Development Director

Blake Anderson


Ref: KP429-1254

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity with our international client in Kenya - who is seeking a Development Director/ Construction Director to oversee the Development division of a large real estate company - many projects are at construction phase (high rise - 40 stories+) to join their team in Nairobi. This is an amazing opportunity to live in a fast moving and exciting city and head up the Development division. The is a strategic position and will report directly to the CEO / Board on high-rise construction and engineering projects.


The successful candidate should demonstrate the following skills:
* excellent time management skills, verbal and written communication skills, and good teamwork skills.
* Strong interpersonal skills, good decision-making skills, and good physical strength and stamina;
* good project management skills, good leadership skills, and ability to pay particular attention to detail.
coordinating construction projects and ensuring that everything goes according to plan from conception to
* oversee the engagement of design and specialist consultants through the design development process,
construction, Interiors/ FF&E and completion.
* directing and monitoring construction projects from conception to completion, examining project in-depth to scheduling deliverables and estimating costs, and coordinating and directing construction workers and subcontractors.
* oversee and handle the negotiation of terms of agreements, drafting of contracts, and the acquisition of permits and licenses
* oversee the completion of construction projects by handling planning, budgeting, and making key decisions to ensure that construction projects are in budget and are completed on time
* review the whole construction process and make schedules.
* responsibility of evaluating and determining costs by preparing a budget, showing both soft and hard costs and coming up with ways to reduce budgets, such as utilizing alternative building materials when necessary.


Please apply with CV

About the Company

Blake Anderson is a boutique consultancy based in the UK, with a satellite office in Dubai. Specialising in Technical and Construction Recruitment, Blake Anderson provides a superior service to clients and candidates within the construction and technical sectors.

We concentrate on placing professionals throughout the world, focusing mainly on the Middle East and Asia, drawing on both the global and local markets for highly qualified professionals. In order to attract the best talent, we invest in various high-end advertising mediums.

With a database of 1,000's of candidates, our experienced consultants have a wealth of recruitment knowledge and have a consultative approach at all times, ensuring a second to none service.

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