(Senior) Consultant (m/w/d) Corporate Real Estate

(Senior) Consultant (m/w/d) Corporate Real Estate

Category: Finance
City: Germany, Various, Germany
Position ID: J0721-3162
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

As a Corporate Real Estate Consultant you will work in an international corporate team overseeing all lease transactions in the respective geography and serving the businesses in all real estate related issues.

You will become part of a small team that focusses on the Strategic Business Unit Central & Eastern Europe (Germany, Netherlands, Czech Republic and Slovakia) and aims to add value to the businesses by ways of right-timing and executing lease transactions, space optimization and developing working environments.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Acquisition and Disposal of Real Estate
You will be supporting the CRE Business Partner to lease and let, divestiture, ownership, due diligence for Mergers & Acquisitions and new business, all aligned to annual business plans.

Portfolio Management
• Execute transactions on behalf of CGI and maintain landlord and broker communications
• Ensure that RE action is taken when required (i.e. surplus/insufficient space, change in market conditions etc.)
• Be first point of contact for the BU’s Facility Managers
• Develop best practices and track KPIs
• Take care of document retention, tracking of critical dates and performance ratios
• Compliance tracking, RE keeps copies of key controls in its files for each transaction together with supporting documentation and management approval in support of each transaction

Management of Leasehold improvements
• Validate business needs and associated costs
• Obtain landlord and statutory consent if required, prior to any LHI taking place
• Supervise project of construction, build-out/fit-up & restoration/make good
• Control cost, make sure it remains within scope of approved budget
• Have supplier qualification

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Able to communicate within all layers of the organization and with external parties (e.g. landlords, architects, local authorities, contractors, etc.)
• Able to work in (complex) business environments with multiple stakeholders
• Proactive approach to challenges
• Autonomous
• Open minded with the ability to envision multiple scenarios
• Confidence to recommend a certain course of action, but also prepared to listen/follow others’ advice
• Good negotiator
• Numerate and analytical
• Dealing with the pressure of tight deadlines
• MS Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
• Proficiency in English and German language (written and spoken) is required
• Willing to travel within Germany for projects with overnight stays (e.g. for site visits), occasionally to other countries

• Minimum 5 years work experience in the Real Estate sector, where person has successfully applied the aforementioned areas of expertise
• Familiar with the many aspects of Real Estate and/or related services, knowing the special characteristics of lease transactions and tenancy and/or service contracts
• Expertise in the financial aspects of real estate and familiarity with the Corporate processes & reports
• Experience in preparation and socializing of robust business cases
• Experience in managing brokers, FM suppliers and construction projects

We would kindly ask you to submit your application documents in English.

What you can expect from us:

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