General Manager/Senior Development Manager

Posted 12 September 2021
SalarySalary plus opportunity to Buy in/Shares
LocationAuckland, Auckland, Auckland
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCommercial Property

Job description

D3 Development is a forward-thinking, innovative company focused on discovering, designing, and delivering quality commercial, industrial and residential developments.
The business is an independent, privately-owned property development company, with a clever link to the construction industry through their sister company C3 Construction.
With over 40 years of combined experience from both client and construction side, D3 is bringing a fresh approach and unwavering commitment to finding a better way. For D3, to achieve project success they believe in three core values.
  • Do the right thing
  • Take care of people
  • Enjoy the challenge
A big part of the business is integrity, it and that starts with selecting good people who can build on the foundations that have already been laid. As such D3 are looking to recruit an experienced Senior Development Manager to help build and lead the business to the market based in Auckland.
This is a significant hire to D3, where the person will be working with the senior leadership team to build on and grow their development offering across:
  • Their own developments
  • Development management services
  • Joint Venture projects. 
Key Accountabilities:
  • Presenting to new clients the company’s existing services through strong commercial and client relationship management.
  • Leading and further expanding the overall development management function and capability in line with the company’s strategy.
  • Managing the delivery of existing developments.
  • Analysing new development and investment opportunities.
  • Overseeing project feasibilities and cash flow forecasts.
  • Negotiating and overseeing detailed Partnership and Development Agreements.
  • Management of master planning and consenting processes.
  • Working closely with external stakeholders while managing the design, procurement and tendering of projects.
  • Preparing Executive reports to support major investment and capital decisions.
  • Strategizing and leading the successful execution of the sales and marketing programmes with emphasis on high density residential development sales and commercial leasing.
  • Ensure a robust risk management framework and methodology is applied across property development, to ensure that development project requirements are achieved.
  • Develop strong relationships with external consultants and clients to enhance general market knowledge and maintain strong relationships with development partners, advisors, iwi and contractors.
The Senior Development Manager, position is a singular opportunity to not just participate in the forward growth story of this dynamic business but significantly influence its success. 
To be considered for this fantastic opportunity the right candidate will have extensive development management experience and be able to demonstrate team leadership qualities that will help grow the business.
You will also have:
  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • You must be highly numerate, able to think laterally and have well developed commercial acumen
  • You must be a team player with well-developed EQ who leads by example.
  • You should ideally have end to end development management experience with a proven eye for detail.
  • You must be fully conversant with each stage of property development from funding to feasibility, planning and consenting, sales & marketing and construction, including both vertical structures and civil works.
  • Commercial and/or residential mixed-use project experience would be an advantage.
  • Extensive stakeholder management experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to produce high quality reports.
You will be joining a motivated team of construction and property professionals who genuinely enjoy working together, resulting in a highly collaborative performance driven environment. In return for your passion and success, they will reward you with a competitive remuneration package plus huge uplift in role, responsibilities, and financial gain.
Please submit your interest via the apply link or alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Matt Donnelly on 0220197808
NOTE: All CVs and direct applicants will be reviewed by Assemble for this role.