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Community Property Asset Manager
You are not looking for a job, You are looking to contribute to something greater. You thrive on the opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives. This is reflected in your commitment to connecting with people and delivering results. A true self-starter, you take pride and ownership in what you do. Most importantly, you’re a great team player!
What do you get when a team of experienced industry professionals combine their passion and decide it is time to raise the bar in the retirement living industry? You get V!VA Retirement Communities. At V!VA, we aren’t about grand statements or lofty ideals. We are a group of Canadians committed to bringing the right mix of people together to inspire each other and deliver the highest standards of customer service and performance in the retirement living sector. At V!VA, we put people first. We are looking for just the right person who shares V!VA’s mission – Making Today Great!
Reporting directly to the Director of Operations, the Community Property Asset Manager will also work closely with the Home Office Construction and Finance teams as well as the operating teams at the Communities. The Community Property Asset Manager’s main responsibility is to be a resource and consultant to the Communities maintenance teams while providing hands-on assistance where needed. In addition, this role requires the development of a long-term strategy for the tracking and maintenance of each Communities’ physical assets and systems. The Community Property Asset Manager is responsible to know the details of all Communities contracts and ensure Services Managers and Maintenance Coordinators fully understand all aspects of the contracts.
- Be familiar with the maintenance and capex budgets for each Community to provide insight, expertise, resources and advice on how best to use their financial resources to maximize their short term operational needs and long term asset investments
- Monitor service performance for all V!VA negotiated service providers/contractors; liaison on behalf of Communities’ with service providers where services are not provided or below expectations
- Review quotes and scopes of work for individual building and equipment repairs/replacement; validate recommended scopes and advise on proposed next steps where appropriate.
- Visit each Community on a regular basis to review building and equipment conditions and preventative maintenance compliance; report any concerns or deficiencies promptly to the Community Director and/or Director of Operations.
- Provide information and budget allowances for each Community during the annual budget development process as requested.
- Ensure the properties are in compliance with all municipal, provincial and/or federal legislations and requirements as it pertains to plant and equipment requirements
- Ensure that tasks, ways of work, processes and procedures are performed in conjunction with Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety requirements
- Participate in the interview/selection process for all Maintenance Coordinators for each Community
- Follow up and effectively resolve difficult issues in a timely manner
- Demonstrate your commitment to the Orange Dot Values by being a role model and living the Values
- Post-secondary education preferred
- Minimum 10 years’ experience in a hands-on residential and/or commercial property
- Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Property Manager or similar position
- Multiple property coordination/management experience required
- Understanding and knowledge about building systems, engineering, structures, construction, maintenance and plant management required
- Understanding and experience with the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and requirements
- Understand TSSA, Ontario Building Code and Ontario Fire Codes is required; knowledge of Building Automation Systems is an asset
- Excellent attention to detail
- Excellent administrative and organization skills
- Capable of working under pressure and solving problems efficiently
- Able to use plant / equipment maintenance and planning software (software to be determined)
- Good written and oral communication skills
- Able to collaborate to solve issues/tasks/challenges and confidently make decisions and recommendations using facts, sound reasoning and common sense
- Must be able to walk/stand for extensive period of time
- Must have a car and driver’s license, willing to travel in the GTA and Southern Ontario
- Proficiency with Word, Excel and Outlook