Development Project Manager Jobs in York – England at The Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Title: Development Project Manager
Company: The Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Location: York – England
Type: Full Time
About the role
We are looking for a Development Project Manager to work within the busy Development and Asset Management Department. To be part of a team that is responsible for the delivery of JRHT’s latest Development and Asset Management Strategy. This will ensure the delivery of 100 homes per annum, 60% for low cost rent and 40% for low cost ownership. We have the mandate and funding in place we now need to take this forward.
This role focuses on identifying new land led schemes, partnership and Joint Venture opportunities, securing S106 opportunities and leading the projects through internal approval, planning through to tendering. This role is essential in creating a pipeline of opportunities.
You will lead on the pre-construction activities to deliver high quality new build development projects, ensuring value for money, innovative design, detailed specification, and sustainability. Ensuring that the development process complies with JRHT/JRF’s anticipated outcomes both contractual and regulatory.
Having responsibility for commissioning and liaising with developers, landowners, consultants and other key stakeholders and the ultimate appointment of appropriate project team consultants this will be a busy and important role within JRHT.
You will possess significant experience of the processes required to deliver multiple projects and the skills and abilities to execute these processes within a residential development context. Versed in procuring of works and services you will have experience of working with risk registers and producing project related reports for a wide range of audiences.
Having strong interpersonal skills, you will be an able influencer who can build and maintain effective working relationships. If you have a recognised or accredited qualification related to technical or design aspects of development, then so much the better.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty. The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is a registered housing association and care provider in Yorkshire and the North East. JRF and JRHT are two important influencing organisations with an ambitious agenda for inspiring positive change in the UK in line with our vision of a prosperous and poverty free UK.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 11 April 2021.
Due to current Covid-19 social distancing requirements, interviews will take place using Microsoft Teams.