Director, Development Services

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Job ID: 2209
Job Title: Director, Development Services
Location: Phoenix, AZ

The Director of Development Services will work with the real estate development teams to oversee construction projects, primarily throughout Arizona. This person will represent the real estate firm through procurement and contracting, managing external relationships with commercial contractors and consultants.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare and review design documents
  • Perform negotiations prior to agreement execution, throughout the life of the project, and during warranty periods
  • Oversee design and construction contracts
  • Perform site investigation, due diligence research, and associated project cost budgeting
  • Monitor scheduling and project management
  • Obtain necessary licenses or permits; monitor compliance with set regulations
  • Provide on-site owner project management as needed
  • Oversee the performance of contractors
  • Control construction budgets
  • Review applications for payment against contractual requirements; manage change orders
  • Perform inspections and oversight of inspection agencies at the project level, assuring quality control from excavation to occupant-ready spaces
  • Be aware of public incentive requirements, and their impact on project delivery
  • Ensure that jobs are completed according to plans and on schedule
  • Coordinate occupancy with building management, tenants, and tenant contractors
  • Work closely with development team with pursuit and due diligence tasks
  • Develop and maintain client, contractor, designer, and broker relationships
  • Successful close-out activities and documentation at the completion of a project


  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in construction management, working with both small and large projects
  • Design-build experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, construction engineering, civil engineering, or architecture