Vice President, Projects, Group Development Management (Based out of US, Chicago preferred)

Date: 12-Nov-2022

Location: Chicago, United States of America

Company: Mapletree

The Role


This position will lead a team of Development Managers and provide mentorship and guidance to them in leading all aspects of development works, including overall development management of new developments and enhancements to existing assets across different sector classes ranging from logistics/industrial, commercial office and residential projects (with a focus on logistics/industrial).

Job Responsibilities


  • Manage the development of design concepts / options for the projects, which include conceptualizing development design requirements and formulate design briefs to ensure that these are aligned with the Company’s development strategy.
  • Manage the design consultants and liaise with all relevant authorities for approval of projects, manage the tender and award processes, as well as construction and contract administration.
  • Accountable for the management of the development process from inception to completion.
  • Ensure that the completion of projects is within budget, schedule, of quality and in compliance with regulatory requirements and corporate governance.

Job Requirements


  • Degree in Architecture, Civil/Structural Engineering/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Quantity Surveying, or Project Management or related field.
  • Minimum 12 years' relevant development or project management experience in the execution of logistics/industrial, commercial office and/or residential projects in United States
  • Candidates with logistics project experiences will be shortlisted as a priority for the role.
  • Ability to encourage the creation of solutions appropriate to the needs of Business Units, shareholders and environment.
  • Possess leadership skills, business acumen, strong communication skills, independence, cultural sensitivity, endurance and adaptability.
  • Seeks continuous improvement to design and processes through consistently challenging the status quo or value engineering the optimum solution to all aspects of the development.