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Senior Development Manager

22-03-2024 11:03
Quintain Development

Job Description

Quintain is one of the largest mixed-use developers in Ireland, with landbanks across Dublin including Adamstown, Cherrywood, Clonburris and Portmarnock. To work as part of a small dedicated team, the senior development manager will be expected to lead their own projects across all aspects of the development process including options analysis, financial appraisals, presenting / reporting, planning applications, design team management, design development, project delivery, contract negotiations, service charges and liaising with leasing, sales and management teams.



Key Accountabilities

  •  Leading on financial analysis/appraisal of development projects and preparing budgets in line with their projects;
  • Accountable for commercial inputs and profitability analysis of their projects;
  • Responsibility for leading residential bulk sales transactions (Includes commercial negotiation and liaising with legal team);
  • Exploiting every opportunity to add value to existing and new developments;
  • Working with the underwriting team in the preparation of the business case for new acquisitions;
  • Presenting to Senior Management and Shareholders on specified projects;
  • Liaising and negotiating with third parties including utility providers, Local Authority, AHB’s, stakeholder groups, resident/community groups etc. as necessary;
  • Liaising with the Sales and Marketing manager with regard to all aspects of scheme designs, branding, marketing and sales/leasing of the development;
  • Managing external professional teams (and associated budgets) to deliver planning consents and design against agreed programme timescales and budgets;
  • Understand existing planning consents and negotiate, with the Local Authority, the detailed planning consents for their projects;
  • Discharge of planning conditions;
  • Working with the project management team to prepare the project for construction.

General Accountabilities

  • Undertake additional relevant duties which fall under the general scope of the role, as directed by your Manager, raising any issues with capacity so they can be properly managed;
  • Remain knowledgeable about Group activities, benefiting from all forms of internal communication provided and acting as a positive ambassador for the Company at all times;
  • Use materials and resources effectively and efficiently to minimise waste and consider the impact of potential actions on the environment before taking business decisions. Qualifications and Experience:
  • Ideally MSCSI/MRICS qualified or other relevant qualification;
  • Previous experience of taking projects through the planning process;
  • Knowledge of pre-construction, construction and sales/leasing process;
  • Proven experience of residential and/or commercial delivery, with circa 7-10 years’ experience, ideally on medium / large scale projects;
  • Experience leading Commercial/Residential Real Estate transactions.

Core Competencies of the Role:

  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills, strong presentation skills;
  • Highly numerate with ability to apply these skills using Excel spreadsheet techniques for development schemes;
  • Commercial understanding of the legal process in respect of commercial real estate agreements (and associated mapping), establishing Development Agreements and applying the terms of the DA’s once they become live;
  • Understanding of Part V process; • Good understanding of the ‘due diligence’ process in respect of land development acquisition.

To apply

This is an excellent opportunity for the candidate to get exposure to and experience of the entire development process. If you have many but not all of the above experience, we would like to hear from you as you will be supported by an excellent team of professionals in this role.

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