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Vice President, Investments

Employer
Boardwalk REIT
Location
Calgary (City), Alberta (CA)
Salary
Competitive market salary commensurate with education and experience.
Closing date
Dec 1, 2023

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VP, Investments

First West Place, 200, 1501 1st Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Req #685

Boardwalk provides Canadians with a quality, comfortable, home living experience. We offer rental apartments and townhouses that come in a wide breadth of shapes, sizes and sets of amenities. We operate 33,000 units across Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Quebec.

Boardwalk recognizes our Associates as our most valuable asset. We are proud to provide competitive wages, profit-sharing, and amazing benefits like flexible group medical and dental, fitness reimbursement, training and development, group RRSP matching, rental discounts, and more.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a North American Multi-Family investment strategy – outlining new investment thesis’ and developing strong deal sourcing channels
  • Responsible for building upon Boardwalks long-term strategy and capital allocation plan in identifying new investment and capital recycling opportunities
  • Pro-actively develop, foster, and maintain strong relationships with key market participants including multi-family owners, operators, and developers, in addition to brokers and mortgage bankers
  • Exhibit strong deal sourcing capabilities through utilizing existing relationships and connections to identify non-marketed & marketed opportunities in select North American target markets
  • Ability to assess complex real estate and entity level transactions providing complete oversite on deal execution, from idea generation, underwriting, bidding process, negotiation and closing
  • Lead detailed due diligence in reaffirming assumptions, reviewing consultant reports and utilizing findings in order to provide recommendations to the executive team
  • Assist team members in understanding complex acquisitions with the ability to actively coach and mentor investment team members
  • Prepare and present quarterly board presentations and investment committee memorandums to Boardwalk’s executive committee and Board of Trustees

Education and Experience:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience leading a team, with preferrable North American transaction expertise, with a proven track record of success
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, able to inspire and motivate teams and investment strategies
  • Related post-secondary degree required
  • CFA or MBA designation preferred

Technical Requirements:

  • Well-developed market and multi-family product knowledge across a range of complex transaction types, with seasoned deal execution experience
  • Strong financial acumen and proficiency in financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships with internal teams, investors and external partners
  • Tenacious business negotiation skills with the ability to communicate with a high degree of professionalism and navigate complex legal documents in order to complete deals

Non-Technical Requirements:

  • Progressive and creative thinker who is self-directed; takes initiative, proactively addresses problems; can work with minimal oversight
  • Results-oriented, accurate, with keen attention to detail
  • Sound judgment and a high level of integrity with the ability to address sensitive and confidential information and make good decisions under pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to work within cross-functional teams and manage resources effectively
  • Ability to react and respond favorably, manage conflict and resolve problems in a professionally
  • Travel will be required

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume.

We would like to thank you in advance for your application, however, only those candidates who are being considered will be contacted. Offers of employment will be contingent on satisfactory Security Background Checks, Reference Checks, and Post-offer/Pre-employment Physical Testing where applicable.

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Ready to shape the future of our communities? Come work with us and learn where doing what you love means never working a day in your life!

Deeply rooted in family spirit and humility, Boardwalk’s five core values of integrity, associates, teamwork, customer service and social responsibility are more than just words - they are a way of life. Coupled with our Golden Foundation of ‘treat others as you would like to be treated,’ ‘be good,’ ‘love community’ and ‘have fun,’ we believe in happiness and creating the most memorable experiences for both our Associates and Resident Members, continually looking for new and innovative ways to enhance and strengthen all our Boardwalk communities.

We hope these values speak to you as they speak so meaningfully to us!

As we continue to grow, we remain unwavering in our commitment to providing Resident Members with the best quality rental communities. This same commitment means Boardwalk is always seeking individuals who have a positive attitude, are energetic and passionate, self-driven, productive, have the capacity to deliver high-quality results and who believe in the power of teamwork.

Together, with you as part of our team, we will continue to create meaning every day for those who choose to call Boardwalk home.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment Statement

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse team that will honour and celebrate your experiences, perspectives and unique identity regardless of age, ethnicity, race, colour, abilities, religion, socio-economic status, culture, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.

Together, our communities strive to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

We believe every Associate in our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of values, customs and experience to better understand and engage with the world around us, identify challenges, so as to discover, design and deliver solutions together.

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