Development Manager GPH

Location City of Westminster
Salary: Negotiable Rate
Contact name: Divash Gohil

Contact email:
Job ref: DG030823
Published: 11 months ago

​Role responsibilities:

  • Create project and team environments that are positive, successful, and fully inclusive, recognising and supporting growth and opportunity for all team members.

  • Use best practice and exceptional communication skills to motivate teams and individuals to create positive work environments where all participants feel valued and actively contribute.

  • Use agile working techniques to: Embed genuine, energised collaborative working between all teams, Facilitate productive, solution orientated discussion with WCC departments and wider stakeholders.

  • Set out a clear performance management structure that supports staff to be accountable and take ownership of risks and issues.

  • Be responsible for working closely with other leaders to develop, evolve and improve the way teams gel and work together to achieve shared outcomes.

Overview of specific post responsibilities:

  • Assist / or lead and project manage on the complete project development cycle from concept to occupation.

  • Assist the SDM in the pro-active and successful management of multi-disciplinary professional consultant teams and contractors and developer partners across all RIBA design stages from 0 to 7.

  • Ensure ongoing compliance with Westminster’s Employer Requirements (ERs) on all design matters and ensure the early escalation of any proposed departures to the SDM and DMT for appropriate decision-making and sign-off.

  • Assist the SDM to manage the compliance of contractors / developers with their contract obligations on all technical, quality and programme matters and ensure the early escalation of any proposed departures from the client requirements, performance issues or contractual concerns for appropriate decision-making and remediation strategies to be agreed and implemented.

  • Facilitate the involvement of the Development Services Team to assist in the effective management of design development in accordance with client requirements, commercial and financial management in accordance with budgets, commercial risk allocation and spend approvals and efficient and effective pre and post completion, handover, and aftercare arrangements.

  • Assist / or lead specialists internally and externally to ensure forecasts, programmes, costs, design and quality standards and timescales are met.