Senior Commercial Leasing Manager

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Closing date: Oct 17, 2017

Location: Hay River

Department: INF Property Management

Job Code: 14756

Salary: $95,589 - $114,134

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The Department of Infrastructure (INF) provides high quality services to the public and Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) departments, boards and agencies including the planning, design, construction, acquisition, operation and maintenance of public transportation infrastructure and the buildings, works and equipment required for the GNWT to deliver its programs and services. INF makes essential petroleum products available for sale to the public where these products are not provided by the private sector, and promotes the development and increased use of energy efficient technologies.  INF also regulates electrical and mechanical safety services and licenses individuals and vehicles operating in the territory.

For more information please refer to the Department of Infrastructure website at


Job Information

The Senior Commercial Leasing Manager manages the development and implementation of improved real property management policies, standards, systems and procedures, office accommodation strategies and plans, budgeting, real estate investment analysis, life cycle costs/benefits analysis, market rent studies, property valuations, leased office space acquisition and administration, revenue lease administration and the disposal of surplus property. 

Reporting to the Manager of Accommodation Services, and with a functional reporting relationship to the Regional Superintendent South Slave, the Senior Commercial Leasing Manager provides comprehensive improved real property management services to ensure the cost-effective investment and efficient management of the Government of Northwest Territories (GNWT) leased and owned office accommodation inventory in support of the program delivery needs of GNWT departments, boards and agencies.

The position reviews and revises the GNWT improved real property policies, standards, systems and procedures. In addition, the position will implement a performance measurement system to provide management with the results of office accommodation delivery services.

A challenge for the position is interacting with a diverse variety of clients and landlords, especially when needs and preferences exceed available budgets.  The position must balance their approach when acting as a landlord on behalf of the GNWT or a tenant on behalf of clients.

The position provides regional Department of Infrastructure property management staff with professional advice and technical information in the development and continued management of the lease portfolio.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

Degree in Marketing, Economics, Urban Planning and 5 years’ related experience or,

Certified Property Manager or Facility Management Administrator combined with 10 years’ experience in a property management work environment (including 5 years’ experience with a variety of lease and building types and sizes).  

It would be beneficial for the incumbent to have 3 years’ working in a northern, cross-cultural environment.


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Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Criminal Records Check

Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal records check.  Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.



Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.



Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 14756

Closing Date: October 17, 2017- 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $49.02 per hour to $58.53 per hour (approximately $95,589 - $114,134.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $5,624.


Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.