• Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #11590
  • Salary: CA$145,000 Per Hour

MatchBox Consulting Group is looking for a Development Manager in Toronto. Our client is one of Western Canada’s largest development and construction organizations. They are recognized as one of the best for their incredible work culture and outstanding employee benefits. 


  • Lead the consultant team in the submission of development applications and obtaining required permits and approvals.
  • Manage the approval process for Development Permits, expediting resolutions to maintain project schedules and quality standards.
  • Collaborate with Design and Pre-Construction teams to develop building layouts for various types of developments.
  • Conduct detailed legal reviews of projects before application preparation, participating in design meetings to assess compliance and constructability concerns.
  • Coordinate closely with development and construction teams to ensure successful project turnover, manage consultant schedules, review designs, and integrate client specifications into project designs.


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Development Manager with expertise in land and building development.
  • Proficiency in navigating municipal processes for rezoning, development permits, and building permits, including experience working with municipal departments.
  • Ability to review and interpret architectural, civil, and landscape drawings, as well as a strong understanding of legal contracts and title documents.
  • Familiarity with municipal governance structures and their impact on development, along with knowledge of Metro Vancouver Development Permit and Building Permit processes.
  • Experience in land due diligence review, managing tasks across multiple projects, and establishing effective relationships with diverse stakeholders.


Headquartered in downtown Vancouver and serving clients nationally, MatchBox is one of the leading recruitment and solutions firms that specializes in the fields of IT & Technology, Engineering & Technical, Real Estate & Construction, and Accounting & Finance. We offer unrivalled expertise with our teams extensive experience in the recruitment and professional services industry. We are dedicated to building great connections and creating strong opportunities within the workforce and the labor market.


MatchBox is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including members of minority groups such as racialized individuals, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and Indigenous peoples. It is a priority for us that all candidates are treated fairly and without discrimination. Our recruitment teams receive ongoing training on using objective criteria for evaluating candidates and other related topics to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.


Please note that we require all interested candidates to obtain the necessary work permits from the Government of Canada prior to submitting an application.


We receive a high volume of applications and are only able to contact candidates who are selected for further consideration.

Find out more at www.matchboxhr.com


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