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Development Manager: Commercial Property (Pretoria)
Posted date [2018-Jul-04]  (ID: 2545)
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Development Manager: Commercial Property
R800K – R1.million per annum CTC + performance bonuses (Negotiable depending on experience)

Our client, an eminent South African based organisation, provides a fully integrated property development and management service in the commercial, retail and industrial sector. These top producers are seeking aDevelopment Manager to join their growing organization.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Networking with customers, brokers, designers, architects, engineers, QS, contractors, suppliers and industry specialists
  • Engage in Business Development by identifying & securing new opportunities in existing market trends, also opening up opportunities in niche markets and predicted futures trends.
  • Full feasibility studies
  • Assist in qualification of consultants used during pre-design & pre-construction phases
  • Manage, review & coordinate all town planning related activities up to proclamation of the required development rights
  • Manage, review & coordinate the project designs, costings, feasibilities and fundings
  • Sourcing of clients & tenants for proposed developments & preparing and presenting appropriate development proposals to clients and tenants towards concluding development and lease agreements
  • Negotiating and concluding the required development or lease agreement as may be required by the development shareholders and funders in order for the project to commence until conclusion
  • Negotiating and securing, along with the company financial manager, the required equity or institutional funding required to complete the development
  • Ensuring a seamless and detailed integration of the dedicated project manager function
  • Monitoring the project implementation throughout to ensure that the desired and contracted end product gets delivered to the shareholders & tenants as per approved development plan
  • Ultimately the Development Manager remains responsible for the entire development process from inception to trading


  • B Degree Building Science/QS / Engineering or Architecture
  • Minimum of 8 years’ Experience within the Project/Property Development Industry
  • Extensive Development Experience in the COMMERCIAL sector
  • Not older than 40 years of age
  • Legal knowledge within the Properties industry/ Land Rights
  • Must have excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Strong Presentation Skills
  • Strong organisational, follow-through and communication skills
  • Proactive, Dependable, Prompt
  • Hard-nosed Negotiation Skills
  • Proven experience of Finalising Large Commercial Deals, determining between real threats and perceived threats, real deals and talk
  • High degree of professionalism and strong work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task & stay focused on the “big picture” while addressing daily issues.
  • Candidates must be resident within a 30km radius of Pretoria at time of application
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Job Title Development Manager: Commercial Property (Pretoria)
Nationality South African
Employment Equity Open to all Candidates
Town/City Pretoria
Location Gauteng
Country South Africa
Job Type Permanent
Industry Property & Real Estate
Salary R800 - R1million CTC + perf bonus per annum
Languages Spoken
Job Ref No
Start Date ASAP
Closing Date
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