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Melbourne - Permanent

Development Manager – Social/Affordable Housing

  • Successful delivery of apartment and townhouse projects
  • Not-for-profit organisation
  • Exclusive to Kingfisher Recruitment

Company Overview

This company is an award-winning, not-for-profit organisation providing social and affordable housing across Melbourne. With over 30 years of property development, tenancy, asset management and community development experience, this organisation creates appealing and liveable homes for over 1000 people across Melbourne.

Having excellent working relationships with stakeholders, including the local, state, and federal governments, developers, financiers, regulators, and industry associations. This company is recognised as one of Victoria’s fastest growing community housing organisations.

Position Overview

The Development Manager is responsible assisting with the successful delivery of projects varying in size and complexity, together with aiding in new potential property acquisitions. Projects are typically medium density apartment projects, with the current portfolio consisting of over 200 apartments, townhouses, and aged-care homes across Melbourne.

The Development Manager is expected to exercise a high level of independent judgement when conducting the role with the ability to act autonomously or in a team environment across activities.


The general responsibilities for this role will include, but may not be limited to:

  • Preparation, monitoring and updating front end feasibility analyses for current and upcoming projects
  • Assist and make recommendations on external consultants to achieve high quality design plans within budget and time constraints
  • Management of the town planning process including preparation of submission to council authorities through management and liaison with external Town Planning consultants
  • Ensure all projects performance is key performance indicators are set, costed, deliverable and managed through to successful completion;


To be suitably qualified and experienced for this position, you will possess the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a property or development related discipline
  • Well-developed feasibility and reporting skills, across new opportunities and projects being delivered
  • Preparation of consultant briefs, tenders, engaging and managing a range of professional consultants including external PM’s, architects, engineers, QS and other disciplines
  • Oversight of project budgets and programs ensuring they are tracking in line with agreed expectations
  • Chairing and recording minutes at meetings and preparation of a variety of written reports ensuring compliance with organisational requirements
  • Management of internal and external stakeholders, ensuring you are protecting the interests and always enhancing the reputation of the business
  • A passion for the Social/Affordable/Community housing sector.

This role is exclusively managed by Kingfisher Recruitment. To Apply, click the link to submit your details, or contact Jordan Ralph on 0439 088 359 or Liana Le Gros on 0419 285 708 for a confidential discussion.

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Liana Le Gros
0419 285 708