Development manager resume

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Heidi Showan

117 Darley Street
North Park NSW 2000
Mobile: 0903 222 343
Home: (02) 9200 0000


I have nine years experience in property development including four years managing large-scale development projects. I have extensive experience managing environmentally sustainable properties and am looking to focus my career in this direction.


North Park University
North Park, NSW AU
Graduate Diploma in Property Development
Graduated: November 2006
North Park University
North Park, NSW AU
Bachelor of Business (Real Estate and Property)
Graduated: November 2001

Employment History

Mar 05 – Present: Manager of Commercial Development
Stryder Property Group
North Park, NSW AU


  • Oversee and manage all stages of large-scale commercial projects
  • Manage new buildings, major renovations and relocations for clients
  • Organise building inspections
  • Supervise maintenance needs and address any building defects
  • Monitor construction progress
  • Liaise with statutory authorities and community groups for project approvals
  • Manage project timeframes and approve construction and delivery
  • Identify future sites for acquisition
  • Coordinate contractors throughout construction and refurbishment processes
  • Prepare comprehensive feasibility studies for reconstruction and renovation projects


  • Implemented a successful sustainability project which received excellent feedback from corporate clients
  • Proposed and implemented structural changes to the company to move towards sustainable development
  • Commended by CEO for diplomatic management of a difficult project
Jul 02 – Mar 05: Building Consultant
Hawkins Building Consultants
North Park, NSW AU


  • Handle maintenance and repairs
  • Manage clients and building projects
  • Provide professional advice to landlords and tenants
  • Present construction plans to property owners
  • Work closely with the development manager to locate potential sites for acquisition
  • Organise feasibility studies for new developments
  • Monitor progress on development projects


  • Promoted to larger projects within one year of employment
  • State Achievement Award for effective organisational skills, 2004
Jun 01 – Jul 02: Administrative Officer
North Park Real Estate Pty Ltd
North Park, NSW AU


  • Manage day-to-day administrative duties such as data entry and file tenant information
  • Help tenants with maintenance queries
  • Process all maintenance request forms
  • Process tenants' monthly rent payments
  • Liaise with landlords and tenants
  • Supervise the budget and event arrangements for the company's Christmas party
Jul 00 – Jun 01: Receptionist
North Park, NSW AU

National Real Estate Organisation of Australia (NREOA)


  • Greet clients and explain callers' queries over the phone
  • Liaise with relevant government bodies
  • Maintain good relationships with clients
  • Organise client invites and venue hire for NREOA's annual charity fundraising event


Available on request

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