Corporate Real Estate Manager-Canada

Brampton, Ontario, Canada Global Business Services req77363 01/05/2019

DHL is hiring a Corporate Real Estate Manager to its Brampton office.You will manage over 1Million Square Feet of real estate in 20+ Canadian locations.You will be the single point of contact in our Corporate Real Estate Group for Leasing and Transaction Management; Facility Management & Construction Management/Tenant Improvements.Our real estate portfolio typically includes big box warehouses; airports; commercial development; etc). You will take a leadership role in continuous process refinement/ optimization of existing processes and tools. This is a regional role; responsible for Canada.

Your Day-to-Day Responsibilities Are:          

Manage the Corporate Real Estate Area

·Assist in business pursuits from identification of potential customers to winning the projects.Deliver and collaborate with colleagues and leaders in the development & execution of customer/partner presentations for all projects

·Proactively communicate project status to Sponsor and Stakeholders; Influence by making recommendations and explaining options, guidelines and process

·Develop relationships and collaboration between business partners and functional service areas

·Drive site selection by balancing the advantages in location, labor, logistics and incentives

Process Optimization

·Drive project definition through early involvement (including creation of overall project plan with input from project team members)

·Manage sales process data; Expert/Specialist in regards to gathering and analyzing data

·Refresh, data management that will manifest in creation of a Dashboard showing critical data available in real time on a state of the art program

Innovation and development of new customer solutions

·Identify potential areas of innovation while working with Business Developers and directly with end customers

·Escalate issues, concerns, and awareness to project Sponsors for resolution of project matters


Enable / Implement / Ensure CRE services. Provide CRE service and support to specific business area(s) of medium scale/ complexity e.g. Cluster or cross-business

·Manages and accountable for the financial performance of a business area, ensuring that their teams have in place the systems required to manage costs, revenue and profitability in line with market opportunities

·Uses business knowledge and market data to develop solutions and establish clear priorities for actions to increase performance of the division

·Contributes to strategic discussions with business partners / customers

·Uses deep knowledge of real estate terminology and principles in two or more specific areas of expertise

·Build relationships. Builds relationships and advises key project stakeholders

·Resolve conflict. Has the ability to effectively manage project conflict to an appropriate resolution

·Directs the implementation of change programs taking appropriate action to ensure success.Uses a wide range of change management skills and is fully conversant with a wide range of ACT tools and techniques

·Project definition and scope management.Defines the project scope based on required timescales, resource and budget availability and with consideration to project challenges and risks.Manages project plans including estimates of critical path, budget and resources needed for target achievement.Manages financial performance within a project

To Be Considered, Your Qualifications Include

·5-10 years of relevant Commercial/ Corporate Real Estate experience (Developer, Property Leasing Agencies, Brokers, large corporations In-House Real Estate Specialist)

·4 years leadership experience (staff or vendor leadership)

·Relevant University Degree e.g. in Business, Architecture, Engineer, or Real Estate related field.Membership in Professional Real Estate Institutions preferred

Facts and Figures

  • Working Hours


  • Business Unit

    DHL Global Business Services US

  • Travel Required

    Below 25%

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement

    Day time only