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Melbourne - Permanent

Assistant Development Manager – Community Housing

  • Work across several residential developments with secure pipeline.
  • Contribute to an organisation that cares about people.
  • Not for profit tax benefits & WFH flexibility.

About YWCA:

YWCA Australia is a national not-for-profit organisation with over 140 years of experience in supporting women. As a Tier 2 Community Housing Provider, YWCA National Housing and YWCA Housing, subsidiaries of YWCA Australia, build and operate social and affordable housing for women and gender-diverse people. Each year, they provide over 130,000 nights of safe, secure, and affordable accommodation to women, gender-diverse individuals, and their families across Australia. They currently own or manage more than 460 social and affordable homes and are rapidly expanding.

About the role:

This role is available due to growth of the business and will greatly support development in the community housing sector. The Assistant Development Manager will support a broad range of development and project delivery activities across various residential projects with differing models of project delivery. This role involves managing projects across Australia, including current developments in Ipswich, Toowoomba/Crows Nest, Wodonga, Baranduda, Bendigo, and Adelaide. These in addition to a pipeline of projects in various locations around the country.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing existing projects at various stages of execution under the guidance of the General Manager of Property.
  • Prepare and coordinate new project feasibilities and assist with design and planning agencies.
  • Support the Development Team in delivering projects on time and on budget.
  • Participate in the Development Approval process and manage design teams post-DA.
  • Prepare project tracking and progress reports, and coordinate stakeholder and funder reports.
  • Assist with the handover of new developments to Asset Management and Housing Teams.


  • WFH flexibility
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Supportive team environment
  • Career progression
  • Strong company alignment to purpose and values

Ideal candidate:

  • Alignment with the Purpose and Values of YWCA.
  • Degree qualified in a related discipline with relevant experience in property construction project management.
  • Experience within the housing development sector preferable.
  • Strong project management and communication skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and work autonomously as well as in a team.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.

Join YWCA Australia and be part of a team dedicated to providing safe and affordable housing solutions for women and gender-diverse people across Australia.

*Must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident to apply. Upon please complete the pre-screen survey emailed to your nominated email adress.

Reference Number:



Tia Dask
0437 939 199