Senior Development Manager

Job title : Senior Development Manager
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent / Full Time
Salary : Base plus super plus bonus
Contact name : James Shiells
Contact email :
Job reference : 1177796
Villawood Properties is 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 recent acquisitions, they are currently seeking an experienced Senior Development Manager to lead their South East region of Victoria.

The Role
Reporting to the General Manager Victoria, the Senior Development Manager will have responsibility for leading a team of development professionals to achieve Villawood Properties strategic and commercial objectives across multiple land developments in the South East region. Key responsibilities will include:
  • Assuming accountability and responsibility for end-to-end delivery of development projects
  • Implementation of the Company’s property development strategy in accordance with Company objectives as well as current and new investment strategy
  • Proven people leadership skills
  • Commercial management and financial cost control of budgets, forecasting and reporting
  • Management of the Development Programme and briefs
  • Management of internal and external project stakeholders including authorities and consultant teams
  • Project Reporting to relevant shareholders and internal management team.
This is a rare opportunity to join the leadership team of Australia’s most successful residential land developer and contribute to the companies ongoing growth and success in delivering new landmark communities their customers are proud to call home.

About You
This role will suit candidates with the following background and experience:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Property, Planning, Finance, Civil, or Engineering
  • Those with planning experience on land projects are highly encouraged to apply
  • 5+ years demonstrable experience in delivering residential land developments
  • Strong leadership skills and demonstrable experience leading and managing project teams
  • Strong financial knowledge and previous experience in preparing analysing financial feasibility studies, project cash flows, cash flow management, development programmes, budgets, costs and delivering profits

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 the Villawood leadership team
  • Enviable pipeline of land development projects
  • Progressive and dynamic business with excellent culture
  • Strong salary package plus annual bonus and tools of trade

**N.B. The starting date for this role is flexible based on the candidate’s availability (Dec – Feb) **

Next Steps To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. For a confidential discussion please contact: / 0411 256 983 / 0498 637 330

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