DevelopmentWA is a new and exciting place to work with a diverse team of people making a real difference in the revitalisation of our city, metropolitan and regional areas.

A passionate and dedicated team

Our skilled, multi-disciplinary team of professionals brings a broad range of experience and expertise to each project. We continually invest in our staff to ensure we deliver the best outcomes in our work.

From initial identification of land needs, through to planning, construction and marketing, we share expertise and work across all tiers of government, business, industry associations and regional development commissions to deliver long-term, sustainable communities.


Anyone can apply for vacancies unless stated otherwise in the job advertisement. Australian Citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for permanent positions in the public sector. Non-permanent residents who have an appropriate visa are eligible for fixed term appointments.

For more information email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 9482 7499.

DevelopmentWA promotes equity and diversity and encourages applicants with disabilities, Aboriginal Australians, Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

To all recruitment agencies: We do not accept unsolicited CV’s from recruiting agents.

Current Vacancies

Development Manager

About the Opportunity
We are seeking "Expressions of Interest" from Development Managers who are interested in joining our Operations team, working on key projects that encourage economic growth and efficiently develop land across the state. Successful candidates will be considered for positions that arise within our Regional, Metropolitan and Industrial portfolios over the next six months.

Our Development Managers are responsible for autonomously co-ordinating a range of standard projects across DevelopmentWA and assisting Senior Development Managers with complex and varied projects in accordance with the project business plan.

Success Factors
Success factors include a proven ability to produce standard project business cases for consideration and project manage delivery to agreed financial and project outcomes; demonstrated experience in financial management, sales and communications strategy and post-sale close out; experience in managing a range of stakeholders to achieve required outcomes; proven ability to work with teams and assign resources as required to ensure outcome delivery; ability to work within existing policies, systems and processes to ensure corporate governance.

Additional competencies include being able to coordinate and facilitate team vision with team members involved in the project; building and maintaining stakeholder relationships and experience with corporate governance, procuring services, contractors and consultants.

Demonstrated ability to deliver project requirements is essential as well as a tertiary qualification that assists in the delivery of projects.


  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Study assistance and professional development opportunities
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing initiatives
  • 13 weeks long service leave after 7 years’ service
  • 15 days personal leave
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave
  • Purchased annual leave scheme
  • Spacious and modern office overlooking Elizabeth Quay and close to all amenities

DevelopmentWA’s culture is based on a set of values that include a personal commitment to Brilliance – Alliance – Courage – Integrity.

For further information about the opportunity, please contact Paul Ferrante on 08 9482 7453.

For queries regarding the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To apply, please submit your CV and a Cover Letter addressing the Success Factors via Seek by 5pm, Monday 2 August 2021.

Graduate Program

Applications for our 2021 Graduate Program have now closed.


With more than 150 projects on the go across Western Australia, our diverse and dynamic working environment offers an exciting workplace culture which both challenges and rewards.

We encourage our staff to progress and develop their careers with regular training provided for those seeking new opportunities and experiences across regional, industrial, innovation and urban regeneration programs.

Our organisational values – brilliance, alliance, courage and integrity – shape our culture and promote positive relationships in an exciting workplace.

A dedicated culture group works on initiatives to continually improve our workplace and make it a better place to work to ensure we:

  • Adopt a friendly and inclusive culture;
  • Encourage innovation and a strong work-ethic
  • Value diversity
  • Support those in our community less fortunate than us, and
  • Support an active workplace giving initiative


We offer a range of benefits and progressive employment conditions, as well as a great workplace culture. Competitive salaries, flexible work arrangements and generous leave provisions are just some of the many benefits which make working for with us an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

  • Great location close to train station and cafes
  • Active social club and culture club
  • Modern comfortable offices
  • Long service leave available as well as an option to purchase extra annual leave
  • Flexible work arrangements and paid parental leave
  • End of trip facilities
  • Health and wellbeing focus including health checks, fitness groups and a fitness subsidy
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Program