An experienced Development Manager with extensive hotels and hospitality experience is required to lead a new project team for a global corporate real estate services business. Our client is a blue-chip business with a strong track record of success in South and Sub-Sarah Africa. This position will be based in Johannesburg, but you will be required to travel locally and internationally depending on the needs of the client and/or specific project.
You will need to be competent in all areas of project management and development including the coordination of consultants, scope of works, tenders, management of projects budgets and liaising with local authorities.
Responsibilities shall include but not:
- Development and implementation of strategic plans and timelines and the assessment of a project's requirements
- Co-ordinate with the developer's financial team to generate cash flow forecasts
- Source local and international design team, negotiate and conclude appointments
- Manage the design co-ordination meetings for a wide range of disciplines ranging from infrastructure networks to hotel planning based on operator requirements
A relevant undergrad and post grad in finance, real estate and project management is required but more importantly you will need to have worked within the hotels and hospitality industry for at least 10 years. Strong IT and organization skills are essential to be successful in role.