Current Opportunities

Operations and Facility Manager (Edmonton, AB)- No Longer Available

Do you have a passion for transforming real estate operations and leading teams towards excellence? My client, a highly respected urban innovator and real estate management company, is in search of a visionary Operations and Facility Manager to lead a dedicated team and multi-site portfolio of commercial and multi-family properties that has exposure to new development, redevelopment, acquisition and disposition in the Edmonton area.

Alignment: You have a passion for your job and desire an environment that is transformative versus tired, where talent is seen and leadership operates from a place of authentic respect, integration and mutual trust. You appreciate being part of an interdependent leadership team, where you are recognized for your inherent technical talents, sense of curiosity, expertise, solution focused prowess and visionary understanding the bottom-line. You thrive in cross functional environments where you have direct exposure and collaboration with Development, Asset Strategies, Accounting and Leasing, in addition to partnering strongly with Property Management. Playing a pivotal role in the company, you demonstrate timeliness, transparency, strong communication and an openness to share your expertise while recognizing and being comfortable with not knowing everything. And let’s not forget your sense of humour – a must on those harder days. Peers have regaled you for your organizational skills, attention to detail, empathy and ability to prioritize, stating that there may be a cape hidden in your desk drawer as you are incredibly reasonable in times when most aren’t.

Role: As the Operations and Facility Manager, you’ll oversee a dedicated team of up to 5 Operators, driving optimization and delivering first-class service. Your role extends to managing vendors, security, and contractor relationships, building continuous improvement processes, managing CapEx planning and execution, ensuring site safety and risk management, and guaranteeing compliance across all sites. You will play an active role in mentoring, growing and coaching your team, assuring quality control across all sites.

Culture: This is a happy company that has transformed over the last number of years, taking pride in redefining industry standards through innovation and fostering an environment of excellence. They value their people who are a collaborative, passionate and transparent team. This company believes in championing and building their people, elevating individual purposefulness by providing opportunities that build capacity and hone inherent talents. They promote forward-facing and authentic communication, inclusive decision making and respect – demonstrating a genuine committed to fostering a happy and fun work culture. This has resulted in low turn-over and growth. The Executive Leadership team knows everyone’s name and they are the type of people who will stand in the mud with you when needed.

Your Talent: You have managed the operations of multiple properties, working closely with Property Managers and other departments. You offer 5+ years’ leadership experience overseeing the optimization, preventative/maintenance and repair of commercial and residential building systems (HVAC, plumbing, lighting, mechanical, electrical, life safety, and security). This company is setting new standards and practices, so your general inquisitiveness on new technologies and environmental advances will be right up their alley. Possessing your 5th Class Power Engineering certificate, along with other technical certifications and/or other post secondary education has been one of the pillars to your success. Most important is your reputation and track record for your practicing with integrity, implementing best practices, building and leading cohesive teams, and demonstrating excellent communication capabilities. You understand that you are in the business of delivering positive experiences and quality outcomes for your tenants and you take that objective very seriously.

Interested: Your exceptional multitasking skills and ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment will allow you to adapt quickly to your new leadership role as the Operations and Facility Manager. Having experience with project management and working with Yardi and Microsoft Office will also aid in an easy transition. Committed to a culture of diversity and inclusiveness, this company offers a six-figure salary, comprehensive benefits package, paid heated parking, education/certifications, fees/licenses, progression and other great perks. A Security Clearance and Valid Drivers License is required as a pre-employment condition. This is a fantastic career establishing position with a joyful team and a transformative company. We look forward to your submitting your resume by sending it directly and in confidence to Cindy Nicholls Smith, Principal, at

Please note that due to the high volume of candidates responding to this job, only those candidates who possess the potential fit and requirements will be contacted. AVID EXEC thanks all those that respond and will keep your information for future consideration.  Candidates who possess the ability to work in Canada and currently reside in Edmonton will be given priority. Information shared shall be treated confidentially in accordance with all applicable laws and legislation.

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