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Delivery Manager x2

Cognisant Limited
North West England
Basic to c£65,000 + Benefits
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

Job Details

2 x Delivery Managers.

North West.

Basic to c£65,000 + Benefits.

Cognisant are working on behalf of Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) to appoint 2 Delivery Managers to their existing team, with one being responsible for Town Centre projects. The delivery team within the GMCA are influential in driving forward new build housing projects across the GM region. With a diverse range of responsibilities, you will work with multiple partners across the 10 local authorities in Greater Manchester, Homes England and new build housing developers and housing associations to facilitate the delivery of diverse housing led projects across the GM region.

Key objectives include:

  • Support the delivery of priority housing schemes identified in the GMSF-PfE and the objectives of the GM Housing Strategy
  • Preparation of development appraisals and viabilities, and the assessment of development risk
  • The development and delivery of de-risking strategies (e.g. securing planning, carrying out demolition works, delivering infrastructure) aimed at making schemes development ready for developers
  • Developing a professional network of agents and landowners in order to maintain a high profile for the organisation and to generate new business

It is a role that could encompass experience from across the sector, whether your career to date has been within a house-builder, housing association, consultancy or funder. A role offering diversity, challenge, progression and security. This is a genuine opportunity to influence and drive forward the delivery of housing across Greater Manchester. All direct applications will be forwarded to Cognisant for consideration.


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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