Workpanja Inc



Director - Corporate Real Estate-Facility Services

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Workpanja Inc

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Job Title: Director - Corporate Real Estate-Facility Services
Job Code: OPE01455-16
Salary Type: Competitive
Minimum Salary($): 0
Maximum Salary($): 0
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Vancouver - Greater Vancouver - BC
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Category: Management, Property, Real Estate
Position Overview:

TELUS is searching for a dynamic, forward-thinking, creative Director of Real Estate Facility Services. The successful candidate must possess strong leadership skills, advanced program management capabilities, attention to detail and strong operational discipline.


The Director – Real Estate Facility Services oversees building operations and capital projects in TELUS’ administrative facilities. Responsibilities include:

  • Leading a team of real estate professionals
  • Delivering various move and consolidation projects to support the TELUS team in our facilities

  • Liaising with landlords and key external partners in the management of our buildings

  • Proactively enacting plans to optimize utilization of real estate assets

  • Develop, recommend, implement continuous improvement opportunities to reduce cost and improve effectiveness of capital and operating expenditures

  • Lead the development and implementation of new or revised Real Estate policies, guidelines, processes and procedures to ensure meeting organizational requirements and compliancy while fostering TELUS’ future friendly brand

  • Ensuring appropriate control measures and project management discipline are applied across all projects

  • Presenting strategies and operational performance updates to senior management

Required Knowledge:
  • Advanced knowledge of commercial real estate
  • Advanced knowledge of vendor management
  • Advanced knowledge of project management
  • Advanced customer service focus
  • Knowledge of budgeting and financial management
  • Knowledge of environmental, security and risk factors
  • Strategic, business and political acumen

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Acute attention to detail and focus on operational excellence

  • Ability to effectively advise, recommend and present requirements through excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Confidence and presence to challenge conventional wisdom and engage effectively with senior leadership

  • Emotional intelligence with the ability to communicate shared vision with all levels

  • Proven ability to lead large, high pressure, highly visible projects and project teams

  • Advanced strategic analysis, thinking and synthesis skills
  • Skills in business planning and project execution
  • Ability to undertake complex analysis to develop high-level business strategies

  • Ability to persevere with plan until desired results are achieved

  • Commitment to team goals and to winning through cooperation and collaboration

  • Exceptional negotiation skills with a high degree of relationship building skills

  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Ability to effectively manage, understand, and communicate performance measurements

  • Ability to effectively use key financial indicators to manage and guide the business

Required/Preferred Professional Designation/Certifications:

  • Post-secondary degree in Business, Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Professional Real Estate designation or certification (BOMA, IFMA, CoreNet, etc)
  • Professional Project Management certification

 Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 5-7 years in commercial real estate and property management

  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience developing and executing large-scale projects

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of demonstrated history of leading large-scale project & process improvement change initiatives

  • Minimum of 5-7 years successfully leading high performance teams
Publish date: 2017-06-14 22:50:00
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