Senior Development Manager

Posted 03 November 2023
Job type Permanent
Sectors CGC CoverProject Management Consulting & Development

Job description

A highly regarded not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing exceptional retirement living communities that enhance the quality of life for senior citizens. We take pride in our commitment to creating vibrant, caring, and sustainable environments that enable seniors to live their best lives.

Job Description:

Are you a highly motivated, experienced Senior Development Manager with a passion for creating exceptional retirement living communities? There is an excellent opportunity to join our close-knit team. As a Senior Development Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the master planning and rezoning of our retirement living communities to provide seniors with an enriched living experience. 

What We Offer:
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • A fulfilling and mission-driven work environment.
  • The opportunity to make a long lasting impact on the lives of seniors in our communities.
  • Professional development opportunities reporting directly to the Development Director.
  • A close-knit and collaborative team dedicated to excellence.
  • Flexible working arrangements 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead and manage the development of retirement living projects, from conception to completion, ensuring they align with our mission and values.
  • Oversee the master planning process for new retirement living communities, including site selection, design, and regulatory approvals.
  • Spearhead rezoning efforts, working closely with local authorities and stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes.
  • Develop and manage project budgets, ensuring financial sustainability while maintaining the highest standards of care.
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, and other professionals to ensure the highest quality design and construction.
  • Foster positive relationships with community partners, residents, and donors to support our mission.
  • Stay current on industry trends, regulations, and best practices to drive innovation and excellence in our projects.
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Urban Planning, Real Estate, Business, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in development management, with a focus on retirement living or senior housing.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading master planning and rezoning efforts.
  • Strong project management skills, with experience in budgeting, scheduling, and risk management.
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation abilities to build partnerships and navigate complex stakeholder relationships.
  • Passion for and commitment to our organization's mission and values.
  • Knowledge of local and state regulations related to retirement living and senior housing.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in finding out more information regarding this role, please send an up-to-date CV to or call 0412422104.