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Curriculum Vitae

About the job 

 Exciting time of growth and opportunity to help build a new, in‐house, development/design/construction management function
 Significant pipeline of projects in the planning and development phase, with 10+ years of development and construction work, provides an excellent opportunity to help create thriving, new, seniors living communities across the GTA and beyond
 The ideal candidate will be passionate about managing residential development and construction projects and will take ownership of projects by being responsible for the project delivery process and accountable for the implementation and realization of projects
 This newly created position will report directly to the executive team
 A willingness to lead from the front and drive success

About us

Yee Hong Seniors Living Inc. (YHSL), is a young company, jointly owned by two charitable organizations, that focuses on developing, building and operating culturally‐appropriate seniors living communities. Miri Koller and Andy Bicanic, seasoned experts in the development and operation of retirement communities, are respectively the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Development Officer for Yee Hong Seniors Living.
We aspire to build a diverse and inclusive team of people who work together, support each other, and grow together.

Job Description

Director of (Construction) Projects will be responsible for:
 Overseeing the portfolio of seniors living construction projects
 Actively participating in an interdisciplinary team that manages seniors living projects through the entire development process (feasibility/initial design, planning, applications and approvals, design development, constructability, permits, pre‐construction, construction and closings)
 Coordinating communication between an integrated development and construction team
 Managing project schedules, budgets and contracts
 Establishing and managing best practices in project management processes and systems
 Assisting with a variety of miscellaneous projects, including preparation of reports, RFP responses, coordination, and other related assignments as required
 Ensuring proper Health & Safety procedures are followed and report any incidents and/or hazards
 Participating in the creation and maintenance of complex pro forma models
 Planning, organizing, directing and managing all facets of construction projects and ensuring pre‐established costs, schedule, quality and scope objectives are achieved
 Involvement in construction and term financing of projects and exposure to operations
 Creating sound relationships with colleagues, clients, consultants, contractors, and suppliers to promote YHSL mission

The Successful Applicant

The successful Director of (Construction) Projects will demonstrate:
 10+ years of experience (at least 3 in a leadership/management/project lead position) project managing complex mid- and high-rise residential construction projects in Ontario either for a CM/Owner/Architecture firm; experience working on seniors living projects considered a critical asset
 Architectural degree and registered Architect with the OAA
 A thorough understanding of the complete design and construction cycle, contract, schedule and quality management
 In‐depth design/construction knowledge and ability to read and interpret architectural and engineering drawings and technical reports
 Exceptional financial, project and time management abilities, with demonstrated experience undertaking concurrent tasks and managing multiple projects
 Proficiency/working design knowledge in CAD and Revit
 Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat/Creative Suite, Microsoft Office; good use of Excel, advanced knowledge of MS Project, and using Word and PowerPoint to present information
 Proficiency with OBC as it relates to residential and retirement projects
 Strong written and spoken English communication skills
 Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships and resolve complex issues
 A stable career history as well as a track record of successfully completed projects (start‐to‐finish)
 Ability to work as a leader in a team environment and be a trusted advisor at all levels


What's on Offer

A competitive salary (base $140‐165k depending on qualifications and experience) in addition to bonus and benefits package.
Contact by email only: Andy Bicanic ‐ info@yhsl.ca. Position in subject line.

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