Development Manager


Job Description:

Tribe Recruitment ltd

About the Company

Building, acquiring and redeveloping homes is a major part of what Kainga Ora do. The focus is on delivering well-designed homes which are where they are needed, and not only meet current tenants’ needs but are also fit for purpose for future tenants.

The work Kainga Ora do supports individuals and families in housing need to improve their life outcomes. This is done by providing people in need with a safe, secure, warm and dry home and the appropriate services they require to sustain their tenancies, during their time of need.

About the Role

This role will have overall responsibility for the full life / cycle of developments / redevelopments. From planning, design and delivery, ensuring time, quality, cost and compliance targets are met.

The complete development process from new developments/redevelopments and site identification through to completion of the build.

Creating tender documents, works brief, business cases, consents and proposals and support in relation to the contract.

Ensure good working relationships with other developers, contractors and other on-site workers

You will also work closely with stakeholders as well as appointing and directing consultants, liaising and forging business relationships with private sector development partners.

Evaluate risk to make recommendations to reject commercially unattractive opportunities

Negotiate contractual and financial terms and conditions with clients/suppliers/consultants

Build relationships internally and externally to achieve best outcomes for the project

About You

You will have demonstrated full life cycle experience with a minimum of one high rise residential property delivered in past 5 years.

Strong commercial acumen and understanding of residential development construction phases

Proven commercial management and feasibility analysis experience on residential projects

Highly skilled in construction management

Thorough understanding of residential building codes and council consent process

Apply Now!

Apply Now!

To find out more, please get in touch with Kelly Dillon on 0211471825 for a confidential chat, or by email on

To apply for this vacancy you MUST be a New Zealand citizen, resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.

At the appropriate stage we will request your references, we ask that you do not include them on your CV when applying.

At Tribe we have our guiding light to show us the way. We bring our whole selves to work. We encourage inclusion in every single interaction. We genuinely care about people, and are curious about their stories. We celebrate all points of view. We will help you find your tribe, the same way we have. We’re all on a journey together so come along…


Tribe Recruitment ltd

Posted on: 

4 October 2021