Property Development Director

Job purpose


As a result of significant continued growth, the business has a requirement for an incoming Development Director to lead and orchestrate the development of the existing portfolio of properties through re-development and the addition of drive-thru facilities on existing sites. Responsibilities will include:

=         Drive and manage all aspects of the development process in relation to drive-through and redevelopment programmes strategy

=         Be hands on and entrepreneurial in approach with a view to adding value to the overall business

=         Motivate and provide mentoring for an existing internal team of four specialists

=         Lead and manage a network of external consultants in building each development through its lifecycle

=         Deliver best in class development in line with the company’s ethos and strategy

=         Analyse and interpret the market to maximise profitability

Your credentials


=         10+ years of professional experience in the delivery of best in class development, with a relevant development business

=         Fully understand the full life cycle of the development process specifically within the retail/roadside/petrol sector

=         Strong degree level education plus MRICS or relevant qualification

=         Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders

=         Skilled in maintaining and exploiting your extensive professional network in order to maximise business outputs

=         Strong financial acumen with demonstrated ability to analyse and assess commercial data under tight timeframes

=         Experience of managing both internal and external multi-disciplinary teams

=         Enthusiasm and creativity for developing and creating are among your strengths

=         You also demonstrate strong communication skills and strong leadership as well as assertiveness and pro-activeness

=         Professional and confident with the ability to work with all stakeholders within the development process

=         Prepared to travel extensively nationally to the development sites.