• Location: Richmond, British Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #10817
  • Salary: CA$180,000 Per Hour

MatchBox Consulting is seeking a Senior Development Manager for our client, a growing high rise developer in Greater Vancouver.

The Senior Development Manager will be a driven and adaptive individual, who will be responsible for overseeing the planning, execution, and successful completion of real estate development projects, ensuring they meet budget, quality, and timeline objectives.


  • Stay current on local competition, market dynamics, and development regulations and guidelines.
  • Cultivate relationships with senior management, marketing, accounting, customer service, interior design, and construction teams.
  • Formulate development timelines and monitor the overall project schedule.
  • Compile internal and external reports related to project status.
  • Assess, oversee, and mitigate project risks.
  • Ensure quality control throughout the project’s duration.
  • Generate and conceptualize ideas for new development initiatives.
  • Collaborate closely with the construction team to ensure seamless coordination throughout the project timeline.
  • Collaborate in drafting scopes of work for construction and coordinate the creation of supplementary documents to support consultant services.
  • Lead contract negotiations and manage necessary paperwork to finalize contractual terms.
  • Offer project leadership and guidance to third-party collaborators and project team members. Conduct regular development team meetings and address project issues as they arise.
  • Supervise and monitor the progress of ongoing projects, including schedules, budgets, financial metrics, and lending requirements. Approve progress payments during development and funding, as well as contract adjustments as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with contractual performance obligations.
  • Develop project scope, capital and operating budgets, lending criteria, risk assessments, and development and construction schedules, working closely with the construction department.


  • Bachelor’s degree in real estate development, construction management, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in real estate development, preferably in the role of development manager, with a proven track record of successfully managing projects from concept to completion.
  • Strong knowledge of local zoning and land use regulations, permitting processes, and building codes.
  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills, with the ability to oversee a multidisciplinary team of architects, engineers, contractors, and consultants.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to interact effectively with stakeholders, government officials, and investors.


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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