Warrington & Co is Warrington’s inward investment and regeneration agency. Guided by a private sector-led board, we help steer and monitor the implementation of Warrington Means Business 2020 via direct delivery and partnership working. We undertake direct developments as well as working in partnership with public and private sector partners to bring forward developments or to help with Warrington specific knowledge, free advice and assistance for potential investors and existing businesses can help make your businesses relocation to Warrington a successful one. Warrington & Co is also responsible for the Incrementum Housing Companies established by Warrington Borough Council in 2019 with the ambition of delivering over 500 new homes for rent in the Borough over the next six years.
Warrington & Co undertake the major regeneration and development projects on behalf of Warrington Borough Council. Most recently completed is the £140m Time Square scheme which is rapidly transforming the town centre into a vibrant family friendly leisure destination and we are currently delivering a new £50m project transform the bus fleet and depot to all electric. In addition we will be delivering a new development on the former council offices site at New Town House.
Accordingly, it is seeking to recruit a dynamic Development Manager who will take day-to-day responsibility for the largest and most significant projects within the development programme and be first point of contact for a specific area of Town Centre regeneration. Working in partnership with our legal and property teams as well as external consultants, the successful candidate will be the primary point of contact for the management of the new schemes and will oversee all aspects of the developments from the initial site evaluations and market appraisals, through the feasibility, planning and construction stages up to the handover of the completed developments.
You will need to demonstrate a track record in housing delivery and the ability to work to set budgets and timescales. You will have a good working knowledge of the local housing market, and be able to work as part of a wider team involving both internal consultees and external consultants. Excellent organizational and communication skills are required. A working knowledge of SDS ProVal, or other development software packages, would be a distinct advantage.
The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
Warrington Borough Council is a Disability Confident employer