Development Manager

Job posted: 09/03/2023
Applications close: 23/03/2023 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Development Victoria

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Property

Reference: 576

Reference: 576

Occupation: Property

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At Development Victoria, we work flexibly and value diversity, and we invite you to talk to us about any preferences or adjustments you may value or require to either our recruitment process or the role itself. If you identify as a person with disability, please let us know how we can provide additional support to your application.

About Us

At Development Victoria, we create places for people. We reimagine iconic places to transform them for future generations, unlock public land to develop connected and sustainable precincts, and build affordable and diverse homes where they’re needed.

We’re a government agency delivering places that make a genuine difference to the people of Victoria, and we partner with government, industry, and community to make it all happen.

Our unique and rewarding career opportunities are enhanced by our diverse range of projects that really matter to people and to the future of our state – making every workday worthwhile.

We are proud to support a culture where our people thrive because of the diversity that they bring – this is recognised as key to the success of our organisation. We respect and value individual talents and contributions and harness those strengths to achieve results we can all be proud of.

The Role

The Housing team is responsible for leading a diverse range of residential developments, requiring a collaborative and innovative approach to delivery. The Development Manager role will have a focus on the LUMA Sunshine North project. This project will provide approximately 300 townhouses consisting of 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms suitable to a range of households as well as a commercial, retail and mixed use superlot designed to support the proposed residential development as well as the neighbouring Sunshine health and education precincts.

This role will support and manage the development team through different phases of the project including planning, design, construction, marketing, and sales phases (residential / commercial) in accordance with Development Victoria’s strategic objectives, policies and processes.

As a Development Manager, you will be responsible for managing internal and external project inputs including community consultation, planning, design, marketing and sales plans for allocated projects. You will leverage off your previous project delivery experience to effectively manage project financials, risks, tenders, contractors and continuous improvement initiatives. Our ideal candidate will have outstanding stakeholder management and negotiation skills as well as demonstrated experience in the delivery of medium density townhouse developments.

About You

  • Tertiary qualifications in Property Development, Construction or Project Management discipline
  • Experience managing both the procurement and ongoing performance of consultants and contractors in accordance with Government policy
  • Experience managing and leading a small team of property development professionals
  • Proven ability and experience in planning, organising and coordinating planning, design, construction and marketing of built form developments
  • Experience in the preparation and analysis of financial feasibility studies, programs, budgets and cost monitoring to achieve commercial outcomes
  • Experience in the preparation and presentation of complex reports and briefs using clear, concise and coherent language
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel), MS Project and Adobe Pro, or PDF-based programs


This your chance to work with an equal opportunity employer that is committed to making employment related decisions without bias or discrimination. We actively encourage sharing of knowledge and best practice across our teams. We respect and value every individual’s unique talents and contribution and harness these strengths to collectively achieve the kind of results we can all be proud of.

The preferred candidate will be required to complete a national police record check and provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status (as per government requirement) prior to an offer of employment being made.

For more information, please contact Elysha Evans, Talent Acquisition Manager at elysha.evans@development.vic.gov.au

Applications will not be accepted via email. Please submit your application via the advertisement.

We respectfully request no agency approaches. We will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes being sent to anyone here in our business.

Development Manager

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

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Development Manager