Manager, Staff Housing in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA at The North West Company

Date Posted: 11/11/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

In your role as the Manager, Staff Housing, at The North West Company (NWC), you protect and sustain NWC’s employee housing portfolio. In addition, you will oversee the property management of all accommodations, assemble annual budgets, and oversee the programs and associated assets ensuring NWC’s housing policies, procedures, and standards are maintained. If you have the experience in prioritization, planning & budgeting of all capital expenditures for company housing; this opportunity is for you!
Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out for more information.

Your Role:

  • Ensure NWC housing assets are kept to a suitable condition consistent with NWC’s policies and standards;
  • Assemble a 5 year housing strategy, inclusive of all appropriate NWC stakeholders;
  • Monitor & maintain the Staff Housing policies, procedures, and processes and ensure housing occupants adhere to those set policies and procedures;
  • Consolidate, verify, prioritize and make recommendations for the overall annual housing program;
  • Accountable for the Housing Contingency/Emergency repairs (4C) budget;
  • Collaborate with Director of Store Planning & Construction to assemble the 4M budget, specifically the "Housing" Component
  • Resource plan and manage property deposits and payments;
  • Perform site inspections, report on, and mitigate issues as they arise to identify repair needs and prioritize accordingly;
  • Establish jurisdiction with housing occupants, to ensure residents follow NWC protocols;
  • Maintain communication with staff house residence to ensure standards of living are consistent with NWC core principles; and
  • Assist with housing aquisitions, were a favourable opportunity is present.

Job Requirements

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in property management;
  • Post-secondary education in Project Management or Property Management is an asset;
  • Working knowledge of residential construction methods, legislation, regulations and codes;
  • Understanding of residential tenancy acts;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while adhering to strict deadlines and budgets; Project management experience an asset;
  • Must be highly motivated with proven organizational, planning, and prioritizing skills;
  • Must have experience working with the development and management of budgets effectively and accurately;
  • Excellent, written, verbal, and negotiation skills is required;
  • Must be able to travel in Canada and the United States approximately 75-100 days per calendar year; and,
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with a wide range of individuals and manage situations with tact, diplomacy, and discretion.

Location:     Gibraltar House, 77 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB

Reports to:  Senior Manager, Real Estate & Store Development

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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