Real Estate Manager

November 9 2023
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Real Estate
Montreal, QC • Full time

We offer more than a job, we offer a career!

  • We support our employees to shape their career by encouraging continuing education and investing in training and development.
  • We put our employees at the center of what we do to allow them to grow personally and professionally, with projects and challenges that are motivating and rewarding.
  • We inspire people to do what they are passionate about by believing in integrity, respect and recognition of diversity and community support.
  • We are a dynamic team where entrepreneurship, innovation and collaboration are at the core of our values.
  • We offer competitive salaries and a multitude of benefits starting day one including generous medical and dental coverage, telemedicine, employee and family assistance program, and retirement and savings programs.
  • We recognize the importance of work-life balance with our hybrid work program, wellness allowance, and year-round social activities and events.

We are looking for a Real Estate Manager to join our team in our Montreal office!

As a Real Estate Manager, you will be responsible for playing a pivotal role in managing and coordinating the real estate needs of our offices nationwide. You will act as the main point of contact between local/regional management, OREC, other central services, and external parties including landlords, agents, consultants, suppliers, and other real estate professionals.

If you are career-minded and looking for a dynamic work environment with a growth mindset, you will love working with our team!

Your day as a Real Estate Manager

Lease Management

    • Manage all requests concerning new office space, relocations, lease renewals, extensions and expansions.
    • Liaise with the Legal Department and General Counsel to ensure that all lease terms and conditions align with BFL CANADA's requirements.
    • Maintain an organized record of all lease documents, contracts, and related paperwork.

Project Management

    • Coordinate with various departments and external stakeholders to ensure smooth execution of real estate projects.
    • Oversee and manage office relocations, expansions, or other related projects for the 26 offices across Canada.
    • Track project timelines, budgets, and deliverables to ensure timely and efficient completion.

Communication & Liaison

    • Serve as the main point of contact for all real estate-related queries within the organization.
    • Communicate effectively with property managers, landlords, and other real estate professionals.

Reporting & Analysis

    • Provide regular updates on the status of leases, projects, and any potential issues.
    • Carry out management of critical dates (expiries, various options, maintenance of premises after the term, etc.) regarding the real estate portfolio of the company. Produce related reports upon request of the General Counsel / OREC Chair.
    • Subscribe and analyze real estate trends, costs, and opportunities to provide strategic insights for the company.

Administrative Duties

    • Maintain a centralized database of all properties, ensuring easy access and retrieval of information.
    • Coordinate and schedule meetings, site visits, and inspections as needed.

Our ideal candidate

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Real Estate / Project Management, or related field.
  • 3-5 years experience in a similar role, preferably in the professional services sector.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with a strong emphasis on Excel and Word.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Bilingual with strong verbal and written communication skills in English and French.
  • Familiarity with Canadian real estate markets and regulations.

Who we are

Founded in 1987 by Barry F. Lorenzetti, BFL CANADA is one of the largest employee-owned and operated Risk Management, Insurance Brokerage, and Employee Benefits consulting services firms in North America. The firm has a team of 1,300 professionals located in 25 offices across the country. Our employees have free rein to demonstrate their creativity, leadership, and entrepreneurial skills since we believe in each one of them. BFL CANADA is a founding Partner of Lockton Global LLP, a partnership of independent insurance brokers who provide Risk Management, Insurance, and Benefits Consulting services in over 140 countries around the world.

More about us

Our Montreal office is located at the heart of downtown Montreal, the largest city in Quebec. Our employees can benefit from the numerous exciting activities organized in the neighborhood.

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BFL CANADA is an equal-opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Offers of employment at BFL CANADA are conditional upon satisfactory results of background verifications.

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