• Location: Vancouver , British Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #10692
  • Salary: CA$250,000 Per Hour

MatchBox Consulting Group is seeking a President, Land Development.

Our client is a prominent global enterprise with interests spanning various industries including consumer packaged goods, hospitality, technology, real estate, non-profit, and venture funding. Backed by a team of seasoned executives, they have a global footprint with operations and investments in multiple regions including North America, Europe, and the Caribbean. Their shared vision is to shape a world where humanity serves its highest purpose. Their mission focuses on deploying capital to make a positive impact.


To learn more about the group, please inquire directly.


The company at focus is not just a developer but an innovator. With projects that range from pioneering island developments to reshaping urban spaces, they are redefining the limits of land development across North America. Their emphasis is on creating living experiences marked by innovation, sustainability, and top-tier design.

ROLE: President of Land Development

We are seeking a visionary leader with vast experience in land development, including complex undertakings and oversight of remote off-grid projects. The role involves spearheading multi-phase land and property development ventures across North America, providing direction, and working closely with the top-tier leadership. The successful candidate will manage all facets of projects, from initial conception to final execution.

The immediate focus will be on two main projects: a ranch retreat in the southwest USA and a substantial private island project in Canada. The person will collaborate closely with the leadership to bring these transformative visions to life. Proficiency in land development in remote areas, familiarity with off-grid systems, and navigating logistical challenges are imperative for this role. Future projects will involve similar endeavors in Canada, the US, and the Caribbean.


You are a seasoned professional with a blend of experience, drive, precision, strategic thinking, and leadership. Your credentials include but are not limited to:

  • Proven track record in off-grid construction projects.
  • Ability to translate vision into execution.
  • Strategic foresight in complex scenarios.
  • Strong leadership and relationship-building skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire and lead teams.


  • Oversee development projects from inception to completion.
  • Set short and long-term objectives for all projects.
  • Engage and onboard key personnel such as architects.
  • Regularly update stakeholders with progress metrics and visuals.
  • Financial and risk management.
  • Compliance with industry standards, safety norms, and building codes.
  • Drive eco-friendly initiatives and green power systems.
  • On-site visitations for monitoring progress and quality.
  • Explore new real estate development opportunities.


  • Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Civil Engineering, Architecture, or related field; +15 years in construction management with a track record of progressive growth.
  • Project Management: +10 years of full lifecycle development management, with experience in remote and complex land development, especially working directly with planners and architects.
  • Leadership: +10 years leading small to mid-size construction teams, with +5 years reporting directly to high-profile principals or UHNWI/HNWI in an owner’s rep or similar capacity.
  • Technical Proficiency: Expertise in Canadian building codes, planning and implementation of off-grid telecommunication systems, green power systems, and familiarity with Microsoft O365, G Suite, MAC, etc.
  • Adaptability & Travel: Strong emotional intelligence, ability to adapt in dynamic environments, and willingness to travel as needed for various projects.



The compensation package is competitive, including base pay, bonuses, profit shares, and potential ownership options upon exit events. Comprehensive medical benefits are provided. This role also promises avenues for growth within this company or its other portfolio companies. Unique bonus structures and other incentives are also on the table.



About MatchBox

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.


Equal Opportunities

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.


Work Permits

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


Further Consideration

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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