Senior Development Manager - Dublin

Building & Land Surveying
Ref: 798 Date Posted: Friday 09 Oct 2020
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INFORM3 Construction recruitment are keen to speak with Senior Development Managers

 

Job Title – Senior Development Manager

Job Location – Dublin

Salary - €90,000 - €100,000

 

 

Background

Your new company is one of the largest mixed-use developers in Ireland, with a landbank that can accommodate over 9,000 residential units and almost 1m square feet of commercial space.

The senior development manager will be expected to lead their own projects across all aspects of the development process including options analysis, financial appraisals, presenting / reporting, planning applications, design development, project delivery, contract negotiations, service charges and liaising with leasing, sales and management teams.

 

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Leading on financial analysis/appraisal of development projects and preparing budgets in line with their projects;
  • Managing external professional teams to deliver planning consents and design against agreed programme timescales and budgets;
  • Understand existing Planning Consents and negotiate, with the Local Authority, the detailed planning consents for their projects;
  • Discharge of planning conditions;
  • Working with the project management team to prepare the project for construction;
  • Responsible for commercial inputs and profitability analysis of their projects
  • Liaising and negotiating with third parties including utility providers, Local Authority, AHB’s, stakeholder groups, resident/community groups etc. as necessary;
  • Liaising and managing the construction partner to ensure on time and on budget delivery of the project;
  • Liaising with the Sales and Marketing manager with regard to all aspects of the branding, marketing and sales/leasing of the development;
  • Exploiting every opportunity to add value to existing and new developments;
  • Working with the underwriting team in the preparation of the business case for new acquisitions.

 

 

General Accountabilities

  • Undertake additional relevant duties which fall under the general scope of the role, as directed by your Manager, raising any issues with capacity so they can be properly managed;
  • Remain knowledgeable about Group activities, benefiting from all forms of internal communication provided and acting as a positive ambassador for the Company at all times;
  • Use materials and resources effectively and efficiently to minimise waste and consider the impact of potential actions on the environment before taking business decisions.

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ideally MSCSI/MRICS qualified;
  • Experience of taking projects through the planning, pre-construction, construction and sales/leasing process;
  • Proven experience of residential and/or commercial delivery, with circa 7-10 years’ experience, ideally on medium / large scale projects;
  • Experience of PRS ideal, but not essential.

 

 

Core Competencies of the Role

  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills;
  • Highly numerate with ability to apply these skills using Excel spreadsheet techniques for development schemes;
  • Commercial understanding of the legal process in respect of establishing Development Agreements and applying the terms of the DA’s once they become live;
  • Understanding of Part V process;
  • Good understanding of the ‘due diligence’ process in respect of land development acquisition.