Senior Leader, Land Development, Residential
R.J. Burnside & Associates Limited
55d ago


Senior Leader, Land Development

Pickering, Ontario

This senior leadership role is diverse, spanning the following key responsibilities :

  • Team Building Working with, maintaining and developing a team atmosphere among your project team members, mentoring and developing junior staff, training, recruitment, staff reviews, etc.
  • Business Development - identifying new potential business opportunities / initiatives, establishing and maintaining relationships with the local community and approval agencies, securing proposal opportunities and preparing proposals, attending client / association functions, etc.
  • Client Maintenance - Nurturing and further developing existing client base through establishing / maintaining client relationships, effective project management and project delivery, ensuring that projects are delivered on budget and on time.
  • Currently one of our key clients in the region is Mattamy Homes.

  • Administration management of the financial aspects of the project, processing of invoices, collecting receivables, timesheet completion, record keeping, team utilization, etc.
  • Quality Control providing a quality control function for the project team to ensure conformity of processes with overall Burnside QA / QC expectations.
  • Design Strategy - Lead the design strategy at the initiation of projects and at critical milestone points to ensure efficient, cost effective, and quality designs that meet client needs and expectations.
  • Project Approval Process Awareness and management of critical path items, providing strategic advice to clients, representing client interests to municipalities and agencies.
  • Industry Trends maintaining awareness of current industry trends / standards and approval requirements
  • Career Growth

    As a senior leader within the Pickering office, we believe an opportunity exists for you to enhance your leadership role in this area over time.

    The timing of the development of this opportunity will be contingent on a number of factors including, but not limited to, the following :

  • Your successful collaboration with staff and delivery of current projects identified for you upon arrival;
  • Demonstration of alignment with our values and practices that we expect from the leaders of our firm;
  • Continued growth in your client management and development experience through working with members of our senior management team;
  • Our continued focus as a firm in the development of new opportunities with eastern GTA clients.
  • Company Profile

    Founded in 1970, R.J. Burnside & Associates Limited is a progressive Canadian owned multi discipline engineering and environmental consultancy firm with over 345 staff and a proven track record of providing the highest service to clients in the Public, Private, International and Aboriginal sectors.

    We have 11 offices across Ontario, Manitoba and Alberta and work on projects throughout Canada and the Caribbean.

    Burnside’s traditional focus has been infrastructure engineering, including water supply, sewage treatment, surface water and resources and storm-

    water management, roads and bridges and agricultural drainage. We also provide services in the specialty areas of hydrogeology, environmental assessment and planning, monitoring and compliance, site assessments, remediation and cleanup, solid waste management, structures and building services, and transportation.

    We take pride in our people and the company has a strong reputation as being a great place to work. We are always interested in speaking with talented people who wish to share their careers with us at any of our offices.

    We offer excellent compensation and benefits, including RSP and Profit Sharing Plans, Fitness Benefits, Flexible Hours, Career Development Opportunities, Mentoring, Continuing Education, Social Activities and a working environment second to none.

    We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace and we welcome or consider resumes from all qualified candidates.

    Burnside will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the entire recruitment, assessment and selection process, as required.

    If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation during these processes, please contact our Human Resources department.

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