Assistant Development Manager
Brookfield Properties
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5d ago

About Brookfield Properties

Brookfield Properties is a fully-integrated, global real estate services company that provides industry-leading portfolio management and development capabilities across the real estate investment strategies of Brookfield Asset Management a global alternative asset manager with over $500 billion in assets under management.

Brookfield Properties develops and manages premier real estate with a focus on maximizing the tenant experience in addition to the investment and operational performance of the asset.

We also focus on integrating leading-edge real estate technologies which enables us to be at the forefront of innovation and sustainability benefiting not only our tenants, residents and business partners, but also the communities in which we operate.

For more information about our approach to operating and developing best-in-class real estate, please visit

Brookfield Properties currently has an Assistant Development Manager role available in the Melbourne office. This role is responsible for overseeing the progress of development projects, taking a hands-on role in the management and coordination of all aspects of property development including design, construction, marketing, leasing and sales, finance, and legal / contractual issues.

The key tasks that this role will be responsible for include, but are not limited to :

  • Assisting in monitoring and reporting on detailed project budgets, monthly cashflow forecasting schedules and updated delivery programs.
  • Liaising with property analysts to monitor project feasibilities.
  • Assisting in financial control / reporting (internally and to partners) on development projects.
  • Responsible for processing construction financing draws, managing all obligations in accordance with loan agreements.
  • Coordinating processing of payments for project
  • Assisting with early feasibility reviews for new development opportunities
  • Preparing Development Management Reports and other reports as required.
  • Supporting and co-ordinating the contribution of the marketing, sales, leasing, and financing teams to the project outcomes.
  • Coordinating and consulting with, key project staff (e.g. Contracts Administrators, Architects, Planners and Consultants) throughout the development project to ensure delivery within time, cost, quality, and contractual requirements.
  • Participating in ongoing liaison, communications, and negotiations with external project stakeholders including real estate agents, government authorities, and JV partners, to ensure successful delivery of development projects.
  • Monitoring project risks, developing and implementing actions to mitigate risks and manage issues.
  • Administering all project documents to ensure enforcement of rights and compliance with all obligations.
  • Ensuring accurate and timely information is available for monthly Management Reports, covering all aspects of each project Instruct and manage external project management consultants
  • Assisting with the formulation and administration of marketing, leasing and sale campaigns, as required.
  • Assisting Leasing in securing new lease deals. Assisting in the documentation, execution and delivery of Agreements for Lease & Leases.
  • Assisting in the management of relationships with secured tenants; assist with their build-outs and move-ins.
  • Supporting the design management team to appoint and coordinate the consultant teams, including the leadership of the design management, value management, documentation and delivery processes.
  • Qualifications and Experience :

  • Solid commercial and financial understanding (Estate Master)
  • Background in Building, Construction, Land Economics, Engineering or Quantity Surveying
  • Core Project Management Capability
  • Strong knowledge of property / construction related legal documentation and issues
  • Exposure to various fields including banking, finance, law, or architecture would be valuable
  • Minimum experience approximately 3-5 years experience with project development emphasis
  • Bachelors degree relevant fields include Construction, Engineering, Land Economics, Law, or similar OR- significant experience in development projects in the construction / building industries
  • Supplementary training in real estate, property development, contract / project management, marketing an advantage
  • In addition to the above, the ideal candidate would also be able to demonstrate :

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Commercial / financial analysis
  • Project / contract management
  • Real estate / marketing frameworks
  • Contractual law frameworks
  • If this sounds like you, apply now!

    Applications Close 15 April 2020

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