28 February 2018
Exciting opportunity to join Midlands & North residential development team
Key decision-making role, joining the UKs leading regeneration business
About Our Client
St Modwen is a leading property investment and development organisation that operates across the full spectrum of the property industry from a network of regional offices, a residential business and through joint ventures with public sector and industry leading partners. They have an extraordinary history and a strong track record of delivery, possessing a reputation for looking at things differently, challenging norms and creating opportunities where none existed before.
St Modwen are proud of what has been achieved. Their experience and expertise, built up over 30 years, gives them an unmatched ability to bring complex, strategic sites forward, to create value and bring about opportunities for growth, investment and momentum. As such they have an exceptional pipeline of current and planned projects. St. Modwen's £1.7bn national portfolio of over 100 projects includes; the regeneration of New Covent Garden Market, London; the transformation of Longbridge, Birmingham and the on-going regeneration of over 2,500 acres of former industrial land in South Wales which includes the delivery of the first phase of Swansea University's £450m Bay Campus.
Looking to the future, and led by a recently formed executive team, St Modwen want to ensure they are of their time and appropriate for the future. The business is embarking on an exciting phase with ambitious growth plans and therefore seek to appoint talented individuals who can embrace and contribute to the new purpose; 'Changing Places. Creating Better Futures', and demonstrate their core values. A key appointment in the new structure is the Head of Residential Land for the Midlands & North, focusing on existing brownfield regeneration projects and building considerable development pipeline for the future.
As the Head of Residential Land for the Midlands and North, you will be fully accountable for the identification and securing of new opportunities, maximising value through the planning process and disposal of serviced land to the market and/or transfer of land to St. Modwen Homes. With an excellent understanding of the external market, you will actively help shape and define the overall Residential strategy and implement it effectively in line with the overall Regional and Business growth plans.
A critical aspect of this role will be the need to identify and make every effort to secure, new residential land development opportunities for St. Modwen. Overseeing submissions to the Investment Committee, supporting the valuations process, budgetary and cash-flow management, in partnership with Regional Finance, are also vital parts of this important role.
From day one, you will establish rapport with key stakeholders ensuring you make a positive impact on these critical relationships. Whether you are cultivating relationships internally or externally you will help maintain these across the Residential Land team and beyond. Managing the full development and disposal life-cycle for all Regional Residential sites, you will exemplify the high standards we strive for at St. Modwen.
Passionate about delivering excellence, you have a key leadership role and will be accountable for providing coaching and leadership to the team; building potential talent and succession for key roles and ensuring collaboration between the team. This will be critical, supporting the development, asset management and planning teams to work together effectively to identify and manage Residential projects.
The Successful Applicant
Requirements for the role include:
A proven track record in the delivery of large/complex Residential development opportunities and successfully negotiating and managing all aspects of the acquisition and disposal process
Strong financial and commercial acumen with experience of securing large, complex Residential acquisitions
Experience of analysing commercial data to achieve the best outcome
An ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with internal & external stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes
Experience of managing a multi-disciplined team
An excellent professional network with the ability to manage this in order to maximise its potential
Experience gained in a relevant sector preferably with a developer or agent
A relevant professional qualification.
What's on Offer
c£120,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Please note that any 3rd party CV's or applications will be forwarded directly to Michael Page
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