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Development Manager – London Office

McAleer & Rushe, established in 1967, is a leading privately-owned Property Development, Investment, Asset Management and Construction Company. Working throughout the UK and Ireland, specialising in substantial mixed-use City centre regeneration projects, we have completed over 24,000 hotel rooms, 2.25 million sq ft of offices, 10,000 residential units and are on target to complete 10,000 purpose-built student beds by 2021. For more information, please visit

Due to our continued growth, we currently have a permanent opportunity available for the following:

Development Manager – London Office

The activities of the Property arm within McAleer & Rushe deal with the acquisition, design and development of commercial and residential properties throughout Ireland and the UK. As the Development Manager, you will work closely with the Development Director on a range of large mixed-use schemes across the UK & Ireland. GDV range typically between £20m and £100m, with a particular emphasis on Purpose Built Student Accommodation, Build to Rent Residential and Hotel Sectors.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Site Identification, Acquisition, Assembly;
  • Due Diligence on Title, Planning and Scheme Feasibility;
  • Planning & Design to include Negotiations and Collaboration with a range of Stakeholders;
  • Preparation and Amendment of Development Appraisals;
  • Asset Management where required to maximise temporary Income and obtain Vacant Possession;
  • Appointment and Coordination of Planning Stage Design Team;
  • Instruct and Monitor various Site Investigations;
  • Submission of Planning Application including Pre-App Meetings and Public Consultations;
  • Appointment and Coordination of Agents, typically to secure Forward Funding Partners;
  • Negotiating and Documenting Terms with Occupiers, Operators and / or Investors;
  • Preparation of Construction Appointments and Contracts in Coordination with Stakeholders;
  • Monitoring Delivery Team including Contractor and Employers Agents;
  • Preparation of Board Presentations at regular intervals.

Education / Experience:

  • A Degree / Masters in Estate Management or other relevant discipline preferred;
  • A minimum of 4 year’s relevant experience;
  • Highly motivated and driven with ability to work individually or as part of a team;
  • High standard of interpersonal skills, with clear and concise verbal and written communication;
  • Ability to work to deadlines individually and as part of a team demonstrating commitment, hardwork, enthusiasm and flexibility; and
  • IT literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and Development Appraisals.
  • Based predominantly in our London Office, the successful candidate will be required to travel from time to time to locations across the UK and Ireland.
  • Candidates living in Northern Ireland will be considered, who are prepared to work between 2 and 4 days per week based predominantly in London and the remainder in our Belfast / Cookstown Offices.

To apply for this role please forward your CV to or call 020 7224 4900 to discuss in confidence.

**Closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday, 5th August 2019**

McAleer & Rushe is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits

McAleer & Rushe

100 George Street



+44 (0) 20 7224 4900

Development Manager – London Office

McAleer & Rushe
London, UK

Published on 10 Jul 2019