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Development Managers (delivery) - Client side

Development Managers (delivery) - Client side

Working on an exclusive basis, Cobalt is excited to be working with a fast-moving Asset Management and Development house in London. Working with a range of investors from private equity funds to UK institutions, our client focuses on adding value to office and industrial property through new build developments, reconfiguration, and investment/asset management.

Due to rapid growth in the last 5 years, this forward-thinking business needs to expand their team with a focus on development delivery and so requires delivery focused, Development Managers from mid to senior level who can drive projects from initial feasibility and design, through to construction and handover.

Their products are CAT A+ office schemes as well as industrial sector offerings that benefit investors, occupiers, tenants, and landlords alike. This business already has a portfolio of developments that range in size and GDV and this close-knit development team, comprised of Acquisitions and Development Directors, now need a team to be the technical delivery focus, adding value to their schemes in a full 360-degree capacity.

The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing projects at various stages from feasibility and planning thought to design, procurement, tender, construction and handover, working closely with the design team, asset management team, external stakeholders and be responsible for contractor management and ensuring project delivery to time, quality and cost across the portfolio. You will also need knowledge and experience in 'front-end' development management; actively advising and supporting investment, feasibility, acquisition, and due diligence stages.

Our client requires someone with proven experience in commercial and industrial sectors and solid understanding of building regulations and various delivery methods (JCT, Design & Build, Construction Management) in a similar role either within a development business or consultancy.

This is a client-side role in a close-knit team and our client requires an adaptable and collaborative work style as well as entrepreneurial spirit.


£65,000 - £110,000 + Benefits + Bonus

(Dependant on experience)


·Experience working for a Consultancy or Developer up to Director level.


·Detailed knowledge of various forms of UK building contracts.

·Proven experience delivering commercial projects.

·a passion for A) offices and industrial property and B) adding value

·Ability to work independently as well as within a team.

To apply for this position, please submit your CV in Word format