Development Manager

Camden, London (Greater)
£40,028 to £46,431  
24 Jul 2018
19 Aug 2018
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

The Role

Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Salary: £40,028 - £46,431  

Contract Type: 2x Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

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We have a fantastic opportunity for two Development Managers to join the Supporting Communities Directorate. You will lead on the development and construction phases of Community Investment projects working in partnership with ward councillors, tenants, residents and other stakeholders to develop shared solutions that regenerate estates and communities in line with the Camden Plan.

You’ll manage initiatives to maximise the physical and financial benefits accruing to the Council from redevelopment of its property and liaise with the Borough’s Planning and Legal and procurement services on matters of planning and development legislation, as well as national and EU statutory and legislative requirements. You’ll be committed to delivering a new housing supply, providing decent homes to residents, whilst identifying opportunities to deliver on the ‘Sustainable Communities’ agenda.

We are looking for someone with strong knowledge of development and regeneration, or a relevant degree. You’ll have some experience of town planning practice, development and land acquisition practice and housing development standards, along with the ability to implement innovative solutions to deliver sustainable housing and community safety improvements.

You will ensure that regeneration projects are delivered in partnership with residents and a range of stakeholders, utilising your project management skills to meet key milestones in complex construction projects. Alongside this, your excellent negotiation skills will mean you’re able to procure refurbishment projects and deliver outcomes at various stages.

You will manage various teams such as: consultation staff, external consultants, agencies and developers, ensuring compliance with development agreements and agreed development plans.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity 
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How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. 

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655,, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG. 

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 19th August 2018, 23:59

Interviews to be held: week commencing 27th August

Please quote reference: 180000P8

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are:

17th September, 15th October, 19th November