Vice President, Development - Porte Vice President, Development - Porte

Vice President, Development

THE TEAM:

Porte has been serious about real estate since 1968 and in those 54+ years we’ve realized we aren’t just developing or managing properties, we’re helping build communities and enriching lives. You’ll find that spirit in our award-winning developments, extraordinary charitable work and in every employee who proudly calls Porte their place of work. When people feel this good about doing their job, amazing things happen.

There are countless reasons to consider a career with Porte. For starters, you’ll be part of an encouraging, supportive team with plenty of room for growth. Plus, you’ll enjoy many Porte Perks, these are just a few:

  • Training and educational events throughout the year
  • A lively social committee
  • Personal and professional development opportunities and encouragement for greater learning

Our focus on building communities is carried out in many different ways and everyone at Porte is encouraged to get involved. We fundraise each holiday season for the Food Bank, we match employee charitable donations, and we are a huge supporter of Cassie + Friends, founded by David Porte, that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children who are living with Juvenile Arthritis. Plus we give back to the community in many ways including through each of our new developments by donating $100 per home that is built to the Breakfast Club of Canada to help ensure kids don’t go to school hungry.

And, of course, you’ll be an integral part of an established company building on over 54 years of success, and progressive leadership in the real estate industry.

You will be integral to our big plans to continue to grow, which include happily housing hundreds of new homeowners every year, developing new residential rental buildings and commercial projects.  Learn more about Porte at porte.ca.

JOB SUMMARY:

The VP, Development will enter a company with a strong base of existing income producing assets and a development pipeline.  With a golden opportunity to continue to build on Porte’s existing accomplishments and lead the development of new condominium projects for sale and the re-development of our existing asset base.

Reporting to the President and working closely alongside our Senior Leadership team, the VP will oversee the project development through all phases of planning, development, construction, and marketing and sales through to completion.

To align with our exciting growth trajectory, the VP will lean on their strong entrepreneurial spirit to challenge themselves and the team to exceed growth targets.  With a long-tenured background in development, the VP possesses an existing network of government and key partners, including lenders and consultants that can be drawn upon to best lead the business interests of Porte’s properties.

Our ideal candidate is a champion of the employee experience, modelling and providing leadership and mentoring to their team.  You are comfortable sitting at the leadership table, creating and driving strategy for the development business, while providing input into other areas of the company.  A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 8 years of senior-level experience within a development firm is required, as is a strong understanding of the local industry and its trends.

This is a perfect opportunity for a professional who would like to play a leading role in the future growth of a trusted and well-established company.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity please send your resume to Robyn Green, rgreen@inspiredhr.ca. All interactions are in the strictest of confidence.

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