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Sunday, September 18 2022

Project Development Manager

Sunday, September 18 2022

DEVCOM currently has a Project Development Manager role open (Real Estate Development & Advisory field).

Are you an ambitious and energetic Project Development Manager with solid knowledge and ready to join a spectacular team? Read on!

Where you will work

DEVCOM is an independent, development firm which delivers consultancy and management services across multiple sectors in the real estate development and construction industries across Vietnam.

Due to recent company growth the we are looking for an aspiring and energetic business development manager in Vietnam who has as a strong affinity for acquiring new business. As a senior contributor to the company, you will work directly with the Owners and have a real voice in the direction of the company’s growth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Find the leads of M&A, Land Investment
  • Participate in the identification, feasibility analysis and negotiation of real estate acquisitions
  • Source and analyse the feasibility of potential development sites and evaluate associated development schemes.
  • Development planning for successful development of hotel projects, which would include extensive financial investment analysis, pro-forma modelling of new developments, opportunistic investment strategies and potential public participation
  • Source acquisition opportunities, conceptual planning
  • Participate in the identification and negotiation of debt financing including public and/or TIF financing, public grants, public incentives, and tax credits.
  • Prepare and direct internal requests for authorization of capital investment and expenditures to initiate development, prepare investment committee packages and investment committee package support.
  • Direct activities with attorneys, architects, engineers, and other consultants to plan projects related to public entitlement, site permits, acquisition due diligence and closing activities.
  • Work with local citizen groups, governmental bodies and other interested parties to obtain necessary project permits and entitlements.
  • Direct and manage the Development Project Execution Team responsible for the construction of projects, coordination of designers and consultants and general contractor, etc.
  • Monitor and assure timely completion of the investment and development within the established budget, schedule and required investment returns.
  • Initiate, plan and manage the marketing and leasing plan for development/investment opportunities, including all aspects of marketing materials and promotion, broker relations and supervision of listing agents (as applicable) to broadly expose property, anticipate competition, and secure lease prospects.
  • Pursue prospective tenants for leasing of available retail space and other non- hospitality project components and negotiate letters of intent and lease agreements directly with tenants to ensure the achievement of stated development and investment goals.
  • Understand and negotiate all aspects of lease agreements to determine the impact of each lease on the value of each development/investment.
  • Provide leadership, mentoring, professional guidance, direction and supervision to other internal team members, including Development Project Managers and Investment Analysts.
  • Consult with and assist Asset and Operations Managers in identifying operational and management issues, opportunities and benefits relating to development design and construction and transfer of property to portfolio status or sale at completion. Such consultation will include materials and equipment selection, which will be used in developing projected stabilized operating budgets.
  • Work with Development team to transition project acquisition and entitlement to project programming, design and delivery phase
  • Perform other duties assigned by CEO from time to time

Experience Requirements:

  • Must have 5-10 years of experience in business development/investment for landbank sourcing and real estate/logistics project acquisition. Strong government network.
  • Strong local network and channels; Experiences in industrial development and real estate industries
  • Experienced in major real estate developers or real estate agencies.
  • Strong understanding for logistic real estate business, economics, and underwriting.
  • Outgoing, self-motivated, and excellent people skills. Strong sense and understanding on government approval process.
  • Fluent in Vietnamese and English is mandatory (written and spoken)
  • Some travel may be required


Due to the high volume of applicants, we regret to inform you that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Thank you for your understanding.