Development Executive

Recruiter
Native Land
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 May 2019
Closes
30 Jun 2019
Job position
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Development Executive

Role: Development Executive.

Reports to: Development Director

Department: Development.

Location: The Pavilion. 118 Southwark Street, London SE1 0SW.

Primary purpose.

As a key member of the multi-disciplinary development management team, the role is responsible for delivering the concept behind each development project and phase thereby maximising development returns.

Key responsibilities.

  • Maximise and enhanced planning permissions on each project and phase.
  • Deliver the concept for each development project and phase using inter alia product knowledge to achieve the highest possible returns.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the key financial / performance drivers of each development project and report against Business Plan for each project.
  • Brief and effectively manage design teams and cost consultants.
  • Devise and implement effective procurement strategies to manage contractors.
  • Identify key project drivers and deliverables necessary to deliver project execution plan. 
  • Challenge cost and value to deliver enhanced investor returns. 
  • Secure appropriate consents necessary to commence development activities.
  • Set up suitable Estate Management regimes for new developments, management of the formal handover process to management companies and residents.  
  • Prepare and present monthly and quarterly reports to JV members meetings.
  • Liaise with funding partners, banks and investors as required.

Skills & Qualifications

  • MRICS.
  • 2-3 years work experience in residential, commercial or mixed use property development / project management with a leading property developer. Some knowledge of office development is useful
  • Thorough understanding of the development product.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with JV’s.
  • Good EXCEL skills and advantage.
  • Understanding of debt and equity funding arrangements.  
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. Comfortable presenting to senior management.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent writing skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Able to question and challenge.
  • Commercially astute.
  • Enthusiastic and capable.