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Project Manager 1 (Property Acquisitions and Sales) - BC Hydro

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Project Manager 1 (Property Acquisitions and Sales)
Deadline: May 24, 2024
Posted: May 9, 2024

Job Description / Duties

Source: BC Hydro
Job Title: Project Manager 1 (Property Acquisitions and Sales)
Job Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Annual Salary: $ 107,000.00 - 135,300.00

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Providing clean electricity to 4 million customers takes a diverse workforce and that’s where you come in. We need your talent to help us build major projects to meet growing demand. To help our customers find clean energy solutions for their homes and businesses and to be ready to respond during storms and outages to keep our system reliable.

Working for BC Hydro is meaningful. And now, the stakes have been raised as we work towards a solution to climate change while safely providing clean, affordable electricity to our customers.

We offer a healthy work life balance, training opportunities and career progression. We're proud to be ranked as one of B.C.'s Top Employers and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers. Join us as we build an even cleaner B.C.



This role reports to the Manager, Acquisitions and Sales, and is accountable for supporting and executing property acquisitions for BC Hydro’s capital projects and the disposition of properties in BC Hydro’s Surplus Properties Sales program.

* In collaboration with Manager and team, develop and communicate strategic advice and business solutions for property acquisitions and dispositions (temporary agreements, partial takings, statutory rights of way, fee simple)
* Manage, navigate, and execute a portfolio of complex property transactions to support BC Hydro’s plans and goals.
* Participate and collaborate on BC Hydro project teams.
* Develop and improve business processes and standards for property acquisitions and dispositions.
* Develop and maintain strong relationships with external stakeholders (private landowners, municipalities, and government agencies).
* Lead the timely and strategic forecasting of BC Hydro’s Surplus Properties Sales Program.
* Create and maintain a single database of all BC Hydro’s surplus properties that can be shared efficiently with internal and external stakeholders.
* Lead and develop Requests for Proposal for external service providers such as contractors and appraisal services.
* Assist with mentoring team members.

Qualifications / Required Skills

* Post Secondary degree in a relevant discipline such as Business, Urban Land Economics.
* Professional designation such as AACI, RI, MRICS, SR/WA, PMP is an asset.
* Proven track record executing large scope, complex real estate related transactions.
* 8+ years progressive and well-rounded real estate and business experience.
* Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiating, writing, planning, organizing, problem solving and project management skills.
* Cross-functional experience with the ability to leverage strong relationships across BC Hydro’s business groups to achieve business objectives.
* Well-rounded knowledge and experience with business processes, budgets, forecasting, legal documents, and project management techniques.
* Highly driven to advance and deliver on multiple files.
* Strong leadership skills, consistently leading by example.


- A comprehensive benefits package
- A minimum of 15 paid vacation days
- A lifetime pension
- Flexible work model, depending on your role type
- Training and development courses
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* Please note a condition of employment for this role is to maintain your Class 5 Driver's License in good standing.
* Travel to project locations throughout the province is expected.

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6B 5R3

Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays.

Additional Information

Interested candidates should submit their applications online at by May 24, 2024.

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We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

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We include everyone. We welcome applications from anyone, including members of visible minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

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Flexible work model role definitions
Our four role types identify the degree of flexibility an employee could have to work from home based on the type of work they do. The flexibility for an individual job is up to the manager for each position and the operational requirements. Employees also have the right to work full-time from the office if they prefer. All of our roles require at least some in-person time.

IBEW/Field – No option to work from home
Resident – Works primarily (4+ days per week) in the office.
Hybrid – May be able to work from home up to 3 days per week.
Remote – Works from home 4+ days per week

Salary: Annual Salary: $ 107,000.00 - 135,300.00

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