Property, Construction & Architecture

Senior Development Manager (Residential) - Napier

Job Title: Senior Development Manager (Residential) - Napier
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

This is a successful property development group with their own residential and commercial build construction companies. They are one of the largest in Hawkes Bay and currently have a $100M portfolio varying from single dwellings, townhouses to multi-storey complexes at various stages of the design and construction.  They have a highly talented passionate team who get together to produce outstanding results.

This is an opportunity for a senior development manager looking for a lifestyle change and be well paid for it working and living in the relaxed Hawkes Bay.

Your key role involves:

  • Managing all aspects of the development lifecycle, from acquisition of land through to residential subdivision and all infrastructure works
  • Project feasibility including analysing all project costs
  • Researching and analysing development issues and proposing suitable solutions
  • Appointing and effectively managing external consultants and using in house engineering resource
  • Preparation of development applications working with Council through process
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop, maintain and reporting on status of development applications
  • Obtaining Title
  • Negotiating land sales

Your background involves:

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as a Development Manager for residential subdivisions including all infrastructure works
  • Qualified in either property or engineering
  • Ideally you will have worked for a residential developer
  • Experience in all facets of land development from feasibility analysis, design, through planning, procurement and consenting to delivery
  • Contract management experience
  • Exceptional relationship building skills, driven through outstanding communication – verbal and written
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and attention to detail

This role comes with an outstanding remuneration package.

$200K - $250K pending experience plus bonus’s 30% - 50% of salary based on meeting agreed KPI’s.

For further information, please call Matt on 0275544064 to find out more or send your CV to

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