Development Manager

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1367941

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Development Manager based in Belfast

Position: Development Manager                                                                                             

Reporting to: Commercial Director

Employer:  Titanic Quarter Ltd (The Company) 

The Role

The Development Manager will work with the Commercial Director to deliver the Group’s development projects and business development activities together with assuming responsibility for the proactive asset management and letting of the Company’s commercial property portfolio in order to maximise rents and value.   

The Development Manager will be involved in all matters relating to the letting and development process from inception to completion, analysis of rental and sale offers, development appraisal and development financial modelling, drafting of business cases as well as management of third-party service providers and business development activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with the Commercial Director to identify, plan and implement development projects and land sales across the Company’s portfolio
  • Prepare detailed development appraisals, financial models and sensitivity analysis for new projects and opportunities and carry out the requisite background enquiries and research to validate the assumptions made
  • Prepare business cases for internal and external purposes
  • Create and maintain good relationships with prospective third-party developers, tenants and purchasers, through provision of both a proactive and responsive service, and attend meetings as required
  • Present Titanic Quarter and the opportunities therein to prospective tenants, purchasers and funders
  • Manage third-party service providers for development projects from preparation of terms of reference through appointment, project management and payment
  • Manage and implement all actions relating to the letting of the Company’s commercial property portfolio
  • Undertake the due diligence required for new lettings/sales
  • Manage the day-to-day relationship with the Company’s retained commercial letting agents
  • Prepare consents and reports for the Company’s Banks and Board as required and deal with any queries raised
  • Manage the day-to-day legal processes associated with lettings and sales 
  • Any other duties that would reasonably be expected by the Commercial Director

Personnel Specification

Essential Criteria

  • 3rd level qualification in property development or a related discipline
  • RICS qualified or equivalent or working towards such qualifications
  • Minimum of 4 years commercial property letting or property development experience
  • Detailed knowledge of development appraisals, financial modelling of development projects and analysis of development proposals
  • Experience of successfully managing a team, working as part of a team and across teams
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict and exacting deadlines and react quickly and effectively to ad hoc situations
  • Tenacious with the ability to get all tasks completed efficiently
  • Strong interpersonal, planning, IT and communication skills

Desirable Criteria

  •   Experience in securing and delivering commercial property finance
  •   Full valid driving license with access to a car with suitable insurance for business purposes

Salary and Benefits

  • An attractive remuneration package commensurate with experience, including 22 days annual leave, 10 days statutory holidays, pension scheme etc 

To Apply

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