Development Manager, Real Estate Development

Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd| Date Posted: 16-Apr-2021
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
Experienced, Manager
Job Category:
Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

A. Responsibilities

Development Feasibility and Design Conceptualization Stage

  1. Understanding Property Owner’s requirements and assist in conducting feasibility studies with input related to development management.
  2. Prepare Design Brief and discuss with Property Owner on suitable contract procurement mode.
  3. Call fee quote, evaluate and recommend to appoint front-end consultants and contractors such as but not limited to Design Architect, Topography Surveyor, Soil Investigation Contractor, etc.
  4. Liaise with consultants to develop conceptual design, overall development program and cost plan.
  5. Assist Property Owner in seeking Management’s in-principal approval for the development.

Contract Procurement Stage

  1. Responsible for planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and completion of real estate development with the desired quality, within specific time frame and allocated budget.
  2. Provide leadership in coordinating all involved parties and represent Property Owner in meetings.
  3. Liaise with consultants in developing design details and specifications.
  4. Conduct value engineering discussions with consultants.
  5. Liaise with Property Owner’s property manager and marketing manager to ensure building design has considered building operational and marketability requirements.
  6. Review tender documents prepared by the consultants and oversee the tenderer exercise.
  7. Represent Property Owner in tender interviews and price negotiations.
  8. Review consultants’ tender report and recommendation, and advise Property Owner.
  9. Review Letter of Acceptance drafted by consultants and advise Property Owner.

Construction and Post-Construction Stage

  1. Identify and manage development risk and regular reporting to stakeholders on progress.
  2. Conduct meetings with consultants and contractor to ensure desired parameters for quality, costs and completion timeline are met.
  3. Evaluate and advise Property Owner on design changes if any.
  4. Advise Property Owner on progress payment to consultants and contractor, additional fee claim or variation cost claim (if any) submitted by consultants and contractor.
  5. Arrange with consultants and contractor to present material samples to Property Owner for selection, organise mock-ups if required.
  6. Collate development information required by Property Owner’s marketing manager, property manager, finance manager, asset & lease managers, etc.
  7. Oversee handing over of completed building by contractor to Property Owner’s property manager, including handing over of all as-built drawings, authority approval documents, warranties, operation manuals and training sessions for the property manager.
  8. Oversee consultants and contractor’s follow-up on balanced work such as obtaining CSC, etc.
  9. Monitor and track contractor’s defects rectification progress and status.
  10. Review consultants’ evaluation report and recommendation on Statement of Final Account and time extension (if any) and advise the Property Owner.


B. Requirements

  1. Possess a Bachelor Degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering, Building, Construction Management or equivalent.
  2. Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in real estate development / project management.


Company Overview
Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd