Development Director

September 11, 2021

Location: Melbourne
Company: Redpath Partners Pty Ltd
Full Time


When it comes to the local development market in Australia, our client is one of the country’s household development brands that have a history of delivering mixed use projects across Melbourne and Sydney. Their projects always garner interest in the way that they embrace cutting edge design, working with the market’s leading consultants and project partners. This developer endeavours to continue delivering well located, quality product across all asset classes.
Whilst the business still classes itself as a traditional developer, the group have engaged in capital raising and forward-thinking funding models with JV partners that is seeing them approach certain projects in a different manner.


Based in Melbourne and working closely with the owner of the business, this hands-on executive role will ultimately be responsible for the successful development and delivery of the group’s Melbourne project pipeline. Driving a team of development managers in Melbourne, you will harbor a collaborative environment whereby the team will work together in managing each project at their varying stages of delivery. 

  • Manage end to end developments from concepts to completion, including site assessment, feasibility studies and draft submissions, negotiating and coordinating external contracts.
  • Driving consultants teams and working closely with JV partners
  • Ongoing design review and improvement, working with Marketing & Sales to develop the product and revenue.
  • Managing and delegate existing Development team in Melbourne as well as the recruitment of further resources as and when required
  • Ensure a high standard is met for internal and external design outcomes, backed by a strong understanding of project markets and effective marketing that suits the product offering.
  • Produce monthly project reports, annual budgets and cashflow forecasts.


The business are hoping to secure a seasoned Development Director with at least fifteen years of industry experience – not only in managing projects but also effectively managing development teams.

  • Tertiary qualified in property or construction related bachelor degree
  • High level computer skills, including proprietary feasibility system knowledge.
  • Strong understanding of local development markets i.e. residential values, commercial and retail rents, incentives, outgoings, yields, supply & demand.
  • Ability to identify industry innovation and identify opportunities for current or future projects.
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills.
  • Strong conceptual thinking, decisiveness, and results orientation.
  • Strong team player attitude.

For a confidential discussion around this market leading opportunity, please contact Chris Smith on 0459496126 or send a copy of your CV to [email protected]

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