Development Project Manager

  • Location

    West Sussex, England

  • Sector:

    Construction and Development

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £75000.00 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Alice Murch

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


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Position: Development Project Manager

Location: West Sussex

Salary: £75,000 to £85,000 plus bonus & benefits

A privately owned property developer based in West Sussex, investing and developing commercial property across the South of England, are recruiting a Development Manager to support their Development Director with the day-to-day project and development management of their growing portfolio of large projects. With a strong track record of developing both pre let and speculative industrial warehouse and office space the company aims to build its brand and reputation further by pursuing projects within the residential and mixed-use space.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead external design teams and act as the primary point of contact for these teams in all project and development related matters
  • Ensure projects are delivered within approved budgets and program
  • Assist in due diligence to assess new development opportunities
  • Assist in maintaining and producing development appraisals for prospective development opportunities
  • Work with the finance team on the budgeting and cash flow implications of prospective developments
  • Assist the Development Director in the planning process for proposed developments and strategic land opportunities
  • Appoint and manage the external design, professional and construction teams
  • Manage and mitigate project risks and ensure health and safety is of paramount importance
  • Support the Environment policy, ensuring that environment and sustainability is considered in all aspects of design, procurement, and the life cycle of buildings

About you

  • Experienced Project Manager with a strong track record in leading multi-disciplinary teams on commercial and mixed-use developments
  • Track record of delivering commercially successful developments from design, through planning to construction, handover and assisting in post-handover matters
  • Ability to enhance value through cost, construction, and project management methods
  • Strong communication skills and gravitas to engage and lead
  • Hands on approach to project delivery and management style that leads from the front
  • Financially articulate with a sound understanding of risk and how it can be identified and controlled and managed
  • Comprehensive understanding of property governance/regulatory requirements
  • Driven energetic, enthusiastic, and hard working

If you have the relevant project management skills, are based in or around the South Coast of England or want to be and you have the ambition to work for a specialist developer with a significant appetite to develop complex commercial projects, then please reach out to Alice Murch to find our more on

+44 (0) 203 757 5000 or email

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