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Development Manager

Job Title:             Development Manager


The Onni Group is a leading real estate firm based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with offices in Toronto, Los Angeles and Chicago. This diverse company is vertically integrated with in-house departments responsible for execution of the company’s activities including property development, construction and management as well as leasing, sales and marketing.


There is an exciting opportunity for a talented professional to join the development team in Los Angeles as a Development Manager. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail-oriented with strong initiative and an ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of constituents; and has proven capabilities in multi-tasking, negotiating, problem solving and prioritizing workloads.


Job Description:


  • Organize and manage several large format mixed use real estate development projects using external consultants and supporting development staff
  • Lead consultant teams through full coordination of Building Permit and Issued for Construction drawings
  • Effectively negotiate land/zoning approvals with local approving authorities and possibly neighboring owners
  • Effectively negotiate and complete agreements with pricing, terms, and timing conditions that meet the Onni’s expectations and requirements
  • Effectively control project costs through the use of job cost reports
  • Maintain an ongoing working knowledge of local land acquisition markets
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of current market prices
  • Participate in the sales and marketing initiatives throughout the development process


Summary of Qualifications & Requirements:


  • 3-5 years of real estate development or related industry experience
  • Architecture degree is an asset
  • Extensive experience in the analysis, acquisition, entitlement, development and marketing of residential land
  • Construction Management experience is an asset
  • Experience directing and managing consultants and contractors
  • Extensive experience in the residential real estate industry, in particular multi-family residential and large mixed-use projects in the lower mainland
  • An understanding of and familiarity with the planning and engineering approval process
  • Full understanding of budgeting, cash flows and financial analysis for real estate
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to read, understand and coordinate consultant’s drawings (architectural, landscape, mechanical, electrical, etc.)


Please note that we offer competitive pay, a comprehensive benefit package and programs to continuously develop and recognize employees.


All interest applicants please submit your cover letter and resume.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.



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