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The Catalyst team has a wealth of experience in real estate development, community based projects, social enterprises and socially progressive businesses. If you are interested in working with a dynamic team of professionals who are helping to build affordable rental housing in communities throughout BC, we want to hear from you.

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Development Manager

We are currently seeking a Development Manager to join our team.  This role fits within Catalyst’s Project Delivery group that is responsible for taking projects through design, municipal approvals and construction.  Reporting directly to the VP Development, the Development Manager is responsible for multiple projects in various stages of development.


  • Degree/Diploma in management/business, real estate, planning, architecture, engineering, or similar.
  • Work experience that demonstrates an ability to thrive in this position.
  • A keen interest in affordable housing and thoughtful community development.
  • Hard working, energetic and an ability to thrive in a busy atmosphere.
  • Enjoys learning and developing new skills.  
  • Smart, strong analytical skills, curious, and an ability to learn quickly.
  • Ability to persevere through challenges and maintain a positive outlook.
  • Enjoys being part of a team and recognizes the importance of each team member and their roles.



  • Hiring and managing consultants, contractors and other service providers through design, regulatory approvals and construction.
  • Working with municipal staff on subdivisions, OCP amendments, rezonings, development and building permit applications and approvals.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with project partners, funders and stakeholders.
  • Reporting to partners and funders.
  • Community engagement and marketing.
  • Project management tasks such as invoice review and approval, budget projections, cash flow updates, schedule maintenance and quality assurance.
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