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Skanska Development Associate in Seattle, Washington

Development Associate

Location: Seattle, Washington, United States

Post Date: 2 days ago

Requisition #: SKA000CUS

If you are a Skanska employee,

The Development Associate is a hands-on, curious, team-oriented, early career real estate professional who has a theoretical understanding of the full range of commercial office, mixed use and/or multifamily activities.

What you’ll do:

  • Represent Skanska and act as a good example, both internally and externally, in accordance with the values, ethical guidelines and management systems of the organization.

  • Work within a team to realize the development vision established for the project.

  • Provide support:

  • in the coordination of individual multi-discipline projects in a broad range of activities from acquisition to fulfillment of project execution, through the disposition of the asset.

  • to projects and the local office by acquiring, analyzing, developing and presenting extensive market research.

  • to a project team in coordination with external parties including consultants, civic and governmental authorities and public stakeholders.

  • Work under the leadership of a Manager, Sr. Manager or Director in a project team from conceptual design through project execution including:

  • Financial analysis related to leasing, acquisition, and divestment.

  • Establishment and management of consultant contracts, and management/coordination of construction general contractor.

  • Creation and regular reporting of project budget and cost projections.

  • Assist in the marketing & leasing efforts associated with the project, including pitches, presentations, tenant tours, lease execution and administration, and tenant administration, etc.

  • Work collaboratively and transparently with Skanska USA Building as construction partner.

We’re looking for:

  • Creative, curious, and quick to adapt with strong project management skills

  • Self starter, who is passionate about real estate development and ready to learn.

  • An authentic appreciation for and alignment with Skansksa’s Purpose and Values, including honesty, responsibility, integrity and fulfillment of commitments

  • Respect and encouragement of viewpoints of those from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, religions and lifestyles to build collaborative relationships and communicate effectively

  • Demonstrated digital fluency, showing the ability to maximize new and emerging technologies in order to work, learn and live in a digital society

  • Highly organized and pro-active with the ability to fulfill commitments

  • Ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships to work effectively with others in a team setting

  • Emerging leadership qualities and skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and outstanding written & oral communication skills

  • A willingness to attend public hearings, meetings and social events outside of normal business hours

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 2 -5 + years experience within the real estate development or a related industry

  • Financial and analytical acumen with Microsoft Excel and Argus

  • Ability to read and comprehend proposals, architectural concepts and drawings, contracts, consultant proposals/agreements and government regulations

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to present information and respond to questions/inquiries from senior staff, peers, business associates and the general public

  • Theoretical background with experience in some parts of the commercial investment and development process, such as:

  • Land acquisition and sourcing

  • Feasibility studies

  • Financial analysis and budgeting

  • Entitlements and zoning

  • Project valuation and finance

  • Architectural design and construction management

  • Leasing, marketing, and public relations

  • Basic knowledge of cost control processes, real estate funding and project reporting

  • Sustainable building concepts

  • Bachelors Degree from four-year college or university minimum,

Developing Your Career at Skanska, You Will:

• Contribute to a sustainable future improving the lives of people, communities and companies;

• Collaborate in an open culture where sound values and dedicated people come together for greater results;

• Thrive in a people-driven international company with countless opportunities to learn and grow.

Skanska is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination, harassment or retaliation. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge is based on job requirement, individual qualifications, merit, and business needs. Skanska does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability (includes physical or mental), citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, civil union or domestic partnership status, military or veteran status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other protected characteristics under federal, state, or local law.

Skanska is one of the world’s leading construction and development companies. Skanska’s core operations in the U.S. include building construction, civil infrastructure and developing self-financed commercial properties. In 2020, construction in the U.S. generated $6.5 billion in revenue, and as a developer in the U.S., Skanska has invested a total of $2.8 billion in commercial and multi-family projects. With U.S. headquarters in New York City, Skanska has 29 offices with 7,600 employees nationwide. An industry-leading innovator in both safety and project execution, Skanska offers competitive solutions for traditional and complex assignments that build a more sustainable future for our customers and communities. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled approximately $17.2 billion in 2020.

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Skanska USA Human Resources (“Skanska HR”) provides HR services to the Skanska business units within the U.S.A. including Skanska USA Civil Inc., Skanska USA Building Inc., Skanska USA Commercial Development Inc. and Skanska Infrastructure Development Inc. (collectively “Skanska USA”). As such, Skanska HR is the sole authorized representative of Skanska USA to execute any agreements with search firms, employment agencies or any employment vendor (“Vendor”). As a condition precedent to any entitlement for payment, a Vendor shall have both (1) Skanska USA Placement Agreement, and (2) an Engagement Job Order executed by an authorized Skanska HR representative. Absent the properly executed documents, Skanska HR shall have no obligation to make payment to the Vendor. Verbal or written communications from any employee of Skanska USA business units shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be considered property of Skanska HR.

Additional Information

  • Location: Seattle, Washington, United States

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Employee Status: Regular