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Business Development Manager / Director - Thames Valley

  • Location South East
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £60,000 - £80,000 + Car Allowance & Benefits
  • Ref 11139

Our client is a Regional Residential Developer based throughout southern England, due to growth they are now looking for a Business Development Manager / Director (DOE) to join their growing business development team in their Thames Valley office.

This new Business Development Manager / Director role will focus on working closely with clients to plan, progress, implement and advise on projects to deliver, affordable, shared ownership retirement and private housing.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Work alongside the Business Development team to maintain existing relationships with RPs and local authorities and positively contribute to the development of new partnerships
  • Overseeing the sale of affordable housing quotas on s106 sites, this will include:
    – Meeting local authority partners to agree mix, size and tenure of affordable housing
    – Leading on all affordable housing matters associated with the execution of s106 agreements
    – Seeking offers from RPs
    – Overseeing this process through to an exchange of contracts
  • Help convert prospects into new business
  • Manage the process of all new package deal opportunities for the business from initial site identification through to completion of the land and execution of a JCT Design & Build contract.
  • Lead on writing bid documents to support public sector tenders.
  • At all opportunities fully explain the company’s ethos and detail the added value benefits that it can offer.
  • Attend industry functions and conferences and advise on market trends.
  • Use knowledge of local market and competitors to identify and develop the Company’s unique business proposition and differentiators.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Have an established network of contacts in the Thames Valley Area that they can draw upon to find new sites with or without planning permission
  • Experience in a public facing role, ideally with both a Housing Association or Local Authority and experience of working in the private sector with a house builder or as a land agent.
  • Excellent at building strong working relationships both internally and externally
  • Excellent attention to detail, organisational skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative, be self-motivated and generate solutions

What you get back

  • Salary of £60,000 – £80,000
  • Car Allowance
  • Bonus
  • Annual holiday allowance 26 days increasing to 27 after 3yrs service and 28 after 5yrs service (plus bank holidays)
  • Life assurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Comprehensive range of employee benefits


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Business Development Manager / Director Job in Thames Valley – Your Property Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Joe Synes Ref: 11139)

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