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Group Director, Development and Sales

Competitive Salary


L&Q is one of the UK’s leading housing charities and developers. Our roots date back nearly 60 years, and we’ve been helping to shape some of the most exciting, diverse and dynamic regions in the country ever since.

Our vision is that everyone should have a quality home they can afford. We combine our social purpose and commercial drive to create homes and neighbourhoods we can be proud of.   As a regulated charitable housing association, all the money we make is reinvested into new and existing homes, creating successful communities and providing services for our residents. This makes us one of the UK’s most successful independent social businesses.

Today the L&Q Group houses around 250,000 people in more than 100,000 homes, primarily across London and the South East, and we are delivering our ambition to provide thousands of new homes every year.

We are looking to recruit an innovative, talented and ambitious individual to lead our Development and Sales Division to deliver an ambitious plan for quality new homes, neighbourhoods and places where communities thrive. You will be committed to putting customers first and making L&Q a great place to work and will use these principles to drive the delivery of exceptional standards within the Development & Sales Division. Our Group Director Development and Sales will proactively promote and represent the Group with existing and prospective partners. In particular you will capitalise on L&Q’s market-leading position within the housing sector and beyond to develop and realise new opportunities.

Reporting to the Group Chief Executive, the Group Director will be an integral part of the Executive team, so will also contribute to developing the strategic agenda and driving the performance of of the Group in conjunction with the Board.

You will bring excellent leadership skills, be innovative in your approach and have a solid track record of working in large and complex organisations with a focus on the delivery of development projects. You will be a natural collaborator and have a passion for developing people. You will also be able to draw upon a range of strengths and skills to deliver our vision.  An excellent communicator, you will have an enthusiasm to get things done and move the agenda forward. You will be driven, highly professional, and have an understanding and appreciation of the diverse customers we support and work with, both now and in the future. You will also understand the regulatory landscape in which we operate.  You’ll need to be politically sensitive and totally aligned with our values. In return we offer the opportunity to join one of the most ambitious and innovative organisations in our sector with a highly committed board and colleague group.

If you would like to know more about this exceptional opportunity to join one of the largest and most dynamic social housing providers in the UK, then please visit or contact our advisors Tim Hills on 07393 011 130, Rosie Gunn on 0207 426 3998 or Simon Wing on 0207 426 3976.

Closing date: 15th March at 9am

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