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Development Director

Location: East London Salary: £150000 - £160000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health Care, Bonus
Sector: Real Estate Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Oliver Jones

Development Director, London

Circa £150,000 Plus Benefits and Bonus Package

Leading property company based in Central London are currently exploring the market to appoint an experienced Development Director with a broad range of asset class experience *office space, residential, retail, mixed-use.

We are keen to speak with Development Directors who have worked on complex projects from cradle to grave on values typically between £150m and £400m.

The Development Director will assume responsibility for the successful progression and delivery of a complex development project through defined milestones, potentially from inception through to completion of the construction works and sales/leasing campaigns.

The Role:

  • Leading teams through the feasibility, site assembly, planning, pre-letting, funding, development, delivery, marketing, sales, leasing and hand over processes.
  • Overseeing feasibility appraisals and various financial analysis to identify viable development proposals.
  • Overseeing project team on the production of all relevant documentation to secure all necessary approval(s)/authorities to proceed with the development.
  • Approval of project development brief with explicit objectives, roles & responsibilities, programme and deliverables.
  • Approval of appointment of professional team to design viable development proposals that meet the constraints of the site and applicable planning policies.
  • Lead planning applications through the planning process (submission, consultation, S106 Agreement) to secure consent within budget and programme.
  • Overseeing legal due diligence, funding negotiations and the documentation of all relevant Agreements.
  • Approval of the agreed reporting and delegated authority procedures with Joint Venture Partner (if applicable).
  • Assist with the negotiation of main construction contact to ensure compliance to development brief and applicable LS policies/standards.
  • Assist with the appointment and management of contractors and suppliers.
  • Overseeing delivery of the project to ensure completion to agreed quality standards within approved budget and programme.
  • Oversee concise and value add project reporting on a timely basis.
  • Lead risk and opportunity management exercises to maximise project returns.
  • Lead timely budgeting and resource planning to ensure efficient and effective development management of the project.
  • Manage and control design changes using the approved change control process.

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