Senior Development Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Real Estate

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  • Salary:

    £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Package, Benefits, Bonus

  • Contact:

    Annabel Drew

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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LONDON/REGIONS/FLEXIBLE | Would need to commit to London one day a week or two days every two weeks.

Capstone's Real Estate Advisory team has been exclusively instructed to source a Lead Development Manager to join the Development arm for the UK's leading port operator.

The Senior Development Manager will play a crucial part in creating optimal value from the development of land that has been identified as being surplus to the operational business.

Main Duties:

  • Analysis to determine how far up the value chain should go for each development opportunity.
  • Assist in assessing grant funding opportunities and collaborative working with the Public Sector.
  • Proactively implement and deliver development strategies to optimise land use and value.
  • Coordinate the property activities in the development process including liaising with internal and external stakeholders and ensuring consistent processes are in place as part of managing the development portfolio.
  • Report into the Head of Development identifying value creation opportunities across identified non-core property portfolio and building the business case and presenting these to stakeholders, as necessary.
  • Work with the Regional Heads of Property to ensure opportunities for value creation through property development do not impact core and complimentary business.
  • Manage projects with a commercial lens, identifying threats and opportunities and planning and prioritising project workload including risk management and stakeholder communications.
  • Carry out due diligence and development appraisals preparing business cases, as necessary.

To be considered:

  • Member of the RICS.
  • Proven experience in development-centric roles
  • Residential land disposal experience
  • Awareness of the planning process and a track record in working on projects where planning permission has been obtained
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to support interactions with wider company and external parties, including Board recommendations
  • Strong analytical skills, capable of articulating and reporting using business and financial metrics
  • Ability to deliver to deadlines with strong planning and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to undertake development appraisals for example multi-phase and multi-use
  • Proven experience within a commercial developer or owner/occupier environment or consultancy of Public Sector organisation.

For more information or to be considered for this role please email your CV to or call Annabel Drew 020 3757 5017.

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