Planning Director

Posted 17 June 2021
Job type Permanent
DisciplineReal Estate

Job description

  • Master Planning / Infrastructure Planning

  • Township Development & Integrated Resort

  • Location: Indochina


The Company

The company is a successful multi-sector conglomerate and which is embarking upon its latest venture, an ambitious multi-phased, large-scale urban and integrated resort development. It is now ready to build its core senior management team. This includes a need for an experienced Planning Director offering appropriate senior leadership credentials and a wealth of experience for ground-up large-scale township master planning and infrastructure planning.


The Position 

Reporting to the CEO, whilst closely collaborating with projects and QS departments, the appointed individual will enjoy broad responsibility for the planning of a large-scale township and Integrated Resort project featuring infrastructure and development master-planning featuring multi-phased horizontal and vertical projects. The role will include leadership of a design team and oversight of master planning consultants, development feasibility studies and product positioning for each proposed development phase whilst prudently establishing and controlling a sustainable masterplan that will meet financial targets and investor returns. Concurrently, there will be a need to closely collaborate with the investment, project and construction team to manage the design, infrastructure and primary & secondary development processes whilst continuously offering professional advice and guidance with respect to commercial and practical aspects of the projects including product placement and planning restrictions.

This is a superb, blank canvas opportunity to lead a township and IR project of significant scale and value.


The Person

Offering Owner/Developer-side experience, interested applicants will ideally possess a relevant Degree (Architecture/Urban Planning), 12+ years’ relevant experience of master-planning, commercial feasibility studies for large-scale primary and secondary Infrastructure and Greenfield developments including demonstrable experience in setting up and leading a planning and design team. Exposure to township/urban planning and development is essential whilst exposure to Integrated Resort development including collaboration with JV partners and Operators (hotel, IR) will be advantageous. The appointed individual must offer excellent bi-lingual proficiency of English and Mandarin including experience gained within China.


In return, the company will offer a salary in the region of USD$165k nett per annum plus benefits.