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Real Estate Manager II (Land Tenure Specialist)


Surrey, British Columbia, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Calgary, AB, CA Edmonton, AB, CA

Req ID:  25963
Jobs by Category:  Operations
Job Function:  Operations
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular


Join our team

We are a fast paced environment that takes pride in designing and deploying the best telecom network in Canada by bringing the most recent technology to our customers. Leverage your experience and knowledge of telecommunications specifically in the areas of Real Estate.

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together

You are a people person and master negotiator. Not only are you able to navigate the complexities, but you thrive in the negotiations and acquisition of land leases, municipal approvals and permitting of telecommunication facilities. Furthermore, your collaborative nature serves you well as you assist in the formulation of municipal land use authority and provincial policies related to the approval process and federal requirements.

Here’s how


  • Program manages the Western Canada portfolio by ensuring targets are met
  • Oversee and understand the local market requirements for real estate acquisition and operations, ensure that assignment and scheduling of work is done in a matter that meets timelines and objectives
  • Acquire linear corridor rights nationally to place utility infrastructure, negotiating with multiple owners, owner agencies each with multiple interests to secure corridor rights
  • Negotiate and acquire different forms of tenure, included but not limited to: fee simple purchases, statutory right of ways, easement, permits, licenses, leases
  • Evaluate procedures and recommend improvements on the delivery of projects
  • Ensure quality control of data entry and tracking of candidates, leases and all third party consents, necessary to hand over to the Implementation teams





You’re the missing piece of the puzzle!


  • Respected for your understanding of the real estate, land-use authority, and federal government requirements necessary for the ongoing operation and expansion of a telecommunication network
  • Valued as an exceptional communicator with a knack for effectively interacting with both internal and external, stakeholders including landlord or government authorities
  • Acknowledge for your ability to read and interpret development and construction drawings
  • Praised for your work ethic to drive projects and tasks to finish on time, overcoming obstacles along the way; expertise to solve problems, drawing on your past experience and leveraging existing resources
  • Regarded for your attention to details and excellent organizational skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and 5+ years of experience in the site acquisition management experience in the communications industry
  • Negotiate with a variety of landowners such as federal, provincial & municipal authorities, first nations, railways, utility companies, commercial & industrial business owners, strata’s, and residential owners regarding land access
  • Negotiate within the confines of strict regulatory and statutory authorities; have developed a working knowledge of local provincial & federal acts


  • Ability to interpret lease/license agreement; read & understand legal clauses
  • Working knowledge of right of way acquisition
  • Experience with right of way valuation and interest
  • Public consultation and conflict resolution capabilities
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Exceptional knowledge of Microsoft (MS) Office including PowerPoint & Excel

A bit about us
Our business is connecting Canadians. Our social impact is using our world-leading technology to create meaningful change, give back to help communities thrive, and help those who need it most. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly. We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability — your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.



A bit about us

We’re a people-first, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability—your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.






We’re the ones that design, build, repair and maintain the billions of dollars’ worth of the infrastructure that keeps more than 15.2 million Canadians connected.

We are honoured to be recognized

Days volunteered in our communities.

Team members that work at home or are mobile.

Million customers that TELUS is serving across Canada.


TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.