Ivanhoé Cambridge develops and invests in high-quality real estate properties, projects and companies that are shaping the urban fabric in dynamic cities around the world. It does so responsibly, with a view to generate long-term performance. Ivanhoé Cambridge is committed to creating living spaces that foster the well-being of people and communities, while reducing its environmental footprint.
Ivanhoé Cambridge invests internationally alongside strategic partners and major real estate funds that are leaders in their markets. Through subsidiaries and partnerships, the Company holds interests in more than 1,000 buildings, primarily in the industrial and logistics, office, residential and retail sectors. Ivanhoé Cambridge held close to C$64 billion in real estate assets as at December 31, 2019 and is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (cdpq.com), one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers. For more information: ivanhoecambridge.com.
Department : Risk Management
Position type : Salaried
At Ivanhoé Cambridge, we are committed to optimizing our impact in an increasingly complex market by continuously sharpening our focus on innovation, agility and overall performance. In order to promote a strategic approach and foster high-quality governance, Ivanhoé Cambridge has positioned the Risk Management function to report directly to the President and CEO. A strong leader with a global vision and cutting-edge expertise in investments, real estate transactions and capital markets is therefore being sought to take on the role of Vice President and Chief Risk Officer. The successful candidate will play a key part in optimizing risk management efficiency and performance as it pertains to investment processes and business management practices.
The incumbent must ensure that the Risk Management function adds as much value as possible for the organization, in addition to fulfilling its primary governance duties. The incumbent advises and influences senior management and the business units, providing support and guidance on strategic priorities for the portfolio, its investments and corporate operations (financial and extra-financial risks). He or she leads a multidisciplinary, decentralized team of experts in the field who work upstream of and in partnership with the Company's various departments.
As Chief Risk Officer, the incumbent serves on Ivanhoé Cambridge's steering committees and internal investment committee as well as the audit committees and investment committee for the Ivanhoé Cambridge Board of Directors. Working closely with the business units, he or she generates reports on real estate transactions (acquisitions, dispositions and developments) at the national and international levels, addressing transactional and operational portfolio risks (financial and extra-financial risks).
Lastly, the incumbent serves as an ambassador for the Company, securing buy-in from all stakeholders with regard to a culture of sound and robust risk management in order to preserve capital and enhance the Company's resilience.
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You have everything to gain!
When you join the Ivanhoé Cambridge team, you are eligible for employment benefits and a pension plan that are among the best in the industry. Our many health and wellness programs encourage you to balance your work and personal lives and fulfil your desire for social involvement, while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. At Ivanhoé Cambridge, you will have many opportunities to develop your skills and thrive professionally, in Canada or elsewhere in the world. Our initiatives aimed at creating an exceptional working environment that inspires our employees to give the best of themselves elevated Ivanhoé Cambridge into the ranks of 100 Top Employers in Canada.