Associate, Development



The Associate, Development assists in all aspects of the development of high-rise residential and mixed-use development projects, including development activities such as rezoning, subdivision, site plan and condominium applications as well as building permits and condo registration, design development, working drawings and construction.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Provides day-to-day support to the Vice President, Development and other project leads as required.
  • Assists with all aspects of development applications; Zoning By-law Amendment, Site Plan Application, Committee of Adjustment and Condominium applications, preparation of initial submissions, responding to municipal comments, finalizing any relevant agreements, clearing conditions, and registering plans.
  • Effectively liaises with consultants, municipal staff, and other external stakeholders to obtain information as well as to meet or exceed schedule expectations for development applications.
  • Reviewing construction drawings and documents to ensure they are fully coordinated across the consultant teams.
  • Assists Sales & Marketing in the lead up to sales by being actively involved in building design, suite design and amenity programming.
  • Actively coordinates with Construction to prepare tender packages and obtaining permits to facilitate construction.
  • Coordinates drawings updates and the issuance of Site Instructions during construction.
  • Attend regular site meetings to meeting with consultants and the construction team to review critical items and site conditions.
  • Succinctly and accurately prepares agendas and minutes for internal and consultant meetings to track project progress as well as on-going responsibilities and deadlines.
  • Research specific political, regulatory and market trends to keep the business informed of potential changes within the development industry.
  • Works with the Development team and assists with general administration as required.
  • Other duties within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job, as requested by management. Ability to influence and persuade others to ensure timely project completion required.

The Ideal Candidate

  • A university degree in engineering
  • A minimum of two years and a maximum of four years of work experience with an engineering, architecture, or real estate development firm
  • A high level of skill working within Microsoft Excel and Bluebeam
  • Demonstrated ability or aptitude analyzing site, building, and suite plans as well as other technical drawings (AutoCAD, Sketchup, Revit and other design experience is a plus)
  • Demonstrated thoroughness and attention to detail, while also possessing a high-level strategic perspective
  • Ability to work on multiple projects, prioritizing and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Team collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Initiative and creativity
  • Proven analytical and research skills
  • Business and financial acumen
  • Well-developed communication skills: listening, verbal, written, and graphic
  • Clear, concise, and cogent writing as well as compelling PowerPoint presentations are particularly valued

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