Project Manager, Residential Construction


Website Steel River Group

The Development Project Manager works closely with the Director to provide project management, and technical expertise; Project components include project planning, studies, preliminary design, final design, and services during construction in; Residential / Commercial / Industrial subdivisions; High density residential / Commercial / Industrial on-site developments within Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan.
The Development Project Manager will plan, organize, and manage all functions and activities assigned, including activities and coordination with outside agencies, public officials, communities, industry, and membership. They are responsible for originating, coordinating, and implementing all aspects of project development execution – from feasibility through acquisition, construction and closing. Projects will include new construction and acquisition/rehabilitation, as well as joint ventures with other developers, partners, and industry.
Utilize relevant municipal policies to assess potential development opportunities and provide input on highest and best use recommendations.
Manage the application submissions and project schedules and obtain approval of development applications from the municipality.
Identify and manage qualified architects, engineers, environmental firms, construction companies and other professionals as needed.
Cross-disciplinary design supervision and design coordination, preparation of construction plans and bid document specifications, office engineering construction support, and contract administration.
Participate in Public Meetings for development approval applications to relevant agreements pertaining to municipal undertakings and permits.
Ensure that solutions offered and delivered reflect the needs of private sector, municipal, provincial, and federal clients.
Prepare analyses, reports, designs, drawings, specifications, cost estimates, presentations, and reports as required.
Engage and coordinate with clients, contractors, project team members, stakeholders, and the public on various projects.
Conduct site visits as required and manage site servicing schedules and budgets.
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s or master’sdegree in business, finance, real estate, or planning is preferred.
Experience with project estimating including generating estimating submission documents.
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate from the Project Management Institute (PMI) or similar is preferred.
Minimum of 10years as a Developer and highly experiencein project development and as well as training and experiencein underwriting, financial feasibility and analysis, and public and private programs for financing. Prefer knowledge and experience with CMHC, government agencies, and financial institutions.
Skills and Knowledge
As a Developer, must have knowledge of all phases or construction and development management processes.
Must have proven ability to manage multiple development projects simultaneously, to lead teams of contractors and external consultants, and to effectively solve problems on a variety of issues that may occur during the real estate development process.
Highly developed written and oral communication skills, including preparation of reports, briefing papers, and correspondence.
Excellent organizational coordination, problem-solving, and time management skills, including the planning and managing of multiple projects.
Ability to be proactive and capable of resolving complex problems expeditiously.
Dealmaker’s sensibility regarding development activities and skills to proactively identify new projects.
General office environment in the Calgary
Travel to project sites throughout Western Canada will be required.



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