Assistant Development Manager

Job title : Assistant Development Manager
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : Base plus super plus bonus
Contact name : James Shielsl
Contact email :
Job reference : 1275900
Our client are Australia’s leading residential land developer, with a proven track record in delivering innovative, family-focused master planned communities across Australia for 30+ years. With continued growth and a number of high-profile developments progressing, they now seek an experienced Assistant Development Manager to help drive projects in Melbourne’s West.

The Role
In this role, reporting into the Senior Development Manager for the Western region, the Assistant Development Manager will have responsibility to assist both the DM/SDM in the implementation of the company’s property development strategy in accordance with company objectives as well as drive smaller projects.  Key responsibilities will include:
  • Support the development team in the management & procurement of consultants and contractors, and assist in managing their performance and administer their agreements
  • Manage negotiations and agreements with development partners, authorities, and government agencies, as directed by DM/SDM
  • Assist in project planning including, sales, design, and infrastructure build
  • Develop and manage management plans and ensure we and our contractors meet OH&S obligations
  • Report project issues, project performance and team issues to the SDM and/or GM Development
  • Work closely with marketing team to ensure performance, delivery, meeting budget and alignment with strategy
  • Work effectively with our agents, builder partners and other consultants and community members to get the best outcomes for the project at every level
  • Manage the communication of project issues, project performance and team issues to the DM/SDM and/or GM Development
  • Support and/or manage, as directed, feasibility / cash flow models, analyse development options, forecast sales, pricing and delivery and assess project return on investment on assigned developments
  • Attend relevant meetings with Councils and Authorities with DM/SDM to negotiate outcomes.
This is a rare opportunity to join a high performing team within one of Australia’s most successful residential land developers and contribute to the company’s ongoing growth and success in delivering new landmark communities to their customers who proudly call it home.

About You
This role will suit candidates with the following background and experience:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Property, Planning, Finance, Civil, Engineering or Valuation
  • Advantage to have experience managing projects, or part of a team managing projects, involving significant civil or built form design or construction
  • 3+ years demonstratable experience in delivering residential land developments
  • Advantage to have previous experience in planning, organising and coordinating development, design, construction and marketing of land developments
  • A Professional approach, collaborative, and proactive attitude will see you thrive

On Offer
This is an opportunity to join a highly successful and trusted property group with a proud 30+ year history in the Australian market.
  • Be a part of Australia’s leading land developer and be a key member of a historical development
  • Enviable pipeline of land development projects and senior mentorship
  • Progressive and dynamic business with excellent culture
  • Strong salary package plus annual bonus structure and tools of trade
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For a confidential discussion please contact:  0411 256 983
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