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Development Manager / Senior Development Manager

Date: 25-Dec-2021

Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU, 4000

Company: Australian Unity

  • Join a high-performing Property business with a strong growth agenda
  • Permanent position based in Brisbane
  • Aged Care and Retirement Living Development Focus
  • Real Wellbeing starts here


What makes us, us


Established in 1840, we’re Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company, delivering health, wealth and care services to more than 700,000 Australians. Today, while we’ve grown to a company of nearly 7000 employees, our focus remains the same as it was 180 years ago — to deliver Real Wellbeing for our customers, members and the community.


We support your Real Wellbeing so you can better support our members’ and customers’ wellbeing journey


There are four key attributes that set us apart:


  • Good people: We strive to set ourselves apart through the capability, warmth and expertise of our people.
  • Wellbeing experts: Our breadth of capability enables us to provide smart solutions and services across all domains of wellbeing.
  • Long-term commitment: As a member-owned company, we’ve been focusing on long-term outcomes and single-minded dedication to our members and customers since 1840.
  • Driving positive impact: Everything we do is focused on making a positive difference at a personal, community and societal level.


These pillars are infused with our values of bold, warm and honest


Your opportunity


Australian Unity actively manages more than $4 billion in commercial property assets, including the listed Australian Unity Office Fund, unlisted funds in healthcare and commercial property as well as commercial and development debt funding. 


This exciting role is positioned within our Property business, within the Wealth & Capital Markets platform and will work closely with Australian Unity’s Residential Communities business, within the Independent & Assisted Living platform to deliver a range of existing and new aged care and retirement living projects.


Although aged care and retirement living will be the initial focus future opportunities may arise across Australian Unity’s diverse development portfolio including the office, retail, hospital, and specialist disability accommodation sectors



About you


We are searching for a professional who will join us in striving to live our values of bold, warm and honest, in everything we do.


Expertise and qualifications will include:


  • Professional skills and experience in relevant discipline and /or demonstrated equivalent industry experience is required, including 10+ years Development and Project Management commercial practice.
  • Experience in aged care and retirement living, and/or office development.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the management of complex and multi-staged sites/projects.
  • Team player readily willing to lead and able to assist in creating a collaborate and high performing culture, coupled with a proven ability to innovate and execute effectively.
  • Highly developed communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to influence varying levels internally and externally.


For a discussion in confidence about this opportunity, please contact Cam Larkin, Talent Acquisition Practice Lead, 03 8682 6138. www.australianunity.com.au/careers


Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people.


Should an applicant be the preferred candidate, background checks (including police checks, reference checks, ASIC banned and disqualified persons and bankruptcy checks) will be completed prior to the candidate's employment being confirmed. The outcomes of the background checks do not automatically bar candidates; however, will be assessed against the inherent requirements of the job.


Recruitment Agencies


Please be advised that Australian Unity does not accept unsolicited resumes from Recruitment Agencies. Australian Unity will not recognise an entitlement to an introduction or placement fee unless the Agency has been briefed by a member of the Talent Acquisition team on a specific position for which we have requested candidates for.