Development Manager

Full Time
Watford
£45,000 - £55,000 a year
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description

Permanent, Full Time - 37 hours per week


The closing date is 29th April 2022

Interviews will take place in the week commencing 2nd May 2022


At Watford Community Housing, we’re committed to building high-quality new homes that help people to live better lives. We are currently looking for a highly motivated individual to join our Partnerships Team as a Development Manager, working with our Head of Land and New Business, to help us continue to meet this ambition.


You will contribute to seeking new land opportunities for development by Watford Community Housing and our commercial arm, Clarendon Living, both independently and in partnerships with others.


Relationships with our partners are central to the success of this role. In this dual role you will contribute to the effective leadership and growth of the Clarendon Living subsidiary and its associated joint venture companies, to deliver the strategic objective to complete 680 new homes by March 2025. Operating for Watford Community Housing, you will be required to develop a pipeline to complete 900 new homes by March 2025.


The ideal candidate for this role will have recent and relevant experience in procuring and developing new opportunities within a similar role. As such, you’ll be able to demonstrate a high level of skill in delivering sites and maintaining excellent relationships, working collaboratively with partners within and outside the Group.


In addition, it is essential you:

  • Have experience of development appraisal software (ProVal LS and bespoke business plans)

  • Have a high level of skill in developing and maintaining excellent relationships, working collaboratively with both internal and external partners

  • Possess the ability and skills to negotiate at a high level, being mindful of relationships and the local political environment


What can we offer you?

We know that people are our most valuable assets, so we offer a range of benefits including 28 days’ annual leave pro rata, an employer pension contribution of up to 11%, development opportunities and access to a comprehensive employee rewards scheme.


How to apply

If this sounds like your next role, click ‘apply now’, tell us why you've got what it takes and send us a copy of your current CV.


Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a large response.

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