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  • ID: 2024-5240
  • Entity: Vistry
  • Region: Vistry Manchester & Cheshire East
  • Department: Technical
  • Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Job Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Date Posted: 01.03.2024

We have a new opportunity for a Development Manager to join our team within Vistry Manchester & Cheshire East, at our Warrington office. As our Development Manager you will be able to demonstrate a practical, thorough, pro-active, and efficient approach to design development and management. You will be working within a team from the inception of a project through to its completion. Reporting to the Technical Director, you will be tasked with the control and coordination of the complete design process involving the management of design consultants, external parties and stakeholders, liaison with the relevant statutory, approval and local authorities, including Clients and Client’s representatives. You will need to prove an enhanced level of technical and construction knowledge, including a good working interpretation of Engineering, Design Standards, the Building Regulations, Planning Guidance and the funding criteria relevant to the Affordable Housing sector.  You will possess the commercial awareness to inform and develop design proposals to maximise design efficiency and profitability within identified approval constraints.  You will have experience of working closely with commercial and operational teams to ensure efficient delivery of technical information for costing and construction.

The role provides team members with inclusive responsibility for technical project management, located primarily within the company’s head office, but with a requirement to attend site on frequently to provide support to site operations. The technical team work collaboratively to deliver considered and buildable design solutions, within agreed programme constraints to our project teams, with assistance from a selected and monitored consultant supply chain.

We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us...

At Vistry Group, we build more than homes. We develop sustainable communities across all sectors of the UK housing market through our leading housing brands Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes. Delivered through Vistry Housebuilding, Countryside Partnerships and Vistry Works with the support of Vistry Services, our values of integrity, caring, and quality continue to shape all we do.

We’re proud that our UK Green Building Council membership, 2021 Large Housebuilder of the Year award and status as a UK top-five housebuilder with a five-star House Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction rating allows us to transform land into thriving spaces. We’re also proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. From memories and communities to worthwhile careers, we’re making Vistry.


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Why Vistry

Joining Vistry is just the start of building your perfect career. In return for your passion and skills, we invest in your future, providing all the support and training you need to thrive in your career and realise your potential. Our work is rewarding in itself, but we also offer a range of financial, lifestyle, health and wellbeing benefits, plus plenty of recognition incentives. We value you and everything you help us build as we make Vistry together.