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Canderel - Senior Development Manager

10025 102A Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 0Y2, Canada Req #568
Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Who we are:
Canderel is a leading real estate company committed to creating vibrant communities across the nation. With a strong emphasis on sustainability, innovation, and inclusivity, we take pride in delivering exceptional properties that enhance the lives of residents and tenants. As part of our unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion, Canderel is actively seeking applications from individuals within the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) and LGBTQ+ communities.

Reports to: 
Regional Leader, James Robertson



With a proven track record of successful projects, we strive to enhance the quality of life for residents through thoughtful and innovative development. We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Development Manager to join our team and lead the execution of our residential projects within the Edmonton market. By joining our team, you will contribute to our mission of creating inclusive spaces where everyone feels valued and respected.

As the Senior Development Manager, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the planning, development, and execution of residential projects in Edmonton. You will be responsible for driving project success from concept to completion. This role demands strong autonomy, leadership, strategic thinking, and a deep understanding of the real estate development process.


Project Management:

·       Lead and manage all phases of residential real estate development projects, including site selection, due diligence, entitlements, design, construction, and delivery with a meticulous attention to detail.

·       Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and in compliance with local regulations and company standards.

Land Acquisition:

·       Identify and evaluate potential development opportunities, including conducting market research, financial analysis, and risk assessment.

·       Negotiate and secure land acquisitions in alignment with the company's growth strategy.

Team Leadership:

·       Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including architects, engineers, contractors, and consultants, to achieve project goals.

Financial Management:

·       Develop overall project budgets and manage day to day tracking to ensure financial objectives are met.

·       Implement cost-saving strategies and value engineering to optimize project profitability.

Stakeholder Relations:

·       Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including government agencies, community groups, and other industry partners.

·       Represent the company in public meetings, hearings, and other forums as required.

Risk Management:

·       Identify and mitigate project risks through proactive planning and effective problem-solving.

·       Stay informed about industry trends, market conditions, and regulatory changes that may impact projects.


Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Bachelor's degree in Real Estate, Business, Urban Planning, Architecture, Engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in residential real estate development.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing and delivering complex development projects.
  • Strong understanding of local zoning, land use regulations, and development processes in Edmonton.
  • Excellent understanding of construction and best practices.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Financial acumen with the ability to analyze and manage project budgets effectively – Yardi experience will be an advantage.
Application Process:
At Canderel, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success. We actively encourage candidates from BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities to apply for this position. To apply, please submit your resume outlining your qualifications and why you are interested in joining our team. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Canderel is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. We value and respect the diverse experiences and backgrounds of all individuals. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For Assistance please contact Shawna Brothers, Senior Manager, Talent & Culture - 
Join us in building vibrant and inclusive communities with Canderel!

Other details

  • Job Family Project & Development Services
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • 10025 102A Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 0Y2, Canada