Development Project Manager
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For over 50 years we have used our imagination to create the best places, state-of-the-art buildings, thriving communities and ingenious infrastructure solutions.

Our journey has taken us across the globe, from Australia to Asia, the Americas and Europe. And along the way we have set new standards by challenging conventional thinking for the better.

What makes us different is that we understand and can deliver the whole process or just part of it from Investment to Development to Construction.

But most importantly, with everything we do, we leave a positive sustainable legacy for future generations to enjoy We are currently recruiting for a Development Project Manager to play a key role in the team responsible for delivering the Silvertown Quays redevelopment, a 27 hectare site in the Royal Docks, London’s only Enterprise Zone and the largest regeneration area in Europe.

Our ambitious plans will transform Silvertown Quays into both the new centre for the Royal Docks and a new visitor destination for London, with a unique character born from the area’s post-industrial water based heritage.

It will become one of London’s great neighbourhoods providing thousands of new homes and over 1.8m sqft of office, brand, retail, and community buildings.

The project will set new standards for sustainable innovation and drive socio economic betterment for the London Borough of Newham, through community involvement, affordable housing, and business and employment opportunities.

Reporting into the Director of Development Project Management, the Development Project Manager will ensure that the team works in a collaborative way with external and internal stakeholders including joint venture partners, capital partners and all of the Lendlease integrated team to create value through places where communities thrive .

Job Summary Key Accountabilities Responsible for Safety and Sustainability strategy for the project under management and delivering it within the design and product created Responsible for Procurement Strategy to ensure coordinated design and procurement during the conversion and construction process, incl the procurement of a main / sub-contractors Responsible for managing the client project expectations, balancing their aspirational objectives with the commercial constraints Support the Development objectives & commercial requirements Managing and co-ordinating the specialist, design, cost and preconstruction support services during the conversion phase of a project Responsible for establishing the project conversion programme including coordinating the inputs of other functions and the ultimate owner of the programme Responsible for managing project risks and opportunities which could impact cost / time / quality and deliverability of the project, contract negotiations and contract forms Lead Development in assessing the technical and time consequences of alternative product and design solution.

  • Key Competencies Takes safety of stakeholders, employees, self, suppliers as number 1 priority Uncompromisingly drives safe practice Works constructively with colleagues within the team and across the broader organisation;
  • gives and obtains co-operation Communicates ideas and directions effectively Acts to anticipate, meet and exceed the needs and expectations of stakeholders whilst balancing the interests of the business Understands the relevance and importance of sustainability to them and to the business Acts with a can do’ attitude and puts drive and energy into achieving results, takes action to exceed goals and expectation Essential : A passion for cities and placemaking Demonstrable experience of managing development vision and outcomes in large scale urban regeneration projects and demonstrable understanding of development processes Experience of supporting meaningful and inclusive community engagement processes on complex development schemes Commercial acumen and negotiation skills Proven exposure to managing 3rd party stakeholders An understanding and appreciation of the contractual relationships between parties (land-owners, local authority, tenants, funders and banks) A desire to think beyond physical transformation and drive socio economic improvements for local communities Excellent presentation and communication skills At Lendlease, our vision is to create the best places.

    As a Global leader in Property and Urban Regeneration we work with communities, clients, and our colleagues to create positive legacies from funding a project right through to developing and constructing state of the art buildings and infrastructure.

    We also create vibrant and sustainable residential communities, productive workplaces and destinations. It’s an exciting time within our Development Business in the UK as we grow our existing pipeline of mixed use developments incl residential, commercial, retail and cultural assets.

    We currently have a vacancy on one of our significant urban regeneration schemes, which offers career defining opportunities for ambitious candidates.

    This role will provide the opportunity to be part of a team that will deliver a new benchmark for inclusive regeneration and will deliver socio-economic benefits for existing communities, via physical transformation.

    We aspire to create a diverse workforce by recruiting suitably qualified candidates from a range of backgrounds regardless of age, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin or colour, sex, trans- gender status, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership, or any other group who face disadvantage in our society.

    As part of our ongoing commitment to diversity we have invested in the external verification for equality, diversity and inclusion and have achieved the Equality Assured Standard accreditation and the National Equality Standard.

    We particularly encourage applications from currently under-represented groups in our industry including those who self-identify as women, black, Asian, minority ethnic, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and / or disabled.

    We build careers, develop skills and invest in people. Imagine what more you can do here. Lendlease is committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer of choice by engaging, enabling and empowering our people.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

    Inclusion sets us all up for success and we particularly encourage applications from currently under-represented groups in our industry including those who self-identify as women, black, Asian, minority ethnic, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and / or disabled.

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