Assistant Development Manager

  • Job Reference: 00002469-1
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2019
  • Recruiter: LiveWest Homes Ltd
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Salary: £28,500 to £31,700
  • Sector: Construction, Real Estate & Property
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We have ambitious plans to develop over 16,000 new homes in the south west over the next 10 years and, to support this growth we are looking for an Assistant Development Manager to join our team and enable us to realise our ambitions and deliver a high quality, high volume programme of affordable and market home across our areas of operation.

With 36,000 homes in management, we are a leading developer of new homes of all tenures. We have delivered over 3,000 new homes in the last five years across the region for rent, shared ownership and outright sale. We are a commercial business with a strong social purpose. Our approach to developing affordable homes is based on a competitive and sustainable approach, drawing value from the business.

Open market sales through our development division cross-subsidise affordable homes as well as meeting the housing supply needs of the region.  Not only are we determined to provide homes people can afford to live in, but also homes they want to live in. We have a long-standing commitment to regenerating communities and working closely with partners, improving prospects and opportunities for people across its areas of work, going beyond bricks and mortar.

About The Candidate

To be a successful Assistant Development Manager, you will assist and support the project team in the delivery of their work.  You will ensure that LiveWest and other funding body standards and requirements, such as Homes England (HE), are met at all times.

This role would suit a recent graduate with a degree in the built environment, looking to join an organisation with a clear commitment to training and the ability to provide career development for the right candidate.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience, knowledge and characteristics:

- A general understanding of housing associations and property development

- Managing projects including budgets

- Be a confident problem solver, with the ability to resolve conflict

- Be able to communicate and negotiate with a wide range of stakeholders

In return, we provide a generous entitlement to paid holiday increasing with length of service, a choice of pension schemes, a healthcare cash back plan, and great opportunities and support to develop your career.

About The Company

At LiveWest, we believe in a home for everyone.  We own and manage 36,000 homes across the South West, from Cornwall to Gloucestershire.
We take the time to listen to, understand and learn from our customers.  We focus on thriving as a business and employer, so we can deliver more homes and even better services.


For further information about this role, please click here to view our candidate information pack and to make an application.