Development Manager | FEC Development Manager | FEC

Development Manager

Far East Consortium is a global developer and retailer of market-leading property investment brands. We are an ambitious company with big plans and expect a lot from our employees. In return we offer a vibrant working environment, competitive salaries, and reward success. There is certainly no ‘glass ceiling’ here; successful individuals are quickly recognised and rewarded accordingly – a career at Far East Consortium can be whatever you make of it.

The Role

Reporting to the Project Director, the Development Manager will be in integral part of the development team. Delivering solutions from inception to completion, across built form, infrastructure and public realm.


The duties of the Development Manager include, but are not limited to:

  • Support and lead aspects of the delivery of residential and mixed-use projects to project completion including all aspects of development planning, design and delivery
  • Co-ordination of planning and design including planning applications
  • Co-ordination and reporting of project budget, financial performance, cost and risk working with FEC’s Commercial Team
  • Meet budget objectives and make necessary adjustments based on financial analysis. Coordinate internal resources and contractors to ensure the smooth execution of all elements of their project, based on skill level, time capacity and individual strengths
  • Lead and attend development meetings internally and externally with key stakeholders.
  • Preparation of consultancy / contract briefs, tender analysis and award.
  • Instructing design teams, and dealing with contractors, legal teams, agents and key stakeholders.
  • Be an ambassador for the FEC brand.

Personal Specifications

The successful candidate will hold the following skills and experience:

  • Proven background in real estate and property development
  • Qualification in building, engineering, project management urban design, business, land or other relevant discipline and/or equivalent industry experience
  • Proven record of stakeholder engagement and interface with local authorities and public sector organisations;
  • Proven understanding of and experience in support of project delivery and processes in the UK property development and construction industries;
  • Self-starter – proactive, drive and initiative;
  • Strength of character and resilience;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work and lead in a quite dynamic team environment


  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Private health insurance
  • Voluntary benefits including cycle 2 work, gym membership discounts and retailer discounts

Equal Opportunities

It is the Company’s policy to treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, race, national or ethnic origin, social or economic background, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation, or age. Furthermore, the Company will ensure that no requirement or condition will be imposed without justification which could disadvantage individuals purely on any of the above grounds.

The policy applies to recruitment and selection, terms and conditions of employment including pay, promotion, training, transfer and every other aspect of employment. The Company regularly reviews its procedures and selection criteria to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and otherwise treated according to their relevant individual abilities and merits.

The Company is committed to the implementation of this policy and to a programme of action to ensure that the policy is, and continues to be, fully effective. All staff are required to comply with the policy and to act in accordance with its objectives so as to remove any barriers to equal opportunity. Any act of discrimination by employees or any failure to comply with the terms of the policy will result in disciplinary action.

Please Note: Duties and responsibilities highlighted in this Job Description are indicative and may vary over time. Post holders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and extent of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.

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