Assistant Director of New Business 

Based in Walton on Thames, London

Salary: £85,000

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Job Purpose
To identify and secure land, new business and development opportunities to ensure the successful delivery of our Development Strategy.

Key Responsibilities
• Contribute to the strategic and operational direction of PA Housing.

• Identify and secure residential and mixed used development sites that meet the company’s investment parameters.

• Identify and acquire a land bank of sites and agree an appropriate planning strategy to secure residential/mixed use consent.

• Undertake detailed risk appraisals and associated financial appraisals.

• Work with the Assistant Director of Programme Delivery to agree appropriate delivery strategies for consented and contracted schemes.

• Lead on legal aspects of site acquisition, including contract structures, development agreements and planning obligations.

• Work with colleagues to bid and set targets with the GLA and HCA.

• Work with Programme Delivery and Home Sales teams on all design and specification proposals for new developments.

• Help identify development delivery risks and agree appropriate strategies to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget.

• Work with colleagues on all aspects of business planning and budgeting.

• Adopt the highest standards of probity and regulatory compliance.

• Contribute towards new policies and strategies for PA Housing.

• Support with reporting and presenting to Boards and Committees.

• Uphold the principles of value for money, continuous improvement and equality and diversity.