Requisition ID: 2337
Number of Vacancies: 2.00
Department: Property,Planning And Development (20000508) - Office & Operational Space (30000490)
Salary Information: $95,877.60 - $119,919.80
Pay Scale Group: 10SA
Employment Type: Regular
Weekly Hours: 35 Off Days: Saturday / Sunday Shift: Day
Posted On: June 26, 2020
Last Day to Apply: July 3, 2020
Reports to: Director - Office and Operational Space
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is North America's third largest transit system and has been recognized as one of the top places to work in the GTA. Guided by a forward-thinking strategic plan, the TTC's vision is to be a transit system that makes Toronto proud. The TTC's recruitment efforts are directly aligned to its mission of providing "a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service and courtesy."
Supporting the newly created Office and Operational Space team. Assisting the Director - Office and Operational Space in various activities relating to TTC's property assets, property and development transactions, various legal agreements, and leases.
Key Job Functions
Provide financial and policy analysis on options/approaches to property use and/or disposition.
Support implementation of strategies to review and determine current and future needs for office and operational space across various TTC client departments.
Manage an agreement portfolio; negotiate, prepare and amend as required. Agreements may include property lease, lease extensions, lease renewal, construction, operating/maintenance, etc.
Manage the disposition of the TTC’s property assets in a proactive, results-oriented fashion.
Manage negotiations from development concept to the execution of agreements.
Obtain necessary cost estimates for TTC work directly related to development projects or agreements, for discussion with various parties. Approve associated invoices.
Conduct site reviews of existing and new developments to monitor and ensure compliance with legal agreements, approved drawings and specifications.
Liaise with the City of Toronto regarding TTC facilities and operations.
Assist in the preparation of the Department’s operating and capital budgets as related to work.
Attend working committees and represent the TTC regarding property agreement requirements.
Provide TTC requirements, analysis of impact, etc. into property negotiations undertaken by the City of Toronto in conjunction with TTC, regarding owned or occupied property.
Demonstrates behaviours that support diversity, inclusion, and a respectful work and service environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. Helps to remove barriers and accommodate employees and customers (within their area of responsibility) in accordance with TTC’s commitments and obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and Related Orders, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and TTC’s policies.
Candidate will be required to participate in the TTC Customer Service Ambassador Program.
Plan and organize activities / projects to meet section and organizational goals
Apply analytical skills
Secure and manage fiscal resources
Apply the principles and practices of quality assurance
Maintain documentation and historical records
Use office technology, software and applications
Education and Experience
Completion of a post-secondary college diploma or university degree in a related discipline (e.g. Business Administration, Architecture, Engineering, Planning/Development), with additional courses in real estate, appraisals, negotiations and/or conflict resolution and directly related experience in the property industry, or a combination of education, training and experience deemed to be equivalent.
Ability to read and understand conceptual architectural and engineering drawings, combined with a general knowledge of office and operational space design, common planning, engineering and construction practices.
Thorough knowledge of property negotiations and leases.
Ability to lead complex negotiations with minimal supervision, and ability to resolve conflicts of a legal and/or technical nature.
Attend working committees and meetings, representing the TTC's property interests, as directed by the Director.
Prepare various reports, presentations, etc. relating to area of responsibility.
Excellent interpersonal, customer focus, oral and written communication, and teamwork skills.
Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The TTC is committed to fostering a positive workplace culture with a workforce that is representative of the communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, the TTC encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources - Employment Services at (416) 393-4570.
The TTC’s Employment Policy prohibits relatives of current TTC employees from being hired, assigned, transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a conflict of interest due to relationship. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship, and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee.