Senior/Manager, Projects, Group Development Management (Based in Chicago, USA)

Employment Type:  Permanent
Location:  United States of America

About The Company

Headquartered in Singapore, Mapletree is a global real estate development, investment, capital and property management company committed to sustainability. Its strategic focus is to invest in markets and real estate sectors with good growth potential. By combining its key strengths, the Group has established a track record of award-winning projects, and delivers consistently attractive returns across real estate asset classes.

The Group manages three Singapore-listed real estate investment trusts (“REITs”) and nine private equity real estate funds, which hold a diverse portfolio of assets in Asia Pacific, Europe, the United Kingdom (“UK”) and the United States (“US”). As at 31 March 2024, Mapletree owns and manages S$77.5 billion of office, retail, logistics, industrial, data centre, residential and student accommodation properties.

The Group’s assets are located across 13 markets globally, namely Singapore, Australia, Canada, China, Europe, Hong Kong SAR, India, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, the UK, the US and Vietnam. To support its global operations, Mapletree has established an extensive network of offices in these countries.

The Role

This position will work with Asset Managers in leading all aspects of development works, including overall development management of new developments and existing assets across different sector classes ranging from commercial, retail, residential, industrial and logistics projects.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conceptualise development design requirements and formulate design briefs to ensure that these are aligned with the Company’s development strategy.
  • Manage the development of design concepts/options.
  • Manage the design consultants and liaise with all relevant authorities for approval of projects, managing tender and award processes, as well as construction and contract administration.
  • Manage the development process from inception through to completion.
  • Manage the engagement of service providers in accordance with procurement procedures and policies.Ensure the projects are completed within budget, on schedule, to the expected quality and comply with the regulatory requirements and corporate governance.
  • Carry out regular and accurate reporting of project issues and status.
  • Lead, mentor and/or coach a small team.

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or Quantity Surveying, Architecture, Project Management or related field.
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant development or project management experience in the execution of commercial, retail, residential, industrial and/or logistics projects, with the ability to encourage the creation of solutions appropriate to the needs of business units, shareholders and environment.
  • Seeks continuous improvement to the design and processes through consistently challenging the status quo or value engineering the optimum solution to all aspects of the development.
  • Possess a high level of independence, initiative, accountability, cultural sensitivity, endurance and adaptability, demonstrates excellent leadership to drive projects and is a team player.