Development Manager - boutique residential developer

Play a key role in a leading organisation by delivering high quality residential projects across multiple regions. Ensuring deliverables are met on schedule, to a high design standard and within budget. Inner northern suburbs.
  • Salary: A$130,000-140,000 per month
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 54516

About this role

Our client is a renowned Melbourne developer with an intelligent approach to urban development. They create unique residential & mixed use projects informed by their surrounds, and designed to accommodate the rigors and routines of contemporary life.

This close-knit team is responsible for delivering development projects that help to realise the company’s vision

The Opportunity- You will play a key role in the company, delivering development projects across multiple regions and ensuring buildings are delivered on schedule, to a high design standard and within budget.

About the role:• Update detailed feasibilities for new developments.•  New projects: Feasibility preparation, market research, development cost forecasting & programming.• Project Brief Preparation: Preparing detailed project briefs for consulting with design teams, financiers and government agencies.• Feedback and input coordinating internal team members and external design consultants.• Preparing detailed consultant scopes and agreements.• Identifying, interviewing and negotiating consultant appointments.• Town Planning – Preparing, lodging, monitoring of Town Planning Applications.• Design Development & Delivery – Appointing and managing the full consultant team, monitoring development budget, program and cashflow, reviewing documentation and assisting with documentation feedback;• Interior Design, Marketing & Advertising – Assisting with the preparation of marketing collateral, programs and budgets to assist development team and internal marketing team;• Sales: Liaise with sales agents, preparation and management of contract of sale, plan of subdivision, respond to agent queries, management of purchaser changes and general purchaser and relations;• Settlement – Liaise with purchasers in the lead up to settlement and post completion, assist with valuations, general off the plan sales enquiries and monitoring any defect rectification post-settlement;• Meticulously maintain all project documentation – attend meetings, prepare minutes, agendas, contracts, drawings, project plans and feasibilities;• Prepare documents required for bank and project financing, working closely with the finance team, and ultimately assist with all development processes related to the project.

*Please note that initially you will be expected to travel to interstate projects when required on approx a monthly basis.

About you:The successful candidate will ideally demonstrate;• Bachelor’s / Masters degree in property, planning, architecture, construction management or any other relevant to property development.• 5+ years industry experience is preferable.• Understanding across all aspects of leasing, sales, marketing and design.•Incredibly well organised.• Proficient with systems / QA and process.• Professionally presented, strong communicator with attention to detail, excellent written skills.• Keen interest in property, architecture and design with an enthusiasm for career advancement.•Strong proficiency across Excel, Word and Project. 

Georgie Brice

Bio: Prior to joining Bespoke in 2011, Georgie was a registered architect and worked with architecture practices in Adelaide and Melbourne on education, commercial and multi-residential projects. She is now principal in the Melbourne office and enjoys engaging with the architecture and design community and utilising her extensive network to bring together the best people.

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