Leasing Facilties Specialist

  • Allstate Insurance Canada
  • Remote
  • Aug 27, 2020
Full time,   Contractor   Automotive

Job Description

Considering the current affairs, Allstate will be conducting virtual interviews and has made arrangements for new hires to work remotely till its deemed safe to return to office.

Through our core values, Opportunity, Flexibility, Community, Diversity and Family, we have worked hard to develop and nurture a culture where employees feel valued, experience personal growth, have career options and truly enjoy the work they do.

Benefits to joining Allstate

  • Complete Group Benefits Program customizable to your needs
  • Strong Brand Recognition (listed as best Employer with Kincentric since 2012).
  • Working within the community and giving back!
  • Opportunity for career development and growth.
  • We work a 37.5 hour work week and we are proud to offer work from home opportunities once you have demonstrated knowledge and the required skills.

Our team is growing and we are actively looking to hire a Leasing Facilities Specialist for an exciting contract opportunity.

The Leasing Facilities Specialist will manage the day-to-day issues with AIA and Field office locations, liaise with various landlords and property managers as well as work closely with business units on space planning requirements. The Leasing Facilities Specialist will also work with various business partners to provide input and perform market search/inspections for potential new space.

Accountabilities

  • Manage and maintain various contracts pertaining to leased locations
  • Conduct site surveys and presents recommendations for potential new offices locations
  • Establish and maintain service contracts
  • Estimate costs of site improvements
  • Coordinate renovations and repairs for existing and new locations
  • Determine furniture needs
  • Coordinate AIA office openings with other departments
  • Provide support documentation for planning annual budget for all leased locations
  • Represent the Facilities team in various cross functional projects or initiatives
  • Recommend cost effective solutions for lease related expenses: office relocations, office reconfigurations, services for leased locations, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • College degree or equivalent
  • Certified Property Manager designation is an asset
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Organizational and record keeping skills
  • Ability to provide support and recommendations on leasing related issues
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access
  • General knowledge of commercial real estate an asset
  • Ability to read floor plans
  • Knowledge of cabling and electrical requirements

Allstate Canada Group has policies and practices that provide workplace accommodations. If you require accommodation please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Allstate Insurance Company of Canada is one of the country's leading producers and distributors of home and auto insurance products, serving Canadians since 1953. The company strives to keep its customers in "Good Hands®" as well as its employees, and is proud to be named a Best Employer in Canada. Allstate Canada is committed to making a positive difference in the communities in which it operates and has partnered with organizations such as MADD Canada, United Way and Junior Achievement. To learn more about Allstate Canada, visit www.allstate.ca. For safety tips and advice, visit www.goodhandsadvice.ca.

For the eighth consecutive year, we are proud to be recognized as a #Kincentric Best Employer!

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Experience:

  • Leasing: 1 year (Required)
  • Insurance: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Real Estate: 1 year (Required)

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