DEVELOPMENT VICTORIA - Group Head Property Development

DEVELOPMENT VICTORIA - Group Head Property Development
DEVELOPMENT VICTORIA - Group Head Property Development

ADAPT Executive are delighted to be supporting Development Victoria with the appointment of their Group Head - Property Development reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.

The Opportunity

This key leadership appointment has a specific mandate to oversee the development of site specific residential urban renewal projects as directed by the Chief Executive Officer and Development Victoria Board through the successful strategic and commercial management of the property development function. The incoming executive will collaborate closely with internal and external stakeholders and will work towards the key objectives of the Development Victoria Corporate Plan and overarching Government policy.

As a member of the executive leadership team, you will be responsible for the implementation of strategies, budgets, policies and cultural initiatives. You will lead the delivery of Development Victoria’s affordable and diverse housing and sustainability strategies through the delivery of policy rich and commercially viable, housing projects. You will be required to promote and represent Development Victoria as a market leader in the development of innovative and state- significant projects.

Critical to the role will be an ability to maintain and foster high-level industry and stakeholder relationships as well as delivering high quality reporting for the Board. It is anticipated that you will have the ability to deliver effective change management, raising performance standards, ensuring the organisation is self-sustaining as well as upholding the key values of the group. You will be a natural leader who thrives on collaboration and “bringing everyone along on the journey.”

About You

To be considered for this executive appointment you will have a demonstrated track record of having successfully led and developed high performing teams within the property development environment. You will possess demonstrable experience in the effective planning and implementation of affordable housing and urban redevelopment projects involving innovative initiatives, in both public and private sectors. Above all, your leadership style will reflect one that is engaging, collaborative and have a team first approach. Relevant professional membership will be advantageous as well as tertiary qualifications in commerce, property or related disciplines.

How to apply

To be formally considered, please send your application and covering letter to Development Victoria’s external advisors: ADAPT Executive Search marked for the attention of Nick Broadley or Dave Storey via All direct and third-party applications will be on forwarded to ADAPT for consideration. Applications close Friday 4 September 2020.

ADAPT is a privately owned independent executive search and human capital advisory firm based in Melbourne.

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