senior development manager | architecture background in Sydney CBD

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job details

sydney cbd, new south wales
job category
design & architecture
job type
AU$ 250,000 - AU$ 310,000 per year
reference number
kushal keshni, randstad
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job description

Senior Development Manager – Architectural or Planning

This is a unique opportunity for a Senior Development Manager with a background within Architecture or Planning to join a residential developer in a strategic position!!

The Company:

Randstad are partnered with well-known Australian Developer, with a healthy pipeline of projects within NSW. They have a reputation within the construction sector, of delivering cutting edge, and award winning project.


Our client is in the process of strategic growth, and therefore is looking for a Senior Development Manager with a background within either Planning and/or Architecture. This is a unique hybrid opportunity for a Senior Development Manager to get involved in zoning, design and acquisition of high-profile residential projects. You will be crucial in determining land opportunities and potential, working out constraints and risks of proposed development. This is a role where you will be working closely with the managing director and have a real impact on over $10billion of assets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the land acquisition, design development and manage delivery
  • Ensure design achieves all project objectives, and push the boundaries of planning instruments and approval processes to maximize site utilization, design and commercial outcomes
  • Prepare statutory and strategic process and assessment of Development Application as-well as prepare strategic planning documents.
  • Deal with any invoices under dispute in line with the provision of the Security of Payments Act
  • Preparing proposals and making recommendations to all development projects

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Are in a Senior Management position within a residential developer/builder/property group or residential builder
  • Qualifications in Architecture
  • Proven portfolio of complex projects – where you have been involved in creating greater monetary yield.
  • Strong understanding of the Multi-Residential sector.
  • Proven track record in delivering to key stakeholders
  • Ability to work on site, and take charge of situations.
  • Developer or Construction experience is desirable

This is genuinely a rare opportunity within the Australian market, where you will be working with an Australian developer who makes a real impact to the Australian residential future.

To apply please click the apply button below or for more information please get in touch for a confidential discussion on or on (02)9233 9905/0412 750 357.


Senior Development Manager


Bachelor of Architecture