Company:Canada Lands Location:100 Queen Street, Suite 1050 , Ottawa , ON Employment Status:Employee (Full-Time)
The Development Manager provides project management functions related to the National Capital Region 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 National Capital Region project sites with particular emphasis on project schedules and the timely implementation of municipal approvals and servicing programs. Implements projects in support of the Company’s Strategic Objectives. 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 National Capital Region.
Provides development services to the National Capital Regionto 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, agendas 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, community associations, other corporations) to achieve project objectives.
Assists in developing strategies and content for corporate communications platforms such as newsletters, bulletins, and project websites.
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 planning,engineering, and development approvals and permits.
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.
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, government officials, as well as, community contacts.
Participates in agreements of purchase and sale, including the coordination of sales and marketing activities.
Develops strategies and manages environmental remediation within brownfield areas.
Manages demolitions of existing buildings, retrofit, and replacement of existing utilities.
Keeps up and reports on industry trends, regulatory context and planning legislation.
WHAT WE DO
Canada Lands Company is a self-financing, federal Crown corporation that specializes in real estate, development and attractions management. The company’s goal in all it does is to produce the best possible benefit for Canadian communities and the Government of Canada. Canada Lands Company works to achieve its mandate with industry leading expertise; the company prides itself on its consultation based approach to pursuing community-oriented goals, environmental stewardship and heritage commemoration with all its projects across Canada.
The company’s activities ensure that former government properties are redeveloped or managed in accordance with their highest and best use, and that they are harmoniously reintegrated into local communities. Our goal is to help transform surplus parcels and reshape them to meet the needs of Canadians with inspiring and sustainable new neighbourhoods in which they can live, work and play.
Canada Lands Company CLC Limited is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Canada Lands Company is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes. Should you require an accommodation, please inform us as soon as possible and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.
Post-secondary degree or diploma in Architecture, Engineering or Planning or related field and/or significant related experience required. Preferably in land development.
Minimum of five to seven 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 National Capital Region 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.
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.