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We are always looking to meet ambitious people whom would like to join the NestEast team. Whether its architectural, financial or operation managements you love, we would like to hear from you.

NestEast Development Project Manager

Dependent on Experience

This is an exciting role managing development projects for a small boutique developer. The role will be responsible for sites from conception/ initial site purchase through to delivery of practical completion and onward sale. Developments are new build mixed use projects and conversion of existing buildings. Typical projects range from 2 to 25 units. As Development Project Manager you will be expected to have a good understanding of the full residential new build process and ensure each project is completed on time and within a set budget. You will have the ability to be a keen problem solver and you will be able to work autonomously.


Role Description and Duties

  • Lead on all parts of the development cycle for new build and conversion projects from acquisition, legals, planning, pre and during construction and sales/ letting.
  • Act as the lead point of contact for all professionals related to the management of the new build projects including coordinating architects, contractors, their sub-contractors, interior designers, structural engineers, M+E specialists, building control, party wall surveyors etc.
  • Leading on all project planning meetings, including taking minutes, distributing minutes and coordinating attendance at all project, site and QS meetings.
  • Responsibility for managing cash flow, procurement, insurance and financial appraisals.
  • Identifying and responding to opportunities to support efficiency within projects
  • Measuring and reporting on project progress against key timelines.
  • Work with director and marketing / branding team to develop the identity for the projects
  • Other duties as required by the role and as it develops.


  • Proven experience in project managing new build projects under JCT contracts form cradle to grave
  • Appreciation of quality architectural and interior design and how this can add value to the development cycle
  • Proven track record in delivering high (not luxury or prime) specification developments
  • Solid understanding of design, procurement and construction
  • Degree qualified within a surveying, design or engineering discipline
  • Driven and enthusiastic
  • Lateral thinker and problem solver and tenacious approach to what will be a busy and challenging workload

Strong communication skills and ability to deliver projects involving a wide range of partners
Ideally suited to someone who has worked for a larger practice and now would like to move to a smaller company. We are looking to develop a long term working relationship with the successful candidate as this is seen as a key developmental role in securing the future success of the company. Candidates with new build experience only please.

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