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Junior Development Manager

  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
The July HQ

Job description

Are you passionate about construction, hospitality, and real estate? Are you ready to take the next step in your career? We are seeking an ambitious and motivated individual to join our dynamic development team as a Junior Development Manager.

The July is a premium hospitality brand that’s bringing the human touch to the way people travel. We build beautifully designed spaces in different locations around the world. Our teams have the ambitious goal to develop multiple new apartment-hotels across prime European cities like London, Dublin, Paris, Lisbon and Barcelona. Each location has the local stories and spirit interwoven throughout the apartment-hotel’s distinctive design. The aim? For guests to completely relax, go on new adventures, and create interesting connections. In short, to stay their way.

The Job

As a Junior Development Manager, you will collaborate with our Senior Development Managers to oversee hotel development projects across Europe. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing development projects, ensuring successful outcomes in terms of budget, risk management, organization, time, information, quality, and sustainability.
  • Coordinating internal project teams and external consultancy teams throughout the development process.
  • Assisting in contract negotiations and closures with legal support.
  • Collaborating with the design team for the execution of interior concepts.
  • Coordinating project teams and internal stakeholders.
  • Preparing and presenting periodic reports and targets.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders, including municipalities, developers, contractors, and consultants.
  • Supporting the delivery of tender packages for contractors and suppliers.
  • Monitoring and reporting on contractor and developer progress.
  • Coordinating external stakeholders and obtaining third-party approvals.
  • Maintaining project documentation, budgets, and risk registers.
  • Assisting in achieving sustainability targets within development projects.
  • Staying updated on industry trends and contributing to the optimization of hotel product and development processes. 
  • Assisting with managing CAPEX projects of the standing assets.

Job requirements

Do you recognize yourself in the following?

  • Passion for construction, hospitality, and real estate.
  • Degree in real estate, project management, and/or construction.
  • 1-3 years of experience in commercial real estate development, preferably in the hotel/mixed-use sector.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Fluency in English; knowledge of additional languages is advantageous.
  • Team player mentality.
  • Openness to travel throughout Europe.

What’s in it for you?

In our flat organization, within an informal working atmosphere, your ideas are highly valued. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer:

  • Personal Growth: In our company we want to invest in your personal and professional growth by personalized training opportunities, to unleash your professional potential!

  • 25 Vacation Days: Take well-deserved breaks with 25 days of vacation time.

  • Me-Time/Community Day: Enjoy a dedicated day for self-care and another day of community engagement.

  • OpenUp: An online platform with all sorts of resources to enhance your mental well-being both at work and at home.

  • Boost your Health with Padel, Personal trainer sessions, Free Gym & sauna access, sport events & workshops – We've got it all covered!

  • An attractive bonus scheme yearly determined depending on how well you perform and meet your goals.

  • Fully Paid Pension and long term disability insurances: Your future income is secured with a pension fully covered by The July.

  • Hotel & restaurant perks: Enjoy daily closing drinks, exclusive employee rates for stays at hotels and a Friends & Family Rate, so you can share the joy with your loved ones. Besides our own locations we also offer the "Hotel Employee Rate", where you can explore the world with discount rates for other hotels.

  • Team drinks, events & outings to never forget!

As part of our development team, you'll be welcomed into a young and ambitious organization that values positivity and innovation. If you are ready to contribute to strategic projects, optimize products and processes, and grow with us, apply now! Join us on this exciting journey!