We are hiring! An exciting opportunity for a Development Manager based in London

Queensbury Capital is a London centric real estate investor and developer. Queensbury Capital is a well-funded, privately held company who acquire opportunistic and value add assets across a range of uses and lot sizes. The company has recently acquired a number of large development sites across Greater London and has a significant amount of capital left to deploy on similar assets, and is therefore looking for a new Development Manager to join the team and assist with future projects.

The role presents an opportunity for a bright, hardworking, development manager to join a growing team. The successful candidate will be a key member of the company moving forwards and will have the opportunity to help shape the direction of the company’s growth.

The key responsibilities will be:

  • Support the Investment Manager in initial Due Diligence and underwriting of mixed-use development led acquisitions
  • Coordinate pre-acquisition technical information form 3rd party consultants to form part of the Investment Committee approvals
  • Formulate project briefs, appoint and manage the professional team from pre-acquisition feasibility stage through to obtaining planning approvals and through the appeal process if required. A significant number of the scheme are likely to be GLA referable
  • Monitor performance of all aspects of the development process, particularly up to obtaining planning consent and deliver key performance metrics to the Investment Manager and wider business
  • Work closely with cost managers and contractors to ensure project viability throughout the design process to RIBA Stage 4
  • Assist in the execution of various asset management initiatives specific to each development project
  • Develop and maintain relationships with local councils, related government bodies, key stakeholders and professional consultants
  • Post planning the role will focus on the high-level overview of site delivery, coordination of professional, project management and construction teams

The candidate must have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Member of the RICS or equivalent with 3-5 years PQE in relevant field
  • Interest in working in non-hierarchical and entrepreneurial environment
  • Good understanding of the planning system and experience of achieving complex planning consents is essential
  • Proven ability to build, lead, manage and motivate project teams, primarily in obtaining complex planning consents
  • Asset management experience including Landlord & Tenant is desirable
  • Strong organisational and project management skills with the ability to effectively track, report, and manage multiple projects and priorities where meeting deadlines is critical
  • Able to communicate with a wide range of people, develop and maintain key contacts
  • An innovative thinker, with the drive to seek out and purse potential development opportunities

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