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Director of Development & New Business

06-04-22 11:04
Oaklee Housing

Job Description

As Oaklee Housing expands, the importance of its development & new business team couldn’t be more critical. In entering a period of renaissance, we are looking to attract an experienced property and construction professional who operates at pace and gets things done.

Commercially astute, you will be a proficient and well connected networker known by developers and local authorities throughout Ireland. Upon appointment, you will grow a rejuvenated development & new business team, making your inspiring leadership style every bit as valuable as the commercial networks you will introduce. Recognised as a high performer, your strategic depth will shape future success in a decisive fashion, aligned with the values of our organisation.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 26th April 2022..

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Dublin, Ireland

Job Requirements

Performance Management:

• Delivery of a programme and strong pipeline of schemes and construction projects.

• Develop and maintain a detailed understanding of the housing market in order to identify residential development and land opportunities at scale.

• Lead commercial negotiations, formulate offers and secure land opportunities to meet new build requirements.

• Manage and generate a programme of new business – construction; acquisition and turnkey homes that exceed targets and meets design; quality and budgetary thresholds.

• Forge strong commercial partnerships to deliver increased pipeline growth.

• Manage, reduce and minimise historic and future defect expenditure.

• Build, nurture and maintain strong relationships across all stakeholder groups, both internal and external.

Compliance & Control:

• Deliver value for money outcomes within funding and financial regimes

• Develop plans and targets, ensuring all regulatory and inspection requirements are met.

• Ensure audit files for acquired sites are in accordance with governance and regulatory requirements are met.

• Ensure the preparation of annual and other budgets are completed, monitored and controlled in a way that ensures commercial advantage is achieved.

• Ensure that all necessary documentation required for expression of interest’s business cases, reports and governance meetings are produced in a timely and professional manner.


• Build, lead, manage and motivate a results driven commercially focussed and technical team.

• To contribute and act as a full participant in the wider leadership of the organisation.

• Act as an ambassador for Oaklee Housing, delivering a message of excellence in all situations.

Contact details for applicants:

Mark Glinwood:

T: 00447944 411484



Contact Phone: 00447944 411484
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