Development Manager - Land Development
Job Details
Atlanta (Midtown) - ATLANTA, GA
Full Time

Job Title: Development Manager Department: Land Development

Reports to: Senior Project Manager FLSA Status: Exempt


General Summary:

The Development Manager manages the site development group consisting of Site Development and Due Diligence Coordinators. Coordinates with the Site Planning Manager, Head of Production, and Civil Department Manager.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This role has supervisory responsibility.


Essential Duties:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Core duties and responsibility include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Interacts with clients regional Director of Real Estate, Director of Construction, Real Estate Managers, Project Managers, and Store Planning department.
  • Assesses work load and need for additional staff.
  • Reviews all site development candidates including conducting interviews/hiring process.
  • Resolves all departmental problems related to projects and/or personnel.
  • Established standards, procedures, and training programs for the department.
  • Supportive of management of the firm and the policies set forth.
  • Responsible for managing projects within budget and/or contract terms.


Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Being accurate and timely is a must
  • Requires a high degree of technical experience including knowledge of site development of real estate, and public approval processes.
  • Thorough understanding of building codes, zoning regulations, and the approval process
  • Good understanding of civil site requirements
  • Highly organized detail-driven and conscientious
  • Proficient in current version of Revit, AutoCAD, 3D Studio or Form-Z, Photoshop, PowerPoint, MS Word and MS Excel
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment
  • Willing to travel throughout the United States
  • Strong leadership skills ability to manage teams within multiple disciplines effectively

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, Planning or other related degree
  • 15-20 years experience in commercial development
  • Licensure in respective discipline is preferred, but not required
  • Experienced managing multiple large projects simultaneously

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.

The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.