Delivery Manager

Following the creation of Brighter Places we continue to thrive and grow. We understand that every role plays a key part in delivering our short and long term goals and we focus on recruiting and retaining talent. We believe in our values and are committed to continuously improving for the people and communities we serve.

We are pleased to announce that a vacancy has become available for a full time, permanent Delivery Manager to join our team and play a key role in leading the way we deliver our Development Programme to meet the needs of our residents and the ‘Growth’ priority of our organisation.

What you will receive

  • A starting salary of £47,350 with the opportunity to obtain additional performance related pay increments
  • 37 hours per week in a hybrid / agile working environment
  • 30 days annual leave + Bank holidays + 1 day volunteering leave + ability to buy up to 5 days additional annual leave
  • £700 flexi-benefit per year that can be used towards breaks away, treatments, counselling, fitness activities insurances, family activities and many more options
  • 6.16% pension contribution + life assurance
  • Company sick pay of up to 14 weeks full pay + 14 weeks half pay
  • Access to an interest free loan of up to £1000
  • Access to development opportunities to enhance your career through Brighter Places University
  • Paid professional membership
  • As well as a whole host of other benefits including; free immunisation, eye tests, discounted bus fares, independent financial advice, EAP, fresh fruit in the offices and more!

What will you be doing?

  • You will lead, oversee and performance manage the Delivery team to deliver a circa £65m programme of affordable housing projects including land-led, developer-led and S106 schemes to a quality that meets the organisations design standards, ensuring that scheme design and construction reflect climate change and the Zero Carbon targets within the region and sector.
  • You will lead on and review new opportunities and submit bids where they meet the Growth targets and delivering specialist projects which could include MMC, zero carbon and identifying alternative funding streams.
  • You will project manage the more complex projects in the programme, including carrying out scheme appraisals, project plan and risk register, procure, appoint, as well as manage consultants and contractors as appropriate to support the successful delivery of these projects.

For more information about the role, please read the full role profile.

Who are we looking for?

At Brighter Places attitude is key! We are looking for candidates to really drive forward and challenge us with new ways of thinking. Values driven with a passion for delivering exceptional service, you will be a real champion of property delivery.

You will have a proven track record with experience in a similar role and be able to scan the horizon, understand the business needs and develop workable solutions and strategies. You will be able to strike a balance between the need to lead a function and being a hands on technical expert where required.

You will be zero-carbon conscious and will take a collaborative approach with the ability to develop and sustain partnerships with a range of external and internal stakeholders. As a confident and dynamic team leader, you will be able to make sound judgements and developing creative solutions to complex problems and issues.

So, how do you apply?

For an informal chat about this position, please contact us on

The closing date for this vacancy is 9am on Thursday, 18 August 2022. Interviews will be held Wednesday, 24 August and Thursday, 25 August 2022.

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