Real estate development project manager

/ Budapest

Ceetrus is a global property player based in Europe, founded in 1976. The company was known as Immochan until June 2018. The company’s new name is constructed from the following words: “SEE” as for “CITIES, “TRUST” and  “US” (we). Ceetrus has nearly 1,000 employees across 10 countries and 279 commercial sites. It aims to create responsible, sustainable, vibrant community spaces that contribute to the development of local communities and make people’s everyday lives more comfortable. In addition to its residential and multifunctional projects, Ceetrus Hungary Kft., the Hungarian subsidiary of Ceetrus is primarily involved in the management of Auchan Korzó.

In our Budapest office we have nearly 40 employees working together, and now we are looking for a


                                                 Real estate development project manager



  • Manage full scope of real estate development projects within the approved budget while focusing on customer needs
  • Manage project connected feasibility study and technical due diligent in preparation phase, providing high-quality data for budget approval
  • Set up project structure and project team in cooperation with the development leader
  • Manage tenders for all related external parties (eg. designer, technical supervision, cost management, direct suppliers, general contractors or sub-contractors)
  • Negotiating contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements
  • Managing permitting procedure; obtaining permits and licenses needed for the project, keeping contact with related authorities, municipalities and service providers
  • Plan and schedule constructional operations and closely monitor it until the project closure
  • Control and follow up the budget, reduce the risk of any additional spending
  • Handle project documentation, creating reports
  • Close and strong cooperation with the development team and other teams in the company (eg. leasing, finance, operations)
  • Project closure, project evaluation, taking care of archiving data based on internal guidelines


  • 5+ years of experience in construction/technical development project management, ideally in office, residential, or hospitality field
  • Technical university/college degree
  • At least intermediate English skills and native Hungarian language knowledge
  • Skilled in AutoCad, ArchiCad and Excel
  • Interest in sustainability driven development
  • Deep knowledge of the construction industry/market, design process and construction
  • Ability to manage BREEAM certified projects
  • Skilled in understanding design and construction drawings
  • Ability to develop cost estimates and schedules
  • Experience in greenfield site development is an advantage
  • Experience with road development and utility infrastructure is an advantage
  • Ability to lead multiple projects
  • Excellent communication, planning, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to establish and maintain close working relationships with management, colleagues, team members and other stakeholders
  • Willingness to travel to the sites based on the project’s needs (1-2 times a week), driving license