Director, Downtown Revitalization Project

engineering building & property
Location: City of Brantford, ON
Type: contract
Posted On: Jun 14, 2018
Closing Date: Jul 5, 2018

The Corporation of the City Of Brantford
Downtown Revitalization
Director, Downtown Revitalization Project (Contract – 5 years)
Job ID# 620
Reporting to the General Manager of the Public Works Commission, this position will develop and lead a project team responsible for working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the design, construction and completion of the Downtown Infrastructure Renewal and Revitalization Program. This program is a major urban renewal project for the City of Brantford and will require significant engagement with a variety of stakeholders. The 2018-2027 Capital Budget identifies $84.5 million in projects associated with the Downtown Infrastructure Revitalization and Renewal Program, which includes a variety of full corridor reconstruction, bridge improvements and other infrastructure projects. These complex engineering projects will take a number of years to complete and will result in the transformation of the City of Brantford’s downtown streetscape.
  • An equivalent combination of education and work-related experience at a senior level in project management dealing with large high profile projects. Preference will be given to those with Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering Planning/Urban Geography degree.
  • PMP designation is an asset.
  • Extensive experience in people leadership, to include experience at the senior management level.
  • Knowledge of all government levels and intergovernmental relationships, structures and issues, as well as knowledge of the needs and interests of stakeholders, governments and the community.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge working on major municipal infrastructure and/or urban renewal projects, including knowledge of municipal engineering, provincial plans, policies and regulations affecting transit and healthy neighbourhood design.
  • Knowledge of principles related to servicing, traffic and transportation, land use social equity and population health is required
  • Highly effective and strategic leadership capabilities and the ability to articulate a vision and to lead and inspire others.
  • Superior organizational, facilitation, consultative, presentation and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated success in collaborating with large institutions and the community to implement projects.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, with experience in media communications and the ability to foster agreeable media relations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, tact and diplomacy, and the ability to interact with a broad sector of people to lead a complex collaborative project.
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire trust and confidence with a high level of personal integrity and sound judgment.
SALARY RANGE: $102,615.00 to $128,269.00 per hour (35 hour a week) plus benefits
To apply on-line, please visit the City of Brantford website at and click on Current Opportunities.
Closing date for applications: Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
Qualified candidates please attach a detailed .pdf format resume & cover letter
Information gathered relative to this position will only be used for candidate selection.
We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.
Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.  Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.