Development Director

Brookfield     Accounting | Development | Leasing | Property Management     Commercial Office | Mixed Use | Multifamily | Retail     AZ-Scottsdale     June 14, 2020

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Our vertically integrated real estate capabilities service the majority of Brookfield's real estate investments around the globe and assures that these assets are managed to maximize revenue, growth and sustainability, with a keen eye integrating new real estate technologies that keep us at the forefront of innovation.

Position Overview

Your Team

Reporting to Dea McDonald, Senior Vice President & General Manager, the Development Director is responsible for the management and coordination of specific entitlement and development projects related to new residential or commercial site development and construction.

In this role, you will also oversee and direct other members of the Development team on various responsibilities such as design engineering, production planning, and regulatory approvals, and will partner with the Finance, Accounting, Community Management and Marketing departments, along with our Guest Builders as required for overall coordination of the projects.

Your Key Deliverables

Strategic Vision Development

  • Support the Executive Team in identifying and pursuing new community acquisition opportunities, managing the acquisition process (due diligence) and overseeing the planning approvals and servicing of all residential or commercial projects

Community Development

  • Create effective mechanisms and manages relationships with internal and external parties involved with community development (staff, regulatory, advocacy groups, other developers in joint ventures, production, etc.)
  • Manage planning and engineering workloads to ensure that the business unit goals, objectives, and results are achieved with respect to community development applications, permits, and servicing
  • Ensure the quality and timeliness of products and services delivered by the department
  • Manage and oversee community supplies and works with Project Managers in identifying limitations and possible alternatives
  • Ensure that information and timely updates are received by other departments affected by the community development process
  • Establish business metrics to drive appropriate quality results within the department
  • Actively stays abreast of new industry approaches, technology, and government policies, to keep Brookfield well-positioned to understand and realize new opportunities

Management and Leadership

  • Ensure the appropriate performance and behavior of contractors/consultants retained in the community development process
  • Ensure that timely and appropriate feedback is provided, with respect to performance and development needs of staff
  • Provide direction, guidance, and support to staff in order to ensure that corporate directives and policies are understood and achieved

Please note that travel is required to and from the corporate office and various projects and agencies. You will be required to frequently inspect the project and you may be exposed to ongoing construction and various weather conditions.

Must Haves

  • 4 year degree in Engineering, Project Management or Urban Planning
  • 12+ years development management experience
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking, strong business acumen, and proven analytical skills
  • Excellent influencing negotiation, interpersonal, and communication skills, ensuring - the highest quality deliverables
  • Consultative, collaborative, proactive, outgoing, and practical
  • Knowledge of local community related Acts, Policies and Guidelines
  • Ability to convince others to accept practices and approaches
  • Ability to communicate and influence executive leadership
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a team of skilled and technically trained consultants and contractors and with a wide range of governmental and quasi- governmental agencies
  • Ability to effectively work in a team environment and lead, manage and mentor other team members

Nice to Haves

  • Professional Technical Registration

Your Opportunity

 We are proud to offer our employees what they value most:

• Competitive compensation
• Excellent extended health benefits
• 401k matching
• Generous tuition assistance program
• Leadership development and mentorship programs 
• Charitable donation matching
• A culture based on our values of Passion, Integrity and Community

 Your New Home

At Brookfield Properties, the foundation of our success is firmly rooted in our people.

Our company is comprised of experts across a range of specialties who share a goal of ensuring our properties are continuously evolving to meet the needs of our communities and stakeholders. To meet this goal, we hire visionary, entrepreneurial talent who help us innovate and enhance our business. We build collaborative teams who value integrity, creativity and diversity.

Our teams operate an iconic portfolio of irreplaceable properties within the world’s most dynamic markets. As one of the largest real estate services companies, we provide management and development expertise exclusively for properties owned by Brookfield Asset Management.

 Our development group draws on its unparalleled design, entitlement and construction expertise to envision and deliver best-in-class, iconic assets and destinations. The team’s multidisciplinary skill sets from across our sectors capitalize on the unique opportunities that exist in the market today.


Scottsdale, AZ Development-Mixed-Use

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