Partnerships Manager

West Midlands Permanent £45,000 - £60,000
  • Expanding MMC developer building out new team in new region
  • Fully flexible working to best fulfill role and W/L balance

About Our Client

Ilke Homes has serious ambition, aiming to be the number one house builder within the next decade. These are no ordinary homes, built in a huge factory perfectly located just off junction 47 of the A1, using Modern Methods of Construction and the kind of technology applied in Formula One. They are also beautiful homes that help the environment, utilising the latest technology to make sure they are energy efficient and tread lightly on the planet.

All of which means ilke Homes is in a great position to help solve the UK's housing crisis, providing beautiful, sustainable and affordable homes, quicker and at no more cost than traditional builds. As a zero-carbon committed organisation, PageGroup is proud to be partnering ilke Homes with their major scale-up programme.

Now is the time to join this pioneering organisation, as they plan to recruit lots of new team members in the next year to support their growth plan. They are leaders too in their flexible approach to meeting growing demand for agile working and recognise the importance or work/life balance.

Job Description

The Partnerships Manager will be a highly capable Development professional to join an expanding organisation specialising in MMC housing and land led residential development.As a Partnerships Manager, you will assess and report on the feasibility of new business opportunities as presented by the Development Land teams, tender opportunities and work with clients and internal colleagues to deliver optimised schemes. The role will require excellent communication and negotiation skills, working closely with Development and Construction teams internally, along with clients, Employer's Agents, Solicitors, Local Authorities and Homes England externally.Key activities include:

  • Work with the regional Development Land lead to meet Executive and Group targets for business growth.
  • Review and appraise opportunities for their suitability and potential partners then provide feedback to the development team/head of partnerships
  • Support the Head of Partnerships with identifying potential new Partners and Strategic Partners
  • Prepare bid invitation and supporting information for land led schemes (supported by the development team land lead).
  • Review and scrutinise bids to be able to make recommendations to the development team on the chosen partner.
  • Support Head of Partnerships with negotiations on larger complex schemes
  • Support the regional Development Land team by advising on LA policy, RP development programmes and funding within the region.
  • Work closely with Clients, Planning, Development and Design colleagues to create scheme optimisation and advise on potential client concerns and wishes/feedback.
  • Work with Development, Commercial, Construction and Technical teams to co-ordinate information required to assemble contract documents and agree contract appendices or proposals
  • Report and advise on key contractual triggers and notice requirements to the Development, Commercial, Construction and Technical teams
  • Act as primary interface between clients on Land Led projects during the pre-contract and pre-construction phase and provide an effective handover to the construction Partnerships Manager.
  • Co-ordinate and Chair meetings with clients on project progress during the pre-construction phase.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Local Planning Authorities, Local Authority Housing Officers, Registered Providers, Financial Institutions etc.
  • Provide feedback to the Development and Partnerships teams on leads, project progress, client concerns, issues and solutions
  • Prepare/assist with board reports for authority to proceed/exchange/operational commencement

The Successful Applicant

The successful applicant will need excellent leadership, coordinating and reporting skills, be adaptable and able to identify risk and opportunity and be able to input on Group wide strategy.

They are particularly interested in speaking with candidates who can demonstrate:

  • A successful career to date within residential development, either house builder or registered provider.
  • Experience of partnering with LA, Housing and Homes England (desirable)
  • A proven track record working as or with Employers Agents.
  • Construction contract administration.
  • Experience in Build Agreements and standard form contracts (JCT & NEC).

This role will be based from Tamworth focusing across the Midlands region and will require travel as required to other regions as well as the manufacturing site in Yorkshire

What's on Offer

This is big role with a big package whereby you'll receive a starting salary of up to £60k with package including £6k car allowance and 20% bonus potential, 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays, private pension scheme. You will enjoy hybrid working from both home and the Bristol office.

Please note, if you wish to submit an application for this role, please consider the following information:

  • PageGroup are ilke Homes exclusive recruitment partner for this vacancy and all applications, whether internal or external, will be forwarded to them.
  • If you're successful, you may be subject to all or some of our client's standard pre-employment checks.
Rosalia Samus
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