Development Manager - Construction

MJH Recruitment Solutions
Central London
£50k - 55k per year + 10-15% bonus + 10% pension + more
Closing date
15 Aug 2022
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We’re delighted to be partnering with one of the UK’s largest residential landlords (private & affordable) in finding a Development Manager to be part of sourcing, evaluating and executing, new & existing BTR opportunities as their portfolio continues to grow.  

Based in C.London, your principled role will:

  • Work with acquisitions on transacting new Build to Rent opportunities
  • Post purchase undertake development manage/monitor development phase of scheme including fit out works.
  • Working with Main Contractors, Developers, External and Internal Stakeholders.
  • Facilitate orderly transition of completed development to the Asset Management team and other internal stakeholders.
Person specification:

  • RICS qualified preferred (but not essential)
  • Minimum BSc (Hons) or MSc in Surveying disciplines, Architecture or Construction Project / Management 
  • PRS/BTR experience preferably (UK based)
  • Working knowledge (c4/5 years) of building regulations, technical building specifications, planning application processes, construction (JCT Form of contract)
  • Working knowledge of Argus Developer (Preferred – not essential) 
  • Experience working with stakeholders and council officials on complex planning requirements
  • Interest in design, space planning and interiors
  • Computer literate with a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Excel packages
  • UK Driving licence holder – sites are throughout the UK up to Midlands’ areas (some travel to be expected)
The ideal candidate would be a UK trained Project Manager (consultancy or client side) with technical experience of delivering or in the delivery of, new build construction projects, ideally multi-unit residential schemes.

The post would suit someone who is either newly qualified, capable of managing JCT led projects (under £15m) independently or a competent assistant seeking more support in conjunction with their ongoing APC requirements. Assistant grade candidates must have a minimum of 2 years, professional and some relevant experience, post graduation.

Starting salary offered is to c£55-60k basic (less for Assistant grade) + 10% Pension, 10-15% Bonus, BUPA, Healthcare insurance, 25 days annual leave + Christmas break  

At mjhr it’s simple. Outstanding client relations and recruitment expertise, choose the experts… we make things happen. If you have the necessary skills to meet this specification, drop us a line for a confidential chat on 0207 932 0090


Since 2000 MJH Recruitment has specialised in recruiting for the building and surveying industry. We pride ourselves on providing an exemplary recruitment service and matching top notch consultancy clients with talented job seekers.

Over the past 17 years, our focus has never changed: we hunt out candidates of the highest calibre in the following specialities:

  • Project Managers
  • Quantity Surveyors / Cost Consultants
  • Building Surveyors

The majority of our appointments are in London and across the South East and we work with the following types of businesses:

  • Professional quantity surveying practices (PQS)
  • Building consultancies
  • Project management specialists
  • Multidisciplinary consultancies

Why us?

Our knowledge of the construction consultancy industry is second to none and we have nurtured longstanding relationships with the brightest and the best.

With mjhr it’s simple. Outstanding customer relations and unrivalled recruitment expertise, choose the experts.

MJH Recruitment Solutions is a fully compliant corporate member of the recruitment employment confederation (No. 00068790) and as such upholds a strict code of recruiting ethics and conduct. We are also a member of the construction body of the Recruitment Employment Confederation and we are also a member of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (No: 00075263).    

You can contact us on 0207 932 0090 or please visit

We make things happen.

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0207 932 0090
7 New Quebec St

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