Senior Development Manager Germany

Berlin

Senior Development Manager Germany

The commercial real estate market is subject to radical changes. Welcome to the era of ‘location, information, analytics’. Mobility is changing the way we behave; health & wellness is on every one’s agenda and the ‘internet of things’ makes everything in our lives measurable. By 2040 over 65% of the world’s population will be living in cities, that are already using 70% of the world’s annual energy needs. Add to that the raising level of flexibility, wellbeing and inspiration the workforce has come to expect to make clear that we drastically need better buildings.

We are a fast-growing, global, real estate development company headquartered in Amsterdam, with other offices in Rotterdam, Hamburg, Berlin and New York. We are currently in the middle of transforming ourselves from a real estate developer into a tech company with our ultimate goal to become the best brand in the business. It is our core purpose to use technology to connect people and create healthy and sustainable environments. We are looking for top tier talent with a clear vision to help us reach our goals. Are you up for the challenge?  


Job description  As a Development Manager you are responsible for the entire development process.

  • Participation with the commercial manager during the commercial process – from acquisition, leasing, sales to after sales. 
  • Lead the technical design team with focus on sustainability, innovation, wellbeing and technology.
  • Setting and reviewing development budgets and manage  the planning process.
  • Manage and oversee the juridical background of the development in order to cover development risks back-to-back.
  • Manage the environmental and political processes in order to obtain the building permit according to planning.  
  • Form effective working relationships and networks with contractors, architects and other service providers to ensure timely and superior completion of all projects and deliverables.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple complex projects in various stages.
  • Work with internal teams such as investment and commercial to help support OVG’s growth.

Skills required /qualifications

  • Master's degree, e.g. in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture. A degree in Immobilienökonomie (ebs) would be helpful but no condition.
  • Five (5) years of experience in a related role.
  • Proven track record of leading on large scale development projects from post-acquisition up to the date of handover.
  • Experienced in the development of various office concepts and fit-out processes and managing assets.
  • Legal and transactional skills.
  • Self-reliant, good problem solver, innovator, results oriented, enthusiastic personality and high level of energy.
  • Able to cope with time pressure and dynamic surroundings. 
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, networking and presentation skills in German and English.

We offer

This is a full-time position in Hamburg. OVG offers an attractive employee benefits package that more than meets market conditions. Therefore flexibility, a desire to constantly learn and a desire to take on new challenges and responsibilities are an absolute must in order to succeed with us.

We offer 

This is a full-time position in Berlin, and effective immediately. OVG offers an attractive employee benefits package that more than meets market conditions. Therefore flexibility, a desire to constantly learn and a desire to take on new challenges and responsibilities are an absolute must in order to succeed with us.

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Would you like to know more or apply directly?

Do you have any questions about the position or are you already sure about your choice and want to get started as our Senior Development Manager? Please send your CV and motivation to Lynn Podstawski (HR Manager Germany) via hr@ovg.nl