Development Viability Director

Job Title: Development Viability Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00018245
Contact Name: Sarah Kerr
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Development Viability Director

A unique opportunity has arisen with an entrepreneurial planning and development consultancy based in central London. Due to their forward thinking ideology and continued success they are looking to develop their viability offering by making a strategic hire in a Development Viability Director to spear-head this exciting venture.

The role of Development Viability Director:
The Development Viability Director will be responsible for working on behalf of the business' developer, house builder and land owner clients, assessing the viability of future projects, to ensure the best outcomes will be delivered for the developer, community and local authority from the conception through to completion. You will ensure that the interests of the developers is at the forefront of viability negotiations, delivering expert advice to clients of potential risks throughout the planning stages. You will work across affordable housing, retail, residential, commercial and mixed use schemes.


  • A thorough understanding of development appraisals
  • Good understanding of the complexities of the initial stages of project developments
  • Experience negotiating section 106 would be beneficial
  • Experience of project management, town planning and/or banking
  • Experience of applying technical expertise within a planning context

This role offers the chance to have complete ownership over the direction and development of this area of the business, as well as growing and developing a team around you. You will be joining a supportive, innovative, and forward thinking business who will support you through this new venture.

Interested? Get in touch;
Please get in touch with me as soon as possible to discuss this role in more detail. I am available at any time to have an informal and very confidential chat:

Sarah Kerr; Planning & Built Environment Team Leader
01202 888 986; 07714 775 700

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