Named a Sunday Times Best Company to Work for in 2018 and eight previous years, as well as being an Investors in People Champion, here at Stockport Homes we are extremely proud of our people.
We are a values driven organisation committed to achieving our mission of ‘One team, transforming lives’, but we’re also entrepreneurial, maximising the value of our money and resources.
We now have an opportunity available for a Development Manager to join us to lead the identification, procurement and delivery of an efficient, high quality and innovative development programme.
Achieving growth by developing new business opportunities and taking a lead in the appraisal and assessment of new development schemes through to Board/Director approval, you will deliver our multi-tenure development programme on time, within budget and to a high quality, by initiating and developing and maintaining positive working relationships and motivating and empowering team members.
Preparing financial appraisals for new schemes and bidding for and drawing down capital grant funding promptly and in accordance with agreed targets, you must ensure that project delivery staff within the team do the same and that development scheme administration takes place correctly and within agreed timescales. Ensuring that the development programme is audit compliant and managing the Homes England Audit process, you must procure building contracts and professional services in line with internal policy and procedure and identify and purchase suitable property or land.
With demonstrable experience of working in the Housing sector – public or private – and extensive project and programme management experience, candidates must be of graduate calibre and / or professionally qualified in a property or construction related field and demonstrate in depth knowledge of contract procurement and management. An in-depth knowledge of Homes England requirements relating to capital funding bids and programme delivery is required and you must have an excellent level of financial awareness with the ability to prepare and monitor financial appraisals.
Closing date for applications: 4th March 2019
Interview Date: 14th March 2019
All posts offer attractive conditions of service and a range of employee benefits including a commitment to personal development, work life balance and a genuine commitment to embrace diversity for employees and customers.
Stockport Homes is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.