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Senior Real Estate Development Manager - West Coast

  • Location:

    California, North America

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:

    Full Time

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  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

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  • Job ref:

    JN -112021-75330_1637610906

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Our client is a luxury real estate developer with several offices worldwide. They are currently seeking an entrepreneurial Senior Development Manager, and Senior Asset Manager to serve as a key leader in the growth and expansion of their West Coast operations.

This person will possess strategic insight, leadership skills, and creative thinking, as well as the development expertise to oversee the full breadth of their development initiatives.

Someone highly motivated and able to take responsibility for improving the efficiency of processes, decreasing construction costs, managing best-of-breed talent and overseeing the redevelopment of an iconic high-rise project in California.

The Role:

  • P&L management of all development, construction and maintenance activities
  • Establishing key metrics, measure performance against development goals/objectives, and effectively managing within budget, maximizing the return on investment
  • Leading a team of architects, designers, project managers and construction professionals spread across several offices
  • Assuming control and responsibility of organizational structure and reporting lines to optimize productivity
  • Participating in the identification, feasibility analysis and negotiation of real estate projects; and Mastering plan ownership and timeline management.

Education, Experience & Skills:

  • 10+ years of real estate development experience, ideally gained within the luxury hospitality and/or Class A mixed-use/office space
  • A proven understanding of the high-end/luxury markets where clients' expectations are elevated
  • No ego - this firm is focused on excellence for the customer and collaboration that drives exceptional delivery
  • Strong development, construction, design, and underwriting knowledge gained across multiple domestic and, ideally, international markets
  • First-class leadership skills and proven capability to build best-in-class teams
  • A home location that enables an easy commute to San Francisco, and the willingness to travel significantly as needed