General Manager - Communities

Job Title: General Manager - Communities
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Salary: Excellent salary & benefits
Start Date: 2019-09-29
Reference: JO-1909-97788-2
Contact Name: Declan Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 30, 2019 10:37

Job Description

About the Company

Davidson is currently partnering with an established organisation, who has led the way in over 50’s living in Australia. With a focus on enhancing lifestyle and providing high level products to their clients, they have a significant pipeline of projects.  

The company develops community’s from greenfield land into vibrant ongoing communities for which they provide all commercial facilities and ongoing support for the communities they own and operate.  

Working exclusively with Davidson, our client is currently seeking an experienced General Manager of Communities to join the team.

About the Role

Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be accountable for the leadership, strategy and success of the existing communities. You will ultimately be in charge of the ongoing customer experience and ownership of the brand.
The responsibilities of the role will include (but will not be limited to):
  • Accountable for community structure from ramp up to established community
  • Chair and/or be a key part of community committees
  • Establish events for home owner delight
  • Brand ambassador within communities
  • Manage and grow internal stakeholder relationships across the wider business
  • Anticipate and mitigate community activities
  • Accountable for legal set up for project site agreements
  • Negotiate major expenditure with committee and home owners
  • Team leadership of Community Managers (approx. 10 direct reports)
  • Reinforce important of applied regulations with key stakeholders
  • Foster customer advocacy and referrals
  • Community policy management

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have proven capabilities and strengths in the following competencies:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Business, Health or Property
  • Leadership experience within a community environment  (not limited to property
  • High level negotiation ability
  • Communication
  • Proven leadership level across business judgement and adherence
  • Resilience
  • Strong Emotional Intelligence

The Company values:
  1. Treat others as you like to be treated
  2. Exceed expectations
  3. Seek knowledge and understand
  4. Discover new and better ways
  5. Always act as if you own the company

The Benefits
  • Competitive advantage is in the solid set up and foundations
  • Be part of creating the legacy
  • Well remunerated salary package

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Declan Jones on 07 3023 1065, quoting ref no. JO-1909-97788. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at