Property and Materiel Manager

Consulate General of Canada in New York
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
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  • Posted
    Nov 16

Position description

Under the general direction of the Management and Consular Officer, the incumbent is responsible for the overall management and administration of the Real Property program, which include the following sections: Residential & Commercial Property Maintenance, Leasing, Material Management, Contracting & Procurement and Finance.

The incumbent plans, manages, recommends and co-ordinates services for all Government of Canada properties in New York, as well as develops and implements service standards and maintenance/ repair programs. The incumbent supervises 6 employees, oversees the budget responsibilities for the Program and leads on the development of strategic documents, correspondence, and reports.

The successful candidate will develop, plan, and implement Program / section objectives; conduct in-depth research from a wide range of sources to analyze trends and propose short- and long-term strategies; direct administrative functions; oversee procurement in support of priorities; and perform other duties, as required.


Candidates must demonstrate clearly how they meet the Language, Education and Experience requirements listed below:

Language Requirement:
Fluency in English (oral and written). 

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or an associate’s degree and at least 5 years relevant experience to the specific areas of competence required by the position.

• At least five (5) years of relevant experience in complex project management including budgeting, planning, development, and implementation in a similar environment. Three of the five years of experience must include commercial and/or residential property life-cycle management including building maintenance and construction projects and operations. 
• At least three (3) years of experience managing and supervising staff in the building maintenance and/or construction fields, including regular staff, project staff, and contractors.
• Experience drafting reports, contract proposals, policies and client communications.
• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
Rated requirements:
• Knowledge of project management processes and procedures;
• Knowledge of real estate, facilities and residential property management in the local market area; and
• Knowledge of budget and contracting processes and procedures

• Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing;
• Lead a cross-functional team, including both staff and contractors;
• Manage complex contracts and technical projects, including the negotiation of the contract through to implementation and completion;
• Analyse situations/ information, identify project requirements, and make recommendations; and
• Evaluate problems and find solutions.

Personal Suitability: 
• Superior communication and interpersonal skills;
• Sound judgment;
• Initiative;
• Excellent client service skills; and
• Conflict resolution skills.


Asset Qualifications:

• Ability to communicate in French. 
• Project Management Profession certification or education.
• Experience providing services to and working with a diverse client base, including racialized communities.

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