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Commercial Development Manager

Job Information
LocationCape Town
SalaryR1 Mil – R850k p/a
Job TypePermanent
EducationB.Sc. Quantity Surveying, Architecture, Engineering, or related Property Development degree
Experience5-10 years

Job Description

Our Client is looking for a Development Manager, with 5 years of Commercial Development experience at Management level, to join their dynamic team.

Position: Development Manager

Location: Commercial/Office building developments (Cape town)

Salary: R1 Mil – R850k p/a

Minimum Requirements:

• B.Sc. Quantity Surveying, Architecture, Engineering, or related Property Development degree

• Minimum of 5 years of Commercial Development Experience at management level

• Experience in deal origination and concluding development deals (advantageous)

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for delivering superior developments for the company on time, with the agreed standards and within budget.

• Generating development fees and development profits from Trading and Development opportunities.

• Manage Trading and Development reporting for the respective projects.

• Incorporate development and construction trends and best practice into the development.

• Assist in drafting and implementing a five-year Trading and Development strategy in partnership with the Regional Development Manager.

• Enhance asset value by managing & delivering developments that exceed industry standards.

• Collaborate with asset management to add value in respect of redevelopment and development opportunities.

• Assist in ensuring a sustainable development pipeline in respect of the Trading and Development business in partnership with the Regional Development Manager.

• Ensure approval of development payments within the levels of authority.

• Ensure development proposals, project administration, JBCC & Development Agreements are updated and managed accordingly.

• Manage the Capex spend according to the approved project budget for the region.

• Manage professional teams to ensure that developments are delivered timeously and within programme guidelines.

• Ensure that developments are delivered with good quality standards.

• Adhere to best practices in relation to procurement and associated contract administration and implement procurement guidelines i.e. BBBEE requirements.

• Manage overall implementation of tenant installations for internal GPT or external stakeholder take on.

• Ensure effective management of Risk and Compliance Management to ensure compliance with all statutory building regulations.

• Value Engineering of development concepts & refinement to ensure “future-proofing” of the investments.

• Ensure that Green and sustainable principles are implemented to developments and responsibly manage any direct impacts that may occur on communities and the environment.

• Implement best practice in relation to the appointment of professional teams and contractors in consultation with the Regional Development Manager.

• Assist in developing a marketing strategy in respect of each project in conjunction with the Development Property Consultant and the marketing department in partnership with the Regional Development Manager.

• Ensure cash flow management and treasury guidance to be done monthly per project.

• Effective timeous handover of the asset to property / facilities management or client.

• Actively participate in the negotiation of terms of development leases with prospective clients and prepare relevant development agreements.

• Assist in ensuring Deal Forum motivation of the highest standard.

• Overall responsibility for the entire development process from inception to trading for the respective developments.

Should you meet the above requirements, please send a detailed CV to or call Kyra on 021 551 8638.

Alternatively, please visit our website Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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