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Development Director

Cognisant Limited
West Midlands Region
Outstanding Package & Opportunity to Work Full OR Part Time.
Closing date
28 Dec 2023

Job Details

Development Director.

Major Industrial & Logistics Schemes. Midlands. 

Outstanding Package & Opportunity to Work Full OR Part Time.

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 sustainable growth. Due to workload increases they wish to appoint a highly experienced Development Director who can lead a portfolio of large-scale development projects, plus mentor less experienced members of the team.

Key aspects:

  • Responsible for the effective development/stakeholder management and delivery of strategically important, mixed-use schemes
  • Offer leadership and drive to the internal/external, multidisciplinary teams to ensure that they are motivated, timely and delivery focused
  • Be highly market facing, understanding the potential, the trends/requirements and become a trusted partner with both occupiers and clients
  • Mentor and guide less experienced members of the team, utilising your hard-won expertise and track record

We are seeking a very experienced Development Director with a demonstrable track-record of success, you are entrepreneurial, a team player and have delivered major mixed-use, industrial, and commercial product. You will be given the freedom to get on with your role, and in return you will lead a portfolio of highly significant projects though to delivery. This opportunity would suit both a full-time appointment or indeed a candidate who wishes to reduce their working week, whilst still playing a key role.

Our client will consider candidates based within the region, or who are open to relocation.


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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