Development Manager - New Business
Are you looking for an organisation who value and invest in their staff? Would you like to be part of a successful development team? Do you thrive in a fast paced innovative environment? Then Fortis Living could be the organisation for you. They are looking for someone who can bring a fresh approach and new ideas to build on their success of developing high quality homes throughout the local community.
Fortis Living is a housing association who provide 15,000 homes primarily across Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire. With a turnover of £75 million a year, they are one of the largest providers in the West Midlands. Fortis are committed to delivering their vision of 'Better Homes, Better Lives.' Fortis possess a large and ambitious development programme across a range of tenures including shared ownership, affordable rent, market sale and retirement living. They will deliver 750 units this year.
- Seeking out new business opportunities to meet Fortis's growth objectives.
- Considering and appraising development schemes.
- Negotiating and agreeing terms with developers and landowners.
- Ensure schemes are delivered on time and to budget.
- Develop and maintain positive working relationships with contractors and local authorities.
- Help create an engaging, effective and efficiently run development department.
This role would be ideally suited to an individual already operating at Development Manager level looking to embark on a new challenge, or for a Development Officer looking to make their mark and use their existing skill set in an exciting new environment. You will have development experience from a similar organisation such as a Local Authority, Housing Association, Contractor or Private Residential Provider. You will excel at building strong lasting relationships, be able to work at a fast pace and excel under pressure.
Fortis offer a competitive salary and benefits package and future career development opportunities. There are opportunities to gain management training / undergo further education.
Michael Page Housing are exclusively managing this assignment so please contact Helen Ware, Managing Consultant , and I will respond conveniently and discretely to discuss further.
I look forward to hearing from you!
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