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Starlight Investments, in conjunction with WP Osborne Executive Search, is looking to fill a Senior Development Manager role for their development and construction division, Starlight Developments. Starlight Developments believes in the lasting value of complete communities. We are proud to be one of Canada’s leading developers of purpose-built rental housing and mixed-use developments. Starlight Developments strives for our residents to experience improved quality of living, with access to best-in-class amenities.
We build environments that are modern, diverse, and sustainable places where people want to live, work, shop and play. We continue to be actively engaged with the communities where we operate and are committed to the health and safety of our residents, staff and neighbours. Senior Development Manager Based in Victoria , reporting to and working closely with the Vice President, Development, the Senior Manager will be accountable for helping guide and mentor a team of experienced development professionals to deliver on a substantial portfolio of residential and mixed-use projects and to provide the necessary leadership, oversight and strategy to help drive all entitlements, design development expediently while maintaining project viability through to building permit issuance. The position plays a crucial role in ensuring that community improvement, value maximization and project quality are achieved.
Duties and Responsibilities : Lead (i) the due diligence, feasibility analysis and determination of development potential and (ii) investigation of existing permissions on subject sites by collecting pertinent policy (OCP, Zoning By-law, Provincial Policy docs, Fee schedules, municipal by-laws, etc.), surrounding applications and locational information; Lead the analysis of development potential based on amending permissions on subject sites by collecting pertinent policy (OCP, Zoning By-law, Provincial Policy docs, Fee schedules, municipal by-laws, etc.), surrounding applications and locational information; Lead the creation, coordination and implementation of entitlement strategies which may include municipal and agency approvals, official community plan amendments, zoning by-law amendments, variances to bylaws and consents; In conjunction with junior team members, provide leadership in the preparation and tracking of Request for Proposals and provide comparative analysis on submitted proposals as needed; Lead the organization and coordination of external community and tenant meetings; Coordinate and track various development agreements with municipalities and external agencies; Review technical drawings and reports, along with the Construction team, prior to submission to the municipality and agency for completeness and to ensure specified criteria are being addressed; Responsible for project ideation through to permitting and all entitlements working in collaboration with Investments, Construction and Asset Management; Regular preparation and occasional presentation of monthly, quarterly partner reports and cash flow reports; Assist with project-related presentations, printing, file management and file sharing including SharePoint; Lead the preparation, and maintenance of project schedules and provide regular updates to projected timelines and associated internal tracking reports; Review and manage the release of Letters of Credit and other development-related securities. Qualifications The successful candidate will possess a University Degree in Engineering, Urban Planning, or a related field with a minimum of 5 years of development experience; a positive team-based approach to work; strong organization and time management skills and the ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize multiple urgencies while being focused on the details; knowledge of Microsoft Project and PowerPoint, and proficiency in Excel. A valid driver’s license and personal vehicle is preferred to visit different sites on the Island. Application Qualified candidates can submit their resume via LinkedIn.
We thank you for your interest in this role, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Starlight Investments Starlight Investments is a leading global real estate investment and asset management firm. A privately held owner, developer and asset manager of over 77,000 multi-residential suites and over 9 million square feet of commercial property space, we offer a range of investment vehicles across various real estate strategies. Starlight’s guiding mission is to balance our tenure with visionary curiosity to create positive impact for investors and communities alike.
At Starlight, we invest with impact. Learn more at Starlight Investments or connect with us on LinkedIn. WP Osborne Executive Search WP Osborne is a privately-owned search firm delivering full-service recruitment expertise for over 20 years to a broad range of clients in the real estate industry. Our expertise extends across every major asset class including multi-residential, office, industrial, retail, mixed-use, condo, hotels, and senior living across the functions of asset management, investments, development, construction, leasing, property management, portfolio management, finance, marketing, IT, HR and strategy.
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