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Vice-President, Corporate & Business 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 the 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 or 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 bullish about opportunities for the future which is why they are adding this strategic role to the senior management team.

The Vice President Corporate & Business Development reports to the Chief Executive Officer and Principals and is responsible for fostering strong and long-term relationships with employees, partners, regulators, politicians and stakeholders within the real estate construction industry. This includes direct responsibility for creating, developing, maintaining and building relationships with existing and new partners; reviewing and overseeing contracts and assessing opportunities to contribute to the company’s growth. This role develops and manages corporate services that facilitate the company’s sustained growth and profitability including hiring or contracted talent as required.

A member of the senior management team, the Vice President Corporate & Business Development takes the lead on business development and corporate activities for Cresco. The role requires an individual with an outstanding track record of maintaining natural and positive working relationships with owners, employees, partners, politicians, regulators and real estate industry stakeholders. The successful candidate has a university degree or relevant experience in sales, marketing or commerce and at least seven to ten years of related leadership experience in a highly entrepreneurial environment. General knowledge of real estate development and home construction is an asset. This role requires a strong reputation for integrity, trust and lasting relationships and partnerships and understanding of the real estate market.

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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 Kim West 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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