Advisor, Risks Management
City : Montréal
Category : Full time
Industry : Real Estate
Employer : Ivanhoé Cambridge
We invest globally and act locally for a sustainable impact in communities
As a global real estate industry leader, our mission is to generate long-term value for our 6 million depositors in Quebec and to have a positive environmental and social impact on both the people who work for us and the businesses that call our properties home. We develop and invest in real estate assets and projects that help enhance the urban fabric of communities in the midst of renewal, and create lifestyles in tune with the changing needs of the occupants of today and tomorrow. Our vision: to invest in a way that maximizes value and sustainability as we bring human-scale developments to the world.
Ivanhoé Cambridge is:
- A real estate subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, a global investment group (cdpq.com)
- C$69 billion in assets in the office, retail, industrial, logistics and residential markets
- Strategic investments in a worldwide portfolio over 1,200 properties strong
- A diversified, multitalented team committed to creating spaces that bring people together to live, work and play
- Office environments designed to foster collaboration and creativity, rooted in a flexible, technology-enabled experience
Digitally connected, sustainable and state-of-the-art: A workspace that meets your expectations
- New work spaces that make teamwork easier than ever and spark creativity at every turn
- The flexibility and technological tools you need to take your performance to new heights
- A barista, snacks and special theme meals, employee lounges and outdoor patios, complete with therapeutic lights to keep you at the top of your game
- Tuition and professional development fees reimbursed to empower your career advancement
- Time to devote to charitable endeavours so you can leave your personal mark on the communities where we work and invest
- A stimulating, supportive and inclusive environment where your health, safety and well-being are our top priorities
Be part of the adventure
The Risk team plays an important role within the organization. Team members are responsible for analyzing all transactions (acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, development projects) and issuing recommendations to the various business units with regard to financial and extra-financial risks. Their diligence and conscientiousness are essential in making the best business decisions in line with our strategic plan.
Reporting to the Senior Director, Risk Management, you will be responsible for the following tasks:
Forge ties and build mutual trust with Ivanhoé Cambridge’s regional and global hubs;
Identify, analyze and convey major investment-related risks and work with investment teams to mitigate these risks, in accordance with the objectives set out in the strategic plan and in compliance with established policies and procedures;
Analyze risks for portfolio assets on an ongoing basis and identify mitigating factors, including preparing for a market downturn;
Monitor markets and investments, and establish likely scenarios based on observed trends and potential disruptions;
Ensure that cross-sectoral and emerging risks and financial/extra-financial risks are taken into account in the business unit’s investment strategies, as well as in the management approach for portfolio investments;
Help prepare risk-related memorandums and analyses using the established analysis and management framework;
Attend quick-fire sessions to identify main high-level risks associated with prospective partners (e.g., reputation, financial health);
Contribute to various aspects of continuous improvement;
Ensure ongoing communications with various contacts at CDPQ and other subsidiaries;
Work with other risk specialists to develop tools and business processes required by the business unit.
An attitude beyond the skills of success
Graduate degree in finance; CFA designation, an asset;
Three to five years of experience in real estate investment or financing;
Experience in managing investment risks; understanding of the risk-return relationship in real estate investment;
In-depth knowledge of financial/quantitative analysis and modelling;
Proficiency with Office suite tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word); familiarity with Argus software, an asset;
Excellent spoken and written communication skills and ability to express yourself clearly and concisely in French and English; you will be working on transactions in Canada, the US and Latin America;
Ability to negotiate and influence others;
Ability to establish productive working relationships with people at all levels of the organization;
Team player who likes to be part of a high-performance culture.
You’re in the right place!
Our people are the heart of our organization. Come be part of our team and enjoy the perks of a flexible schedule, remote work arrangements, and flex days in addition to annual vacation leave — all to help you balance your personal and work obligations, have time to get involved in your community and maintain a healthy lifestyle. You will also be entitled to a comprehensive array of healthcare benefits and take advantage of a myriad of opportunities to grow and learn.
Diversity, equity and inclusion: Our main priorities
At Ivanhoé Cambridge, we are proud to champion the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion — which can be seen and felt in everything we do and everything we strive for. As a leading player in the global real estate ecosystem, we are committed to harnessing opportunities to create inclusive, community-centric spaces and forge a just, forward-looking future where our industry and our talent are supported and nurtured.
We firmly believe that diversity, equity and inclusion are the forces propelling innovation. In order to ensure we can have a positive impact on the communities where we live and work and where our investments are based, we are dedicated to creating a stimulating environment where everyone can aspire to and achieve excellence. Ask us about any accommodations you might require to ensure the recruiting process is a fair and equitable process for all. Note that any such accommodations will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.