Director, Residential Real Estate Development (WR: 726)

Alberta, Calgary
Posted 5 months ago

We have partnered with our client to help them add a strategic and highly motivated Director, Residential Real Estate Development role to their team. In this newly created role, the Director will lead and oversee the development and management of a strategy and team focused on the delivery of innovative solutions to the housing crisis. This will include the development of a comprehensive development management plan, managing organizational resources, and working collaboratively with other functional disciplines in the overall management and delivery of residential developments within Calgary.

The successful candidate will have a passion for real estate, be a strong team player and project manager and have the connections and ability to work with executive and operational teams, the City of Calgary permits and planning departments, community partners and key resources and players within Calgary’s residential real estate market. This is an exciting key role in transforming the lives of seniors, the homeless, Indigenous families and our veterans in need of living options.

Who we’re looking for:

We’re seeking a real estate leader with the following skills and experience:

  • Post-secondary degree in a related discipline or a combination of education and experience appropriate to achieve the mandate;
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in progressive corporate or residential real estate roles, with particular expertise in real estate development, permitting, construction, and compliance;
  • Track record of success managing multiple real estate development projects including;
    • Land acquisitions
    • Permitting,
    • Development
    • Entitlements
    • Financing
    • Dispositions
  • Superior advisory skills and expertise on the residential real estate market in Alberta and beyond, particularly inner city and suburban multi-residential projects;
  • Demonstrated understanding of best-in-class strategies, tools, and recommendations for assessing, developing and executing upon these projects;
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience formally leading others with a demonstrated ability to build, inspire, mentor, coach, and oversee a high-functioning team; and
  • A strong interest and understanding of the housing affordability crisis, government strategies, and community resources.

Candidates coming from another corporate organization or homebuilder industry will be considered.

If this sounds like you, please reach out to Ranju Shergill, Managing Partner, Calgary at for more information.

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