Associate, Operating Partner Group
QuadReal
Vancouver
3d ago

About QuadReal Property Group

QuadReal Property Group is a global real estate company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. Assets under management are $61.

2 billion. From its foundation in Canada as a full-service real estate operating company, QuadReal has evolved its capabilities to invest in public and private debt and equity markets.

QuadReal invests directly, via programmatic partnerships and through operating companies in which it holds an ownership interest.

QuadReal seeks to deliver strong investment returns while creating sustainable environments that bring value to the people and communities it serves.

Now and for generations to come.

QuadReal : Excellence lives here.

The Associate, Operating Partner Group is responsible for supporting improved Operating Company (OpCo) performance and risk management.

This position will focus on OpCo financial and operational reporting and analysis, Operating Partner Group infrastructure development and management, and supporting ongoing OpCo management and improvement initiatives.

The position will report to the EVP & Operating Partner, based in New York, and work closely with the SVP Operating Partner Group and VP Operating Partner Group, based in Vancouver.

Responsibilities :

  • Analyze OpCo financial and operating performance, and risk assessment and management activities
  • Working collaboratively across QuadReal (i.e. Finance, Portfolio Management, IT) to help develop and manage the OpCo performance management dashboard including for example, financial, operational, customer, and ESG metrics
  • Support OpCo performance improvement initiatives including for example operational management, financial management, talent development and management, IT systems and infrastructure deployment, ESG programs, etc.
  • Manage the development and deployment of the OPG Playbook including Strategy Evaluation, Due Diligence & Financing, Structure & Governance, Strategy-Talent-Operations improvement, Financing & Acquisitions, and Exit processes
  • Develop and manage OpCo financial models to support forecasts and facilitate decision making
  • Support Investment team in underwriting new OpCo investment opportunities and contributing to the preparation of Investment Committee materials
  • Conduct site tours, market research, and property due diligence to support familiarity with OpCo assets and operational management
  • Ensure alignment of OpCo program with QuadReal’s International real estate strategic plan, goals and objectives
  • Provide regular internal reporting and present to senior management as required
  • Work as an OpCo team member and provide support, assistance, and back-up to other team members in particular Investment Teams
  • Provide support to members of the International team, and if requested, act on their behalf
  • Actively adhere to compliance and risk management policies and participates in business continuity planning
  • Qualifications & Experience :

  • University undergraduate degree, preferably with a Real Estate or Finance specialization. MBA, CFA, or CPA considered an asset
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience within the real estate management, investment banking and / or consulting sectors
  • Prior experience in a role with a focus on investing in and an understanding of multiple property types, financial analysis, real estate operating fundamentals, and capital markets
  • Strong financial modelling experience and ability to manage large data sets
  • Organizational Skills : must be able to allocate time effectively and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, handle multiple demands and competing priorities, and adapt to new ideas and constant change.
  • Must be able to use initiative and self-management skills to work independently with minimal direction and respond effectively to issues that arise

  • Analytical skills : Excellent math and problem solving skills; be detail orientated and able to exercise diligence and thoroughness in analyzing company performance and provide a reasonable basis for conclusions
  • Communication skills : Able to make recommendations based on sound analysis and can clearly articulate their point of view by being persuasive in their presentation of recommendations and / or decisions by demonstrating clear written and oral communications skills
  • Relationship Management : must demonstrate the ability to develop and sustain collaborative and trusting relationships throughout changing or difficult circumstances;
  • and be comfortable working with others with differing opinions and be able to challenge and influence in a negotiable manner.

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • QuadReal Property Group will provide reasonable accommodation at any time throughout the hiring process for applicants with disabilities or for those needing job postings in an alternate format.

    If you require accommodation, please advise the Talent Acquisition team member you are working with and include the following : Job posting #, your name and your preferred method of contact.

    QuadReal has introduced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy that requires full vaccination against COVID-19 for everyone working in our offices or sites.

    Accordingly, a successful candidate offered employment at QuadReal will need to provide proof of full vaccination prior to commencing employment, subject exemptions permitted under applicable employment and human rights legislation.

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