Development Manager


Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP362-2026

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!

Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking. Join WSP, and you'll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise and working on projects that transform society for all of us.

WSP Middle East are currently seeking a Development Manager to be responsible for leading the scoping and managing of feasibility studies for new and existing projects across the region.

WSP welcomes applications for part time and flexible working and would be happy to discuss potential options with you as part of your application.

Your new role, what's involved?
* Liaise with and lead consultant team including master planners, architects, property consultants, cost consultants, engineers, surveyors, cost cons, etc.
* Lead engagement with local authorities, planning agencies, and service providers.
* Leading scoping and management of master planning and design services (building and infra.) for projects.
* Manage budget, programme, risk register, stakeholder management plan, so on for the allocated project.
* Maintain the business cases for individual projects.
* Chair project meetings.
* Management development from inception through to execution and deployment.
* Present to leadership (C-Suite, Board) project updates and decision gateways.
* Oversee and assist the marketing plan, sales strategy / plan, and overall market engagement.
* Prepare the contractor bid documents to go to market.
* Active evaluation of all RFPs and present recommendations to leadership for decision making.
* Manage the construction phase.
* Active engagement with the end user and ensure the development is fit for purpose upon completion.


We'd love to hear from you if you have:
* 10-15 years experience
* Degree in Real Estate, Urban Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Management, or Business.
* Strong communication skills.
* Strong commercial acumen.
* Problem solver.
* Self motivator.
* Outcome focused.
* High standards of integrity.

What's in it for you?

What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP - we can!

WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important - be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.

Apply now and be the future of WSP!

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including first class medical cover, generous annual leave, and paid professional subscriptions.

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring.? Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

About the Company

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

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Development Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 18,500

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience