Development Manager, France

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Building & Construction

Linum Consult’s client is a world leading developer, managing some of the world’s most exclusive, prestigious, hotel and golf developments. They are currently seeking a “Maitre d’Ouvrage “ / Development Manager (Construction) for an exclusive luxury development which includes high end residence and luxury hotels on a highly exclusive golf course in the heart of France.


  • Ensuring a smooth transition from concept design into detailed design by running handover meetings with Project Delivery
  • Liaising with Project Delivery to make potential changes to the master plan and concept design during the detailed design phase
  • Owning the P&L of your assigned development, and overseeing development works
  • Developing the business plan for your assigned development and making sure to reflect input from project delivery and market insights
  • Leading decisions on trade-offs between project delivery and the pre-approved project plan, and communicating targets to the delivery and procurement teams
  • Developing the framework for preliminary screenings
  • Prioritising options and recommending the launch of new developments/investments/partnerships, including reviewing financial models and feasibility studies developed by direct reports


  • Degree qualification in Engineering, Business or Economics, ideally with a master’s degree or MBA
  • 10-12 years’ experience in luxury real estate development, including leading luxury hotel brands
  • Excellent investment management and analytical skills, with a strong understanding of end-to-end due diligence and the feasibility study process
  • Excellent understanding of feasibility studies, master development design and marketing
  • Fluency in French is essential, along with excellent communication skills in English
  • Very strong teamworking skills, with the ability to interact effectively with a wide range of stakeholders


If you fulfil the minimum requirements stipulated by our client and are confidentially interested in applying then please drop Linum Consult a line with a copy of your CV and contact details to for the attention of Neill Donald

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