Strategic Business Advisor, Leasing

Strategic Business Advisor, Leasing

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 26, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Position Summary

Interior Health is looking for a Strategic Business Advisor, Leasing to join our team in Property Management! If you are interested in expanding your career opportunities, this is the position for you!

About the Role:

The Strategic Business Advisor, Leasing is responsible for supporting the Leasing portfolio in all aspects of day to day operations. The Strategic Business Advisor utilizes leasing software to provide reports, analyze data, and prepare reports on upcoming lease terminations and renewals. The Strategic Business Advisor also supports other leasing staff to complete new commercial leases, and manages the process for minor improvement projects that are required at leased facilities throughout the Interior Health region. Duties include meeting with internal and external stakeholders regarding leasing and service requirements; supporting meetings; drafting documentation as required including lease agreements and issuing purchase orders for minor works projects as well as service requests. The position provides input into the development of policies and procedures.

Some of the Benefits of Joining Interior Health:

An attractive remuneration package and excellent career prospects await the right candidate. In addition to a competitive wage, we offer one of the best benefit packages and pension plans in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we offer paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days) up to a maximum of 7 weeks (35 days). We also offer an attractive defined employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.

Make a difference. Join a team where every person matters. Apply today!

Some Key Duties may include:

• Supports the Strategic Business Consultants (SBCs) and Director in managing the Leasing portfolio including maintaining the renewal process, amendments to leases, and new/terminating lease agreements.

• Liaises with site administrators and other stakeholders for ongoing operational requests, problem solving and ad hoc requests related to the Leasing portfolio including, but not limited to, finding innovative solutions to issues, trouble shooting areas of concern, and building relationships across the organization and with external parties.

• Supports the Minor Improvement Process by maintaining an ongoing project list, supporting the prioritization and approvals processes, communicating with stakeholders and contractors, ensuring projects are completed on time and on budget, and working with Business Support in allocating/reallocating budget if required.

• Produces and performs analysis of strategic/financial reports as required by the SBCs and/or Director. This includes, but is not limited to, maintaining up to date benchmarking for various occupancy costs, market rates and revenue data.

• Provides administrative and data support to the SBCs and/or Director in project work as required.

• Supports the leasing compliance monitoring processes, including data collection, validation, and management.

• Supports the SBCs and Director in the review and development of leasing processes to ensure that processes are strategically appropriate.

• Supports the SBCs in the development of training materials and policies.

• Supports the SBCs and/or Director with information to support procurement evaluations and new lease negotiation.

• Works in partnership with internal stakeholders such as Medical Administration, Business Support and Contracted Services

• Supports the relationships between SBCs, Director and stakeholders on strategic issues.

• Performs other related duties as requested by the SBCs and/or Director.


• A diploma or degree in Business Administration.
• A minimum of 3 years of experience in a complex environment where a knowledge of the commercial real estate market and market trends has been developed. Experience with ProLease software is an asset as is having accounting/finance knowledge.
• An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.
• Class 5 driver’s license.

LEADS Capabilities
Demonstrates all LEADS Capabilities, in particular:
• Leads Self/Cultural Agility – self-awareness, demonstrates character; noticing and adapting to cultural uniqueness to create a sense of safety for all.
• Engages Others/Empathy – communicates effectively; listens with heart rather than reacting
• Achieves Results/Process Orientation – takes action to implement decisions, assesses & evaluates results, follows culturally respectful processes that also produce results
• Develops Coalitions/Building a Trust-Based Relationship – builds partnership and networks to create results, demonstrates a commitment to customers and service, participating in open exchanges of experiences and culture
• System Transformation/Credible Champion – demonstrates systems/critical thinking, strategically oriented to the future, champions & orchestrates change, remains self-aware and maintains effective relationships, shows courage and conviction in advocating for change for the betterment of Aboriginal people.

Skills and Abilities
• Thorough knowledge of lease management process and ability to navigate both within the organization and externally to problem solve in an innovative and time sensitive manner.
• Ability to establish and develop effective working relationships with commercial agents and Landlords.
• Ability to analyze financial data.
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with all levels of management in IH and with outside partners.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to independently problem solve
• Ability to interpret market data and have knowledge of industry financial terms and benchmarks
• Ability to operate related equipment and software.
• Flexible and willingness to support a team where deemed necessary.
• Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines and prioritize effectively.
• Ability to deal with a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
• Proficiency with MS Products including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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