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City Development Manager

This is an exciting time to be part of a team responsible for delivering and facilitating new property developments across the city. This is an opportunity for you to play a significant role in making Southampton an even better place for residents, visitors and those who work in the city.

We are looking for a property professional who can play a significant part in delivering major development programmes in the City, so that they can contribute effectively to the future economic prosperity of the City. You will provide management of major property development projects covering the full spectrum of development activity from development concept, marketing, negotiating with existing tenants/occupiers, site disposal, through to co-ordination of City Council activity to assist construction on site. You will have relevant experience working for, or with Local Authorities to manage significant property developments and programmes and working with and through stakeholders and partners.  We are also looking for someone who has the ability to negotiate effectively and be an advocate for the City, the City Council and is partners.

You will have a degree level education with chartered surveyor property related qualification (i.e. MRICS).

For further information about this role please go to our careers site to view the full job description or visit 

If you feel you have the necessary background, experience and skills to undertake this role we would like to hear from you.

Contact details for informal discussion:

For an informal chat regarding the position please contact Steven Slocombe Service Manager Regeneration and Development on 07392 864508

Additional information:

  • Please note the salary quoted is based on full time hours (37 hours).
  • Working 37 hours per week

The supporting statement section of the application form must be completed, unless there are specific criteria questions for you to evidence against. Applications are shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria found within the job description for the post. Please refer to the job description when completing your application form and evidence how you meet the required criteria/questions. A CV on its own will not be considered.

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City Development Manager

Southampton City Council
Hampshire , Southampton
£50,635 - £57,430 per year +

Published on 9 May 2022

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