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Development Manager Radius Housing

  • Closing Date: 23 January 2023
  • Location: Holywood
  • Salary: £41,496 (SP35) to £51,627 (SP45)
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Job Ref: FHA003359
Work with NIFHA

The Development Manager will operationally manage and have responsibility for the effective delivery of our development programme to ensure the Association builds houses of all tenure to the highest possible standard.

Hours:                        37 per week


Location:                    Radius Offices, Holywood


Reference:                 FHA03359


Salary:                        £41,496 (SP35) to £51,627 (SP45)


This role has been assessed as suitable for hybrid / smart working.


To access the full criteria and to apply online, please visit  Alternatively, application packs can be obtained by contacting the Holywood reception on 028 9039 7250.


The Association


Radius Housing provides quality and affordable social housing in over 80 towns and cities throughout Northern Ireland.  We provide a range of services from sheltered housing for the over 55’s and general needs housing for families and single people, as well as specialist care and support facilities for the frail, elderly, people with dementia and learning disabilities and other complex needs.


We are one of the major developer of homes in Northern Ireland and build and release around 400 homes every year, both properties for rent, and for private sale.


We incorporate design of community spaces that are designed to impact positively on residents and to support healthier lifestyles and create significant employment within the Northern Ireland construction sector.


Our aim is to be an employer of choice and to recruit employees who will embrace our vision and values and fulfil our performance standards within their role.


We are now looking for a Development Manager who wishes to be part of our significant success, as we continue to create sustainable, energy efficient, innovative homes for the future.


To be shortlisted candidates need to provide evidence of the following as a minimum:


1. Level six qualification (e.g. Bachelor’s Degree) or above and 3 years’ experience* within the last 8 years


5 years’ relevant experience* within the last 8 years

(*as a key development person, preferably with a HA, NIHE, local authority, HSC Trust, Developer or similar).


2. Project management experience with ability to meet targets.


3. Demonstrable knowledge and experience of all aspects of property development including complexities.


4. Computer literate with experience of spreadsheets, constructing budgets and cost forecasts.


5. Demonstrable communication and presentation skills with the ability to read drawings and appraise and comment on same.


6. A current full driving licence and access to a suitable form of transport*

(*where an applicant indicates that a disability prohibits them from driving, this criterion will be waived at the shortlisting stage.  In such circumstances, consideration will be given in any subsequent offer of appointment to suitable alternative arrangements that the candidate may be able to put in place that would enable them to meet the travel requirements for the post).


In return we offer a range of benefits to employees including great on-job training, a contributory pension scheme, a health cash plan which can provide help with dental, optician and medical costs (including cover for dependent children in full time education up to 18 years of age), free employee health checks and a Cycle to Work scheme. Flexibility regarding working hours is also offered in some areas of the business.


For further information on employee benefits go to the employee benefits section of our website.


Radius reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting.


Association wide waiting lists may be compiled for future same or similar permanent / fixed term vacancies which may arise.


Closing date for applications is 23rd January 2023 unless otherwise stated.


Radius is an Equal Opportunities Employer