Development Manager

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Industrial Development
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:FRL/21706
  • Closing Date:11 Aug 2021


About Us

The Fletcher Residential and Development division has been an integral part of the Fletcher Building family for over 110 years.  Our reputation hasn't just grown overnight, James Fletcher built his first weather board home in Dunedin in 1909 and the home still stands today, an ever-present statement of our craftmanship and attention to detail. In recent years the division has also successfully delivered a number of industrial focused developments, including the former steel manufacturing site on James Fletcher Drive and the former Winstone Aggregates quarry in Wiri, Auckland. 

We are experiencing year-on-year growth in this sector and the newly created industrial development business unit is a key part of our Divisional growth strategy. As part of this growth we have a range of exciting projects in Auckland and across our wider Fletcher Building property portfolio in New Zealand and Australia. So, it is a good time to join our company, our dedicated team and contribute to delivering great outcomes while also advancing your career in development management.  

About the Role

The Development Manager is a pivotal front-line leader responsible for a range of developments.  Reporting to the Head of Industrial Development, the role requires strong market awareness, design, consenting, land development, delivery and commercial skills and a willingness to create developments that respond to market demands and future trends. Working with the Industrial Development team, the position is responsible for the identification of new projects, and the complete delivery of these projects from inception through to the successful completion of the industrial subdivision and/or building delivery, including sales and handover to purchasers.

About You

We’re seeking someone with proven experience delivering development projects and knowledge of master planning, design, titling, financial management/feasibilities and consenting.  We’re looking for an experienced, influential leader with strong relationship skills and the ability to manage multi developments at different phases of the development cycle. 

Other relevant qualifications, skills & experience include:

  • Experience in property development, project management, engineering, planning, funds/asset management or real estate agency, ideally in the industrial sector.
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills and a proven ability to develop strong, constructive relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership capability with the ability to build and lead a high performing team.
  • Exposure to the regulatory consenting process will be highly regarded.

Application Process

Applications should be made by submitting a CV and cover letter outlining your interest, motivation and what you would bring to this role by way of background, experience and fit for the role and our team.  Please apply online or contact Olivia Finn on 0272509566 for a confidential discussion.