Careers

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Careers

Scroll down to learn how to apply to join the New Horizon team

As we continue to grow, New Horizon is seeking professional and diligent individuals who are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, based out of Burlington Ontario, within in the real estate development industry.

We take extreme pride in our team – the close-knit, passionate group of dedicated people who are the reason for the company’s reputation as a leader within the industry.

When positions become available, they will be posted here.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter to info@nhdg.ca with the title of the position in the subject line.

Position: Accounting Administrator
Company: New Horizon Development Group Inc.
Location: Burlington, ON
Contract: Full-Time
Office Hours: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

As a supporting member to the Controller and Finance team, we are looking for a self-starter; an independent candidate who works successfully in a fast-paced, group environment and can pitch in regardless of the task. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and QuickBooks is a must.

We are looking for an organized multi-tasker with excellent attention to detail and communication skills. The job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Use QuickBooks Desktop to record daily bookkeeping entries
  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Point of contact for suppliers and trades in order to follow up on invoices, purchase orders and payment inquiries
  • Review monthly financial reports and reconcile bank accounts on a monthly basis
  • Complete bi-weekly payroll and cross billing
  • File WSIB, EHT and Payroll remittances on a monthly/bi-monthly basis
  • Prepare and file HST returns by the deadline
  • Respond to CRA letters and send requested documentation
  • Enter year-end journal entries and agree retained earnings
  • Preparation of T4’s / T5’s as required
  • Assist team members in the office when required
  • Miscellaneous tasks as required

Professional Qualifications

  • College diploma or university degree in accounting
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant accounting or bookkeeping experience
  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to organize, multitask, and prioritise

Technical Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel
  • Proficient in QuickBooks Desktop

Position: Director of Development
Company: New Horizon Development Group Inc.
Location: Burlington, ON
Contract: Full-Time

Our Director of Development will be instrumental in helping to cultivate and deliver on our next generation of mixed-use communities. This opportunity will appeal to a strong development leader who is looking to help influence, develop, and deliver a new high-rise development pipeline that will shape our future across our GGH operations. This role is ideally suited to a real estate development professional with a passion for mixed-use residential development sites and the challenges that such complicated sites, planning approvals, and land deals/partnerships can entail. The role will include a focus on entitlement activities for a range of urban projects, from stacked townhouse communities to large and complex multi-tower projects.

We are looking for a well-rounded, project-management professional who brings existing consultant and municipal relationships and a track record of delivering on-time and value-added approvals for residentially-focused development projects.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Direct on a day-to-day basis multi-disciplinary consultant and joint venture partner project teams to secure favourable municipal approvals to enable sales launch and construction.
  • Actively and continuously collaborate and communicate with various internal departments, ensuring that potential challenges or opportunities to plan, budget, schedule, and/or relationships are proactively identified, communicated, analyzed, and addressed.
  • Proactively and positively engage with municipal and community stakeholders to advance the entitlement process, and lead efforts with various levels of government to influence policy direction.
  • Prepare scheduling, budget, cash flows, and other financial reporting (including packages to joint venture partners) while using the project pro forma as a project management and decision tool.
  • Provide input into acquisition opportunities, including local policy/approval context, consultant team engagement, and peer review of acquisition recommendations.
  • Maintain and promote customer/user awareness, ensuring that the specific needs, desires, and aspirations of the ultimate customers/users are considered in decisions.
  • Act as point of contact for joint venture partners, managing the accurate preparation and timely delivery of various reporting materials as well as the regular facilitation of partnership meetings.
  • Mentor, lead and direct the work of development managers/analysts/coordinator, ensuring both the quality of their work as well as their on-going engagement and professional growth.
  • Participate regularly in industry organizations and events, both to remain current on trends as well as to help develop NHDG’s industry urban brand presence.

Professional Qualifications

  • Experience in real estate, urban planning/geography, engineering, business/finance, architecture, landscape architecture, law, etc. An MBA or other advanced real estate education is an asset. Applicants without formal business education should be prepared to demonstrate finance and other business skills/experience gained “on the job.”
  • 10 years in residential/mixed-use real estate development, with progression into management of complex development projects and associated entitlement approvals.
  • Experience in developing residential projects in the Greater Toronto and Golden Horseshoe Areas, being fluent in the local planning approval regulatory/policy framework, associated municipal processes and stakeholders, etc.
  • Established relationships within the local real estate industry — particularly, consultants and municipal/community/other stakeholders — and an ability to build rapport with diverse group of people, particularly during challenging negotiations.
  • Rigorous customer-focus with real empathy for our customers/building users and an emphasis on ensuring decisions are viewed through the perspective of our end customers, trades and clients.
  • Strategic Execution to develop and drive project strategy and challenging the status quo to uncover new opportunities with a keen understanding of the numbers and the project’s financial position.
  • Tenacious project management –the ability to prioritize multiple projects, relationships, tasks, and deadlines while always thinking ahead in respect to scheduling and resulting impacts on external and internal resources.
  • Proficiency in communications, ethical negotiations, and the capacity to consistently and professionally balance the interests of all stakeholders (internal/external partners, investors, consultants, municipal & political members, suppliers, trades, and most importantly, our end users.

Technical Qualifications

  • A fluent understanding of the various technical disciplines involved in high-rise residential development, including the ability to review and comment on consultant deliverables, seeing and articulating both implications to a project from NHDG’s multi-faceted perspectives.
  • Comprehension of complex regulatory policy documents and associated legal agreements, being able to quickly digest and share thoughts/guidance, direct analysis relevant to NHDG’s business, as well as formulate and execute nuanced responses.
  • Ability to read and identify how drawings relate to various regulatory/technical standards, site statistics, user experience and intended offering, etc.
  • A working level of numeracy and financial acumen, being able to understand how complex financial models and concepts may impact our proposed development objectives and vice versa.
  • Passion and drive for continual improvement and accomplishment, developing industry-leading projects balanced with achieving NHDG’s schedule and budget objectives.
  • Must be self-motivated, independent, and detail oriented.
  • Concise writing and presentation skills are required.
  • Proven track record of excelling within a team-oriented and collaborative environment

Position: Development Associate
Company: New Horizon Development Group Inc.
Location: Burlington, ON
Contract: Full-Time
Office Hours: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

As the Development Associate, you will work closely with the development team on key tasks associated with our development portfolio. As your knowledge of our projects develops, you will be encouraged to take on an increasing ownership in fulfilling our projects across their various stages of development. This is a diverse role with opportunities for mentorship and growth within the New Horizon Development Group.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide tactical direction to the development team on various projects and assignments
  • Prepare development schedules and assist in the preparation of budgets
  • Coordinate, monitor, and manage consultants with assistance of Development Manager
  • Lead the preparation of applications and procurement of development approvals and permits
  • Organize and attend project meetings; manage and track consultant progress
  • Manage schedules, lead meetings, and provide clear reporting on overall project progress
  • Prepare and facilitate Requests for Proposals (RFPs) as required for project specific tasks
  • Maintain project files ensuring appropriate access and version control to all users
  • Oversee tracking of development agreements to safeguard fulfillment of according commitments
  • Liaise with accounting, insurance, and legal teams as necessary
  • Be able to anticipate issues and take a proactive approach to the role

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of related project administration experience within a development or construction company environment. Ideal background includes some work in real estate, planning and development and knowledge of municipal review and approval processes
  • Ability to read and understand architectural and civil drawings, or a willingness to learn
  • Highly organized with attention to detail; including ability to proofread and edit materials
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat; experience with Microsoft Project or other project management software is considered an asset
  • Possession of an active Driver’s License and access to a vehicle with all required business related transportation expenses to be reimbursed by NHDG

Position: Sales & Marketing Manager
Company: New Horizon Development Group Inc.
Location: Burlington, ON
Contract: Full-Time
Office Hours: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Our Sales and Marketing Manager will lead New Horizon’s sales and marketing teams through new project launches as well as all corporate marketing initiatives.

We are looking for a motivated, project-management professional who brings existing consultant and media relationships and a track record of delivering on-time and value-added campaigns for brands and new product launches.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and execute communication strategies for prospects and clients across the development lifecycle, public-facing platforms (i.e. social media), project partners and stakeholders, as well as for internal staff
  • Plan and execute brands, campaigns, timelines and budgets for new development sales launches
  • Work directly with external consultants to design and oversee marketing assets completed on time and on budget
  • Work directly with the Head of Sales to identify tools and opportunities for the Sales Team
  • Train and assist sales and marketing team members with inquiries from potential purchasers or realtors regarding upcoming development
  • Maintain and analyze customer and registrant data
  • Analyze and report on advertising campaigns and strategies
  • Evaluate community engagement and corporate sponsorship opportunities
  • Coordinate and attend sales launches, grand openings, or other company events when required (these events are typically held outside of the contract hours)
  • Evaluate and implement opportunities to improve the client experience
  • Evaluate and implement opportunities to improve internal sales and marketing processes
  • Miscellaneous tasks as required

Professional Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of marketing, advertising, and project management experience
  • Experience in marketing and advertising, specific to pre-construction residential real estate, is an asset
  • Must be self-motivated, independent, and detail-oriented
  • Established understanding of digital advertising, print media, and social media
  • Ability to multitask, pivot, prioritise and work under pressure – sales and marketing timelines and processes are constantly in flux
  • Proven understanding and evaluation of graphic design, branding and marketing campaigns
  • Passion and drive for continual improvement and accomplishment, developing industry-leading projects balanced with achieving NHDG’s schedule and budget objectives

Technical Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
  • Proficient in any software used for creating visual presentations and reports (i.e. PowerPoint, the Adobe Suite, Canva, etc.)
  • Proficient in social media strategy and any applications which can support the execution of the strategy
  • Proven track record of project management and planning/budgeting marketing campaigns
  • Extremely strong communication – concise writing, creative writing and verbal presentation skills are required
  • Understanding of Facebook Business Suite and digital advertising
  • Experience with the Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign) is an asset
  • Experience with photography and video editing is an asset
  • Experience with WordPress is an asset
  • Experience with Microsoft Access is an asset
  • Possession of an active Driver’s License and access to a vehicle with all required business-related transportation expenses to be reimbursed by NHDG
  • Proven track record of excelling as a leader within a team-oriented and collaborative environment