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Senior Development Manager

Connected Group ME

Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP490-171

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Support development management activities, led by the Development Director and the team, on the development and delivery of commercial, residential and hospitality Assets within THE LINE Region.

• Together with the team, develop the architectural, interior design, landscape, and engineering Concept Plans in accordance with the development strategy, product positioning, and business case.
• Carefully curate the design vision in accordance with the development strategy and create and execute best-in-class design strategies for a project with worldwide exposure and attention.
• Liaise with internal and third-party construction professionals and partners to execute the design and development strategy in the Detailed Design, Tender, and Construction phases in accordance with the project vision.
• Integrate sustainability strategies into the project in according with the investment case and development strategy, including for net zero buildings and LEED Platinum-equivalent standards
• Coordinate plans between design disciplines and internal stakeholders with careful attention to detail
• Attend project and construction meetings, ensuring that project progress occurs in alignment with the development strategy and business case


• Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate or Real Estate Development, Business, Architecture, Engineering or Construction; or, Master’s Degree in Business (MBA or MS or equivalent), Real Estate or Real Estate Development, Architecture, Engineering or Construction
• Architecture or Engineering licensure and/or certification in investment analysis is helpful
• 5-10 years of progressively increasing responsibility in real estate development or allied activities, particularly in international megaprojects, with a broad range of experience in design and development management, investment analysis, real estate market analysis, real estate product positioning, and construction.
• Experience in Hospital Development and Design is of critical important.
• Experience in education and leisure facilities is beneficial.
• Possess a general working knowledge of the life cycle of the real estate development process, from project inception to asset management
• Strong design experience is required, working with internationally recognized architects
• Experience in software platforms such as MS Office suite, MS Project, AutoCAD, Sketchup, SAP, and Aconex
• Ability to communicate effectively in a diverse work environment with substantial lateral stakeholder management
• Have a passion for developing well-executed projects in a dynamic and creative environment

About the Company

Established in 1997 in Hong Kong, ConnectedGroup is a regional executive recruitment and search consultancy with broad coverage across a full range of functional and industry specialisms, each serviced by dedicated teams. Our strategy is to continue to develop our offering as a ‘big boutique’ where we combine high levels of engagement and accountability with a comprehensive scope of delivery capability.

Our core services include; Retained Executive Search, Exclusive Contingent Search and Contingent Recruitment services for mid to senior permanent positions as well as Contract Staff and Interim Management services. We also engage with clients to deliver specialised and tailored projects such as volume recruitment and market mapping exercises.

Our mission is "to be remembered for exceeding expectations"​ which drives us to deliver outstanding levels of service and exceptional outcomes for clients and candidates, as well as meaningful careers for our team. We recruit and measure our employees against the values of being Candid, Creative and Connected which drives our open and transparent culture whilst encouraging new ideas and focuses us on internal communications that leverage greater benefits for our clients. At ConnectedGroup words such as 'respect'​, 'integrity'​ and 'professionalism'​ are not aspirational, they are prerequisite behaviours and are expected in all aspects of our work.

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