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Executive Director, Capital Expenditures, Canadian Multi-Family


The Executive Director Capital Improvement (ED) is responsible for overseeing the CapEx, Energy and Development teams, including all staff and associated projects, deadlines and budgets. The ED is also responsible for the strategic planning for the CapEx, Energy and Development teams and overall capital budgets.


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Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the design of project/construction activities
  • Oversee all capital expenditures for the construction and alteration of Starlight properties, consistent with the planning, design goals and established standards
  • Develop and implement systems to monitor project performance against budget authorization, project schedules and established quality control standards - this includes identifying variances and working with project management staff to develop and implement plans to correct ineffective operations
  • Manage staff schedules and vacations to ensure timely completion of all projects. Ensure Project managers portfolios are equally spread based on tendered amounts as well as projects
  • Conduct portfolio wide team meetings
  • Review and finalize all project specs
  • Renegotiate lowest tenders
  • Ensure departmental policies and procedures promote productivity, ease of use and are in line with corporate strategies
  • Establish and implement ongoing staff training and development programs
  • Work collaboratively with the VP of Asset Management to support the development and implementation of a comprehensive Capital Operations Master Plan
  • Protect company interests and administer appropriate controls to ensure compliance with all established requirements. This includes tenders, contractors’ approvals and practices as well as contract administration and negotiations
  • Adhere to provincial legislation and regulations
  • Establish new programs designed to enhance buildings conditions, curb appeal and/or reduce future operating costs.
  • Evaluate completed projects and approve new PM assignments
  • Actively participate in Performance appraisal process
  • Liaise with contractors
  • Regular site meetings and inspections
  • Special projects as assigned by the President
  • Travel to various sites across Canada. Could require excessive distances and frequencies
  • University, Engineering degree and/or PMP designation would be an asset. Minimum College education required
  • Solid understanding and experience in EPCM project style and implementation
  • 8 years experience in managing Multi-Residential Property Management projects
  • 8 years experience in Project Management or Construction Management
  • Experience in space conversion projects
  • Knowledge of building systems
  • Computer skills (Excel, Word, Yardi)
  • Ability to take initiative to identify, prioritize and implement actions required to achieve desired results
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strategic thinking and decision making skills
  • Driven and self-motivated individual
  • Works well in a team oriented environment
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Superior organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills

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