Development Project Manager – Housing

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Development Project Manager - Housing
Interim Position

N Yorkshire RQ838903

Posted: 10th March 2023 09:41
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  • Pay Rate:

    £24.19 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1 month


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Interim Development Project Manager - Housing   

Reference no: N Yorkshire RQ838903 

Pay rate £24.19 per hour PAYE   

This opening assignment is for 1 month 

You will take the lead on the day-to-day running of projects to ensure they, as well as the wider business plan are delivered efficiently, safely and to an agreed timeframe and budget. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will co-ordinate with a large number of contractors, architects, engineers, planners and surveyors clearly and positively to develop good professional relationships 

Key responsibilities: 


  • Support the Operations Manager in preparing and delivering the Business Plan objectives 
  • Lead on delivering projects in line with the Business Plan to the required cost, time and quality. 
  • Support the land acquisition process 
  • Lead on securing planning permission for identified sites 
  • Undertake project level financial management. 
  • Deliver the PR Strategy working alongside Marketing & Comms consultants. 
  • Take an active role in Health & Safety through engagement with Advisors on site specific issues 
  • Act as the main point of contact for buyers, working closely with the estate agent to maximise sales and to ensure excellent customer experience 
  • Lead on procurement of professional services associated with construction projects, including contractors, specialists and technical studies.  
  • Daily management of contractors and consultants 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Degree or an equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline (for example in development, construction or project management) 
  • Significant knowledge of project management and housing developments delivered on time and to budget 
  • Demonstrable understanding of overseeing multiple construction sites within a commercial programme 
  • Significant understanding of leading teams to deliver Project outcomes 
  • Demonstrable understanding and practical application of programme and project management methodologies 
  • Demonstrable experience of developing business cases, leading people and applying creativity and innovation to problem solving within a project team 
  • Experienced in contractual matters in relation to tenders, contracts, subcontracts, warranties etc 
  • Experience of reviewing monthly Cost Value Reconciliations, making provision for all known costs, accurately forecasting outturn position, P&L forecasting 
  • Experience of contractual correspondence to fully safeguard the Company’s contractual position 
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders 
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills - for writing and monitoring project plans and schedules and utilising time and resources effectively 
  • Ability to interpret complex and commercially sensitive information and data to reach well-reasoned conclusions 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Job Ref: N Yorkshire RQ838903
Development Project Manager - Housing
Client Category: Local Authority

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Development Project Manager - Housing
Client Category: Local Authority

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