Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

  • Senior Advisor – Real Estate and Asset Management

    Location CA-BC-Vancouver | CA-BC-Vancouver
    Job ID
    Advisory Services
  • Overview

    BE Totally Engaged. BE Business Savvy. BE the Right Partner. Be all that and more at Colliers Project Leaders


    Our Advisory Services group is growing and as a result we are looking for a Senior Advisor to join our team.


    As a management consultant, the Senior Advisor provides consulting services to facilities owners and investors, providing senior executives with the expert advice they require to make informed decisions regarding their real estate assets. The Senior Advisor has the capability and experience to lead client groups through a diverse range of scenarios including defining accommodation needs, assessing and prioritizing capital spending, establishing best practices, and determining the feasibility, risk and cost of various facility solutions. The Senior Advisor also provides clients with advice on long-term asset management, capital planning, sustainability and lifecycle performance.


    Our Advisory Services is an independent Real Estate, Asset and Program Management business working in partnership with our clients to improve the performance of their assets, realizing their true potential and managing the associated risks. This includes strategic planning for real estate portfolios, capital projects, business case and feasibility studies, program management, as well as workplace innovation and accommodation planning. We develop trusted relationships with decision making executives by delivering successful multi-disciplinary solutions throughout their business lifecycle.


    What you’ll get to do as a Senior Advisor:


    • Partner with our public and private sector clients on a diverse range of advisory assignments and scenarios including, but not limited to:
      • providing real estate portfolio optimization, analysis and revitalization strategies
      • defining and analyzing business cases, growth planning for  capital projects, needs assessment and conducting options analysis
      • determining the feasibility, risk and economics of real estate and infrastructure strategies
      • financial analysis and funding strategy recommendations
      • developing program management, PMO, portfolio management, performance auditing, program governance structures and processes
      • conducting benchmarking and best practice studies
      • workplace innovation and change strategies, accommodation planning and analysis to gain competitive advantage
    • Create financial models and provide detailed analysis to support business and investment decisions
    • Perform due diligence and perform detailed analysis that will help develop comprehensive strategies and business plans in support of client investments
    • Apply your exceptional writing skills to prepare reports for a broad variety of assignments.
    • Contribute to winning proposals and participate in compelling client presentations
    • Build on your understanding of the Canadian advisory marketplace and gain exposure to a diverse range of clients and partners including corporations, government, investors, pension funds, real estate operating companies, REITs and financial institutions


    What you’ll need to be successful:


    • University degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance, or a related mix of academic and practical experience
    • CFA or MBA designation highly preferred
    • 7 - 10 years of experience in similar advisory role, consulting to public and private sector clients
    • A broad consulting skill set including strong presentation and stakeholder facilitation, business case and report writing, organizational and analytical skills
    • Previous experience consulting to PMO and program management groups within companies on their practices, systems and tools is considered an asset
    • Excels in a dynamic and rapidly growing work environment, managing multiple assignments concurrently
    • Strong financial modeling and analysis skills, along with a deep understanding of real estate and land development financials
    • Excellent verbal and presentation skills with the ability to effectively interpret and compile information and effectively articulate and present findings
    • Exceptional writing ability and aptitude for compiling well-thought out and concise summaries, reports and recommendations that provide outstanding value to clients
    • Projects a positive outlook and demonstrate an energetic disposition with clients, along with the ability to effectively influence positive client decisions
    • Excellent relationship-building skills to interact with clients, colleagues, and external industry subject matter experts
    • Advance proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint is essential; MS Project experience is an asset


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