Who we are

Founded in Chilliwack, B.C. the Westbow Group of Companies aims to build our communities through construction, realty, wealth, agriculture, and charity. Since 1977, Westbow continues to grow and expand. We are a company that prides itself on its values:

  • We work hard, we work smart
  • We build lasting value
  • We are creative and innovative
  • We have fun
  • We care
  • We act with integrity

About the role

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Sr. Development Manager will be responsible for the execution of Westbow’s largest project and the largest residential development in Chilliwack, BC.  With a focus on aligning with organizational objectives the Sr. Development Manager is a strong leader that has the ability to organize and oversee all stakeholders and effectively manage project plans, present initiatives to senior leaders and ensure the project goals are successfully met or exceeded.

What you’re great at

  • Inspiring and motivating team members towards a common goal
  • Developing and planning projects on a strategic level
  • Presenting ideas and initiatives to peers and leaders
  • Communicating at all levels, both verbally and written
  • Influencing and fostering an environment of shared accountability
  • Remaining flexible and adaptive in a fast-paced environment

What you’ll be doing

  • Managing land development projects and successfully meeting or exceeding project goals
  • Defining project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business objectives in collaboration with the senior leadership team and internal stakeholders
  • Directing and overseeing feasibility studies and risk analysis to ensure project plans align with senior leadership goals
  • Tracking and overseeing full project schedules to ensure milestones and timelines are being met
  • Estimating the resources and participants required to achieve project goals
  • Ensuring proper financial management of the project, working alongside the Finance and Accounting
  • Ensuring proper risk management by documenting all risks and employing an effective mitigation strategy
  • Providing leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Aligning with all project team members to ensure that designs, budgets and schedules are well coordinated and communicated
  • Managing the day-to-day project activities and resources; Chairs the project team meetings
  • Ensuring that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards
  • Providing status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating frequently to leadership
  • Delivering appropriate and effective executive level communication

What we’re looking for

  • 10+ years of land development experience
  • Project Management experience preferably in land development and real estate
  • Post Secondary education in Project Management, Construction, Real Estate, Land Development, Business or Finance considered an asset
  • Experience managing and successfully executing a project scope of over $50 mil.
  • Extensive understanding of project management principles, methods and techniques
  • Detailed understanding of all aspects and disciplines within property development (Development, Servicing, Financing, Construction, Design, Sales, etc.)

What you can expect from us

  • Supportive team and leadership staff
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Casual dress attire and cheerful work environment
  • Fun company events
  • Volunteer opportunities with Westbow Gives Back
  • Benefits package
  • Investment opportunities and investment matching
  • Education and Mentorship opportunities

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