• Development Manager

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 10 months ago(8/9/2017 4:46 PM)
    ID
    2017-5271
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Investments
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    Role Overview


     

    At Cortland Partners, you map the story of your success. We don't adhere to the status quo, we love outside industry perspective, and we thrive on exploring possibilities and reimagining solutions. As an innovative leader in multifamily, our high performance continues to drive exponential growth – and we invite you to join us on our journey towards real estate excellence. With tools and guidance to sharpen your skills, you can forge your own career path, love what you do, and let it show.

     

    As a Development Manager, you support the Director of Development to manage all domestic development projects, working with a variety of in-house teams as well as third parties to oversee aspects such as the preliminary site plan, design process from schematic to CDs, construction budget, due diligence report, timeline, and environmental issues.

     

    Roles You'll Play


      

    THE DEVELOPER

    • Lead the business plan implementation, production of all design/construction documents, special project management, permitting, and construction of new projects
    • Design and implement new controls, processes, and best practices to continually improve end-to-end development approach and keep systems running as smoothly as possible
    • Manage and report on project change management programs and progress reporting mechanisms to keep team members and fellow management informed
    • Develop and manage budgets which support cost-effective implementation of Cortland’s strategies, tactics, and operating plans
    • Drive the permitting process and requirements for each project by working with various local municipalities
    • Provide a monthly executive report that contains the status of the project, including budget, General Contractor change requests, potential risk, contingency and allowance reconciliations, construction schedule, construction update, and cash flow
    • Produce standard outline specifications that teams can easily access for use in new developments
    • Ensure adherence to quality standards and review project deliverables

    THE LIASON

    • Serve as the link between Design and Construction Management teams to ensure cohesive coordination of complex projects from conceptualization to buildout
    • Manage the plan, design approvals, special project logistics, permitting, and construction of new projects
    • Oversee important tasks like estimating, budgeting, scheduling, negotiating contracts, purchasing, controlling quality, and reporting
    • Partner with Directors of Investments and Directors of Operations to develop the business plan and project roadmap for each new domestic development
    • Connect with all areas affected by the project – including end users, distributors, and vendors
    • Lead the coordination of all internal/external design consultants throughout the development process
    • Act as the Owner’s representative when attending Project Owner’s meetings
    • Review RFIs and applicable submittals as needed for Owner input
      The Talent Coach
    • Manage the RFP process in tandem with Cortland’s in-house construction team to select the very best General Contractors to carry out new development projects
    • Direct the administration, liaison, and overall performance of the General Contractors
    • Perform site visits with the General Contractors, manage their design work, verify their budget submissions, approve their payment applications, and oversee subcontractor selection and building material purchases
    • Manage design professionals and construction contractors and review, approve, and negotiate their contracts

    THE TALENT COACH

    • Manage the RFP process in tandem with Cortland’s in-house construction team to select the very best General Contractors to carry out new development projects
    • Direct the administration, liaison, and overall performance of the General Contractors
    • Perform site visits with the General Contractors, manage their design work, verify their budget submissions, approve their payment applications, and oversee subcontractor selection and building material purchases
    • Manage design professionals and construction contractors and review, approve, and negotiate their contracts
    • Supervise, train, and coach associates on the Development team

     

    Our Vision of What Success Looks Like


    • Your management and oversight ensures that all development projects are completed on time, within budget, and at the highest quality.
    • The developmental success rate for the projects you manage has never been higher, thanks to your close attention to detail and recommendations for improvement.
    • Investors could not be more thrilled with their returns because the construction and design projects you oversee have added so much value to their assets.

     

    Your Building Blocks of Success


    • Stellar record of 7+ years in real estate and 3+ years of multifamily/hospitality experience
    • 4-year college degree in finance, real estate, business administration, construction management, engineering, or similar field
    • Excellent quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills; experience creating developmental financial models
    • Solid written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; contract negotiation expertise
    • Ability to perform without immediate supervision
    • Effective use of project management software to plan, monitor, and report on projects

     

    The Foundation of Cortland Partners


     

    At Cortland, we create, reimagine, and manage apartment communities for over 100,000 residents nationwide. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, we have communities in ten states and regional offices in Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Houston, and Orlando. From product design and procurement to general contracting and property management, we do it all – to make sure our communities are the perfect setting for living life to its fullest.

     

    Our success is fueled by our belief in a better life – where hospitality is always a given, each detail is worth a second thought, and every open door is a new opportunity to go beyond expectations. We come to work every day to create possibilities for people – possibilities that translate into superior living spaces and experiences designed to inspire our residents, associates, and investors to live a better life focused on what matters most to them.

     

     

    Cortland Partners is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email talentresources@cortlandpartners.com or call 404.965.3988.

     

    Cortland Partners is a drug-free workplace.

     

    Cortland Partners participates in e-verify to verify the employment status of

    all persons hired to work in the United States.

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