About the Job
DIRECTOR OF REAL ESTATE (WESTERN CANADA)
February 9, 2017
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Our client's motto, “Deliciously Different,” is a true depiction of the way this organization's powerful brand has evolved and grown over the past 45 years. Wendy’s Restaurants is not your typical quick service brand, as they invest in quality burgers made from “always fresh, never frozen” North American beef. Customers are migrating to Wendy’s Restaurants as they have noticed the difference in quality, selection, and service in comparison to other brands. As such, Wendy’s Restaurants of Canada has recently embarked on a vast growth process, and they require a strategic and analytical Director of Real Estate to manage their projected growth within Western Canada.
As Director of Real Estate, you will be responsible for leading real estate activities for the selection of new sites across B.C, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba while managing existing properties and reinvestment needs for those sites.
Some of your duties will include, but are not limited to:
-Being an integral part in new site selection while taking into consideration market analysis and corporate planning initiatives to procure new sites.
-Responsible for understanding the business platform strategy and providing comprehensive real estate solutions that address stakeholders needs.
-Working with Real Estate Brokers, Legal Counsel, Operations staff, Franchise owners, and the Construction manager’s to ensure that projects are feasible and equitable.
-Utilizing market analysis and performance data to select replacement sites for underperforming retail locations.
-Oversee lease negotiations, property dispositions, condemnations, and while facilitating other issues that arise from the real estate service delivery model.
-Developing and obtaining business case approvals.
The ideal candidate must be able to work under pressure while upholding strong professional and interpersonal skills in working with many different stakeholders. You will be responsible for making educated decisions based on projected corporate success while adhering to high standards. There is a large component of travel throughout in this role, so you must have a passion for the role and the ability to travel throughout Canada and occasionally to the Wendy’s corporate office in Dublin, OH.
Please Note: You will be working out of a home office, reporting to the Director of Development at the Wendy’s Toronto Head Office.
*Please Note: Candidates residing in any of the four Western Provinces are welcome to apply and will be considered.
EXPERIENCE: In order to be COMPETITIVE for this position, you will have:
-A minimum of 5 years experience within corporate real estate.
-Experience working within the Quick Service Restaurant or Gas bar development sectors a must.
-Experience working with franchise owners a must.
-A Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a concentration on real estate ideal. Will consider candidates with a combination of experience with other educational background.
Comprehensive and competitive compensation package commensurate with experience. Package includes:
-Cell Phone and Laptop.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a concentration on real estate ideal. Will consider candidates with a combination of experience with other educational background.
-A minimum of 5 years’ experience within corporate real estate.
-Experience working as a Real Estate Manager or Director for the QSR or Gas Bar sector a must.
-Experience working with franchise owners a must.
Full-Time, Permanent position
50- 60% travel mainly throughout Western Canada.
Valerie Yuricek, Division Manager – Property, Facilities & Construction
HOW TO APPLY:
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Valerie Yuricek: http://stoakley.com/meet-valerie-yuricek/
QSR, Quick Service Restaurant, Restaurant, Real Estate, Manager, Director, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, British Columbia, Leasing Manager, Director of Leasing, Franchising, Franchise.
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