Real Estate Manager I
Vancouver, BC, CA
5d ago
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TELUS is a dynamic communications company looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the Corporate Real Estate team to assist in the management of TELUS' portfolio, which includes a $130M per annum leasing portfolio plus a large portfolio of owned properties.

The successful candidate will be responsible for being the face of TELUS to all current and future landlords who TELUS has lease contracts with.

This individual should also be comfortable handling leasing transactions and smaller property dispositions and acquisitions.

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

The Real Estate Transactions team is part of the Corporate Real Estate group within Finance, being responsible for management, planning and procurement of real estate accommodation for TELUS across Canada.

This team is dedicated to employing best practices to create and execute accommodation strategies aimed at delivering on corporate objectives for both customers and shareholders.

The team is responsible for the portfolio management of both administrative and network facilities consisting of over 200 leased locations totaling in excess of 4 million square feet and over 2,400 owned locations totaling over 6.6 million square feet.

As Real Estate Manager, you are motivated and challenged by helping the Corporate Real Estate team get results through the planning and delivery of accommodation strategies.

This is an individual contributor position; however you will lead by influence and collaborate with various other departments within TELUS and interact with other business unit leaders on a regular basis.

You will have a sound knowledge of the company and its activities, including products and services, systems, processes, approach to market and strategic direction.

Here's how

  • Primary responsibilities include lease acquisition and existing lease renewals, with a focus on our recently acquired ADT portfolio
  • Develop and enhance relationships with landlords
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships and other business unit relationships
  • Assist in the negotiation of a wide variety of other property agreements including easements and rights of way
  • Assist in the negotiation of property dispositions and acquisitions, including marketing, due diligence and valuation
  • Understand the market and individual lease terms to support lease negotiations and modifications of services as required
  • Qualifications :

    You're the missing piece of the puzzle

  • 5+ years of directly related experience
  • Preference will given to those who hold a BBA, BComm, Diploma or post-secondary education in real estate
  • Accreditation with recognized real estate organizations
  • Valid driver's license in good standing
  • Strong competence in reviewing, understanding and, in concert with legal services, drafting leases and, beneficially, other forms of real estate contracts and agreements
  • Strong ability to build relationships with landlords and internal stakeholders
  • Excellent real estate fundamentals including valuation and financial statements
  • A high level of proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Travel may be required from time to time
  • Great-to-haves

  • Ability to think creatively, stay calm under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with all staff in a busy environment and handle concurrent tasks under tight deadlines
  • Who is TELUS?

    We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada.

  • Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses;
  • and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

    Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected.

    Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

    Do you share our passion?

    At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.

    At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

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