Development Consultancy – Associate Director or Director

  • Leading National Consultancy
  • £60,000 - £70,000
Company: Leading National Consultancy
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 plus car allowance & benefits
Location: Manchester/North West
Contact Name: Andrew Kingsley MRICS
Telephone: 07879 413 765
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

A leading property consultancy that provides a comprehensive range of property solutions to UK and international owners, occupiers, investors, lenders and developers is looking to recruit an Associate Director or Director for its Development Consultancy team.

As part of a successful Development Team (alongside Town Planning colleagues) you will be closely involved in general and strategic advice on the viability, planning and delivery of residential / commercial / mixed-use schemes, strategic land promotion and inner-city regeneration, providing a full national agency and development service to landowners, both public and private sector, and to developers.

Key requirements

Desired or preferred knowledge, skills and experience for this role include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Previous experience as a Development Surveyor (at Senior level) working within an established consultancy – 5+ years;
  • RICS qualified;
  • Work with and lead a team and provide assistance to more junior colleagues where required;
  • Commercial and/or Residential Agency experience;
  • Strong knowledge (or background) of the Planning system;
  • Pro-active approach to sourcing development opportunities;
  • Good network of contacts and demonstrate an ability to bring new work into the business;
  • Achieve new instructions through competitive tender processes;
  • Experience of Development Appraisal Software including Argus Developer;
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable at presenting to clients;
  • Leadership and Risk Management skills;
  • Creative skills and an ability to lead from the front;
  • An understanding of Public Sector requirements;
  • Experience in both Public & Private Sector Acquisitions and Disposals;
  • Good IT skills;
  • Support and lead on existing contracts;
  • To provide advice on local and regional markets;
  • To achieve/help to financial targets;
  • To have a good knowledge and experience of marketing land and development schemes – to include all aspects of due diligence investigations and marketing requirements;
Remuneration includes
  • £50,000 to £70,000 basic Salary (D.O.E.)
  • Generous car allowance
  • Life Assurance
  • Generous holidays
  • Pension
  • Staff Profit Share
  • Private Medical Cover

This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious and motivated individual to join and lead within this specialist and successful team. My client offers real scope for career development for a dedicated, professional and enthusiastic individual with a strong work ethic who wants to join one of the market leaders.

If you wish to register your interest for this position, please contact or email your CV to or call Andrew Kingsley in confidence on 07879 413 765 for further information – REF: 18403

Kingsley is a leading Property & Built Environment Recruitment Consultancy, providing across all levels of seniority, throughout the North West and beyond. Our Directors hold a true mix of time-served surveying experience and high-level Professional Recruitment, which sets us apart from our competitors.

If you are considering either your next career move, or looking to recruit within your property team, then please contact Kingsley for Independent, Confidential and Qualified Advice.

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