Development Manager - Landmark East

Closing date: 
25 Oct 2013
Responsible for identifying development opportunities consistent with the LE strategy, ascertaining their viability, and managing their implementation.


  • Identify development opportunities consistent with Landmark East strategy
  • Identify opportunity sites and lead on negotiation to acquire such sites once approved by the LE board
  • Liaise and consult with East Belfast Partnership senior staff and boards, and other stakeholders, in identifying and assessing sites, projects and ideas
  • Assess the viability of such development opportunities, including development cost and value (Financial & social) on completion
  • Where appropriate, prepare applications for funding for proposed developments and liaise with the company accountant to seek borrowing.
  • Lead on the procurement of design team, liaising where appropriate with CPD and others, depending on funding mechanism applied
  • Represent LE in the procurement of construction
  • Manage all developments to completion, liaising with funders, design teams and contractors to ensure completion with cost and time restraints
  • Maintain office records of design, construction and other engineering activities, as required by statutory bodies
  • Develop and maintain effective relations with the public. Represent the interests of the board on various committees; at neighbourhood organisation and community meetings and if called upon in public hearings; before governmental bodies and in legal processes.
  • Any other reasonable tasks directed by the CEO / Board in fulfilment of the LE strategy   

Salary and conditions

  • A salary commensurate with the job responsibilities and the applicants experience will be offered. Please identify your salary expectations in your application
  • Duration of post 24 months with possible extension, subject to funding
  • 7.5% company pension scheme
  • Working hours are usually nine to five, Monday to Friday, but flexibility is essential and evening and weekend work will be required
  • Work base will be within the East Belfast Partnership HQ but could also involve other locations and on site attendance.
  • Travel within the working day is common. The job involves liaising with a wide range of other agencies and requires frequent travel within the local area, and occasionally beyond, necessitating the post holder to possess a driving licence and access to a car.
  • Occasional absence from home overnight may be required

To access an application form, please visit this link.

Closing date:
25 Oct 2013
Contact Information
Tony Wilson