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Real Estate Analyst

Behind the scenes, but ahead of the curve: help us develop the next-generation public broadcaster. 

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Created in 2015 to align, lighten and modernize infrastructure, the Media Technology and Infrastructure (MTIS) team is the backbone and the future forward arm of CBC/Radio-Canada. We are the people that make stuff work. We make connections; between media content, systems, people and places. We are the space in between.

A place with purpose. CBC/Radio-Canada has always been a highly-regarded pioneer of media technology. Not just in Canada, but around the world. Today, we’re transforming ourselves from conventional radio and television broadcaster into a modern digital media company. Technology is the driving force. MTIS is the team making it happen.

CBC/Radio-Canada Transmission, a division of Real Estate Solutions and part of MTIS is responsible for the collection, distribution and delivery of radio and television services to Canadians. In addition to the on-going business of serving CBC’s program delivery requirements, we provide transmission-related services to the private sector. This includes shared co-location at CBC transmitter facilities.

The opportunity

CBC/Radio-Canada is seeking a Real Estate Analyst to negotiate and manage business activities on Transmission assets (towers and related facilities) in the Western Region. Based in Toronto and reporting to the Senior Manager, Business Development you will serve as the primary point of contact between the Corporation and its licensees/lessors. This is an opportunity to manage site sharing and lease-management from coast-to-coast and identify other revenue sources and cost-cutting methods.

Who you are and where are you now?

You are an analytical, self-motivated and driven Contract and Portfolio Manager with interest in vertical real estate assets. You may be in broadcasting, telecommunication or real estate and you have extensive contract negotiation and management experience. You are looking for a role where you will encounter a new challenge every day, working with a diverse range of clients from traditional broadcasters to a variety of telecommunication service providers as well as landowners and operators. You are seeking an opportunity to step into the public sector where you can grow your career overseeing an extensive portfolio of agreements.

What’s in it for you?

Challenges. This is an opportunity to oversee and manage:

  • The initiation and negotiation of complex leases and licenses for the let and lease of Transmission facilities and assets, with the objective of maximizing revenue and minimizing expenses.
  • The legal, operational and financial requirements of CBC/Radio-Canada and ensure they are met through the timely issue and execution of legally executed agreements.
  • The financial planning, budgeting, reporting and forecasting for all negotiated agreements.
  • The receipt and issue of external engineering studies to ensure the Corporation's towers, buildings and other holdings are not compromised by the addition of third-party facilities.
  • The database summary report to ensure that deadlines and critical dates for the issue and receipt of site share agreements and engineering reports are met.
  • The relationships with all clients, both internal and external to manage difficult issues, resolve conflicts and, within scope, to build consensus.

Be part of the change. You want to stay abreast of telecommunication industry developments and current trends; identify best practices and actively share knowledge by making practical recommendations.

Cutting-edge tech. You want to monitor emerging telecommunications technologies, wireless and broadcasting to identify business development opportunities. You will oversee the transactions related to the execution of new co-locations agreements for the let and lease of transmission facilities and assets, as well as renewals, amendments and, on occasion, terminations.

Why join us?

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance. We offer a rare-in-tech work-life balance with an excellent benefits package; we want to ensure you are happy in and out of the office.

What you bring

  • The education. You have a Bachelor of Business Administration or equivalent degree.
  • Experience. You have five to seven years’ business management expertise including:
    • Demonstrable success in the application of financial principles and contract law.
    • Client-focused experience including managing leases and license agreements.
    • Industry-related understanding of technology, transmission systems and telecommunications.
  • The analytical skills. You understand how to dig into issues, remove the roadblocks and present solutions both immediate and long term.
  • The technology skills. You are proficient with MS Office and Google Suite. You pick up new tools quickly. You have an interest in keeping abreast of technological developments and trends in the industry.
  • The project management skills. You have outstanding organizational abilities and you can manage competing priorities. You are skilled at presenting ideas, negotiating and focusing on creating win-win solutions.

To apply:

Think this job is meant for you but worried you don’t have it all? At CBC/Radio-Canada we know that not everyone takes the same path when it comes to building their skills. Hands-on experience, intelligence, innovation, a passion for learning and a team-focused approach can combine to form the best set of qualifications. If you feel you meet 70% of the requirements we are seeking and you are excited by the possibility of growing our company, take a chance and express your interest here.

As a leader in expressing Canadian culture and enriching democratic life, we need to be as diverse in every way as the country we serve, both within our workforce and on air. As an employer, we value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and permeate all the services we provide as Canada's public broadcaster.

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