Head of Development (m/f/d) (Hybrid)


Real Estate


About numa

numa is a hospitality brand, offering uniquely designed apartments for the modern traveller. We develop and operate a new category of lifestyle apartments whether it is for your weekend city trip, business travel or temporary home. 

Our uniquely designed apartments are located in the most exciting neighbourhoods and cities, that will make you feel like a local. numa offers you a consistent quality and guest experience no matter where your next trip will take you. 

To achieve our mission, numa is building a proprietary technology and data platform combining hospitality services, real estate and guest experiences.

Your mission

  • Oversee the project management in our real estate project development, including Design & Build and Turnkey construction projects from the moment of acquisition/sourcing

  • Manage and develop projects in both the planning & construction phase independently and holistically

  • Monitor the construction planning phase including implementation planning according to local guidelines

  • Interface with external service providers (planners, consultants, construction companies and other project participants)

  • Represent the client and sound out/conduct negotiations with the authorities

  • Construct budget and construction management holistically with regard to costs, deadlines, qualities with corresponding reporting

  • Supplement our management capacity

  • Plan and supervise the execution of construction work, taking into account design, technical, economic, ecological and social aspects

  • Create project monthly reports for internal and external reporting

  • Coordinate remedial measures

  • Collaborate in the constant technical and economic optimisation of our products and in their detailed solutions in processing and execution

Your profile

  • Education: At least an undergraduate degree with a technical focus (e.g. architecture, civil engineering) 

  • Experience: A minimum of 10 years of professional experience as project / development manager in real estate project development or construction management

  • Skills: Extensive technical knowledge (from building regulations to building services to construction prices) as well as basic commercial knowledge. Real estate project development expertise is a must (preferably in hospitality). 

        Must be fluent in German and English.

  • Characteristics: We’re looking for strong communication skills, diplomatic skills and a high willingness to cooperate. You’re able to present & handle our business wherever you go, from our HQ to building sites and municipalities. You’re a dynamic, entrepreneurial personality with integrity and assertiveness. With your strong positive team spirit and hands-on mentality, you’re a perfect match for us! Lastly, you must have a high willingness to travel. 

Why us?

It’s not just all work and no play at numa. Our employees are our greatest asset, so we aim to keep you happy! Here are some of the benefits awaiting you should you choose us. 

Work however (and wherever) is best for you

  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible hours and fully-remote working options free you up to work at your own pace and in your own space

  • Strut your style—there’s no dress code here, though we’ll gladly outfit you with some company swag to wear

  • Check out and give feedback on a numa property for yourself as part of our Employee Experience program

Join the team in the heart of Berlin

  • Our office is right off Friedrichstraße, so you’ll be in the centre of Berlin’s bustling business corridor. With a ton of busses and U-bahn options around, your commute will always be short!

  • Enjoy all the comforts of a Berlin startup—free coffee and artisanal teas, snacks, team-bonding events and Feierabend drinks

Stay connected—for less

  • We’ll give you everything you need to stay connected and productive. Laptops, headphones, whatever you need!

  • Get discounts across Germany with a handy Travel Industry Card, including offers for trains, planes, hotels, wellness, sightseeing and more

Health & happiness

  • Work up a little sweat with a free Gympass subscription and tons of fitness opportunities across Berlin

  • Do a little meditating, turn up the focus or doze off to sleep with a free Calm app subscription

  • We’re a totally family-friendly workplace and we understand that your family always takes precedence!

Grow & develop with us! 

  • We’re a hyper-growth tech start-up in Europe, backed by leading VCs, so your role grows alongside the company

  • Take charge in an environment where you, your work and your ideas matter—and have an impact

  • Expand your professional and personal horizons with workshops and team events!

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