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Commercial Real Estate and Development Manager (Petro-Canada)

Date: Feb 1, 2019

LOCATION: Vancouver, British Columbia (CA-BC)

Why you should join us:

Do you want an opportunity to represent Petro-Canada, “Canada’s Gas Station”, an industry and brand leader with a network of over 1,800 retail and wholesale outlets across Canada?  Discover more about us here! We are looking for an experienced commercial real estate agent to help us grow, develop and manage our company-controlled real estate assets for our retail and wholesale operations. Working within the framework of our strategies and processes, and guided by our values, you will partner with landlords, tenants, municipalities, operational groups and outsourced consultants to contribute to the delivery of the geographical network development plan and deliverables.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Leverage the value of Petro-Canada’s offer to major commercial developers to secure best-in-market locations while achieving superior returns on the company’s investments in the channel
  • Identify high-value business opportunities, negotiate the terms and conditions, prepare inputs to the business case for senior management approval and champion projects through to successful completion
  • Lead negotiations in complex situations, like expropriations by provincial or municipal bodies and represent our rights and obligations to landlords and municipalities on both owned and leased assets
  • Negotiate, manage and track all lease renewal activities, which includes preparing data for lease extension analysis, securing comparable data from appraisers, exercising options to renew on time, negotiating new rents at or below target values, etc.
  • Manage and supervise property and tenant portfolios, which includes required appraisals, lease renewals and terms, leasing of vacant space, and property management requirements
  • Provide project management leadership to ensure complex projects are delivered accordingly to operational and financial plans
  • Review all public notices that impact the use, underlying value and rights associated with your portfolio
  • Provide accurate and prompt responses to internal partners on lease terms and conditions
  • Secure long-term value creation of strategic company assets through facilitation of capital injections by securing the ability to re-develop or upgrade existing facilities
  • Ensure capital is managed so return on investment is optimized within our strategy and project scope

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five years of experience in commercial real estate, property management and development, including identification, purchasing, leasing, development and management of retail and wholesale sites
  • A post-secondary education
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills, with a deep understanding of property valuation and leasing principles and processes from both the tenant and landlord side, and municipal processes at various levels of government
  • Proven analytical skills to properly evaluate complex real estate investment scenarios
  • Strong communication skills among diverse groups and convey information and ideas in an inclusive, open, articulate and timely manner
  • Solid project management skills to facilitate the management and coordination of many internal and external partners and simultaneously occurring tasks
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in business or commerce

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:

  • You will work out of your home office based in the Greater Vancouver Area
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs
  • Regular business travel within British Columbia and occasional out of province travel as required

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals

Job Segment: Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Energy

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