Development Consultancy - Associate or Director

General Practice Surveyor
Competitive Salary, Plus Bonus, Car Allowance & Benefits
North West
United Kingdom


An excellent opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic individual – at Associate or Director level - to join the development consultancy team of a market leading and highly reputable property consultancy, in its’ Manchester office.  [TS1] 

The clients’ Development Consultancy team is one of the largest regional advisory teams, providing  strategic development advice to a range of predominantly private sector blue chip clients spanning housebuilders, developers, landowners, Prop Cos, charities, corporates etc.

The team provides a wide range of commercial led advice including (but not limited to) option and promotion agreements, viability appraisals, market reports, feasibility studies, ransom positions, overage, JV agreements etc.

The Team sits alongside a highly regarded and active Land Agency team and there can be some cross over in work, with the candidate being involved in transactional instructions.

Geographically the focus is the Northwest, but also encompassing wider UK regions.

Candidates from a range of backgrounds including, but not limited to consultancy, planning and/or housebuilding, local authority etc shall be of particular interest to our client, on this particular vacancy.

Main Responsibilities

Undertaking day-to-day fee earning responsibilities in line with the team’s main areas of focus (as per above) Supporting the wider business development strategy of reaching out into new areas of profitable work and / or regions Business development responsibilities – either building upon existing relationships or creating new relationships Management and training up of junior staff where appropriate Develop professional and commercial awareness and keep up with work related and industry updates.

Key Attributes & Qualifications

Suitably experienced (can be MRICS qualified BUT not essential) Commercially minded Business Development and Networking Adaptable, eager to learn. Contribute to the wider team but with the scope to take a degree of personal responsibility. Good negotiation skills with the ability to communicate effectively. Strong report writing & presentation skills. Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. Good organisational skills, management and prioritising caseload.


  • Competitive Salary, Dependent upon Experience
  • Performance related Bonus
  • Car Allowance
  • Pension and other benefits
  • Excellent and genuine potential for career progression, with a true market leader

To apply for this position then please email your CV to or call Andrew Kingsley MRICS on 07879 413 765 for further information. Ref: AK2345336

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