Tuesday 2nd August 2022

1435 Project Manager (Development) WCHG

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager (Development) to assist in identifying, procuring and delivering development schemes.

Project Manager - Development



We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager (Development) to assist in identifying, procuring and delivering development schemes. This includes project managing individual development schemes from inception to completion and throughout the defect's liability period. 

Further to this you’ll assist in identifying and acquiring land and property, along with providing effective contract management and financial control across all projects for different tenures.


  • Hours of work 35 hours per week, 
  • Permanent Role, 
  • Office-based with some hybrid & agile working available.


Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • To assist the implementation of new build projects, working within a multi-disciplined
  • Development department, including setting and monitoring targets to achieve business objectives;
  • Provide a full range of cost-effective professional building diagnostic, design and procurement support relating to new build development;
  • To assist the delivery of the development programme including management of individual schemes from inception to completion;
  • To support new business and growth through development for the organisation;
  • To ensure the accurate recording of data relating to completed new build developments to enable effective management of WCHG’s stock asset;
  • To be responsible for all financial aspects of the development process; and To manage and liaise with external consultants, internal and external stakeholders.
  • To manage staff and deputise the Head of Development in leading the team.


The successful candidate will have experience of carrying out the role of Development Officer/Project Manager or similar and have good project management skills, with clear evidence of success in delivering projects and initiatives which have Investment and Regeneration related outcomes. With sound knowledge of building maintenance and defects pathology, you’ll have knowledge of building contract terms and conditions and a keen interest in Development, regeneration and Urban Renewal issues.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our journey in making a real impact to Wythenshawe’s customers and communities… but more than that, with every job role comes a competitive salary, great pension scheme, holidays that increase with each year of service, flexible working, an employee assistance and health care plan including staff benefits, paid professional memberships, and excellent ongoing learning opportunities which contribute towards continual professional development.

If you would like to know more please click here and select roles, https://www.wchg.org.uk/careers/job-opportunities/


About Us:

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) manages almost 14,000 properties, providing homes for more than 29,000 people in Wythenshawe, South Manchester.

We are committed to investing in the health, wellbeing and development of colleagues, who we will reward fairly and empower and trust to deliver their best work for the benefit of WCHG, our tenants and stakeholders. WCHG is an inclusive employer of choice where differences are recognised as strengths in delivering our purpose.

A disability confident employer WCHG will work to make reasonable adjustments where possible throughout its employment processes. Our purpose is to provide good quality homes and services to our tenants and leaseholders and to play a leading role in creating safer, healthier communities.

WCHG boasts an impressive development portfolio which aims to deliver on average 1,100 new homes over the next five years with £195m estimated investment, leaving a lasting legacy in our communities.

  • Location Wythenshawe, Manchester
  • Salary £48,457 per annum
  • Close Date 08/08/2022
  • Contact Name Human Resource
  • Contact Details 0161-9469558
  • Job Type Full Time

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