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Vice President, Construction & Development - Cresco (Filled)

Cresco is a leading, high-quality people-centric community builder.

For over 30-years Cresco has built award-winning homes and communities across Halifax Regional Municipality. The magic of this successful family-owned company is in its collaboration with customers, partners, and a loyal network of builders and trades. Cresco is known for its relentless focus on quality and artistry in building homes and developing communities such as The Ravines of Bedford South and The Parks of West Bedford.

Whether building single-family homes, multi-unit residential or commercial properties, or working through master-planned developments, Cresco has a long-term perspective on land acquisition, partnerships, community building, and innovative use of design and building principles. Proud of their past, the company is even more ambitious about opportunities for the future which is why they are adding this key role to the leadership team.

The Vice President, Construction & Development reports to the Chief Executive Officer and Principals and is responsible for overseeing profitable, high-quality residential and commercial construction projects, working in a dynamic and growth-driven ecosystem. The Vice President will support a diverse and talented team in their contributions to progressive design, creative problem-solving, sustainability and environmental principles, effective project planning, budgeting and scheduling, as well as marketing and home sales. A member of the senior management team, the Vice President, Construction & Development leads and integrates cross-functional construction disciplines fostering efficiency and innovation in procurement and in construction practises. This includes direct impact promoting a culture of safety, learning and continuous improvement.

The role requires an individual with an outstanding track record of collaboration with owners, employees, regulators, planners, and key real estate partners such as trades and partner-builders. The successful candidate has a university degree or relevant experience in construction management, engineering, architecture, or business and at least 5 years at the senior leadership level with exceptional construction, operations and project management or real estate development experience. Knowledge spanning home and commercial construction as well as land development is an asset, as is knowledge of sustainability and green practices in home and community building.

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Royer Thompson is committed to presenting a diverse and inclusive roster of candidates to our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from the following under-represented groups: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. If you are a member of one of these under-represented groups, we invite you to self-identify on your cover letter or resume.

If this exciting growth opportunity captures your interest, please submit your resume and interest online by clicking “Apply.” For further information about this opportunity, please contact Greg Dickie or Brent Wallace in confidence at 902-422-2099.

Royer Thompson Management & Human Resources Consulting is a Canadian talent management firm focused on capturing the full potential of people in organizations by supporting a shared sense of purpose, recruiting and cultivating leadership, and fostering an innovative, caring, and entrepreneurial spirit.

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