Director of Development – Musqueam Capital Corp., Vancouver, BC – CLOSED

Joanna O'Callaghan


April 24, 2018

Musqueam Capital Corp (MCC) is the economic development arm of the Musqueam Indian Band.  Formed for the purposes of developing and managing Musqueam’s extensive land and real estate holdings and other business assets, their mission is to contribute to building a vibrant community in Musqueam that will reap benefits today and for many years into the future. Musqueam off-reserve holdings include Lelem, a 21 acre master-planned community site in the University Endowment Lands, the University Golf Club lands, Bridgepoint lands and several parcels in the South Granville Area. In addition to on-reserve land in the Southlands area of Vancouver, which is home to the majority of Musqueam members, other on-reserve lands include a 140 acre parcel in Delta. Jointly owned holdings include 6 prime properties throughout the shared territories with First Nation partners, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.


Taylor Ryan is pleased to partner with Musqueam Capital Corporation in their search for a Director of Development to lead the real estate development activities through the full development cycle. Reporting to the Vice President, Real Estate, the Director will play a lead role in the planning, design and implementation of projects across Musqueam landholdings. The Director of Development will be expected to lead the development team through feasibility analysis, acquisition, community and political outreach and engagement, municipal negotiations and approvals, design development, and the management of consultants and project teams to ensure projects are delivered as planned.


The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of experience in urban planning, real estate development, engineering, urban planning, construction, business or a related field.  Land development exposure and experience managing a diverse mix of projects through the full development cycle is required. Strong project management skills and an ability to proactively problem solve and manage multiple competing priorities is essential.


As part of a part of a small and dynamic team, you must have exceptional interpersonal, mentorship and leadership skills. You are a skilled communicator and networker and have extensive experience with complex public consultation processes. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced development professional with creative vision and an eye for detail to play a leading role in a vibrant, growth-oriented business.


To apply, please send your resume to Joanna O’Callaghan quoting “Director of Development” in the subject to: [email protected]. We thank all applicants in advance, however only qualified candidates may be contacted.