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Managing Director, Housebuilding

Cognisant Limited
East Midlands Region
Industry Leading Basic + Highly Lucrative Bonus + MIP.
Closing date
11 Apr 2024

Job Details

Managing Director.

Housebuilding. East Midlands.

Industry Leading Basic + Highly Lucrative Bonus + MIP.


Cognisant Search has been appointed to recruit an experienced Managing Director on behalf of a major housebuilder. Based in the East Midlands, you will have a proven track record of growing a regional business, through significant land acquisition, whilst leading and motivating an established team.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a highly successful award-winning housebuilder that has significant funding to grow their land bank.

Key aspects:

  • Continued growth and development of the region in line with the business plan
  • Develop relationships with external partners, including landowners, local authorities, consultants
  • Continue to deliver a culture of achievement, ensuring quality of product, cost control, programme adherence and deliver outstanding customer service
  • Be highly visible within the business, seeing challenges first hand and leading from the front
  • Ensure all functions are operationally effective and working as a team to deliver a high-quality product
  • Continued development of a progressive senior team ensuring they achieve their potential

You will be an experienced Managing Director, with a background in land, who has a demonstrable track record of leading and delivering business strategy. You will be a strong motivator who can develop team members to drive volume and deliver excellence. A highly effective communicator, you are passionate not only about the performance of the business but the people in it.


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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