Regeneration Development Manager
  • Employer: Sevenoaks District Council
  • Reference: SDC/21/143405
  • Published: Mon 15/02/2021, 15:27 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 14/03/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £39,516 to £42,507
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Council Offices, Argyle Road, Kent

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Regeneration Development Manager

Regeneration Development Manager

Salary for this position is £39,516 to £42,507

Full time and permanent 

A generous annual leave allowance of 30 days (plus an additional 5 days depending on having Continuous Local Government Service).

This is an exciting opportunity to work for an award winning Council. Having achieved the Guardian Public Service Awards 2016 for being financially self-sufficient, we are one of the few organisations in the country to retain its Platinum Investors in People status. We were voted LGC Council of the Year 2017 and won a Pushing the Boundaries of Innovation award in 2018. The successes of the Finance Team have been recently recognised where the Finance Team has been nominated and is a finalist in the 2020 Public Finance Awards – Finance Team of the Year – Councils.

Sevenoaks District Council has an ambitious regeneration and development agenda. As Regeneration Development Manager, you will manage complex capital projects, including housing, mixed use, commercial, health and leisure schemes. Your role will primarily be focussed on pre-construction project work, such as preparing feasibility studies, commissioning consultant teams and surveys, and leading on concept design development for new schemes. In addition, you will undertake development appraisals and financial modelling of schemes, you will assist with the preparation of planning applications and lead on public consultation exercises.

To be successful in this role, you will have proven experience of working in property development and managing complex projects, with current knowledge of housing development and regeneration and construction practices. You will be an excellent negotiator with outstanding communication skills, both spoken and in writing. You will be able to demonstrate good understanding of the property market and current property issues and you will be able to plan and prioritise work programmes effectively in the face of competing demands.

Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package, including flexible working, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Sevenoaks is a well-connected district, with excellent motorway links to Surrey, East Sussex and the rest of Kent and under 25 minutes by train from London.

Our culture places our customers at the heart of what we do. We offer a supportive and flexible work environment, dedicated to developing talent by empowering our staff to keep learning, be innovative, value others, work together and achieve.

If you value these behaviours too and share our energy and passion to make a real difference for our residents, we’d love to hear from you.

The team

You will be joining a friendly, highly motivated, experienced and inter-disciplinary Projects and Estate Service team, which is part of the Property and Commercial department.

Interested in the role and want to know more?

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Detlev Munster, Strategic Head of Property & Commercial on 01732 227099 or at

For information about the application process, please contact HR on 01732 227295 or 01732 227361 or at

Need advice on how to ensure you have the best chance of being shortlisted?

Read the Job Description and Personal Specification in the Candidate Pack and ensure that your supporting statement explains how you meet the essential requirements as your application will be judged against these criteria.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 14th March


How to Apply

Please apply online (see below). If this is not possible, please contact a member of the HR team by either emailing or contacting us on 01732 227383 to discuss how we can assist you in applying.

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