Development Manager
CivicInfo BC
Victoria, BC, Canada
20d ago

BC Ministry of Citizens’ Services

Victoria Salary $73,400.00 - $101,900.00 annually

Real Property Division (RPD) is a division within the Ministry of Citizens’ Services (CITZ). RPD provides everything needed to design, set up and manage a government workplace.

This includes management of the Province's real estate portfolio, office space inventory, furniture procurement, project and construction management, and real estate services for special purpose facilities (such as courthouses, laboratories or correctional facilities).

The client base includes core government ministries as well as broader public sector clients.

Workplace Development Services (WDS) is a Branch within the Real Property Division providing expert advisory services in project delivery and oversight, building technology advisory services and strategic facilities planning.

The WDS team of professional architects, engineers and project managers translate client requirements into building solutions by facilitating option definition and planning, securing funding approvals, and providing oversight of the project from concept, through construction and close-out.

The Development Manager, acting as the owner’s representative, is responsible for the oversight and implementation of major and complex accommodation and real estate projects and programs utilizing private sector project managers, architects, engineers, specialist consultants and contractors.

Projects include building types such as offices, correctional centres, courthouses and laboratories and involve land development, re-

zoning initiatives, value analysis, new construction, heritage restoration, environmental remediation, renovations, and complex lease.

Project values range between $50K to $200+ million with a project duration between six months to three years.

The Development Manager is accountable for the overall success of assigned projects. This is done by ensuring that customer service delivery outcomes are met, that team members fulfill their roles, and through effective and expedient management of approval processes, project documentation (change orders, payments etc) and project communications.

Qualifications for this role include :

  • Recognized university degree in architecture, engineering, related discipline and or equivalent project management experience for major capital projects;
  • plus 7 years current progressively more senior experience in the fields of architecture or engineering and related experience as noted below;
  • OR an equivalent combination of education, training and related experience.

    Related experience includes :

  • Experience in all phases of the project management life cycle for building construction projects.
  • Experience in real estate development / construction / project management.
  • Development and administration of procurement and contracts for construction projects, advertising, tendering, negotiation, award and management of contracts.
  • Experience with environmental stewardship, business case development, value analysis techniques, real estate financing and contract law.
  • Project cost estimating experience is desirable.
  • LEED AP is desirable.
  • PMP or Certificate in Project Management is preferred.
  • For more information and to apply online by August 13, 2018, please go to :

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