Public Services and Procurement Canada - Real Property Directorate
Montréal Island (Québec), Québec (Québec)
$80,274 to $86,788
3 August 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.
Please note that the candidates will be assessed on their ability to communicate effectively in writing using the answers to the screening questions and their resumé.
1) When you apply, you must demonstrate how you meet the education and experience requirements, as well as the assets, by answering the online screening questions. It is not enough to indicate that you meet the qualifications or to provide a list of past or current responsibilities. You must indicate how, when and where you acquired these qualifications by providing concrete examples. The résumé will only be used to confirm the information provided. If the demonstration of your experience is not explicit enough, your application may be screened out.
2) Please note that screening may be based on pre-selected assets based on operational requirements.
3) Random or top-down selection, as well as any other posted merit criteria may be used to determine who will advance to the next stage of the assessment process.
Property and facilities manager
At PSPC, the property and facilities manager is part of the Professional and Technical Services building management team, and is responsible for:
- Provide operational and advisory services in property management and facility management, in accordance with the laws and regulations governing real property.
- Manage and monitor property and facilities management contracts and agreements.
- Establish repair project plans to maintain long-term asset integrity
- Negotiate, with landlords, landlords in the private sector, office rental leases and manage and administer them.
- Ensure the provision of quality assurance services and compliance with all applicable codes, laws, and regulations, including health and safety.
- Develop emergency plans in the event of system breakdowns or critical incidents and formulate proposals aimed at dealing with emergency situations.
- Establish and maintain effective communication links with clients, identify opportunities to improve client satisfaction and promote corporate services.
The Project Leader manages and leads a multidisciplinary project team to approve and carry out real estate projects (construction or renovation of federal buildings and/or leasing) with the objective of housing federal employees within office space. The Project Leader ensures that the project schedule, scope and budget are respected or revised, according to the authorizations obtained throughout the project planning and implementation process. The Project Leader promotes innovative office layouts and work methods, and applies major federal government initiatives in their real estate projects, such as universal accessibility and an inclusive and environmentally responsible workplace.
The Portfolio Leader manages a portfolio of office accommodation space provided by PSPC to clients of other federal departments and agencies. With client input, they help identify short, medium and long term space occupancy strategies for their overall PSPC real estate portfolio. They ensure that office accommodation requirements are communicated at the appropriate time by clients in order to be part of PSPC's real estate project plan. After the completion of a real estate project by another PSPC team, the Portfolio Manager signs the Occupancy Agreements with the client. The Portfolio Leader promotes innovative office layouts and work methods with clients.
Leasing and Commercial Letting
The activities of the Leasing and Commercial sector involves the negotiation of leases with the private sector in compliance with laws, regulations and policies, collaboration between different groups within the organization, financial analysis, real estate advice and report writing.
Real Property Services
The RPS sector deals with real estate acquisitions and disposals (purchase, sales, transfers, easements), strategic analysis, expropriation, public or aboriginal consultations. This involves negotiations with province, cities, HQ, Videotron, Bell, citizens, etc. This sector assures laws, policies and due diligence are applied to conduct real estate transactions fairly and transparently, in accordance with the government's real estate objectives. This sector orchestrates the work of internal and external multidisciplinary teams and ensures compliance with legal matters, heritage, security, environmental, fair value, etc.
A wide range of opportunities exists for people looking for new challenges in a very dynamic work environment. Joining Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) has several advantages:
- Since January 2018, employees at Place Bonaventure have been in a new activity-based workplace. What does that mean? There are various workstations assigned to different tasks, which means that you will not have an assigned workstation.
Your workplace is 100% yours!
o Quiet rooms
o Phone booths
o Collaboration rooms with screens
o Adjustable workstations
o The latest technology and tools
o WiFi access everywhere
o And much more!
- You will be able to take advantage of flexible work arrangements such as telework, compressed work or flexible work hours while contributing to an organization that is committed to the well-being of all its employees. In fact, PSPC is the first department to appoint a mental health ombudsman.
For more information on PSPC's People Management Philosophy and our commitments, please visit the following link: http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/apropos-about/pe-pc-eng.html.
PSPC’s Real Property Branch (RPB) is responsible for providing office accommodation for federal government departments and agencies and for delivering the management services associated with this office space; it is also responsible for a full range of real property consulting services and specialized guidance in support of the programming of federal departments and agencies.
To this end, it manages a portfolio of buildings owned by the government, as well as of space leased by it.
RPB offers departments consulting services in many areas of real estate expertise, including asset acquisition and alienation, fit-up and space optimization, property management, leasing services and external contract management of various real property services.
In our region, these services are shared between two Centres of Expertise (CEs), one for Accommodation and Portfolio Management and the other for Professional and Technical Services.
Intent of the process
As a result of this process, a pool of partially qualified candidates will be established to staff, within Public Services and Procurement Canada, Québec Region, similar or identical positions with various linguistic and security profiles.
Positions to be filled:
Number to be determined
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Diploma with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in a field related to the position such as architecture, property management, public administration, business administration, business management, engineering, building technology, economics, finance, law, etc…
Significant* work experience related to Real Estate, in at least two (2) of the following areas:
a) Accompanying clients in defining their needs, promoting new development concepts and innovative ways of working and identifying occupancy strategies;
b) Production and presentation of project investment analysis reports;
c) Rental of non-residential commercial space and lease negotiations;
d) Management of a real estate portfolio of rental, commercial and government office properties with respect to operations, maintenance and client services (owned or leased);
e) Portfolio management focused on planning long-term housing strategies for clients;
f) Management of projects and multidisciplinary teams (fit-up, leasing, improvements, base building);
g) Experience in financial management, work plans and forecast monitoring;
h) Non-residential real estate transactions (purchases, sales, easements, expropriations).
- “Significant" experience means that the applicant must clearly demonstrate experience in at least two (2) of the areas listed above, acquired in the field of office, government or institutional buildings, over a continuous period of approximately three (3) years within the last five (5) years. Residential or sales experience is NOT eligible.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
- French essential
- Bilingual imperative, BBB/BBB
Information on language requirements
Demonstrating integrity and respect
Thinking things through
Showing initiative and being action-oriented
Working effectively with others
Client service orientation :
Ability to communicate (verbally and in written) complete and relevant information accurately and concisely within a given framework.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
University degree in business administration with specialization in real estate, architecture, economics, finance, engineering, law, urban planning or other specialty relevant to this position.
Meet one or more of the requirements for eligibility for a professional designation recognized by the Department:
- Chartered Administrator (C. Adm)
- Certified Property Manager (CPM)
- BOMA Real Property Administrator (RPA)
- BOMA Facilities Management Administrator (FMA)
- IFMA Certified Facilities Manager (CFM)
- Certified Leasing Officer (CLO)
- Fellow of the Real Estate Institute (FRI)
- Chartered Appraiser (C.A.)
- Experience in managing and/or supervising employees (maintenance, operations) or multidisciplinary project teams.
- Experience in quality monitoring and/or tracking performance indicators related to building operation and maintenance and/or project management.
- Work experience/involvement in an expropriation process, including negotiations in this context.
- Work experience in non-residential real estate transactions (purchases, sales) from planning to closing of the transaction.
Public Services and Procurement Canada is committed to establishing and maintaining a representative workforce. This organizational need may be identified as part of the appointment decision. In such cases, qualified candidates who self-declare as members of a visible minority group. Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities or women (in non-traditional occupations) would be considered.
OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS :
- Be willing and able to travel occasionally.
Conditions of employment
REQUIRED CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Hold a valid driver’s license (Variable condition depending on the position to be filled)
- Be willing and able to work overtime occasionally (Variable condition depending on the position to be filled)
- Wear appropriate safety clothing (Variable condition depending on the position to be filled)
- Security Clearance : Reliability and Secret Status
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.
Information on employment equity
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.
Information on the preference to veterans
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.