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Project Developer At Cadre


Toronto, Ontario

Job Description

About the Client
Our client, Kawartha Lakes Construction (KLC), is a design/build firm specializing in custom homes, custom cottages, renovations and additions throughout Peterborough and the Kawarthas. For over 25 years, KLC has been delivering professional, high quality work that reflects each client’s personal style and needs. Its reputation is built on a commitment to providing innovative, customized design and superb craftsmanship through planning, smart building practices and construction experience.

Kawartha Lakes Construction is located in the picturesque town of Lakefield, Ontario, just two hours north east of Toronto. Steps to cottage country and a ten minute drive to Peterborough, Lakefield lends itself to the best of both worlds. On one hand, plenty of affordable housing in both rural and city locations along with good schools and amenities, yet just minutes to the Kawartha Lakes and unlimited leisure activities.

Summary of Position
Reporting to the Project Development Manager, the Project Developer is responsible for the planning implementation and introduction of construction and renovation projects. The Project Developer works with clients to determine needs of their build.

  • Prioritize, plan and coordinate project development activities according to customer requirements.
  • Develops project plans, budget, and schedules
  • Coordinates with the Project Development Manager in preparing project proposals and contractual documents
  • Assists in the resolution of conflicts between projects.
  • Prepares project budgets; schedules using UDA
  • Determine resource requirements to successfully execute projects
  • Reads, writes, interprets and presents oral and written reports defining plans, problems, and resolutions; develop presentations for clients and potential clients as needed
  • Ensures that project status, issues, and successes are regularly reported to the Project Development Manager and management team.
  • Uses basic knowledge of general financial and accounting principles to understand and communicate how decisions affect project bottom line.
  • Maintains a high attention to detail in completion of all job tasks.
  • Recognizes problems or situations that are new or without clear precedent; evaluates alternatives and find solutions using a systematic approach.
  • Ability to convey goals and objectives clearly; listen effectively and clarify information as needed.
  • Ability to read and interpret profit and loss statements and budgets.
  • Ability to work to schedule completing tasks on time.
  • Maintain effective team relationships through strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to collaborate appropriately with build-team members and management.
  • Ability to act with integrity, credibility, self-confidence, and work independently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally with clients and KLC-team in a professional manner.

  • 5-years progressive experience in project development, sales, or project management.
  • College diploma, university degree or combined academic background/experience in business administration, project management, construction, and/or engineering.
  • Knowledge of appropriate legislation including: Occupational Health & Safety Act, Construction regulations.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Building Code & appropriate standards.
  • Moderate technology skills (Outlook, MS Word, Excel, Adobe software, Bluebeam, UDA, Text, Email, QuickBooks)

  • Works fast-paced, under pressure and drives tight deadlines to complete projects; requires focus, precision and high attention to detail in work.
  • Spends time working with the project development team; handles conflict between team members.
  • Frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, reach or feel and manipulate computers, office technology or controls. Required to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Spends majority of time within the office; occasionally exposed to weather outdoors during local travel.
  • Uses standard office tools (computer, telephone, printers) used to complete tasks.

Cadre is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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