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Property Accountant

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2018-02-23
Position Summary

The Property Accountant’s primary responsibility is to provide exceptional customer service for all clients (both internal and external) and for the efficient and accurate accounting of a real estate portfolio owned by Primaris.

Role

• Monthly reporting, including month-end closes, actual to budget variance analysis, GST & QST returns, bank reconciliations, etc.
• Prepare quarter-end audit packages and liaise with auditors
• Draft annual financial statements and cost statements
• Prepare annual tenant operating cost and realty tax billings
• Prepare operating and capital budgets
• Prepare quarterly re-forecasts
• Assist with the integration of new property acquisitions as required
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
• Enrolment in a professional accounting designation program preferred

Years of Experience
• 3-5 years real estate accounting experience
• Retail real estate experience highly preferred

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
• ERP system experience an asset
• Bilingualism an asset (French/English)
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Positive attitude
• Flexible
• Reliable
• Detail oriented
• Results driven

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Manager, Operations

Regent Mall - Fredericton, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2018-02-23
Position Summary

The main responsibility of the Manager, Operations is to ensure the successful operation of the building and facilities which may encompass areas such as maintenance, cleaning, security and guest services.

Role

• Ensure that all programs related to the overall operation of the Centre are implemented in a timely efficient manner by regularly reviewing the execution of areas such as, preventative maintenance, water treatment, energy management, environmental management, waste management, landscaping, pest control, property security, snow removal, parking lot/deck, roof maintenance and general building rehabilitation, life safety systems, cleaning operations, tenant coordination, and Health & Safety, to ensure cost effective facility management in compliance with all relevant legislation
• Manage operational expenses on a monthly basis by reviewing actual performance against budget, approving all purchase orders and invoices and conducting a monthly variance analysis to determine reasons for variance and find methods to address the situation in order to ensure expenditures remain within prescribed budgets
• Develop the annual operating budget in conjunction with the General Manager and (Senior) Property Administrator for all categories of expense and recovery by conducting thorough studies of all contracts, previous budgets, repairs and upgrades and by controlling expenses versus revenues in order to maintain first class centre and to stay competitive within the market
• Actively manage and participate in RFPs, tenders, bids and contract negotiations with multiple service providers (e.g. waste management, snow removal, cleaning, etc.)
• Create and maintain long term capital expenditure plans
• Ensure maintenance of all mechanical, electrical, life safety and security systems in compliance with Building Codes and manufacturers recommendations to ensure systems remain at optimum level of operation
• Facilitate and coordinate on-going, open communications with tenants by attending various meetings as required by the tenants to understand and address their operational concerns in order to ensure their needs are being met and the organizations assets are maintained appropriately
• Respond to after-hours emergency calls by going to the site and taking the necessary actions required to ensure all emergency procedures are followed and the security of personnel and the property is maintained
• Authorize and verify employee and contractor work schedules to ensure appropriate coverage is maintained
• Ensure necessary safety precautions and policies are followed in line with applicable laws and company policies
• Develop, maintain, and track preventative maintenance and initiatives to ensure timely inspections and repairs to common areas, existing building systems and equipment
• Coordinate and support tenant coordination projects in conjunction with the Design and Construction department. This includes, but is not limited to, cost estimating of all work responsible by the landlord, discussions with local building consultants and site inspections during the construction process
• Foster relationships with tenants, general contractors and third party vendors
• Motivate, direct and evaluate all direct reports through regular formal and informal discussions, including annual evaluations and goal setting sessions, to enhance employee job satisfaction, foster employment stability, and to maximize productivity
• Actively recruit and train new team members when required
• Review work completed by the team and provide guidance when necessary
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field
• 4th or 5th Power Engineering Ticket
• Possession of a Refrigeration Engineer certificate an asset
• Building Environmental Systems diploma (or similar program) an asset
• BOMA Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT), System Maintenance Administrator (SMA), or Facilities Management Administrator (FMA) an asset

Years of Experience
• Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Building Operator, Supervisor, Operations or similar role
• Minimum 3 years supervisory/management experience preferably in a shopping centre or mixed use environment

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Working knowledge of heating and cooling systems
• Experienced in using heating/cooling maintenance and database software programs (i.e. Angus)
• Working knowledge of Fire and Building codes
• Knowledge of Healthy and Safety legislation
• Knowledge of safe operation of power tools and equipment
• WHMIS certification an asset
• Ability to work flexible/extended hours
• Proficient with Microsoft Office programs
• Comfortable using a PC
• Valid Driver’s License (depending on the property)

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements
• Actively support training & development opportunities for employees as well as provide regular and meaningful feedback while delegating responsibility and being comfortable working through others
• Embrace change and support new initiatives, anticipate and analyze issues in order to understand the future impact of actions and make sound decisions

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Developer

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Temporary Contract

POSTING DATE

2018-02-21
Position Summary

The main responsibility of the Developer is to provide professional expertise and assistance with the design, development, creation/selection, conversion, implementation, security, backup, maintenance, and overall usability and effectiveness of Primaris databases, applications, interfaces and related information systems. These systems include business, management, intranet and website applications. The incumbent maintains an awareness of company database and programming requirements, business practices and challenges, end-user requirements and industry standards, and proactively fosters the productive implementation of database technology and related programming.

Role

• Provide ongoing technical support including, but not limited to:
o design, development and administration of Structured Query Language (SQL) databases for use by management, employees and business partners
o design and development of customized reports and queries
o code data manipulation routines to support important business processes and reports
o monitor the performance and tuning of databases and applications
o establish database maintenance procedures
o assist with the security and integrity systems for Primaris databases and applications
o assist with the formulation of requirements documents for new database systems and business applications
o advise on the design and development of databases and database applications
o design, code and implement database-driven applications
o assist with the conversion of data into new systems
o work with employees across multiple departments to develop and maintain data standards
• Perform ongoing maintenance tasks and upgrades to key systems
• Assist in the maintenance of Primaris’ ERP systems
• Proactively monitor logs and system integrity reports
• Develop and maintain Primaris’ intranet
• Document and maintain strict version control of reports and coding modules
• Educate and instruct users in the methodology of database queries, forms, and reports
• Communicate information (e.g. new releases, functions, services, changes, helpful hints) to the user community through various means including email, information sessions and presentations
• As part of a departmental team, participate in the administration of the local area network and office systems, particularly in matters that impact on database and ERP system development
• Maintain professional awareness (via trade journals, vendors, information groups) of database, programming and Internet technology advancements and changes
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or an acceptable equivalent required

Years of Experience
• 3 - 5 years experience in relational database administration, design, implementation and related programming
• 3 - 5 years experience supporting an ERP system (MRI) product preferred

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Expertise in configuring and maintaining MS SQL database servers (2005,2008)
• Professional expertise in relational database design
• Command of SQL, as well as the essential elements of relational database development, including stored procedures and triggers
• Comprehensive knowledge of the .NET framework and MS Visual Studio
• Thorough knowledge of ERP System (MRI)
• Expert knowledge of MS Sharepoint
• Thorough experience developing reports with Microsoft Reporting Services
• Expert knowledge of object-oriented and procedural programming
• Fluency with common database-oriented programming languages
• Expertise in all elements of the software development life cycle (analysis, estimation, design, development, integration, testing and implementation)
• Expert skills in gathering system and user requirements; strong communication skills in creating formal requirement documents
• Knowledge of version control systems such as CVS
• Professional expertise in World Wide Web site administration and architecture, including design, development, evaluation, selection, conversion, implementation, security and backup of database-driven information and business systems
• Skill in design, implementation and maintenance of web-based applications
• Experience in XHTML and Javascript, including the development of CMS systems
• Knowledge of standard encryption methods, including SSL (secure socket layers)
• Experience with data conversion issues, including development of software bridges between applications to bring interoperability to diverse information systems
• Strong knowledge of XML, XML schemas and Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT)
• Skills required to build and use Web Services
• Experience using vendor-supplied application programming interfaces
• Superior interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to formulate effective requirements documentation, project plans, and system documentation
• Strong analytical and organizational abilities
• Outstanding customer service skills
• Self-motivated
• Strong verbal communication and technical writing skills
• Enjoy working in a fast paced environment
• Excellent presentation skills
• Proven problem solving skills

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Coordinator, Marketing

Peter Pond Mall - Fort McMurray, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Temporary Contract

POSTING DATE

2018-02-13
Position Summary

The main responsibility of the Coordinator, Marketing is to implement and execute the strategic marketing plan and budget for the Centre. All efforts are directed towards meeting the objectives of the Centre’s marketing plan.

Please note that this position is for a 9 month temporary contract.

Role

• Assist with the Centre’s branding and marketing strategy in all areas; including advertising, events, charitable and community endeavors
• Assist in the design and execution of a measurable & cost effective marketing plan and budget for the Centre which utilizes marketing funds to increase centre traffic, retailers sales and market share within a specific trade area
• Foster regular communication with all appropriate parties including the Centre’s management, maintenance and security staff as well as tenants
• Assist in the design of an annual marketing plan and budget that utilizes current Primaris research and analysis to set objectives, formulate strategies and detailed marketing tactics for the Centre
• Coordinate and execute events and programs successfully using an assigned budget & ensuring accuracy and integrity in each program
• Coordinate and execute Centre marketing materials, displays and promotion installations
• Develop and foster relationships with customers, community groups, suppliers, tenants, staff and co-workers
• Partner with IT and Management to develop and maintain the Centre’s website and social networking programs (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.) by ensuring property, tenant and event details are current and accurate
• Research the market area and develop market data through local and national initiatives (i.e. focus groups) to respond to developments in marketing (where applicable)
• Monitor and report on marketing initiatives; including the gift card program (where applicable)
• Organize meetings with clients and suppliers
• Review Primaris research such as traffic counters and intercept studies, in order to stay current with the marketplace
• Develop and maintain new and existing relationships with industry personnel by attending industry specific meetings and networking events
• Assist with media and advertising contract negotiations
• Ability to work longer hours during special events and seasonal peaks (holiday hours)
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Secondary School Diploma
• Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma in Marketing, Advertising, Business or related field is considered an asset
• Marketing I or II from ICSC an asset

Years of Experience
• 2-4 years marketing experience, preferably within retail advertising or public relations agency setting

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Socially adept, congenial and proficient in dealing with diverse personality types with tact and diplomacy
• Strong understanding of Shopping Centre terms and traffic strategies is an asset
• Strong PC skills
• Intermediate Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) skills

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Maintenance Worker

Stone Road Mall - Guelph, ON

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Part Time

POSTING DATE

2018-02-02
Position Summary

The Maintenance Worker’s primary responsibility is to perform day to day maintenance and customer service duties required to keep the property safe and presentable for customers, staff and tenants.

Role

• Complete thorough daily inspections of the property
• Notify direct supervisor of required repairs of the property in a timely manner
• Conduct any necessary minor repairs to the property/equipment (i.e. painting, carpentry, HVAC, landscaping, etc.)
• Monitor the property for health & safety concerns and action accordingly
• Respond to tenant(s) concerns in a timely manner
• Ensure that specific areas of the property are in proper condition for inspections
• Remove ice and snow from entrances, walkways and other areas as required
• Ensure litter receptacles are empty and that litter is cleared from the property
• Preserve the “curb appeal” of the property ensuring the overall appearance of the centre is maintained to a high standard
• Assist external contractors with repairs/inspections (i.e. HVAC, trades people, etc.)
• Provide exceptional customer service to all stakeholders (i.e. contractors, tenants and customers)
• Communicate with appropriate stakeholders (i.e. colleagues, trades people) to assist in coordination of work requirements
• Assist other departments with “set-up” and “tear-down” of materials
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
• College diploma in a related field an asset

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in a similar field

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Knowledge of a trade or HVAC, etc. an asset
• Ability to operate power tools
• Valid Driver’s License
• Basic PC skills
• CPR and First Aid certification an asset

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Director, Accounts Receivable

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2018-01-26
Position Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to directly manage all aspects of Accounts Receivable at the portfolio level and work with the sites to formulate collection objectives and processes across the portfolio. The incumbent will also have responsibility for ensuring that all internal controls of the Accounts Receivable are met, will create a centralized and efficient reporting system, and will manage all bankruptcy proceedings and tenant credit checks.

Role

• Plan, evaluate, implement and continuously improve all aspects of Accounts Receivable functions and processes
• Work with the General Managers and Property Administrators to formulate specific collection objectives across the portfolio
• Manage negotiations with tenants, ensuring professional relationships are established and maintained with all third parties
• Use all methods available to contact customers with past due arrears
• Schedule regular Accounts Receivable meetings with General Managers & Property Administrators, focusing on the monthly Aging Report
• Work with the General Managers and Property Administrators to prepare Demand Letters in accordance with the provisions of the lease
• Create a “Watch List” for collection concerns with existing and potential tenants
• Create standard reports for both internal and external users, including comments where required
• Create a standard statement of account for the company
• Prepare monthly analysis of outstanding rent to ensure company objectives are being met
• Maintain up to date records of all negligent accounts
• Oversee all aspects of bankruptcy files for tenants, including preparing the appropriate documentation for review by the Legal Department
• Collaborate with General Managers to provide recommendations to VP Finance and VP Asset Management on provisions for bad debts
• Make recommendations to ultimately write off arrears that have previously had provisions attached to them
• On an ongoing basis oversee and assist with the cleanup of (unapplied credits), short paid invoices and charge backs
• Monitor/review the percentage rent calculations performed by Property Administrators
• Perform quarterly analysis on KPI metrics to ensure benchmarks are met
• Work with General Manager’s when analyzing rent relief requests received by tenants and make recommendations
• Arrange for property Sales Audits when required
• Perform credit checks for potential tenants upon request
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• College Diploma in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field an asset

Years of Experience
• Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Accounts Receivable or a Collections / Accounting environment
• Real Estate industry experience an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word etc.)
• Experience with an ERP software (preferably MRI or Yardi)
• Bilingualism an asset (French/English)
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
• Excellent customer service skills
• Proven analytical skills
• Strong organizational skills

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Supervisor, Operations

Grant Park Shopping Centre - Winnipeg, MB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2018-01-24
Position Summary

The main responsibilities of the Supervisor, Operations are to oversee the budgets, contracts and deployment of assigned workforce to ensure proper monitoring, preventative maintenance, and troubleshooting of all Building Automation Systems and related equipment to ensure the successful operation and maintenance of the building.

Role

• Oversee the general budgets for snow removal, landscaping, fire alarm, electrical, and other general maintenance contracts
• Plan, coordinate, and perform maintenance and repair of all electrical and/or mechanical equipment and maintain up-to-date records of activities
• Monitor and operate the Building Automation System and ensure that problems are addressed to prevent system malfunctions and downtime
• Ensure that all calls for service of mechanical and electrical equipment is made and follow-up to ensure the work has been completed in a timely fashion
• Monitor, inspect, and troubleshoot issues relating to the Fire Protection System
• Address all electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning problems that arise
• Repair, replace, or make recommendations for servicing of plumbing-related parts and piping
• Code invoices from suppliers and submit for processing
• Direct and oversee the recording and maintenance of all chemical tests and add the required chemicals to the HVAC systems, including boilers and chillers
• Maintain all electrical and mechanical rooms so that they are clean and organized at all times, including the painting of piping, pumps and floors
• Address tenant requests and complaints promptly and professionally
• Assist the management team with all aspects of building operations such as budgeting for capital expenditures, purchasing of materials, controlling inventory of stocked items, and making recommendations on possible changes to enhance the efficiency of building operations
• Direct and oversee contracted work
• Follow-up and report contractor performance and possible deficiencies to the General Manager within acceptable time limits
• Actively recruit and train new team members when required
• Coach, motivate, direct and evaluate all direct reports through regular formal and informal discussions, including annual evaluations, and goal setting sessions, to enhance employee job satisfaction and maximize productivity
• Review work completed by direct reports and provide support and guidance when necessary
• Ensure necessary training (including safety) is delivered to direct reports and/or is addressed with General Manager
• Ensure necessary safety precautions and policies are followed in line with applicable laws and company policies
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma in a related field
• 4th or 5th Power Engineering Ticket
• Trade Certification an asset
• Possession of a Refrigeration Engineer certificate an asset
• Building Environmental Systems diploma (or similar program) an asset

Years of Experience
• Minimum 3-5 years’ experience as a Building Operator (or similar role)
• Minimum 3 years supervisory/management experience preferably in a shopping centre or mixed use environment

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Proven leadership skills
• Working knowledge of heating and cooling systems
• WHMIS certification an asset
• Knowledge of Healthy and Safety legislation
• Working knowledge of Fire and Building codes
• Proficient with Microsoft Office programs
• Comfortable using a PC
• Valid Driver’s License

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements
• Actively support training & development opportunities for employees as well as provide regular and meaningful feedback while delegating responsibility and being comfortable working through others

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Analyst

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2018-01-17
Position Summary

This role is responsible for providing analytical support to cross functional areas, including Finance, Leasing, Asset Management and Development. This position is located in Primaris’ Toronto Head Office.

Role

• Prepare internal property valuation models and/or work in conjunction with external advisors for International Financial Reporting Standards and other purposes
• Assist in quarterly and annual financial reporting
• Participate in operational reporting/monitoring, and long term forecasting of property/portfolio performance
• Prepare cash flow forecasts and other analysis to assist in the evaluation, underwriting and execution of potential acquisitions and dispositions
• Assist in preparation of write-up and presentations to Senior Management
• Assist in a variety of miscellaneous projects requiring financial decisions (e.g. financing, redevelopment and leasing analysis, business evaluation, capital expenditures)
• Develop and enhance modeling tools and templates
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field

Years of Experience
• Minimum 3 years of experience in real estate or analysis-driven environment (preferably in retail)

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Excellent financial analysis and proforma modeling capabilities
• Advanced Excel skills and proficient in MS Office and Excel macros with accounting background
• Good understanding of retail real estate fundamentals
• Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
• Detail oriented
• Results driven
• Willingness to learn
• Ability to work under pressure

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Guest Services Representative

Stone Road Mall - Guelph, ON

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Part Time

POSTING DATE

2018-01-17
Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to deliver outstanding customer service to all patrons and tenants of the property. This position is one of the first points of contact for customers and tenants and must have a positive attitude towards all clients. This position is also responsible for administering specific property programs such as gift cards, community clubs and contests.

Role

• Demonstrate exceptional customer service to all patrons and tenants by being knowledgeable about the property and its offerings
• Assist in the facilitation of the property gift card program
• Assist in the administration of the “lost and found” program by logging items and helping to match lost items with owners
• Provide directions within the property to shoppers
• Answer incoming calls on both the internal and external telephone lines
• Respond to general email inquiries
• Provide support to other departments as requested
• Maintain employee manuals by ensuring the information is up-to-date
• Coordinate the rental of strollers, wheelchairs, coat and parcel check etc.
• Administer refunds for vending machines upon request
• Continuously organize and stock all information brochures at the kiosk and other directories within the property
• Log calls from tenants who require assistance from another department in the property
• Communicate with other departments in a timely manner to relay tenant concerns/requests
• Log radio communications from other departments
• Complete projects as assigned from time to time
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Completed or working towards Secondary School diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in customer service an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Basic PC skills
• Basic Microsoft Office skills
• Expereince handling cash
• First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications an asset
• Ability to learn programs and procedures thoroughly and efficiently
• Respect for Health and Safety processes
• Have a positive attitude and outgoing demeanor

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Maintenance Worker

McAllister Place - Saint John, NB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Temporary Contract

POSTING DATE

2018-01-16
Position Summary

The Maintenance Worker’s primary responsibility is to perform day to day maintenance and customer service duties required to keep the property safe and presentable for customers, staff and tenants.

Please note this position will include shift, overnight and rotating schedules dependent on the centre's needs as well as work both indoors and outdoors.

Role

• Complete thorough daily inspections of the property
• Notify direct supervisor of required repairs of the property in a timely manner
• Conduct any necessary minor repairs to the property/equipment (i.e. painting, carpentry, HVAC, landscaping, etc.)
• Monitor the property for health & safety concerns and action accordingly
• Respond to tenant(s) concerns in a timely manner
• Ensure that specific areas of the property are in proper condition for inspections
• Remove ice and snow from entrances, walkways and other areas as required
• Ensure litter receptacles are empty and that litter is cleared from the property
• Preserve the “curb appeal” of the property ensuring the overall appearance of the centre is maintained to a high standard
• Assist external contractors with repairs/inspections (i.e. HVAC, trades people, etc.)
• Provide exceptional customer service to all stakeholders (i.e. contractors, tenants and customers)
• Communicate with appropriate stakeholders (i.e. colleagues, trades people) to assist in coordination of work requirements
• Assist other departments with “set-up” and “tear-down” of materials
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
• College diploma in a related field an asset

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in a similar field

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Knowledge of a trade or HVAC, etc.
• Proven trade related background
• Versatile
• Ability to operate power tools
• Valid Driver’s License
• Basic PC skills
• CPR and First Aid certification an asset

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Manager, Specialty Leasing

Northland Village - Calgary, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2018-01-16
Position Summary

The Specialty Leasing Manager’s primary responsibility is to create miscellaneous revenue for the Centre while ensuring business activity is in keeping with the Centre’s brand identity. The Manager’s responsibilities include revenue generating advertising, media and sponsorships, leasing temporary spaces, common areas, in line temporary locations and arrange vending. This individual is passionate with regard to quality design and merchandising standards.

Please note that this position supports the Specialty Leasing function at both Northland Village and Sunridge Mall.

Role

• Prospect vendors for temporary leasing, branded sponsorships and other miscellaneous income including media and vending
• Develop new and innovative ways to increase revenue for the Centre while maintaining high standards of presentation and service
• Maintain a robust database of clients, vendors and new contacts to be used for generating business relationships
• Represent the Centre in the community in order to build external relationships
• Liaise with Marketing and Operations to maintain branding strategies and develop new revenue opportunities
• Establish open and constant communication with all temporary tenants
• Regulate temporary tenant compliance with Centre rules and regulations regarding merchandising
• Document and administer the leasing of retail merchandising units, kiosks, in-line spaces, storage agreements and other miscellaneous revenue components
• Negotiate lease rates with potential vendors
• Create and effectively manage the Centre’s Specialty Leasing budget, including resolving discrepancies in a timely and efficient manner, monitoring revenue, allocation of funds and coding invoices
• Foster communication and relationships with the Leasing department, customers, tenants, corporate head offices, suppliers, staff and co-workers
• Remain well informed of recent developments in permanent Leasing and how it may impact the Specialty Leasing Program and the Centre
• Remain abreast of Specialty Leasing concepts, kiosk design and innovative trends through analyzing and reviewing data
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field

Years of Experience
• Minimum 5 years retail leasing or related experience
• Retail management experience an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Strong understanding of leasing
• Real Estate/shopping centre knowledge and/or accreditations
• Excellent Microsoft Office skills, specifically PowerPoint & Excel
• Excellent customer service skills
• Patient and always diplomatic
• Self-starter
• Creative and outgoing
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Positive attitude
• Conflict resolution skills
• Negotiation skills

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements
• Embrace change and support new initiatives, anticipate and analyze issues in order to understand the future impact of actions and make sound decisions

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com