Development Manager Belgium

Kadans Science Partner develops and invests in commercial real estate with a focus on knowledge-intensive companies and institutions on campuses. This includes multi-tenant office buildings in which a lively community has been created, but also lab space, clean rooms and pilot plants. Kadans Science Partner has built up an impressive track record in a short period of time and wants to grow substantially in Europe in the coming years. The prospects are therefore very promising.

In order to realize our growth ambitions and further professionalize, we would like to strengthen the organisation with a Development Manager in Belgium.

As a Development Manager you will have the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • In this position you work in a small team and you are co- responsible for the growth of the real estate portfolio, where the focus is on the development of single and multi-tenant real estate projects.
  • You will use your knowledge and experience in this area and work closely with the Asset Manager and project manager.
  • The position involves the ‘a to z supervision’ of real estate development projects of knowledge-intensive real estate, this means:
    • From initiation phase and land acquisition to the start of construction, you are contracting and managing the design process and steering all designing advisors.
  • During the development, commercial discussions and contracting of tenants is part of your job.
  • At the end of the design phase, preparing the construction phase together with the project manager.

Qualities for the position:

  • We are looking for someone with at least a Higher Educational Diploma
  • An extensive network through work experience in the construction or technical consultancy industry, preferably in the knowledge intensive sector.
  • You should be able to manage development projects independently.
  • Experience in the real estate sector.
  • Excellent written and spoken command of the Dutch and English languages.

Offer :

A challenging and varied job in a dynamic and fast-growing organisation in which freedom and independence are key words. Kadans Science Partner invests in your personal growth and development and offers extensive development and training opportunities. Our organisation has an open and informal business culture. Our attractive terms of employment are in line with the position.

Kadans Science Partner develops and invests in commercial real estate with a focus on knowledge-intensive companies and institutions on campuses. Kadans provides ready-made answers to complex accommodation issues and, as owner, remains actively involved with its tenants. Because knowledge and innovation are important drivers of economic growth, Kadans develops ecosystems. These not only promote collaboration and knowledge sharing in the buildings and on the campuses, but the entire network of relations. Our head office is in Haaren (NB).

Kadans recently entered into a strategic partnership with AXA IM – Real Assets, a global leader in real estate investment and leading real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe. AXA’s European network will enable Kadans to expand its leading position.