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Job Title:  Director, Real Estate Investments

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  English Essential
Job ID:  110362
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 110362 
Business Function: Finance 
Primary City: Toronto 
Province: Ontario 
Employment Type: Full-Time 
Employment Status: Permanent 
Language Requirement: English Essential 
Number of Vacancies 1 

Job Closing Date : 05/14/2021

Job Description

Reporting to the General Manager, Real Estate Investments, the Director has secondary responsibility and is actively involved in all aspects of the investment process. This role leads and supports the due diligence process evaluating new real estate direct investments including development projects and fund investments. The Director, Real Estate Investments analyzes and monitors performance of fund managers and underlying real estate properties. Preparation of internal reports and monitoring documents is required.

Job Responsibilities

Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Director, Real Estate Investments.

  • Leads Real Estate investment transactions including sourcing, conducting due diligence, legal negotiations, monitoring and management post investment and advising the General Manager of potential new opportunities. 
  • Provides secondary oversight and performance analysis of all ongoing Real Estate investments that ensures the Plan has up to date knowledge of their status and is in a position to quickly take corrective action when necessary.
  • May act as the sole representative of the GM, Real Estate, at meetings of Real Estate Investment Partners or pool fund limited partners as required.
  • Conducts due diligence and recommends real estate fund and co-investments.
  • Makes presentations to the VP, Pension and CIO, Pension Committee and/or Investment Advisory Committee for approval of specific investments and divestments and for purposes of ensuring the Committees’ accurate understanding of its ongoing investments.

 

Job Responsibilities (continued)

  • Negotiates contracts and fees with Fund Managers and General Partners.
  • Remains abreast of real estate market conditions to ensure Canada Post Pension Plan is positioned to take advantage of emerging opportunities.

  • Researches the universe of real estate property investment and investment partners appropriate to Canada Post Pension Plan’s strategy.

  • Manages a highly skilled investment team and provides thought leadership, coaching and guidance, related to performance management, talent and succession planning and engagement.

Qualifications

Education

  • Undergraduate degree, ideally with an MBA or appropriate financial training

 

Experience

  • 10+ year track record managing real estate investments
  • 2+ years of experience leading Real Estate investments
  • Experience completing direct investments, development projects as well as fund investments, would be an asset
  • Experience managing small teams of Real Estate investment professionals
  • Experience working with investment committees and Board of Directors

Other Information

Excellent written and verbal communication skills – proven ability to make concise and informative presentations

 

Safety Sensitive Positions
This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.

 

Note: In order to be considered you will need to:
•Pass a pre-employment test and an interview.

Please be aware that if selected you will be required to provide the following documents:
•Your resume
•A current driver’s abstract that is dated within the last 30 days
•A character reference letter from someone who has known you for the past 2 years

 

Employment Equity

Canada Post will represent Canada’s diversity and provide a safe and welcoming workplace that embraces and celebrates our differences. 

We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

 

Conflict of Interest
The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.

 

Accommodation

Canada Post is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you have any restrictions that need to be accommodated.  All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

 

Important Message
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

Our Values

We value diversity as an essential part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future. We believe that attracting, developing, and retaining people who reflect the diversity of Canada is essential to our success because this matters to all communities and customers we serve. 

Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.

Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.


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