Head of Real Estate Investments

Recruiter
Vestcor
Location
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Salary
To be determined.
Posted
22 Oct 2020
Closes
15 Nov 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Vestcor has a new full-time position available for the leadership of our Real Estate investment activity.


Located in Fredericton, Vestcor is the largest investment manager in Atlantic Canada providing global investment management services to nine different client groups representing approximately $18.5 billion in assets under management. We also provide administration services to eleven pension plans and four employee benefit plans.


Working closely with the Vice-President Private Markets and Chief Investment Officer, the Head of Real Estate Investments has overall responsibility for the strategic direction and coordination of our global real estate investment activities. They will also lead the Team’s strategic development process, identify attractive investment opportunities, and execute on the implementation of a broadly diversified real estate portfolio by geography, property type and risk profile. The Head of Real Estate Investments will also lead and develop a small and growing team of professionals striving to deliver strong well diversified risk-adjusted returns to our client portfolios.


As the ideal candidate, you possess a university degree, with a graduate degree preferred or a professional designation, in a relevant field. You have excellent technical knowledge of investment concepts and issues including portfolio construction, business and asset valuation techniques as well as proven ability to negotiate private transactions. Work experience within the institutional investment management and/or pension industries would be a strong asset.


The successful candidate will be driven by measurable results, have excellent leadership, team building, planning, presentation and communications skills and the ability to network and build mutually beneficial relationships.


Written and spoken competence in English is required.


In the covering letter candidates must demonstrate why they believe they have the required qualifications and skills for this position.


We offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and a challenging and rewarding team environment. The successful candidate will participate in the New Brunswick Public Service Pension Plan.
Interested applicants must forward their cover letter and resume by November 13, 2020 to:


Manager Human Resources
Vestcor Inc.
440 King Street, Suite 680
York Tower, Kings Place
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H8
or via e-mail to: careers@vestcor.org

Additional information on Vestcor may be obtained by visiting our website at https://vestcor.org/en/about-us/careers/