Senior Development Manager - Essex

17 Jun | 2022

Job Ref: Land & Development | Residential

Senior Development manager- Residential developer, Essex

Salary- Up to 80k + Package

Potensis Selections are currently working with a leading UK Residential Developer who are Looking to attract a Senior Development Manager position in Essex.

Reporting to the Development Director, you will be responsible for leading the development and project teams from acquisition directly through the planning process, to the point it can be handed to the in-house delivery teams.


Responsibilities will include:


A key part of the role will involve liaising and negotiating legal documents with joint venture partners to ensure a smooth delivery throughout the development.


You will also be expected undertake detailed financial appraisals in order to review and monitor financial viability. With this in mind, they are ideally looking for someone who is commercially astute and has a strong financial understanding of the development process.


Additional Duties:


  • Provide support & assistance to Land in preparation of early feasibility studies & concept design.
  • Participate in selection of & manage in instruction, briefing and co-ordination of relevant consultants.
  • Provide planning appraisals/risk assessments for initial development proposals.
  • Manage strategic opportunities to optimise the value of individual projects.
  • Ensure planning process is strategically managed with clarity and purpose.
  • Co-ordinate internal departments - technical, commercial, production, Health & Safety, Sales, Finance to ensure effective & efficient interface between other departments and to ensure that the scheme evolves from concept to a more detailed design that the company wants and can build.
  • Provide development advice and updates into the relevant business control documents i.e. Stacks, Planning Sign off Packs, Board Packs, Quarterly Reviews, Business Plans & other relevant business KPI.




Candidates should have experience as a Development Manager or Senior Development Manager working for a developer or main contractor. Ideally, the suitable candidate will have experience dealing with appraisals and liaising with joint venture partners and/or local authorities.


This is an excellent role that offers genuine prospects for progression, so it is a fantastic opportunity to join an already reputable business who are looking to grow. The employer also offers a generous salary and benefits and has a culture of paying their staff well.


If you are interested in hearing more about the role, please apply today.

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