Yondr is a disruptor. We challenge convention and simplify complexity. A global developer, owner operator and service provider of data centers, we deliver complex data center capacity needs for the world’s largest tech companies. Our exponential growth sees us looking for extraordinary people to help accelerate us towards our vision: a tomorrow without constraints.
But we can’t do this without you.
About the Role
The Senior Real Estate Development Manager plays a critical role in overseeing and managing the entire real estate development process from concept to completion. This position requires a deep understanding of real estate markets, project management, financial analysis, and the ability to collaborate with various stakeholders to bring development projects to fruition. The individual will lead a team of professionals and work closely with executives, investors, architects, engineers, contractors, and local government agencies to ensure successful project outcomes.
/ Strategic Planning: Develop and implement comprehensive real estate development strategies in alignment with the organization's goals and objectives.
/ Leadership Presentations: Present strategic opportunities to the Executive Leadership Team for buy-in and approval to pursue.
/ Site Selection and Due Diligence: Identify and evaluate potential development sites, conduct feasibility studies, and analyze market trends to ensure optimal site selection for new projects.
/ Financial Analysis: Ability to conduct thorough financial analysis, including cost estimation, revenue projections, and risk assessment, to determine project viability and profitability.
/ Project Management: Responsible for leading project teams through all phases of development, including design, entitlements, permitting, construction, and occupancy. Develop and manage project timelines, budgets, and resources.
/ Stakeholder Collaboration: Collaborate with internal teams, external consultants, and stakeholders to ensure smooth project execution. Manage relationships with investors, financial institutions, government agencies, and community members.
/ Entitlements and Permits: Oversee the entitlement process, including zoning approvals, environmental clearances, and other necessary permits. Navigate regulatory requirements and address any potential roadblocks.
/ Contract Negotiation: Negotiate contracts with architects, contractors, consultants, and other vendors to secure the necessary services for project development.
/ Risk Management: Identify and mitigate potential risks associated with real estate development projects, including legal, financial, and operational risks.
/ Market Research: Stay informed about current real estate market trends, competitor activities, and emerging industry developments to make informed decisions.
/ Reporting: Prepare regular progress reports, financial updates, and presentations for senior management, investors, and other stakeholders.
Qualifications and experience
/ Bachelor's degree in Real Estate, Urban Planning, Business Administration, Finance, or a related field. A Master's degree is a plus.
/ 8+ years of successfully managing and delivering real estate development projects, ideally within diverse asset classes (residential, commercial, mixed-use, etc.).
/ Strong financial acumen and experience in financial modeling, budgeting, and analysis.
/ Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills for working with a variety of stakeholders.
/ In-depth knowledge of real estate regulations, zoning, and land-use policies.
/ Proficiency in project management software and tools.
/ Ability to adapt to changing market conditions and navigate complex challenges.
At Yondr, we want to enhance the diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging of our workforce to reflect the world we live in. Our roles are potential opportunities for everyone; all interested parties, regardless of nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, or gender, are welcome to apply. We ensure all candidates have equitable access and consideration throughout the hiring process.
Yondr is committed to fostering a welcoming, safe and inclusive work environment. We provide support through our benefits, which are inclusive of all backgrounds.