Director of Property Management

Develop Nova Scotia (formerly Waterfront Development) is the crown corporation responsible for leading sustainable development of high potential property and infrastructure across Nova Scotia to drive inclusive economic growth in our province. As Waterfront Development, their mandate was to redevelop and revitalize lands surrounding Halifax Harbour and other lands, including the Lunenburg waterfront. While their commitment and love of their place at the water's edge remains steadfast, now, as Develop Nova Scotia, their mission is to support the creation of sustainable places right across Nova Scotia that attract and inspire people and investment. In order to execute on this new mission, Develop Nova Scotia is seeking a dynamic and strategic real estate professional to lead development efforts as the Director of Property Management based here in Halifax, NS.

As the Director of Property Management, your portfolio will include some of Nova Scotia's highest profile and most visited properties. Leading a team, you will be responsible for ensuring tenants and partners are happy, the property is clean, green and safe, business is booming and people - residents and visitors would rather be in no other place. Practically, you are leading business and program development and management including commercial tenancies, and, together with the Director of Marine Program, waterfront operations, OHS, security, and maintenance, with an emphasis on quality of experience, social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and fiscal responsibility. Developing and maintaining a strong relationship with current tenants you will complete all activities needed to develop existing and new business including engaging potential and current tenants, preparing contracts, and negotiating and customizing lease terms. You will also help lead and develop multi-year strategic plans for property and building usage aligning this strategy with Develop Nova Scotia's mission to support the creation of sustainable places across Nova Scotia that attract and inspire people and investment.

As the ideal candidate, you will bring 10+ years experience in property management, commercial real estate or brokerage and have expertise in the management of complex private sector project partnerships. Your ability to thrive in a changing environment and contribute to a rapidly growing organization makes you an ideal candidate to create meaningful and visible change. Along with strong project management and problem-solving skills, you have excellent judgment and decision-making capabilities. With a knack for identifying potential business opportunities, you have demonstrated your ability to build relationships with a variety of stakeholders leveraging a communication style that engages a varied audience. You are comfortable with a day that changes by the minute, while still being able to understand strategy and stay on plan.

By joining Develop Nova Scotia, you will be part of a nimble, passionate, committed team that is making a difference in the lives of Nova Scotians by building great places. You will be given the opportunity to work with a high profile, diverse property portfolio that will help shape the province and impact the economy for generations to come. This is an organization that offers you work/life balance, a dynamic work environment and the chance to be involved with some of the most interesting projects taking place in our province. In exchange for the knowledge and experience you bring, you will be rewarded with a comprehensive compensation, benefits and pension package.

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If you have questions about the role contact Katherine Risley, Partner at 902-424-1120 or Emma Wach, Recruitment Specialist at 902-424-1104.

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