• Director, Land Development

    Posted: 05/18/2022


    As part of Brookfield Asset Management — one of the largest alternative asset managers in the world — we harness our resources to bring a fresh approach, unparalleled creativity, relentless innovation, and sound ESG practices to the planning, development, and management of buildings everywhere. From offices, retail spaces, and logistics facilities to multifamily residences, hospitality establishments, and mixed-use structures — we are reimagining real estate from the ground up.

    We see tomorrow, today. At Brookfield Properties, we’re a fully integrated developer so we know what it takes to go from concept to concrete, from blueprint to building. From vision, experience, resources, and ethics, every day we take these ingredients to partner with our communities, collaborating with the places where we work, customizing developments to meet the neighborhoods’ specific needs, and identifying the highest and best use for each property to create unique and lasting places that bring people together. Learn more.

    If you're ready to be a part of our team, we encourage you to apply.

    Job Description

    Your Team

    Manage development projects in northern California.  This role is responsible for processing improvement plans and final maps, value engineering of plans, providing costs estimates, offsite purchasing, bid analysis, contracting, managing project schedules, budgets and cash flows.

    Your Key Deliverables

    Contracts and Budgeting

    • Interface with the Brookfield management team to assist in conceptual planning exercises, preparing initial land development construction costs, schedules and cash flows.

    • Prepare construction bid packages including compilation and confirmation of bid quantities, scope of work, special conditions, invitation to bid, hold pre-bid meetings, issue bid addendums and bid notices, spread bids and make recommendation to award.

    • Prepare scopes of work and contracts using Land Dev software and manage execution of contracts and contract change orders.


    • Oversee and manage the construction of land development

    • Responsible for team’s development which includes supervision, training, coaching and performance management.

    • Will have primary input in hiring/terminations/promotion/performance and rewards decisions for his/her direct reports.

    • Setting operational objectives for his/her team.

    • Supervise, mentor, support and train Site Managers

    • Performance Development

    • Oversee performance management process

    •  Meet with Vice President, Land to develop and establish performance and career development objectives for performance development plans.

    • Monitor status of team member goals with each team member.

    • Infrastructure, budgets, and schedules to provide finish lots to Brookfield and guest builders.

    Compliance and Safety

    • Review requests for contract change orders as to validity and cost.

    • Interface with Brookfield Team Members to maintain the flow of information to support land development and housing construction schedules.

    • Hold weekly project team meetings.

    • Maintain and report project budget and schedule status monthly using Land Dev.

    • Ensure overall project compliance with the General Construction Permit and project specific SWPPP requirements.

    • Ensure overall project compliance with all regulatory permits related to the project approvals.

    • Ensure that Trade Partners comply with Brookfield and OSHA Safety regulations.

    • Ensure timely project close out and agency acceptance.

    • Facilitate governmental release of permits and bonds.

    • Attend certain training classes, as needed.

    • Coordinate consultant teams to prepare, value engineer and process improvement plans and final maps with the City.

    • Identify, develop relationships with and pre-qualify land development trade partners to ensure a competitive bidding environment.

    • Identify opportunities to purchase certain materials directly, when appropriate.


    Must Haves

    • 8-10 years’ experience of land development/construction management

    • Knowledge of the housing business and process

    • Ability to direct consulting team of engineers, planners and architects

    • Ability to direct Site Managers.

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher

    Your Opportunity

    We are proud to offer our employees what they value most:

    • Competitive compensation

    • Excellent extended health benefits

    • 401k matching

    • Generous tuition assistance program

    • Leadership development and mentorship programs 

    • Charitable donation matching

    • A culture based on our values of Passion, Integrity and Community

    We are proud to create a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are grateful for your interest in this position, however, only candidates selected for pre-screening will be contacted.