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The APAC Real Estate Manager functions as the central point of control and management for real estate and construction transactions in the APAC region.
The responsibilities of the ideal candidate align with all functional departments of the organization that occupy the company owned and/or leased facilities world-wide inclusive of corporate offices, administrative and field branch offices, manufacturing, distribution and research and development facilities. Working as a partner in the business process, he/she develops cost effective real estate solutions in alignment with the needs of the business including parameters for location, lease vs. own, length of lease term, financial commitment, exit strategies and operating expense budgets all of which influence the scope, timing and cost of strategic business decisions.
Key responsibilities -
Corporate Real Estate Transaction Management
Responsible for all corporate real estate transactions in APAC
Manage brokers, coordinate financial analyses, partner with legal resources, and guide documents through the approval process
Manage the transaction process end-to-end, including strategy development, project planning, team assembly, overseeing market surveys and tours, coordinating site visits, alternative comparison, developing the negotiating strategy, leading negotiations, document review, approval preparation, signing, and close out reporting
Negotiate real estate legal agreements with assistance from real estate service providers, Legal Counsel, and Finance Managers
Corporate Real Estate Portfolio Strategy
Manage / coordinate an APAC-based team of internal and external real estate professionals responsible for transacting and maintaining the company's regional real estate portfolio.
Co-manage and share accountability for regional corporate real estate budget with business owners
Develop and manage collaborative relationships with the company's Regions and Functions to determine real estate requirements and provide information relative to market conditions, anticipated costs, transaction viability and expected timelines
Develop strategies for the management of the financial impact of real estate to minimization real estate expenses and enhance the optimization of operating expenses vs. square feet of facilities occupied.
Implement and maintain regional occupancy monitoring
Align real estate transactions with the company's strategy, business objectives and desired transactional parameters
Corporate Lease Maintenance / Administration
Resolve major occupancy issues with landlord
Portfolio maintenance and annual Real Estate reporting
Review annual rent and operating expense adjustments for conformance with lease provisions
Identify opportunistic lease extensions, renewals, and terminations for review with Exec Mgmt. and Tenant
Oversee / manage critical dates on leased properties
Corporate Real Estate Compliance and Approval Process Management
Create, update and control compliance with Real Estate Policies and Procedures to ensure compliance
Ensure compliance with the company's real estate policies, applicable laws and regulations within the real estate portfolio by working with Legal Counsel and Compliance
EDUCATION / PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & QUALITIES
The incumbent should possess a Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Real Estate or related discipline; Masters/MBA desired
Minimum Years of Experience: 10 plus years of professional experience in a real estate transaction management role in a large, corporate environment
Travel Time: 30% in APAC
Licenses or Certifications: Certified Property Manager (CPM), MCR or CCIM designation preferred
Required Language Proficiency: English
Real estate management skills involving transaction management and property management in a corporate environment (incl. valuation, markets, deal structuring, property management, lease administration, and principles of real estate law)
Real estate financial skills proficiency in real estate financial analysis, discounted cash flows and analysis of real estate market data. Understanding and working knowledge of real estate investment principles, commercial real estate financial principles
Internal Number: 6241498
About Lincoln HR Group Singapore Pte Ltd, EA Licence No: 15S7787
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