Queensbury Capital is a London centric real estate investor and developer. Queensbury Capital is a well-funded, privately held company who acquire opportunistic and value add assets across a range of uses and lot sizes. The company has recently acquired a number of large development sites across Greater London and has a significant amount of capital left to deploy on similar assets, and is therefore looking for a new Development Manager to join the team and assist with future projects.

The role presents an opportunity for a bright, hardworking, development manager to join a growing team. The successful candidate will be a key member of the company moving forwards and will have the opportunity to help shape the direction of the company’s growth.

The key responsibilities will be:

Support the Investment Manager in initial Due Diligence and underwriting of mixed-use development led acquisitions
Coordinate pre-acquisition technical information form 3rd party consultants to form part of the Investment Committee approvals
Formulate project briefs, appoint and manage the professional team from pre-acquisition feasibility stage through to obtaining planning approvals and through the appeal process if required. A significant number of the scheme are likely to be GLA referable
Monitor performance of all aspects of the development process, particularly up to obtaining planning consent and deliver key performance metrics to the Investment Manager and wider business
Work closely with cost managers and contractors to ensure project viability throughout the design process to RIBA Stage 4
Assist in the execution of various asset management initiatives specific to each development project
Develop and maintain relationships with local councils, related government bodies, key stakeholders and professional consultants
Post planning the role will focus on the high-level overview of site delivery, coordination of professional, project management and construction teams

The candidate must have the following skills and qualifications:

Member of the RICS or equivalent with 3-5 years PQE in relevant field
Interest in working in non-hierarchical and entrepreneurial environment
Good understanding of the planning system and experience of achieving complex planning consents is essential
Proven ability to build, lead, manage and motivate project teams, primarily in obtaining complex planning consents
Asset management experience including Landlord & Tenant is desirable
Strong organisational and project management skills with the ability to effectively track, report, and manage multiple projects and priorities where meeting deadlines is critical
Able to communicate with a wide range of people, develop and maintain key contacts
An innovative thinker, with the drive to seek out and purse potential development opportunities

If you think you are the right fit for this job and would like to apply, please submit a cover letter and your CV to admin@queensburycapital.com