Starlight Careers

Director, Construction, Canadian Multi-Family

Overview

The Director,Construction is responsible for the management of all multi-family construction projects to ensure that each project is completed on time, on budget and within the scope provided by the Asset Management division.  The Director, Construction will act as mentor and senior leader for all team members. 

Application Qualified candidates can submit their resume to humanresources@starlightinvest.com.

Duties and Responsibilities

•    Provide leadership and direction to internal team members and external construction partners responsible for design and construction of all projects
•    Develop, implement and monitor construction process and controls, ensuring framework allows for success at all stages of the project and is in accordance with approved plans and specifications
•    Ensure effective coordination is achieved with all consultants in the preparation of studies, designs, plans, specification, permits and cost estimates
•    Lead tender process for all construction related contracts, ensuring the structuring and negotiations result in the election of “best in class” contractors, consultants, trades, suppliers etc.
•    Mitigate risk for the organization, achieve critical milestones and overall adherence to project schedules and budgets
•    Engage and/or liaise with cost consultants/monitors as required for internal purposes, lender requirements and/or partner needs
•    Provide detailed review of all projects, as well as, monthly/ quarterly/ yearly reporting on all construction activity as required from time to time
•    Work closely with development, marketing and finance, as part of the management team
•    Review and provide construction project budgets and schedules to the team and ensuring delivery of quality projects are on-time and on-budget
•    Lead the research of creative solutions to translate concepts and information into design of projects
•    Investigate and evaluate new technologies for cost effectiveness and methods of implementation
•    Ensure adherence to environmental and health and safety standards in accordance with relevant legislation
•    Identify and manage all project issues and risks and, where appropriate, elevate issues for resolution and implement mitigation and contingency plan

Requirements

  • University Degree or college Diploma in Civil Engineering, Project Management or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in high-rise residential construction and team management
  • Proven and progressive track record of success in high-rise residential construction and project management
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, prioritizing and negotiation skills
  • Ability to multitask within tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment and strong leadership and mentorship skills

Location

Head Office