Careers

R.E. Millward + Associates Ltd. is a Toronto-based planning consultancy offering a range of services to public and private sector clients. Founded by former City of Toronto Planning Commissioner Robert Millward in 1997, the firm has completed work on projects of various scales throughout Ontario. Over the years, we have cultivated credibility and demonstrated excellence in managing planning and development application processes, leading public and stakeholder consultations and maintaining excellent working relationships with municipal staff and public agencies. Our firm is very familiar with Toronto’s development context and routinely uses this knowledge to provide valuable due diligence research for a range of potential real estate development projects.

The firm’s approach is rooted in a philosophy of city building, collaboration, integrity and quality research. Our methodology results in sound, implementable strategies that draw upon a diversity of views and ideas. Our final reports and recommendations become truly useful decision-making tools for our public and private sector clients. Our work is multi-faceted, ranging from projects involving single buildings to transit corridors for public, private and institutional clients. We undertake planning studies, planning approvals, research, due diligence and provide strategic advice to clients in the public and private sector.

We are a small team of professionals committed to building a livable, sustainable region and an outstanding city.

Hiring a Senior Planning Professional

We are looking for a dynamic, thoughtful and self-motivated planner to join our firm. We are seeking a talented individual who is energized about the planning field and wants to be part of an inclusive and committed team involved with planning in this vibrant city. We are a multi-disciplinary firm that combines a relaxed, friendly and collaborative office environment with the opportunity to co-lead and contribute to a wide variety of projects.

The successful candidate will possess the strong work ethic and innovative thinking that our public and private sector clients have come to expect in our projects. You are curious, diligent, and self-motivated, and are excited by working within the urban context.

Responsibilities

Leading projects including public sector studies, due diligence, and development approvals

Preparing planning reports, documents and presentation materials for public consultation

Working on planning applications involving residential, industrial, commercial and institutional development projects and securing approvals

Attending and presenting evidence at planning tribunals

Interpreting legislation, regulations, and policies

Representing the firm, as required, with clients, other firms, organizations and project teams

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Planning or related university degree

Preference for candidates who have or are eligible for the Registered Professional Planning Designation (RPP)

At least five years of professional experience in planning or a closely related discipline, including leading and managing complex projects

Strong communication, writing, research, organization, presentation, and interpersonal skills

Understanding of the planning and development processes in Ontario

Ability to work both independently and in teams to complete assignments on time using sound professional judgment and sensitivity to clients’ requirements

Ability to manage multiple priorities and stakeholders, work in teams and with clients

Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite; skill in GIS is an asset

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to: careers@remillward.com

All submissions will be held in the strictest of confidence.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are committed to diversity and equal opportunity and thank all applicants for their interest.