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Director, Corporate Real Estate and Facilities – ATCO (WR: 697)

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Alberta, Calgary
Posted 9 months ago

We have partnered with ATCO to help them add a strategic and highly motivated Director, Corporate Real Estate and Facilities to their team. The Director will lead ATCO’s corporate real estate and facilities management team, providing strategic real estate management and advisory services to the leaders across each of their business units.

The Director will also have a strategic focus on supporting ATCO’s growth and innovation across the global enterprise. This will entail providing support for real estate transactions, as well as managing and advising on the best and highest use for the existing assets within their global real estate portfolio. The Director will proactively make bespoke recommendations to the leaders across ATCO’s business units, including relating to:

  • the Office of the Future, providing recommendations on being at the leading edge of what’s next for the way we work and utilize space;
  • accessibility, diversity, equity & inclusion (“DEI”) and ESG strategy; and
  • incorporating technology into the management and use of ATCO’s assets.

Who we’re looking for

 We’re seeking a corporate real estate leader with the following skills and experience:

  • Post-secondary degree in a related discipline or a combination of education and experience appropriate to achieve the mandate
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in progressive commercial or corporate real estate roles, with particular expertise in real estate transactions, leasing, asset management and property management
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience formally leading others with a demonstrated ability to inspire, mentor, coach, and oversee the work of, others
  • Demonstrated expertise in project management and capital management
  • Track record of success managing large, multi-million dollar real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions and leases
  • Brings superior advisory skills and expertise on the real estate market in Alberta and beyond, including knowledge of due diligence requirements, market contractual terms and obligations, strategic tax considerations, growth optionality considerations, etc.
  • Demonstrated understanding of regulatory frameworks and ability to support required regulatory filings
  • Strong interest in technology and using data to optimize real estate asset management and use
  • Experience and aptitude in advising on Office of the Future considerations, as well as accessibility, DEI and ESG strategies

Candidates coming from another corporate leadership role are preferred, although candidates coming externally from a brokerage will also be considered.

If this sounds like you, please reach out to Erin Dand, Client Partner at Pekarsky & Co. at [email protected] for more information.

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