Head of Development

Location London, London Job Type Permanent
Salary £75000 - £95000 per annum Sector Land and Development

My client is the largest Housing Group in the country and are one of the biggest builders of houses in the UK. They are growing significantly and as such are looking to add to their team by recruiting a Head of Development to optimise current schemes as well as work with the Land team to optimise new schemes.

This person will be responsible for;

  • Evaluating new schemes in order to understand maximum value that can be achieved

  • Maximising value through detailed feasibility and viability assessments once the site has been acquired

  • Taking the scheme through detailed design phase

  • Understanding and manipulating the planning application in order to achieve maximum value

  • Managing in house development team of architects, technical consultants and engineers to ensure that bids for new sites are competitive

  • Building and maintaining relationships with consultants and contractors

The ideal individual will;

  • Have at least 8 years' experience in a Development/Land optimisation position

  • Have experience leading technical teams through the due diligence process

  • Have experience working detailed design in the UK Property market

  • Be a team player with a flexible attitude to work

If you would like more information or to apply for this position, please call Thomas Aslett on 0203 056 0287 or e-mail

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