Development Manager

Posted 11 September 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineReal Estate

Job description

  • Real Estate Investment, Developer & Fund Management Platform

  • Greenfield and Brownfield Development (Logistics & DC)

  • Location: Seoul, South Korea


The Company 

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a heavyweight international real estate investor, developer and fund manager that has built a sizeable APAC-wide portfolio of assets across the Public and Private Markets. Noted for end-to-end integrated investment and development of industrial assets including pivots into data centres and renewables, the firm is bolstered by exceptional capital partners and which promises additional expansive organic and acquisitive growth in the coming years. In Soth Korea, there is now a need to appoint an experienced Development Manager to steer Greenfield logistics warehouse & Data Centre project development.


The Position

Reporting to the Country Head, the appointed individual will play a pivotal role in defining, evaluating and delivering new warehouse logistic and Data Centre project investments in South Korea. The appointed individual will provide technical and commercial due diligence, planning, design and development management, cost and budget preparation/management, team leadership and coaching and close collaboration with BD (strategic initiatives, customized technical solutions for corporate tenants) and Fund and Asset Management colleagues (project progress reports and financial data including cost estimates and variance reports as well as associated shareholder, development, project and asset management agreements with counter-parties). The position will include the management of tender processes whilst, concurrently, rigorously reviewing and managing key financial, risk, safety and regulatory aspects for land and project development whilst closely collaborating with end customers for customised solutions.

This is an exceptional opportunity to lead full life-cycle development assets complete with a likely long-term role to manage the portfolio post-completion. 


The Person

Interested candidates will offer an appropriate Degree (Civil / Architecture) complete with 5-10+ years’ experience within a Real Estate Investment & Development environment (project feasibility through design, planning, construction and delivery). Prior exposure to industrial/logistics or Data Centre assets is preferred whilst prior experience managing financial, technical, safety and regulatory matters is essential. A track record of delivering multiple profitable projects through the full development life-cycle will also be required. Interested individuals must offer strong bi-lingual Korean and English language proficiency.

To be successful, you will offer strategic foresight and a commanding presence to drive multiple development projects complete with a strong work ethic to meet deadlines and excellent interpersonal skills to build and forge team, partner and client collaboration.