One of the great things about being an international real estate company is the variety of career options we can offer our employees. Combined with our investment in your learning and development, we can empower you to achieve your goals.
You could be managing a real estate portfolio for a large pension fund, buying or selling properties, overseeing a development project, managing or leasing a building, or taking on corporate responsibilities related to finance, human resources, sustainability or communications. As careers go, there’s a lifetime of opportunity here.
Where do you see yourself?
You should be extremely organized and detail-oriented, able to work effectively to meet deadlines, have a positive can-do attitude, and an open and highly collaborative demeanour. We are looking for someone who can multitask at a high level but stay focused on ensuring investment transactions and initiatives are successfully supported. This is a strategic, transactions-based, and fast-paced role and requires the ability to adapt to dynamic and changing circumstances. The preference is for this role to be based in Vancouver.
In this newly created role, you will support the Senior Director, Corporate Development in our various growth initiatives including but not limited to US cross border real estate transactions and advancement of new distribution channels. You’ll also work on:
Transaction Strategy: Deal review and analysis of cross-border transactions; working committee planning calls; consultation with various groups on deal strategy/implications; collaboration with stakeholders such as global tax, global legal and finance; overall management of transaction workflow; coordination of required legal structuring requirements; preparation of formal approval documents; coordination of funding strategy
Transaction Governance: Governance & Compliance document coordination and retention; board compliance for various structures/deals; prepare updates for the working committee and general updates to various stakeholders; preparation of presentations/board committee updates; deal tracking in collaboration with other internal groups
Project Management: Project management coordination and tracking of new and existing initiatives; coordination of communication with various stakeholders
Interested in being considered? Here’s what you’ll need:
- At least 3 years of experience in a real-estate environment, title company, or have direct/recent transaction coordination experience in acquisitions/dispositions
- Completion of post-secondary education in relevant discipline such as business administration (accounting/tax, finance, real estate); paralegal background also an asset
- Familiarity with commercial real estate legal documentation, due diligence and closing processes, and records management
- Strong Microsoft Office skills
- Exceptional communication skills; written and verbal
- Demonstrated ability to organize, multitask, and problem solve issues while managing competing priorities and commitments to deadlines
To be successful in this role, you’ll need to show us how you work within our values:
Integrity: Take pride in being honest, in keeping your word and in the strong principles that guide us
Ambitious: Eagerly pursue opportunities and do your best on behalf of our stakeholders
Empathetic: Understand what matters to others; with that foundation, you’ll be able to reach agreements and deliver results
Creative: Embrace originality and innovation, and stay open to considering new ideas and directions
Are you ready to grow your future with us?
We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.
Why work for us?
Beyond your paycheque, we invest in your health, well-being and development, and encourage teamwork and collaboration, so you can do your best work and enjoy life to its fullest.
Are you ready to grow your future with us?
Learn more about our team of professionals, and the exciting new opportunities available with GWL Realty Advisors by reviewing our job openings below. Apply today!
We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
NO RECRUITING AGENCIES PLEASE
GWL Realty Advisors is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know
This is a full time position
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