Our next Senior Development Manager will be somebody who comes from either a commercial or project management background and has experience in driving business growth on a national scale, has excellent stakeholder management and must be able to handle multiple projects at any given time. The idea candidate will preferably have experience in land acquisition and development.
Who you are?
You will be somebody who comes from either a commercial or project management background. Your experience in driving business growth will have been gained working on a national scale. Used to being field based your excellent stakeholder management will go hand in hand with the ability to handle multiple projects at any given time. Your experience will ideally have been gained in land acquisition and development, though other relevant sectors considered if you are able to demonstrate the above skills
Working closely with the Chief Business Development Officer you will be tasked with delivering business growth in the organisation through identifying, assessing and the expansion of opportunities. This will include but is not exclusive to land acquisition, development & acquisitions d existing sites. This role is not predominantly office based and will involve extensive travel throughout the UK, therefore there is flexibility on your location.
Role will involve
Identify suitable locations/land for development opportunities
Appraisal of potential acquisition opportunities
Market & competitor analysis to understand external business environment, e.g. key competitors, developments in technology and economic drivers
Build, maintain & expand relationships with key contacts, e.g. land agents, landowners, stakeholders and key industry contacts
Manage multiple projects, working with a wider team, including; contractors, project managers, funders and other professional advisors to ensure efficient delivery of the development programme.
Report accurately against budgets
*This role is field based and does require extensive travel throughout the UK.
Strengths & Qualifications
Minimum 4 years' experience in a faced paced commercial
Strong project management skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Strong Negotiation skills
Financial awareness/budget management
Negotiation skills and Problem solving
Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Full Driver's License with ability to travel regularly
Industry specific experience
Experience in a corporate environment
Land acquisition and/or development experience a strong advantage
Advanced computer proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
In return for all of this you will receive a competitive salary package plus:
Training support and development opportunities
5.6 weeks annual leave
Fully funded training
Simply Health cover after one year of service, inc. cashback on medical and dental expenses
Perkbox - a range of discounts and free monthly offers for a variety of high street shops and restaurants
Car through salary sacrifice
Cycle to Work scheme
NEST pension plan
Nurse and carer referral scheme
Rewards for 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service
Annual staff recognition through MMCG Care Awards
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