Manager development control

Open vacancy in Seattle

  • Competitive
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • citizenM
  • 11 Sep 17


citizenM is a hotel providing affordable luxury for the mobile citizens of the world. With style that'll knock your socks off, we offer citizens a real home from home, plus the world’s fluffiest pillows. Our typical guest is a frequent traveler who is quality and design driven, and cost conscious.

We currently have hotels in Amsterdam, London, Glasgow, New York and Paris, with more to come in Europe the USA and Asia. We are proud to have put the hospitality back into the hospitality industry, and have received numerous awards for our groundbreaking approach.

The Manager Development Control is responsible for improving the financial monitoring of all West Coast Development Projects of citizenM Hotels. Next to that he/she is responsible for monitoring all development budgets and for the creation of tools to manage risks and processes.  


key responsibilities

  • monitor and report on development projects
  • monitor and control the purchase to pay process of the development budgets
  • manage and report on funding of the development projects (equity & debt)
  • manage relationship with / reporting to the bank throughout the construction phases of the projects
  • perform analysis on development budgets to provide guidance to the relevant teams
  • improve quality and consistency in reporting on development projects
  • participate in project team meetings and finance meetings
  • conduct regular risk assessments to be reported
  • play a vital role in the cooperation between Project Management and Finance departments of citizenM


qualifications / skills

  • good understanding of the dynamics of a development project as well as the financial  process behind it
  • experience with development bank loans
  • excellent organizational skills
  • precise
  • critical
  • objective point of view
  • strong communication skills
  • team player
  • passionate attitude
  • a degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or Real Estate
  • 7-10 years of working experience in either the commercial real estate, development industry and/or the development finance industry