Residential Development Manager

  • Reference JD-POJ-24565
  • Role/TypeContract/Full Time
  • LocationDevon

Red Snapper Recruitment are recruiting for a Residential Development Manager to be based in Devon. Our client is a social housing developer based in the South West of England.

This is a six-month temporary contract paying up to £350 per day dependent on experience. The successful candidate will not need to be office based full time but will need to be able to commute in and around Devon.


Purpose of the role

This role will sit client-side within the employer to support with the delivery of a new social housing project. To help set the programme up and get it running. The project is to go live in early April with extremely short deadlines for delivery.


Main duties and responsibilities

  • Help design the project
  • Secure the necessary governance approvals
  • Assessing development viability
  • Acquire sites
  • Facilitate on-site delivery
  • Working with internal stakeholders and external support organisations


Person Specification

  • Significant social housing experience
  • Significant experience of building conversions
  • Significant experience and knowledge of procurement processes and compliance
  • Significant stakeholder management experience
  • Experience of working within or closely with a Local Authority would be advantageous


The officer will need to be locally based or have the ability to be regularly in the Devon area. 


If you would like to be considered for this position and have the relevant experience, then please email your CV to


Due to the high volume of applications received, if you do not hear from us within 7 working days, I am afraid your application has been unsuccessful.


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Residential Development Manager

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