The VP Asset Management will lead all aspects of TAS’ commercial portfolio, which currently includes over one million square feet in development and is poised to increase significantly over the coming years. They will set-out and oversee property-level business plans – including finance, operations, leasing, capital improvements and tenant experience – that maximize asset value, social and environmental impact. The ideal candidate will bring a demonstrated depth of relevant experience as well as an entrepreneurial, creative and highly collaborative approach to the role. This is a tremendous opportunity to build and lead all aspects of the asset management function for an exciting portfolio of IPP assets with a significant near-term development pipeline in the GTHA. The candidate will join a diverse, exceptionally talented and innovative team that leverages real estate development to deliver both purpose and profit.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Post-secondary degree in Finance, Business Administration, Engineering, Urban Planning or a related field, professional designations (i.e. CPA, CFA) or MBA is considered an asset
Minimum of 12 - 15 years of experience in real-estate, value-add and/or development with
Superior understanding of value creation, with a demonstrated track-record of innovative executing property-level value enhancements
Demonstrated track-record of developing detailed property-level annual business plans, including financials, leasing can capital plans
Experience attracting and delivering a best-in-class experience to a broad spectrum of commercial tenants – from industrial, to office, creative, cultural and community-focused
Experience negotiating and executing commercial leases, with a robust existing external network of broker relationships
Strong business acumen, budget management skills
Analytical and rigorous, with substantial experience negotiating contracts and agreements
Clear and confident working knowledge of financial modelling
Superior problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
Tactful and diplomatic with sound instincts and judgement
Strong interpersonal skills, able to maintain relationships, influence and be a trusted advisor at all levels
Experience building and motivating high-performing teams, with a demonstrated ability to set objectives and hold people accountable to results
Excellent written and verbal communications and presentation skills
Entrepreneurial with a high level of integrity, ownership and accountability, able to operate with a sense of urgency and be assertive as required
Tenacious with a contagious desire to learn, grow, go the extra mile and exceed expectations
Curious, collaborative and approachable
Passionate, with a demonstrated interest in: city-building and/or social impact; improving practices and building solutions that will influence the industry for the better
Lead the Asset Management of TAS’s commercial real-estate asset portfolio
Creating and oversee the execution of property-level business plans including finance, operations, leasing, capital improvements and tenant experience strategies that achieve corporate impact objectives
Contribute to internal and external management reporting
Provide ad-hoc cross functional expertise and support to Development and Property Management teams
Represent ownership with external partners and investors
Track and monitor annual budgets of IPP and value-add properties
Collaborate closely with Investments team on site acquisitions
Advise on design, development approvals, construction, marketing and communications plans as requested
Monitor industry best-practices, market trends, emerging processes and technologies (e.g. prop-tech) – share and implement these learnings internally
Help maintain strong operational frameworks that empower the team to work in an agile, responsive manner in a fastpaced, high-volume environment; oversee the ongoing evaluation and improvement of related systems, processes and tools
Actively encourage inter and cross-functional collaboration, workflows and efficiencies
Serve as an internal project management subject matter expert, help build colleagues’ related skills
Proactively coach, mentor and guide the performance, skill and competency development of colleagues
Deepen personal understanding of TAS’s strategy/culture, and help colleagues do the same on an ongoing basis
Embody TAS’s Culture Code i.e. be a performance fanatic, innovative, an exceptional collaborator and committed to multipurpose impact.
TAS offers a competitive compensation package including a recently enhanced group health benefits and wellness program.
PROCESS: Candidates should email their resume and cover letter together in one PDF document to: [email protected] quoting the position in the subject line. We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
TAS is a mixed-use real estate developer that engages, designs, and invests with intent to build more inclusive, livable cities. We deliver vibrant projects that blend residential, commercial, cultural and community spaces to serve evolving needs for today and tomorrow. Impact and people are at the heart of everything we do. Founded as a custom home builder in 1983, we expanded in the early 2000s and have since delivered five major projects. Our active project pipeline now totals over 5.6 million square feet and includes unique sites across the Greater Toronto Area. We are a proud Certified B Corporation and a founding member of the SVX Social Impact Investment Platform.