Project Manager

Development · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Development
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Company


Hungerford Properties is a real estate investment, management, and development company with millions of square feet of commercial, industrial, office, retail, and residential properties in Canada. Our mission is to create value for investors, help businesses grow, and build better neighborhoods for all.

 

Today, Hungerford Properties is a vertically integrated, cross-functional organization with in-house teams dedicated to Development, Property Operations, Investments, Asset Management, Finance & Accounting, Sales & Marketing, and Administration, & HR.

 

Hungerford Properties brings sophisticated investment tools to the Canadian market and builds award-winning developments. For more than four decades, we have followed a simple strategy: buy well and add value through proactively investing, developing, and managing commercial and residential projects. The company is a collaborative and vertically integrated organization with in-depth knowledge, experience, and resources across the real estate spectrum. Our people are our most important asset, so we strive to create something unique, something special, and something that generates excitement for people who come into our organization.

 

To know more about Hungerford Properties, visit our website: https://hungerfordproperties.com/

 

Our Approach


We take pride in our approach to doing the work and we expect all our People to do so as well. We strive for an institutional quality operating platform, which includes process manuals, checklists, templates, and repeatable and efficient systems. We leave no stone unturned in the way we go about our work and we demand integrity in everything we do. We thrive working in a process-driven environment which gives our people the confidence to get the job done to the highest standard while minimizing risk. It is core to our operations.


Our Culture


Our company is driven by five Core Values: Ambition, Diligence, Creativity, Relationships, and Community. People joining our organization are completely aligned with these values. We target excellence and set high expectations for ourselves. Our values are integrated in our approach to the work and we strive for a culture of results, collaboration, people, and accountability.

 

 

Ambition - Seeing possibility, stretching goals to exceed expectations, and persisting with extraordinary effort when challenged.

 

Diligence - Taking action in one’s role to remove errors, avoid pitfalls and minimize risk to produce deliverables of the highest professional standard. 

 

Creativity - Dedicating time and energy to creative problem solving, seeking alternative and better approaches to get to the most effective, elegantly simple solutions.

 

Relationships Building team with collaborative internal relationships in order to provide extraordinary service to our external relationships.

 

CommunityTaking action to deliver lasting, meaningful impact on others’ lives, and the lives of their families – whether coworkers, business stakeholders or the larger community.

 

Our Opportunities


We are merit-based; if a person has earned trust by doing a great job, there is the opportunity to take on greater responsibility. We are also about impact, not age or experience, so Hungerford Properties is a place where people can grow a career if motivated, ambitious and diligent. Ultimately, this is an opportunity to become part of a team dedicated to success and excellence for those ready to step up. We are a company committed to developing long-term relationships with our stakeholders, and we are looking for People who are also looking for a long-term commitment in their careers.

 

The Candidate and Responsibilities

The Project Manager position is based out of Vancouver. 

 

Applicants for this position will be self-motivated individuals with a high degree of initiative and will possess strong interpersonal skills, be attentive to detail, and able to build trusting relationships while developing their technical Development/Construction skills.  The candidate will report to the Senior Director of Construction. 

 

The Project Manager will be active in the following primary responsibilities both in an individual and team setting:

 

  • Assist the Department Head by leading multiple projects in various stages of development from conception through to completion.
  • Manage a variety of third-party consultants, contractors, and AHJ’s
  • Collaborate with internal Investments, Financing, Accounting Development, Sales, and Marketing teams throughout the development cycle
  • Be financially savvy and manage budgets, track property models, and forecast future spend as part of the monthly reporting process.
  • Manage project teams to ensure Hungerford Properties’ best interests are represented during design development, value engineering, and construction.
  • Work with Asset Management to ensure property models and asset reports are updated regularly and kept current (Quarterly updates mandatory).
  • Lead the preparation of Rezoning, Subdivision, Development, and Building Permit applications with oversight from the Director of Development. Coordinate the preparation of legal documents required for each project including rights-of-way and/or easement agreements, Plan of Subdivisions, lot consolidation, etc.
  • Collaborate in setting up internal project schedules and follow up according to deliverables/deadlines
  • Solve design, coordination, and technical problems and keep the Project Management Team updated on the progress of action items
  • Manage the Project Tendering process and evaluate bids and make recommendations on contract award
  • Analyze quotations received and compare with market rates to ensure competitive costing
  • Review and track Change Orders, Site Instructions and Shop Drawings, track and manage consultant correspondence on the above matters before distributing approvals to the General Contractor
  • Take part and represent Hungerford Properties in onsite construction meetings
  • Process buyer requests for unit customizations and ensure the work is performed by the General Contractor in a timely manner
  • Review schedule updates and progress invoices on a monthly basis; review construction draw requests and lead the bank draw approval process.
  • Track the status of outstanding letters of credit and other project completion deposits; coordinate municipal inspections to facilitate the recovery of these funds
  • Liaise with the Asset Management team to ensure all necessary insurance policies are in place
  • Liaise with the Leasing team and provide appropriate information for deals under negotiation; includes Landlord Work and turnkey unit customizations; manage third-party consultants/ contractors in the completion of Landlord Work for Tenant Improvements
  • Adhere to the “HWay” (Hungerford Properties processes) and contribute to the continual improvement of this process

 

The Candidate will also be someone who is completely aligned with the Core Values of Hungerford Properties.

 

  Competencies, Qualifications, and Requirements


  • Relevant post-secondary education such as Architecture, Engineering, Project Management, Construction, Building Science.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in real estate development and/or construction industry, (estimating background is considered an asset)
  • Exposure to different construction contract types (e.g. Fixed Price, CM & Design-Build) is required.
  • The applicant must have strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, AutoCAD, Bluebeam, and familiarity with internet-based research

Local travels as required for site meetings. Travels to other provinces are around 10%Skills/Attributes


  • Self-motivated and possesses a high level of professionalism
  • The ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent work ethic and attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills along with a team-oriented mindset are key components of this position
  • Ability to display a high level of professionalism at all times and possess the ability to meet deadlines without compromising accuracy and completeness.
  • Excellent product quality and attention to detail.

 


Our Work Environment


With every amenity, downtown has to offer within a 5 - 10-minutes walk, the seawall at your fingertips, and a state-of-the-art fitness facility in the building, our office is situated in one of the most livable cities in the world, Vancouver - Canada. If you are looking for a perfect blend of stunning natural beauty, diverse cultural experiences, and the hustle and bustle of big city life, Metro Vancouver has it all, and Hungerford Properties is located in the heart of the action.

 

You will enjoy our frequent team celebrations organized throughout the year with various themes such as sport, wellness, cultural activities, team buildings session, and community involvement.


Our Compensation & Benefits Philosophy


Our compensation package includes a competitive base salary, a cash bonus, and a potential Long-Term Incentive program.  We also offer an extended benefits plan, internal corporate training, and support for education.

 

Our Hiring Process


Joining a new organization is an important decision. We want to ensure our working relationship is mutually beneficial. We take our hiring process very seriously and want to provide you ample opportunities to understand our culture, our approach, our goals, and our people.

 

Our hiring process consists of different rounds of discussions, typically one with your hiring manager, a second one with your peers, and a final round with an executive member of Hungerford Properties. Our hiring process may include a business case assessment and psychometric testing.

 


To Apply


Hungerford Properties is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

Hungerford Properties will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities in a manner that is respectful of each person’s dignity up to the point of undue hardship. If you need accommodations during the hiring process, please contact the HR Department.


We thank all applicants in advance but only those qualified may be contacted.

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Development
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced