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Who We Are

RioCan is one of Canada's largest Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT). We own, manage and develop retail-focused, increasingly mixed-use properties in Canada's major markets. We pioneered the REIT concept almost 30 years ago and have transformed Canadian real estate.

We are proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers and a Greater Toronto's Top Employer. At RioCan, you can build a career with real impact and longevity. You get the stability and resources of an established company and the entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit of a start-up. Life at RioCan is dynamic and fast-paced. We know that great ideas can come from anywhere, and we empower our people to suggest and implement them. We value different voices and perspectives and appreciate that the unique backgrounds and identities we each bring to our jobs make the whole business stronger.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This role is based in RioCan’s Calgary Regional Office and is responsible for supporting the needs of RioCan’s Western Canada Tenant Construction team. This role will report to the Sr. Project Manager, Tenant Construction, this position is responsible for the oversight and supervision of Construction projects for the Western Canada Tenant Construction team, which will involve projects relating to new Tenant deals and Capital Improvement and Maintenance Projects when needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Liaise with internal and external parties; Leasing Department, Asset Management, extended Operations team, contractors, consultants, designers, architects, municipalities and tenants on various projects;
  • Work with internal departments to assist lease negotiating – to be able prepare timing and accurate budgeting as related to those lease negotiations;
  • Prepare accurate Internal reporting – on a Quarterly and Monthly bases as related to Accruals, Monthly Cost Variance reports, and Job Status updates;
  • Be active and up to date on new construction practices, research innovative ways to build efficiently and expeditiously;
  • Monitor and Oversee Tendering process, ensure that corporate policies and procedures are adhered to, and provide tender analysis with recommendation for approvals;
  • Management of multiple Construction projects, including; visiting sites to ensure projects stay on time & on budget, contract administration, preparation of Purchase Orders to facilitate the completion of Departmental works, issuance of any necessary Change Orders/Budget Revisions, and review approval of invoices;
  • Provide general assistance in the preparation and implementation of major construction projects;
  • Other duties / projects as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • University Degree / College Diploma in relevant field of study;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Construction sector;
  • Real estate development experience is considered an asset;
  • Experience in blueprint reading, building codes, municipal requirements, and fire code regulations;
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction and technology methods, industry practices, estimating/budgeting, scheduling and general safety requirements;
  • Excellent time management and organization skills and ability to communicate and report accurately and timely;
  • Proven negotiation skills;
  • Experience with budget forecasting, creating spreadsheets, troubleshooting, project planning, interpreting legal documents, accounting, and interpreting specs and standards;
  • Strong understanding of Lease Agreements;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Project, Acrobat Professional and Outlook;
  • Experience with JDE accounting software, Yardi and/or AutoCAD would be an asset.

Why join RioCan?

We believe in rewarding you for what you do and investing in your career and long-term success. Our total rewards and perquisites program is designed to fit and enrich your life physically, emotionally, financially, and socially. We offer eligible employees:

Work / Life Balance that prioritizes YOU. Enjoy a hybrid work model with flexible work hours, an extra-long weekend with our RioCan Cares Day, and half days before every long weekend in the summer.

Professional Growth and Development that includes a continuing education reimbursement, a mentorship and leadership development program, on-demand online learning, and cross-training opportunities.

An Extensive Health and Benefits Program that includes health and dental benefits for you and your family starting on day one, a healthcare spending account, an employee family and assistance program, virtual healthcare, and other resources.

A Comprehensive Retirement Program to help prepare our employees for the future. This includes matching employee contributions in a retirement savings plan, pension plan, and an employee unit purchase plan.

Additional Perks and Benefits that include paid time off, parental leave top-up, various employee discounts, employee referral and recognition programs, and opportunities to participate in community initiatives, committees, and social events throughout the year.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where all employees are valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas. People are at the core of who we are, and we respect that they have taken all paths to get here. RioCan welcomes applications from all candidates and is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process, please let us know, and we will be happy to work with you to meet your needs.

Click here to learn more about who we are and what a career at RioCan can look like for you. You can also visit us at www.riocan.com.

RioCan brings together smart, talented people from diverse backgrounds, and creates spaces where we can all prosper.  People are at the core of who we are, and we respect that they have taken all kinds of paths to get here.

We are committed to creating an environment in which all employees are valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas. We value different voices and perspectives, and appreciate that unique backgrounds and identities make our organization stronger.

RioCan welcomes applications from all candidates and is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process please let us know and we will be happy to work with you to meet your needs.