Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

Vice President, Development Management

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Who We Are:

Colliers Project Leaders is part of Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIGI), an industry leading global real estate services company with more than 16,000 professionals operating in 66 countries. Colliers International offers a comprehensive, vertically-integrated real estate solution. The offering consists of selling, buying, valuation, property management, project management and development management services.

Colliers Project Leaders provides the development and project management components of the Colliers real estate solution.   Our institutional-grade Get it Right Solution™ ensures we get it ready, get it built and get it performing - so investors, owners and occupants are certain of success.

With over 600 employees across Canada and in the Middle East, Colliers Project Leaders offers a multi-cultural, multi-generational work environment where we cultivate excellence, develop leaders and deliver on client vision.

The Opportunity:


Colliers Project Leaders is seeking a driven individual to lead our Development Management Team in Toronto as Vice President, Development Management. This is a senior leadership opportunity for a savvy professional who is ready to take on the challenge of growing an emerging service offering within an established, professional, real-property consulting company. The Colliers Development Management Team provides the following value-added consulting service to real property investors who are investing capital to develop and enhance their real property assets:

  • Identify the development, concept and financial proforma,
  • Identify and comply with applicable regulatory requirements, while maximizing the opportunity to enhance land value,
  • Manage the design and construction of the development, and
  • Realize the revenue stream as defined in the proforma.

The Development Management team represents a significant area of growth within the overall Colliers Project Leaders organization.

As the Vice President, Development Management, you will drive the various stages in the development process in order to achieve the client’s development goals. Your depth and breadth of experience in development management will ensure the team delivers the vision and the return on investment that our clients expect –you will build and scale a team that consistently closes the deals and sets us apart from our industry peers.


What you’ll get to do as a Vice President, Development Management at Colliers Project Leaders:


  • Communicate and influence investor clients at the Executive (C-suite) level.
  • Manage the real estate development process for investor clients in the commercial office, mixed-use retail, and industrial sectors.
  • Work in partnership with the other Colliers business leaders to develop and maintain strong client relationships and grow the collective businesses.
  • Build a high performing Development Management consulting team within a structured, but entrepreneurial, environment.
  • Create the annual strategic business plan and budgets and be responsible for Profit & Loss for the business.
  • Enhance the Development Management delivery platform.


What you’ll need to be successful:


  • Having already become a self-motivated, driven strategic thinker and deal maker.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in real property development.
  • A university degree or diploma in engineering, architecture, urban planning or quantity surveying (or an equivalent combination of academic and practical experience)
  • Knowledge of regulatory and planning processes, Provincial Planning Act, current development processes, trends, and policies (Official Plan, ZBL, Draft-Plans and etc.).
  • Experience with land acquisition, including all phases of zoning, design, marketing/sales, construction and registration.
  • Knowledge of various types of construction methodologies, project management models and financial management (pro-forma), as well as building codes, zoning bylaws, contract law and relevant legislation.
  • Effective leadership and organizational skills with the ability to influence others and resolve a variety of client, project and technical issues.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including a working knowledge of scheduling (MS Project), word processing (Word) and spreadsheet (Excel) software applications.
  • Professional industry credentials such as PMP, P.Eng., CET, CFA, PQS, RA or similar industry recognized designation.

To learn more about Colliers Project Leaders please visit our website at If this is the right opportunity for you, please apply online and submit a resume for consideration.


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