Director of property and development

Avante Partnership is a registered charity that cares for and supports over 3,000 people each year in a range of residential care homes and in their communities in Kent, Medway, Greenwich and Bexley.director-156525_960_720

c£60,000 + benefits inc car allowance, pension and health cover

Based in Faversham, Kent

We employ close to 2,000 people and have an annual income of c£31m pa.

One of our strategic objectives is to ‘provide inspiring places for people to live and work in’ and we are looking for a forward thinking and entrepreneurial property professional with senior management experience to lead the redevelopment of our portfolio of 16 residential care homes to provide high quality buildings that will meet customer aspirations and the best standards of design for the care of people with dementia and nursing needs.  We are extremely keen to extend our portfolio to offer alternative forms of housing with care.  You will be responsible for managing a high quality, customer orientated planned and reactive maintenance service across our property portfolio.

You will be a team player, experienced in all aspects of property development including leading multi disciplinary teams of developers, contractors and consultants.  You will be a deal maker, adept at negotiating with local authorities and other strategic partners and building positive relationships with funders and other key stakeholders.  You will be skilled at identifying and managing risks as well as maximising opportunities.

A member of the organisation’s Management Team, you will work with the Chief Executive and other Directors to develop and deliver the organisations wider strategy

This is a challenging but exciting time to be joining an ambitious organisation.