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Assistant Development Manager | Leading Developer | Essex/London | Up to £40k+P

Assistant Development Manager | Leading Developer | Essex/London | Up to £40k+P

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  • Permanent
  • Essex, UK
  • £30,000 - £40,000 +P GBP / Year

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Assistant Development Manager | Leading Developer | Essex/London | Up to £40k+P


Our client are a highly successful Tier 1 Developer in Essex. They are a fast growing business with a healthy pipeline of work over the next 5 years. Due to growth they require an Assistant Development Manager.


Person specification

·        Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality

·        Degree level educated, or ability to demonstrate relevant experience in a similar position.

·        Proficient in MS Office programmes; particularly Excel, Word and Outlook

·        A general background knowledge in property combined with a relevant qualification

·        Experience in a Development Trainee role or similar

·        Organised and methodical, with good attention to detail

·        Highly numerate with the ability to undertake feasibility appraisals

·        Highly literate and able to understand and interpret complex legal documentation

·        Able to work under own initiative, having good decision making skills and a keen sense of responsibility Ability to follow and lead change management programmes

·        Firm commitment to accountability, performance management, target setting and monitoring

·        Professional manner

·        Able to work as part of a team as well as autonomously.

·        Ability to communicate well with individuals at all levels

·        A desire to continue with further education

·        Experience in a Development role within the Construction industry; ideally in either Affordable Housing or Property Development



·        Research and review planning applications, in conjunction with others to identify site constraints and opportunities.

·        In collaboration with the team undertake feasibility assessments using group software.

·        Financials – Responsibility to support Development Manager in their responsibility to ensure overall financial viability of development is maintained and controlled at all times

·        Update and manage development cash flows

·        Assist the team to prepare consultant appointments and collateral warranties, and to co-ordinate signatures, scan and circulate documents as required.

·        Assist the team to complete paperwork and reports in order to gain internal approvals and ensure audit compliance.

·        Assist the team to procure suitable supporting information e.g. surveys, reports, assessments etc. required to support the planning process and enable sufficient pre delivery planning/design. This may include placing orders and dealing with invoice enquiries.

·        Assist the team to approve invoices via the company financial systems

·        When required organise and administrate meetings and provide information as requested to do so.

·        Provide support to the team at external meetings and events, e.g. pre application planning meetings and public consultation events. This may require out of hours working.

·        Resolve problems in collaboration with other team members

·        Maintain project folders in order to ensure accurate record keeping and audit compliance.

·        Management of several small projects, with the support of a Development Manager, to enable development and career progression.


In return:

·        Up to £40,000

·        Company car, car allowance or travel allowance

·        Agile working possible (dependent on role)

·        Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays

·        Private Healthcare


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Job Overview
Land & Planning
Offered Salary
GBP£30,000 - £40,000 +P Per YEAR
Job Location
Essex, UK
Job Type