Development Manager - Private Sites / CPO

£350.00 - £375 per day
08 Jan 2019
05 Feb 2019
John Martin
Job position
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time

Development Manager with CPO experience needed in Norwich, 2-3 days a week, Temporary to June 2019

Your new company
We're pleased to be working a local authority in Norfolk who are taking a proactive role to regeneration in the City. The Development team manage a range of public and private development matters across the city, meeting both housing and commercial needs. The authority are looking to recruit a Project or Development Manager with particular experience of Compulsory Purchase.

There are number of brownfield sites in private ownership where development has stalled and sites remain undeveloped, even though some of these already have planning consent. As a result, these sites are eyesores, and sometimes cause problems of antisocial behaviour in the local community. In addition the lack of development means that much needed housing (and other development) is not being provided.

Your new role
The authority are seeking an experienced Development and Project Manager to follow up work carried out over the last year, which aimed to find solutions to enable development to happen in some of these stalled sites.

You will be required to negotiate with landowners to bring forward development on sites in their ownership. This could involve introducing prospective developer partners, promoting new schemes for planning, assisting with funding to overcome infrastructure constraints.

What you'll need to succeed
The organisation is considering using Compulsory Purchase powers on some of the undeveloped sites across the city. The Development and Project Manager will have a property or planning background and have experience/ knowledge of CPO processes and practice.

You will have project management skills to enable you to manage development projects prior to construction on site. The role will be for 2-3 days per week and will be based in City Hall, Norwich and is expected to last till end of June 2019.

What you'll get in return
We're offering a rate of up to £350 per day, for 2-3 days a week. Based in the historic heart of Norwich, you'll be a short walk from the city centre and the train station. The organisation operate an agile working policy and you may be able to work flexibly or from home on occasion.

What you need to do now
Interviews will be held on the morning of Friday 18th January. Candidates will be contacted if they are invited for interview on Wednesday the 16th January

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call John at Hays on 01223 464577 now.

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