Senior Development Manager

City Hall

Job Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 9th December 2019

Salary: £46752 - £50233

Total salary package*: £68496

Job Reference: LCC00852

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Your role

We are looking for a development surveyor from planning, property and development background.


The Development Projects Team focusses on the delivery of strategic regeneration priorities and the promotion of the Council’s strategic development sites. This includes leading on key physical urban regeneration and housing projects, including Waterside and Ashton Green, and also the delivery of major strategic sites for both housing and employment development.


You will lead and support on a range of development and regeneration initiatives and programmes related to housing, employment, infrastructure, public realm and connectivity. You will be working with both public and private sector partners to facilitate development opportunities. In your role you will also provide professional advice on the management, development and planning of land and property assets to the LCC senior executive management as well as City Mayor and Elected Members. You will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of physical development on site including new homes, employment land, education and community facilities and supporting infrastructure.

You will need

You will be required to demonstrate a significant experience and expertise across a range of professional disciplines including property, planning, urban design, housing, highways and transportation. Additionally, you will be expected to be educated to a degree level and have membership of an appropriate professional body i.e. RICS. As you will be leading projects you must have project related qualifications, i.e. Prince 2 or able to demonstrate appropriate level of ability and experience.


Leading other professionals, you will be expected to have an experience of managing and motivating multi-disciplinary professional teams of internal staff and external consultants to deliver specific outputs and outcomes.


This role requires for you be able to work in partnership with stakeholders and to provide advice therefore you will need to demonstrate exceptional communications skills verbal and in writing.


You will have an awareness of current issues affecting property, planning and regeneration affected by this job and in depth knowledge of property, planning, regeneration legislation, guidelines and policy sufficient to give advice to colleagues, elected members, the public, external agencies and partners.

Additional information

Permanent, Full Time role (37 hours per week)


For an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Louise Seymour 0116 454 2901

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.

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* Please note that the total package number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.

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