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Senior Development Manager, Canadian Multi-Family


Overview

Reporting directly to a Director, Development, the Senior 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 accretive development infill and expansion opportunities and repositioning/redevelopment opportunities within the existing portfolio
  • Provide advice to the asset management team on suite creation opportunities
  • Collaborate and support the asset managers and investment team throughout the project lifecycle
  • Conduct financial and planning feasibility analysis and project due diligence 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
  • Work closely with other development team members to ensure best practices throughout the team
  • Provide strategic input, manage approval process and present 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 team to adjust development strategy accordingly, being mindful of schedule project objectives 
  • 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
  • Enhance process improvement for both internal and external processes to accelerate development cycle times and returns
  • Improve and expand stable of outside consultants, contractors, project managers etc. 
Requirements
  • University degree in Business, Engineering or Urban Planning 
  • Minimum 8 years development experience including management of the approval processes, working with external consultants, municipalities and other governmental agencies
  • Excellent knowledge of construction/architectural concepts
  • Working knowledge of financial pro-formas and cash flows 
  • Extensive experience with 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 in a high-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills with advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
Location

Head office

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