Development Manager - New Business

Michael Page Property and Construction
18 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

Client Details

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.

Job Offer

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!

This job was originally posted as

Similar jobs

Similar jobs