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Development Manager


Overview

Reporting directly to the Head of Development & Construction, the Development Manager will be responsible for development projects, ensuring that value maximization and project quality is achieved.

Application

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

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assess new development infill opportunities expansion opportunities and repositioning/ redevelopment opportunities within the existing portfolio.
  • Provide advice to the asset management team on suite creation opportunities.
  • Conduct feasibility analysis to determine the viability of such opportunities and associated returns
  • Prepare development proposal reports and business plans (cash flow requirements, funding requirements, operating pro-formas, etc) for review and approval by external stakeholders and senior management
  • Manage approval process and assist in the presentation of plans and designs to external stakeholders and senior management
  • Anticipate possible impediments to expansion/development, determine appropriate resolution, consult with internal stakeholders/ asset management, construction group etc., and direct consultant tea to adjust development strategy accordingly.
  • Secure and lead project teams of professional consultants and contractors through full project approvals process, including re-zoning, official plan amendments, site plan approval, variances, consents and all other regulatory approvals required.
  • Oversight of construction project management including monitoring of costs, schedules, quality control, construction cost estimation, etc.
  • Enhance process improvement for both internal and external processes in order to accelerate development cycle times.
  • Improve and expand stable of outside consultants, contractors, project managers etc.
Requirements
  • University degree in Business, Engineering or Urban Planning
  • Minimum 5 years development experience including management of the approval processes, working with municipalities and other governmental agencies
  • Working knowledge of construction/architectural concepts, financial pro-formas, planning and approvals and project management
  • Ability to lead and to prioritize competing short and long term deadlines
  • Ability to build strong relationships with diverse internal and external groups
  • Ability to work autonomously, make decisions and problem-solve independently, effectively and creatively
  • Excellent communication skills with advanced proficiency in Excel
Location

Head office

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