible, good time management, organised, effective at leading / participating in meetings, works well under pressure and to strict deadlines.
What you'll get in return
You will be offered an attractive salary depending on experience, generous bonus, choice of car or car allowance up to £5700, 25 days holiday increasing to 31 days with length of service plus bank holidays, Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm, pension scheme, life assurance, parking space, professional subscriptions paid, additional flexible benefits and career progression.
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