Current Opportunities

Property Manager

GWL Realty Advisors is a leading Canadian real estate investment advisor providing comprehensive asset management, property management, development, portfolio management and specialized real estate advisory services to pension funds and institutional and retail clients. As a trusted real estate investment advisor, we are known for strong corporate governance, stewardship of clients’ assets and a commitment to outstanding customer service. We have earned and maintained the trust of our clients by helping them reach their investment goals. GWL Realty Advisors seeks to deliver strong returns for its investors in order to remain the trusted partner for real estate advice and services.

GWL Realty Advisors is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Great-West Life Assurance Company.

At GWL Realty Advisors, trust, accountability and recognition are the cornerstones that have created our unique and rewarding high-performance culture.

Thank you for your interest in joining the GWL Realty Advisors team. Successful candidates whose skills and interests fit the opportunity will be contacted.

Position Overview: 
         
Reporting to the Senior Director, Property Management the successful candidate will fill the permanent full-time position of Property Manager at the Canada Life Campus, responsible for 150 University Avenue as well as 200 University Avenue.  This position will be directly responsible and accountable for the operation, management and administration of the building as well as the management of annual operating and capital budgets to ensure landlord’s objectives are achieved. 

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for ensuring all Property Management policies, procedures and operations are conducted effectively in accordance with the Policy and Procedures Manual
• Develop and administer comprehensive tenant services and communications program
• Ensure that occupant problems are rectified in a prompt, effective and cost efficient manner and that a high standard of rapport and communication is consistently achieved
• Develop, motivate, recognize and administer staff
• Develop, administer and submit an annual operating report and budget in a timely fashion
• Provide timely and meticulous monthly reports on operation
• Conduct and document building inspections, as well as routine follow up to ensure all items identified are addressed in a timely manner
• Provide 10-year capital project work forecasts and implement all projects as approved
• Ensure that that corporate governance, environmental, health & safety policies and procedures are  compliant
• Provide assistance and facilitate scheduling with GWLRA’s Project Manager to ensure that tenant build outs and base building capital repairs are completed on time, within budget.
• Represent GWL Realty Advisors and Landlord interests during construction of future development and maintain professional relationship with neighboring buildings
• Develop working knowledge of local real estate market including rental/vacancy rates and operating cost comparisons
• Other duties and special projects as assigned

Requirements:

• Minimum of five years related Property Management experience
• University degree or professional designation would be an asset
• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
• Must be self-motivated, professional and flexible; able to work both in a team environment and independently
• Excellent customer service skills and a good sense of humour
• Proven organizational skills; able to cope with changing client needs and deliver successful results within agreed upon timeframes
• Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
• Detail oriented; able to resolve problems using facts and sound reasoning
• Ability to carry out analysis of building data

Location:Toronto, ON
Date Posted: 4/25/2013
Job Type: Permanent