Ivanhoé Cambridge develops and invests in high-quality real estate properties, projects and companies that are shaping the urban fabric in dynamic cities around the world. It does so responsibly, with a long-term view to generate optimal, risk-adjusted returns. Ivanhoé Cambridge is committed to creating living spaces that foster the well-being of people and communities, while reducing its environmental footprint.
Vertically integrated in Canada, Ivanhoé Cambridge invests internationally alongside strategic partners and major real estate funds that are leaders in their markets. Through subsidiaries and partnerships, the Company holds interests in more than 1,000 buildings, primarily in the residential, office, retail, industrial and logistics sectors. Ivanhoé Cambridge held more than C$65 billion in assets as at December 31st , 2018, and is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (cdpq.com), one of Canada’s leading institutional fund managers. For more information: ivanhoecambridge.com.
Department: Premium Outlet Collection Edmonton International Airport
Position type: Salaried
We’ve got an exciting opportunity within our Retail platform for those interested in joining or continuing their career in retail property management. We are looking for our next General Manager: someone to propel the property to the next level in retail experience at Premium Outlet Collection, Edmonton International Airport. The General Manager, POCEIA will be responsible for the management of a regional premium outlet centre in Edmonton, Alberta.
The primary function of the role is to secure the maximum possible return over the medium to long-term from Ivanhoé Cambridge’s investment with ownership for the financial and operational performance of the centre
The incumbent will use their established financial acumen to achieve the property’s financial targets, through accurate budgeting, forecasting and control.
Solid leadership skills will be key as the GM will be responsible for managing, motivating and developing a multidisciplinary team of direct and indirect reports;
The GM’s will possess and continue to develop knowledge of the local retail knowledge to further the competitive value-driven opportunities for the centre through short-term and specialty leasing.
Having ultimate responsibility for the Centre’s tenant and public relations, possessing leading Customer Service skills are paramount in ensuring a culture of excellence in servicing stakeholders;
Ensure the property meets Ivanhoe Cambridge’s expectation of operational excellence; maintain presentation, design, tenant, contractor, and merchandise standards
The GM must exhibit a broad perspective of the business and how the different areas of expertise interrelate. A collaborative approach will be key in working with subject matter experts (Leasing, Finance, Legal, Marketing, Building Operations) to support the business goals. An understanding of team player motivations and group dynamics are essential attributes for this leadership role.
Act as Ivanhoe Cambridge’s representative in partnership meetings, community events, and tours of the centre.
Nurture a strong relationship with the centre’s tenants to develop operational, sales and traffic strategies.
Act as the local asset manager of the property by choosing the right expenditures and opportunities to add value;
Act as a representative of Ivanhoe Cambridge, in conjunction with the Asset Management team, in co-owner meetings and presentations.
5+ years of experience in property management, hospitality, tourism or entertainment, along with a university degree, Business major preferred;
Must possess exceptional managerial, leadership, multi-tasking, communication and customer service skills;
An established track record in successfully managing large projects and a proven track record building and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
Experience working in a highly entrepreneurial environment and the personal commitment and motivation to be part of a successful team on a long-term basis;
Ability to present and communicate ideas and concepts at all levels;
Innovative and Creative;
Strong business acumen.
If you are interested in this challenge, please submit your resume.
You have everything to gain!
When you join the Ivanhoé Cambridge team, you are eligible for employment benefits and a pension plan that are among the best in the industry. Our many health and wellness programs encourage you to balance your work and personal lives and fulfil your desire for social involvement, while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. At Ivanhoé Cambridge, you will have many opportunities to develop your skills and thrive professionally, in Canada or elsewhere in the world. Our initiatives aimed at creating an exceptional working environment that inspires our employees to give the best of themselves elevated Ivanhoé Cambridge into the ranks of 100 Top Employers in Canada.
Ivanhoé Cambridge’s commitment to diversity and inclusion spans the breadth of its operations. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We take pride in creating a working environment where everyone is set up for success. Please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.
Additional Salary Information: Annual salary
Internal Number: 5227
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