Senior Director, Real Estate Management, Canada

The Real Estate Management team is responsible for all deal-making work pertaining to WeWork's expansion. This position manages the real estate leasing portfolio within the Canada territory by ensuring a healthy and robust pipeline for expansion, timely deal conversion, advantageous deal terms, successful lease negotiations, and overall portfolio management.

Accountable for

  • Leading WeWork's expansion within the designated region and territory by maintaining deal flow and ensuring end-to-end deal management for deals alongside the RE Regional Head
  • Timely deal conversion, advantageous deal terms, and successful lease negotiations and managing process
  • Determining market growth strategy and ensuring a healthy pipeline of commercial real estate well-suited for WeWork product lines
  • Contributing to regional growth strategy, expansion planning, and new market entry
  • Managing and developing direct reports to achieve team goals
  • Acting as a proxy for RE Regional Head in meetings, including RE Committee
  • Managing and training the territory Real Estate Managers
  • Maintaining strategic alignment with regional real estate teams, which includes attendance at all global real estate leadership meetings and strategic events

  • 12 or more years of relevant work experience
  • Extensive background in and a strong understanding of commercial real estate
  • A breadth of knowledge and experience in end-to-end deal negotiation and real estate portfolio management
  • Knowledge of designated region and territories
  • Strong understanding of deal economics
  • Superior negotiation skills
  • Teamwork, cooperation, ability to take direction and develop others
  • Reliable, focused, with demonstrated ability to consistently meet goals and deadlines
  • Strong time management skills and experience managing numerous deals simultaneously
  • Impeccable and concise communication and presentation skills, verbal and written
  • Excels under pressure; ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a fast-paced environment

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