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BC Public Service

BAND 3 - Development Manager

Full Time
5 days ago
80,800 to 114,400 per year
Posting Title

BAND 3 - Development Manager

Position Classification

Band 3




Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range

$80,800.13 - $114,400.00 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Citizens' Services

Ministry Branch / Division

Workplace Development Services branch, Real Property Division

Job Summary

Real Property Division (RPD) is a division within the Ministry of Citizens' Services (CITZ). RPD provides everything needed to design, set up and manage a government workplace. This includes management of the Province's real estate portfolio, office space inventory, furniture procurement, construction project management, and real estate services for special purpose facilities (such as courthouses, laboratories or correctional facilities). The client base includes core government ministries as well as broader public sector clients.

Workplace Development Services (WDS) is a Branch within the Real Property Division providing expert advisory services in project delivery and oversight, building technology advisory services and strategic facilities planning. The WDS team of professional architects, engineers and project managers translate client requirements into building solutions by facilitating option definition and planning, securing funding approvals, and providing oversight of the project from concept, through construction and close-out.

Projects managed by the Branch range from major capital new builds, large multi-year asset rehabilitation and maintenance programs to coordination and integration of tenant improvements, and client moves. In addition, WDS supports environmental stewardship programs and ensures the corporate Environmental Management System (EMS) requirements are implemented and maintained.

WDS facilitates conceptual design and provides oversight of detailed design, construction documentation, procurement and contract management services while delivering a variety of capital projects ranging in scale and complexity. WDS contractually retains the services of consulting professionals including architects, engineers, interior designers, and specialty consultants.

The Development Manager, acting as the owner's representative, is responsible for the oversight and implementation of major and complex accommodation and real estate projects and programs utilizing architects, engineers, specialty consultants and contractors, and private sector project managers, when required. Projects include building types such as offices, correctional centres, courthouses and laboratories and involve land development, re-zoning initiatives, value analysis, new construction, heritage restoration, environmental remediation, renovations, and complex lease. Project values range between $2M to $200M+ with a project duration between six months to five-plus years.

The Development Manager is accountable for the overall success of assigned projects. This is done by ensuring that customer service delivery outcomes are met, that team members fulfill their roles, and through effective and expedient management of approval processes, project documentation (change orders, payments etc.) and project communications.

This challenging role is ideal for an energetic professional with extensive experience in delivering complex construction related projects. Project management experience in construction procurement and contract administration are required. You enjoy handling multiple priorities in a dynamic environment and are always searching for continuous improvement opportunities in processes, service quality and customer satisfaction.

If you are a motivated individual, experienced in taking complex projects from original concept through final implementation, and passionate about ensuring that project and operational deliverables are met, we look forward to your application.

Job Requirements:
  • Recognized university degree in architecture, engineering, related discipline and/or equivalent project management experience for major capital projects;plus
  • 7 years current progressively more senior experience in the fields of architecture or engineering and related experience as noted below;OR
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and related experience may be considered.

Related experience includes:
  • Experience in all phases of the project management life cycle for building construction projects.
  • Experience in real estate development/construction/project management.
  • Development and administration of procurement and contracts for construction projects, advertising, tendering, negotiation, award and management of contracts.
  • Experience with environmental stewardship, business case development, value analysis techniques, real estate financing and contract law.

Preference may be given for:
  • LEED AP is preferred.
  • PMP or Certificate in Project Management is preferred.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
There are currently 2 positions available as follows:
1 regular, full time position.
1 full time, temporary opportunity until approximately September 2023. This temporary opportunity may be extended and/or become permanent.

An eligibility list for future temporary and/or permanent positions may be established.

This position is excluded from union membership.

The expected salary for this position is $90,000 - $100,000.

Working for the BC Public Service:
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements list above.

Cover Letter: NO- Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES- Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. A resume is required as part of your application, however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES- As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT:Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page on MyHR . If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category

Leadership and Management
Management and Executive