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Director of Construction

Reference ID: 1056360_1505863651

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Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Construction, Mining and Trades

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Director of Construction opportunity with one of Western Canada's largest Real Estate Developers.

Your new company
Our client is one of the largest private real estate developers in Western Canada. They have a diverse portfolio of income producing properties including retail, commercial office and residential. They also develop a considerable number of wood frame and concrete frame market residential properties. The organization is in the favorable position of being in possession of a considerable land bank. This allows them to feel confident in their ability to move forward with projects even if there are changes in the market. The company is expanding their investment in new projects and it is anticipated they will have 12-15 'live' projects in construction by 2018.

Your new role
Based in the their modern well-appointed offices in Downtown Vancouver the Director of Construction will work closely with the VP Construction and the project management team to ensure successful project delivery. This will take the form of troubleshooting technical issues, mentoring Project Managers, and helping to negotiate major trade contracts. The Director will also be responsible for running their own projects and must be willing to continue being hands on as a Project Manager. You will establish strong relationships with consultants, trades, municipalities and other various partners in order to maximize project efficiency. Aside from receiving support from a company with an excellent corporate culture, you will have the opportunity to provide leadership to a team of experienced construction professionals.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be considered, you will have a technical school background with a construction related degree or diploma in addition to 15 plus years of project management experience working for a General Contractor or Developer/Builder. You will have a proven track record of success delivering multiple concurrent ground up commercial or residential construction projects of a significant size on time and on budget. You must be a charismatic leader that enjoys helping to develop others. This is a dynamic environment and a positive attitude and a driven personality are essential requirements for this role.

What you'll get in return
A very attractive salary and bonus package will be provided including excellent benefits scheme, parking and RSP matching. You will gain exposure to working for a very dynamic, professional organization located in modern offices with excellent amenities in Downtown Vancouver.

What you need to do now
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Posted: September 19, 2017
Closes:November 18, 2017