Assistant Director of Development - First Choice Homes Oldham
Circa £72,000

First Choice Homes is a profit for purpose housing provider with 11,500 homes in Oldham, Greater Manchester. The organisation has a passion for the delivery of excellent services and creating thriving communities. We are an ambitious organisation, with an exciting £115m new build development programme, which will see us expand our stock holding both in and outside of Oldham.

The incoming AD of Development will work closely with the Executive Director of Homes & Investment in the formulation and delivery of the Development Strategy. The successful candidate will be pivotal in ensuring First Choice Homes Oldham deliver 1,000 homes by 2024.

Critical to your success, will be your unerring focus on delivering development to new and existing communities. We expect the appointed candidate to challenge the status quo, and to drive the delivery of the organisations Development Programme.

The Role

• Lead the delivery of the organisations Development Programme targets and growth aspirations.

• Lead the identification of new business and development opportunities pursuant to achieving strategic objectives and business plan targets.

• To develop and maintain key stakeholder relationships with Local Authorities, Homes England, GMHP and the private sector.

• Provide the leadership in the management of First Choice Homes Oldham and development delivery in a way that delivers the Corporate Plan.

• To develop and drive a successful sales and marketing function.

The Candidate

• Demonstrable evidence of acquisition, development and delivery of residential accommodation.

• Proven track record of identifying new land, acquisition and development opportunities.

• Experience of successful leadership and management at a senior level in a customer focussed environment.

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For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisor at Berwick Partners; Tom Neely +44 7384717939 or

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 24th September 12 noon

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