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Development/Operations Director

Cognisant Limited
West & South Midlands Region
Package to attract the best
Closing date
19 May 2022
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Development/Operations Director.

West & South Midlands. Large-Scale,

Mixed-Use Sites. Package to Attract the Best.

Our client is a major developer of large-scale, mixed-use sites which include residential, logistics, industrial and commercial uses. The business is highly entrepreneurial, financially very strong and is undertaking a period of sustained, sustainable growth. Due to internal movement they now wish to appoint a Development Director who has the ability to move into a senior, leadership role within the business. Key aspects:

• Working closely with the senior management team you will offer leadership and play a key role in the continued success of the company

• Ensure that the business has the land & development pipeline in place to deliver the key objectives of the business plan

• Offer leadership and drive to the internal, multidisciplinary teams to ensure that they are motivated and focussed

• Be highly market facing, understanding the potential, the trends/requirements and become a trusted partner with both occupiers and clients

We are seeking “best in class”, entrepreneurial, development professionals who have demonstrable experience of working with a mixed-use and commercial product. You are highly skilled, bright and have the will to win, approaching challenges in a methodical and systematic way and are natural leaders. With a highly developed occupier network and able to leverage this effectively. We will consider those already operating at this level, or above, and those who are motivated and have the aptitude/attitude to progress into this role.


Cognisant is an executive recruitment consultancy, working across all disciplines, connecting people and businesses within the following sectors:

  • Housebuilding & Residential Development – Speculative & Affordable
  • PRS, Student & BtR
  • Mixed-Use & Regeneration
  • Commercial Development – inc. Industrial & Logistics, Office, Retail & Leisure
  • Real Estate
  • Facilities Management

Cognisant offer over four decades of expertise, and with our national coverage we partner with clients from major quoted organisations, large SMEs, to niche, privately owned companies. Cognisant offer the full suite of recruitment services, including: Executive Search & Selection, Advertised Selection, Contingency, Benefits & Salary Benchmarking and Competitor Analysis all on either a permanent or interim basis, executive or non-executive. If you are looking for your next role or are hiring we would love to talk.

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For a confidential conversation please contact Mark Heald, Director on 07796 514558 or via email on

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