Job Description

Company Description:

McDonald’s Australia Limited is the largest quick service restaurant operation in the country. Fondly known as "Macca's", we are a household name in Australia for over 50 years, we believe that our customers are the heart and soul of everything we do and make it our mission to make every moment count! As an employer of choice winner, working with us means taking pride and having fun along the way, while growing and developing your career in a dynamic and supportive environment. Not only do we offer flexible working arrangements and an attractive staff discount; but we provide an opportunity to work alongside other passionate and talented people every single day.

Job Description:

Could you be our next Senior Development Manager?
As a Senior Development Manager, you'll be at the forefront of our expansion efforts, seeking out and acquiring prime properties to develop into new McDonald's restaurants. By joining our team, you'll be part of a dynamic and collaborative environment where your skills and expertise will be valued and rewarded. You'll have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our growth trajectory while working with a team of passionate professionals dedicated to excellence.
What can you expect on a day-to-day basis?

  • Utilising your industry connections, expertise, and innovative approaches to identify potential sites
  • Conducting comprehensive research and feasibility studies to assess each site's suitability
  • Presenting detailed analyses and recommendations to leadership to guide decision-making
  • Managing the end-to-end property acquisition process, from negotiation to possession
  • Collaborating closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure project success
  • Providing valuable insights on market trends and pricing dynamics

Your keys to success:

  • A degree in Real Estate Development or a related field
  • At least 7 years of experience in retail development, with a proven track record of managing multiple projects
  • A strategic mindset with a proactive approach to seeking opportunities
  • Exceptional organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build rapport with diverse stakeholders
  • Clear and concise communication skills to convey complex information effectively
  • Expertise in feasibility studies, due diligence, and the development application process
  • An understanding of environmental and workplace health and safety practices
  • A commitment to ethical conduct and adherence to company standards
Additional Information:

Relish in the Macca’s difference when you join the Golden Arches:

  • Competitive Remuneration Package. We offer a total reward package of base salary, health care and a target incentive bonus plan.
  • A Fun & Vibrant Culture. Immerse yourself in local and Macca’s only events and experiences from day one of working with us.
  • 5 Weeks of Annual Leave. Switch off and recharge or explore your passions outside of work with an additional week of annual leave each calendar year.
  • Highly Flexible Work Environment. Our teams have embraced a hybrid working model, balancing working remotely and connecting in the office to support our people and how they best add value.
  • Birthday & Volunteer Leave. Enjoy a day-off during your birthday month and 3 days annually to volunteer for a registered charity you are passionate about.
  • Ongoing Professional Development. We are committed to developing our people by investing in leadership programs and a world class learning and development offering that propel you to achieve your career goals.
  • Macca’s Staff Discount & Retail Discounts. Enjoy discounted Macca’s at any restaurant across Australia and access to hundreds of retail discounts.
  • Access To Our 24/7 Wellbeing Partner (Sonder) For You & Your Immediate Family. Using the Sonder app, access free and confidential safety, medical and mental health support via chat or phone with accredited professionals.

As an equal opportunity employer, we strongly encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. We strive to make every moment through the recruitment process a feel-good moment for everyone. Let us know if we can provide any reasonable accommodations to enable you to participate in the job application and interview process, if you'd like to note your pronouns or have suggestions for how we can improve in this space.  

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