Short Summary The Development Manager provides project management functions related to the regional properties in generating optimum value from the real estate holdings and acquisitions; manages, monitors, and reports on all planning, engineering, construction and servicing aspects and related activities for the regional project sites with particular emphasis on project schedules and the timely implementation of municipal approvals and servicing programs. Maintains and creates value through efficient financial budgeting and expense control, risk management and all other operational aspects of assigned income producing properties and properties held for development or sale located in the city/province. Job Description • Provides development services to the Senior, Director Real estate to assist in delivering real estate projects within the constraints of schedules, budget and scope, including: – Developing project plans; – Monitoring and managing project schedules and budgets; – Organizing project team meetings and preparing meeting updates; – Maintaining and producing project documentation; – Ensuring that all pertinent documentation is appropriately classified; and – Managing the work of external multidisciplinary team (appraisers, architects, planners, engineers, contractors, developers, builders, etc.) in the achievement of project objectives. • Participates in the preparation, review and implementation of divisional and regional short and long term planning activities (budgets, strategic and business plans, Board submissions and policy formulation). • Develops and manages the procurement and selection processes for consultants and contractors, including development of scope of work statements • Interacts with a wide range of audiences (e.g., government, public, other corporations) to achieve project objectives. • Participates in the preparation and implementation of annual corporate plans and schedules. • Manages the contract tendering process, including payments to contractors/service providers. • Assists in expediting engineering and development approvals. • Provides updates on project timing and costs relative to budgets on a continual basis to management. • Prepares estimates for project costs in advance of tendering and awarding of contracts. • Acts as a liaison for on-site home builders. • Reviews and recommends approval of payments to contractors and consultants. • Represents CLC’s interests on site by conducting site tours, explaining site characteristics and features to consultants, prospective tenants, government officials, as well as, community contacts. • Manages environmental remediation within brownfield areas. • Manages demolitions of existing buildings, retrofit, and replacement of existing utilities. Qualifications * Post-secondary degree or diploma in Engineering or Planning or related field and/or significant related experience required. * Minimum of six to eight years of previous project management experience required, including scheduling, budgeting and cost control. * Demonstrated experience on multi-disciplinary land/re-development teams. * Sound knowledge of municipal government organization and structure. * Knowledge of municipal zoning, subdivision and site plan approval and registration processes. * Comprehensive knowledge of regulatory approval and site servicing requirements- direct experience in the city or province a definite asset. * Knowledge of planning, urban design, property management and marketing considerations. * Knowledge of Planning and Construction Law (an asset) * Knowledge of environmental issues, requirements and remedies. * Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook and Powerpoint required. * Working knowledge of Microsoft Project, AutoCAD, an asset. Working Conditions Able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, conflicting demands, frequent interruptions, and heavy work loads. Working in an office environment. Light to infrequently moderate physical effort; Requires handling of light and moderate weight objects including office equipment and other office supplies. Occasional travel required
About the company: Canada Lands Company is a self-financing, federal Crown corporation specializing in real estate and development, and attractions management. For more than 25 years, the Company has developed some of the most sought-after communities in Canada while serving as the innovative steward of some of the country’s most iconic attractions: the CN Tower and Downsview Park in Toronto, and the Montréal Science and the Old Port of Montréal. The Company works to enrich the everyday lives of Canadians by embracing the potential of the places and spaces it owns and operates, and by curating memorable experiences.