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Director, Infrastructure Services & Technical Operations

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-06-10
Position Summary

This role is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the high functioning of Primaris’ computing environment including the day-to-day technical operations of the corporate information systems and coordinating the support and maintenance for these systems. The incumbent provides the guidance, direction and expertise required to ensure appropriate implementation of integrated and adaptable systems in a mixed computing environment. In addition, this person manages the workflow and results of internal IT resources and provides advice and recommendations to the Vice President, Information Technology regarding the direction of Primaris’ information systems.

Role

Infrastructure
• Maintain in-depth and fundamental knowledge of the core elements of IT systems, including PC and server configuration, networking, email, dns, firewalls, backup, storage, printing, mobility, cloud services and security
• Develop and implement strategic and operational plans to ensure that IT systems have been configured to meet operational requirements
• Develop, implement and maintain IT standards; supervise the implementation of servers, desktops, networking systems and other hardware devices; ensure that systems are properly developed and user requirements are documented accurately
• Analyze, devise solutions and assign responsibilities to the IT Systems Administrators and give direction to external contractors
• Oversee outsourced resources to ensure that effective communication is maintained, 3rd party contractors are performing to expectations and are meeting quality, timing and budgeting requirements
• Follow industry trends and ensure that Primaris’ environment is kept current using established best practices
• Report regularly to the Vice President, Information Technology with recommendations on new technology and provide direction for computer systems, including connectivity and convergence of current technology trends
• Improve hardware repair/RMA process
• Improve process of onboarding/offboarding employees
• Improve Inventory and Asset Management of IT infrastructure
• Assist Vice President, Information Technology to Develop Incident Management strategy and reporting
• Build and maintain Operational SLA with business groups
• Develop an Environment Management strategy
• Assist in developing and implementing a Security Management strategy
• Enhance the vendor relationships and work to streamline 3rd party services
• Continue to align Cloud strategy with site and business objectives

Systems
• Ensure Head Office and remote systems are configured and maintained to perform at a high level of accuracy and reliability
• Oversee the design, creation and secure operation of Primaris’ building networks (base building networks)
• Procure internet services, and maintain accurate inventory of service agreements for Primaris, ensuring that agreements are tracked and negotiated in a timely fashion
• Maintain detailed knowledge of current security issues and ensure that Primaris follows best practices for safe computing
• Act as the primary contact with external contractors that Primaris relies upon to support its distributed environment. Provide coordination and direction to contractors, and ensure that the work being performed is accurate, dependable and cost-effective
• Ensure that requests for support are addressed in a timely manner and that the change management process is followed and documented properly
• Assist the Vice President, Information Technology by providing knowledge and insight during contract negotiations
• Advise on and implement ad hoc initiatives

Other Responsibilities
• Maintain accurate software and hardware inventory for the company; accurately plan for equipment retirement and replacement
• Assist the VP, Information Technology in preparing annual budgets, including working with the General Managers to prepare and gain approval for multi-year technology expenditure
• Assist, and when required, lead the procurement of technology solutions, including the issuing of Requests for Proposals
• Assist the VP, Information Technology in creating service level agreements; ensure that Primaris and its partners are following the terms of these agreements
• Work closely with internal and external auditors to ensure systems and processes are compliant and pass IT General Controls (ITGC) control testing
• Work closely with IT team members to create complex requirements documents
• Investigate technical issues that may involve complex analysis from our distributed network and an in-depth examination of the interaction between applications, users and their perceived and real requirements
• Where required, perform hands-on IT tasks
• Other duties as assigned

Supervision of direct reports
• Prioritize requests, devise solutions, assign tasks and ensure completion
• Supervise, mentor and evaluate direct report(s) through formal and informal discussions, including annual evaluations and goal setting sessions to enhance employee job satisfaction, foster employment stability and to maximize productivity
• Actively participate in the hiring and training processes when required
• Provide regular updates & feedback to the Vice President, Information Technology

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Information Systems or related field
• ITIL certified, COBIT certified or equivalent

Years of Experience
• Minimum 5 years’ experience managing a high performing team in Information Technology
• Minimum 3 years hands on management experience with IT projects, systems, IT security and service desk

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Ability to effectively oversee and/or lead a diverse range of IT activities and initiatives
• Expert knowledge of client/server computer technologies and relational database architectures
• Expertise in leading service delivery teams
• Strong background in a Microsoft, Cisco and Juniper environments
• Expertise in networking, cloud services and security
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent organizational, budget and project management skills
• Expertise enabling security controls and management of security programs
• Experience implementing COBIT and ITIL frameworks

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements
• Embrace change and support new initiatives, anticipate and analyze issues in order to understand the future impact of actions and make sound decisions
• Actively support training & development opportunities for employees as well as provide regular and meaningful feedback while delegating responsibility and being comfortable working through others

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Revenue Administrator

Kildonan Place - Winnipeg, MB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-06-07
Position Summary

The Revenue Administrator’s primary responsibility is for daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial transactions for the property including accounts receivable, collections, monthly charges, year-end charges, and percentage rent. This role will work closely with the Property Accountant and the Director, Accounts Receivable on financial reporting and processes, and lease administration affecting the property.

Role

• Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual accruals
• Update, maintain and audit all tenant information to ensure it is accurate and up-to-date to ensure timely collection of all rents
• Maintain an up-to-date record of all negligent accounts including, but not limited to, accounts receivable reports, tenant statements, letters, and other correspondence
• Liaise with the Director, Accounts Receivable to recommend bad debt allowances, and write offs for approval from the Property Manager or General Manager
• Reconcile the rent roll monthly
• Assist the Property Manager or General Manager in the preparation of the monthly Asset Management Report
• Complete the monthly audit package for submission and approval to the Property Manager or General Manager, including the reconciliation of the monthly rent roll
• Review the lease administration lease entry in Yardi for accuracy and completeness Prepare required documents including, but not limited to, welcome letters and rental notices. Liaise with tenants on a regular basis to develop and maintain good working relationships
• Review the lease administration entry of specialty leasing license agreements and storage agreements into Yardi for completeness and accuracy
• Monitor sales report for completeness and accuracy
• Analyze tenant sales and prepare monthly percent rent billings as required
• Process all tenant billings and rental notices including year-end statements in a timely, accurate manner, and forward to tenants with appropriate back up information to minimize the incidence of outstanding accounts
• Reply and resolve, in a timely manner, tenant inquiries regarding operating costs and realty tax, working collaboratively with the Director, Accounts Receivable and Lease Administration team
• Verify, collect and process rent due, adjustments and other payments from tenants in Yardi
• Update information on the aged accounts receivable report on the 10th and the 20th of each month to reflect current status
• Liaise with Property Accountant in relation to property revenues and expenses to ensure completeness and accuracy
• Maintain analysis of utility accounts and prepare timely billings to metered tenants
• Assist with the preparation and input of property budget(s) and reforecasts
• Process manual billings for service-related charges
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• University or College degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or another related field

Years of Experience
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an accounting or property administration position

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Real estate or property management experience an asset
• Good understanding of accounting principles, lease administration and collections
• Computer literate in Microsoft Office
• Experience in Yardi an asset
• Knowledge of insolvency proceedings is an asset

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Strong organizational, multi-tasking and prioritization skills
• Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a “take charge” attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meeting deadlines
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Administrative Assistant

Orchard Park Shopping Centre - Kelowna, BC

JOB TYPE

Salary, Temporary Contract

POSTING DATE

2021-06-07
Position Summary

The Administrative Assistant’s primary responsibility is to provide administrative support while offering exceptional service to all internal and external customers.

Role

• Perform Yardi administration, which may include;
o Enter and process department expenses
o Scan and attach payables
o Collect and input sales figures
o Collect and verify tenant insurance
• Prepare travel arrangements, organize meetings, social events and maintain calendars/schedules
• Prepare presentations, reports, documents and communications/correspondence
• Photocopy, fax and maintain central filing systems & administrative files
• Enter, update, and verify various database information and electronic records
• Assist in coordinating location-specific events
• Record and deposit accounts receivable
• Monitor inventory of office supplies and place orders when needed
• Ensure high standards of customer service are maintained
• Follow-up on document submittals, as required
• Perform basic research using various data sources including the Internet, as requested
• Provide Reception duties as required
• Greet all visitors and staff in a friendly and professional manner
• Respond to general inquiries and/or refer to appropriate representatives
• Receive & direct incoming calls in a friendly and professional manner
• Receive, date stamp and prioritize incoming mail as well as arrange for outgoing mail & courier deliveries
• Administer & reconcile petty cash fund
• Create & process necessary storage lease documentation for tenant and landlord execution
• Collect department hours from various supervisors for Payroll reporting
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Secondary School Diploma
• Certificate or Diploma in Business/Office Administration preferred

Years of Experience
• 1-2 years’ experience in Office Administration, or;
• Experience in Real Estate or Property Management an asset

Specialized Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Working knowledge of ERP software (preferably Yardi)
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Excellent customer service skills
• Takes initiative
• At ease with all levels of management (internal and external)
• Professional demeanor; courteous, diplomatic & always tactful
• Ability to develop effective working relationships
• Strong problem solving skills
• Positive attitude
• Ability to multitask and effectively prioritize in a changing environment
• Detailed oriented
• Excellent organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal skills

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Maintenance Worker

Kildonan Place - Winnipeg, MB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-06-04
Position Summary

The Maintenance Worker’s primary responsibility is to perform day to day maintenance and customer service duties required to keep the property safe and presentable for customers, staff and tenants. Please note that the successful candidate must be available to work on evening and weekends.

Role

• Complete thorough daily inspections of the property
• Notify direct supervisor of required repairs of the property in a timely manner
• Conduct any necessary minor repairs to the property/equipment (i.e. painting, carpentry, HVAC, landscaping, etc.)
• Monitor the property for health & safety concerns and action accordingly
• Respond to tenant(s) concerns in a timely manner
• Ensure that specific areas of the property are in proper condition for inspections
• Remove ice and snow from entrances, walkways and other areas as required
• Ensure litter receptacles are empty and that litter is cleared from the property
• Preserve the “curb appeal” of the property ensuring the overall appearance of the centre is maintained to a high standard
• Assist external contractors with repairs/inspections (i.e. HVAC, trades people, etc.)
• Provide exceptional customer service to all stakeholders (i.e. contractors, tenants and customers)
• Communicate with appropriate stakeholders (i.e. colleagues, trades people) to assist in coordination of work requirements
• Assist other departments with “set-up” and “tear-down” of materials
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
• College diploma in a related field an asset

Years of Experience
• 3 years experience in a similar field

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Knowledge of a trade or HVAC, etc. an asset
• Ability to operate power tools
• Problem solving skills
• Valid Driver’s License
• Basic PC skills
• CPR and First Aid certification an asset

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Guest Services Representative

Medicine Hat Mall - Medicine Hat, AB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Part Time

POSTING DATE

2021-05-27
Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to deliver outstanding customer service to all patrons and tenants of the property. This position is one of the first points of contact for customers and tenants and must have a positive attitude towards all clients. This position is also responsible for administering specific property programs such as gift cards, community clubs and contests.

Role



• Demonstrate exceptional customer service to all patrons and tenants by being knowledgeable about the property and its offerings
• Assist in the facilitation of the property gift card program
• Assist in the administration of the “lost and found” program by logging items and helping to match lost items with owners
• Provide directions within the property to shoppers
• Answer incoming calls on both the internal and external telephone lines
• Respond to general email inquiries
• Provide support to other departments as requested
• Maintain employee manuals by ensuring the information is up-to-date
• Coordinate the rental of strollers, wheelchairs, coat and parcel check etc.
• Administer refunds for vending machines upon request
• Continuously organize and stock all information brochures at the kiosk and other directories within the property
• Log calls from tenants who require assistance from another department in the property
• Communicate with other departments in a timely manner to relay tenant concerns/requests
• Log radio communications from other departments
• Complete projects as assigned from time to time
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Completed or working towards Secondary School diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in customer service an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Basic PC skills
• Basic Microsoft Office skills
• First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications an asset
• Ability to learn programs and procedures thoroughly and efficiently
• Respect for Health and Safety processes
• Have a positive attitude and outgoing demeanor

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Guest Services Representative

Place du Royaume - Chicoutimi, QC

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Part Time

POSTING DATE

2021-05-20
Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to deliver outstanding customer service to all patrons and tenants of the property. This position is one of the first points of contact for customers and tenants and must have a positive attitude towards all clients. This position is also responsible for administering specific property programs such as gift cards, community clubs and contests.

Role

• Demonstrate exceptional customer service to all patrons and tenants by being knowledgeable about the property and its offerings
• Assist in the facilitation of the property gift card program
• Assist in the administration of the “lost and found” program by logging items and helping to match lost items with owners
• Provide directions within the property to shoppers
• Answer incoming calls on both the internal and external telephone lines
• Respond to general email inquiries
• Provide support to other departments as requested
• Maintain employee manuals by ensuring the information is up-to-date
• Coordinate the rental of strollers, wheelchairs, coat and parcel check etc.
• Administer refunds for vending machines upon request
• Continuously organize and stock all information brochures at the kiosk and other directories within the property
• Log calls from tenants who require assistance from another department in the property
• Communicate with other departments in a timely manner to relay tenant concerns/requests
• Log radio communications from other departments
• Complete projects as assigned from time to time
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Completed or working towards Secondary School diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in customer service an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Basic PC skills
• Basic Microsoft Office skills
• First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications an asset
• Bilingual (French/English) – depending on the property location
• Ability to learn programs and procedures thoroughly and efficiently
• Respect for Health and Safety processes
• Have a positive attitude and outgoing demeanor

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Property Accountant

Orchard Park Shopping Centre - Kelowna, BC

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-04-30
Position Summary

The Property Accountant’s primary responsibility is to provide exceptional customer service for all clients (both internal and external) and for the efficient and accurate accounting of a real estate portfolio owned by Primaris.

Role

• Monthly reporting, including month-end closes, actual to budget variance analysis, GST & QST returns, bank reconciliations, etc.
• Prepare quarter-end audit packages and liaise with auditors
• Draft annual financial statements and cost statements
• Prepare annual tenant operating cost and realty tax billings
• Prepare operating and capital budgets
• Prepare quarterly re-forecasts
• Assist with the integration of new property acquisitions as required
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
• Enrolment in a professional accounting designation program preferred

Years of Experience
• 1-3 years accounting experience
• Retail real estate experience highly preferred

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
• ERP system experience an asset (Yardi Preferred)
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Positive attitude
• Flexible
• Reliable
• Detail oriented
• Results driven

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Guest Services Representative

McAllister Place - Saint John, NB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Part Time

POSTING DATE

2021-04-26
Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to deliver outstanding customer service to all patrons and tenants of the property. This position is one of the first points of contact for customers and tenants and must have a positive attitude towards all clients. This position is also responsible for administering specific property programs such as gift cards, community clubs and contests.

Role


• Demonstrate exceptional customer service to all patrons and tenants by being knowledgeable about the property and its offerings
• Assist in the facilitation of the property gift card program
• Assist in the administration of the “lost and found” program by logging items and helping to match lost items with owners
• Provide directions within the property to shoppers
• Answer incoming calls on both the internal and external telephone lines
• Respond to general email inquiries
• Provide support to other departments as requested
• Maintain employee manuals by ensuring the information is up-to-date
• Coordinate the rental of strollers, wheelchairs, coat and parcel check etc.
• Administer refunds for vending machines upon request
• Continuously organize and stock all information brochures at the kiosk and other directories within the property
• Log calls from tenants who require assistance from another department in the property
• Communicate with other departments in a timely manner to relay tenant concerns/requests
• Log radio communications from other departments
• Complete projects as assigned from time to time
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Completed or working towards Secondary School diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in customer service an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Basic PC skills
• Basic Microsoft Office skills
• First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications an asset
• Ability to learn programs and procedures thoroughly and efficiently
• Respect for Health and Safety processes
• Have a positive attitude and outgoing demeanor

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Guest Services Representative

Orchard Park Shopping Centre - Kelowna, BC

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Part Time

POSTING DATE

2021-04-22
Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to deliver outstanding customer service to all patrons and tenants of the property. This position is one of the first points of contact for customers and tenants and must have a positive attitude towards all clients. This position is also responsible for administering specific property programs such as gift cards, community clubs and contests.

Role

• Demonstrate exceptional customer service to all patrons and tenants by being knowledgeable about the property and its offerings
• Assist in the facilitation of the property gift card program
• Assist in the administration of the “lost and found” program by logging items and helping to match lost items with owners
• Provide directions within the property to shoppers
• Answer incoming calls on both the internal and external telephone lines
• Respond to general email inquiries
• Regulate and monitor the use of the “Parenting Room” by registering patrons who request to use the service (where applicable)
• Restocks supplies in the “Parenting Room” (where applicable)
• Provide support to other departments as requested
• Maintain employee manuals by ensuring the information is up-to-date
• Coordinate the rental of strollers, wheelchairs, coat and parcel check etc.
• Administer refunds for vending machines upon request
• Continuously organize and stock all information brochures at the kiosk and other directories within the property
• Log calls from tenants who require assistance from another department in the property
• Communicate with other departments in a timely manner to relay tenant concerns/requests
• Log radio communications from other departments
• Complete projects as assigned from time to time
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Completed or working towards Secondary School diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in customer service an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Basic PC skills
• Basic Microsoft Office skills
• First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications an asset
• Ability to learn programs and procedures thoroughly and efficiently
• Respect for Health and Safety processes
• Have a positive attitude and outgoing demeanor

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Senior Property Administrator

Cataraqui Centre - Kingston, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-04-12
Position Summary

The Senior Property Administrator’s primary responsibility is for daily, monthly, quarterly and annual financial transactions for the property including accounts receivable, collections, monthly charges, year-end charges and percentage rent. This role will work closely with the Accounting department at the Toronto Head Office on financial reporting and processes, and lease administration affecting the property.

Role

Role Responsibilities
• Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual accruals
• Update, maintain and audit all tenant information to ensure it is accurate and up-to-date
• Prepare and coordinate initial rent letter and rent notices to all tenants
• Timely & accurate entry of Specialty Leasing license agreements (including related storage agreements) into ERP system
• Complete the monthly tenant audit for submission to General Manager
• Reconcile rent roster on a monthly basis
• Assist with preparation and input of property budget(s)
• Manage and maintain accurate sales reports for the property
• Organize and collect supplementary tenant documentation including tenant insurance certificates, architectural certificates, and other pertinent documentation where required
• Resolve tenant operating cost issues
• Reply to tenant inquiries regarding operating costs and other payments
• Liaise with Property Accountants in relation to property revenues/expenses, etc.
• Verify, collect, process, and input rent due, adjustments and other payments from tenants in ERP system
• Recommend bad debt allowances and write-offs and report these to the General Manager
• Provide informational support to managers
• Administer and oversee petty cash dispersal and reconciliation (if applicable)
• Other duties as assigned

Supervision of Direct Reports
• Conduct annual performance reviews and coach direct report(s) accordingly
• Supervise, mentor and evaluate direct report(s) through formal and informal discussions, including annual evaluations and goal setting sessions to enhance employee job satisfaction, foster employment stability and to maximize productivity
• Actively participate in the hiring and training processes when required
• Provide regular updates & feedback to the General Manager

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field

Years of Experience
• Minimum 3-5 years property administration experience
• Minimum 1 year supervising, coaching, and mentoring direct report(s)
• Experience in Real Estate or Property Management an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Bilingualism (French/English) an asset (depending on the location of the property)
• Knowledge and experience with property accounting software (Yardi preferred)
• Excellent Microsoft Office skills

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements
• Embrace change and support new initiatives, anticipate and analyze issues in order to understand the future impact of actions and make sound decisions
• Actively support training & development opportunities for employees as well as provide regular and meaningful feedback while delegating responsibility and being comfortable working through others

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Manager, Specialty Leasing

Peter Pond Mall - Fort McMurray, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-01-27
Position Summary

The Specialty Leasing Manager primary responsibility is to create miscellaneous revenue for the Centre while ensuring business activity in keeping with the Centre’s brand identity. The positions responsibilities include revenue generating advertising, media and sponsorships, leasing temporary spaces, common areas, in line temporary locations, as well as events and promotions generating traffic for the centre. This individual is passionate with regard to quality design and merchandising standards.

Role

• Lease and prospect for temporary space for kiosk/carts, common area, in-line locations, temporary storage space, branded sponsorship and other sources of miscellaneous income including media and vending
• Develop new and innovative ways to increase revenue for the Centre while maintaining high standards of presentation and service
• Maintain a robust database of clients, vendors and new contacts to be used for generating business relationships
• Represent the Centre in the community in order to build external relationships
• Establish open and constant communication with all Tenants
• Negotiate lease rates with potential vendors
• Develop and effectively manage the Centre’s Specialty Leasing and Marketing budgets, including resolving discrepancies in a timely and efficient manner, monitoring revenue and expenses, allocation of funds and coding invoices
• Foster communication and relationships with the Leasing department, customers, tenants, corporate head offices, suppliers, staff and co-workers
• Remain well informed of recent developments in permanent Leasing and how it may impact the Specialty Leasing Program and the Centre
• Remain abreast of Specialty Leasing concepts, kiosk design and innovative trends through analyzing and reviewing data
• Work with licensees on the merchandising and operations of the licensed areas to ensure quality presentation of their product and service professionalism.
• Responsible for the Centre’s branding and marketing strategy in all areas; including advertising, events, charitable and community endeavors
• Coordinate and execute events and programs successfully using an assigned budget & ensuring accuracy and integrity in each program
• Coordinate and execute Centre marketing materials, displays and promotion installations
• Partner with IT and Management to develop and maintain the Centre’s website and social networking programs (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest etc.) by ensuring property, tenant and event details are current and accurate
• Research the market area and develop market data working with Director of Retail Strategy and Initiatives, local and national sources, and trade publications to respond to developments in marketing
• Monitor and report on marketing initiatives, including the gift card program and social media KPI’s
• Organize meetings with clients and suppliers to establish good relationships
• Review Primaris research such as traffic counters and intercept studies, in order to stay current with the marketplace
• Assist with media and advertising contract negotiations
• Ability to work longer hours during special events and seasonal peaks (weekends, holiday hours)
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma in Marketing, Advertising, Business or related field is considered an asset
• Marketing I or II from ICSC an asset
• SLD and/or CMD considered an asset
• Use of Photoshop, Canva, or other graphic illustrator programs required.
• Public Relations considered an asset

Years of Experience
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in strategic marketing, event management, sales, sponsorship, retail leasing or related area/ experience
• Retail management experience an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Strong understanding of leasing
• Knowledge of retail management, marketing, and advertising with working knowledge of the media industry
• Excellent Microsoft Office skills, specifically PowerPoint & Excel
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, sales and negotiation skills with the ability to use tact and diplomacy
• Creative approach in both new tenancy and marketing initiatives with the ability to identify and roll out innovative solutions to generate new experiences for Tenants and consumers
• Willingness to usher in change and embrace new practices in a fast-paced and changing environment
• Experience in budget management
• Working knowledge of digital graphic programs/ software (Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Canva, etc.) in addition to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
• Self-starter
• Conflict resolution skills
• Negotiation skills
• Flexibility to work a varied schedule including some weekends and evenings; must be able to travel when required

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements
• Embrace change and support new initiatives, anticipate and analyze issues in order to understand the future impact of actions and make sound decisions

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com