Real Estate Asset Management Manager for Property Management, Vice President, Hybrid

State Street Corporation
Boston, USA
03 Sep 2022
04 Oct 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
The Real Estate Asset Management Manager will serve as the primary point of contact for the business unit by building a positive relationship and effectively communicating the business's Real Estate goals. The role will simultaneously challenge and guide the business unit at critical junctures to ultimately create a holistic strategy. This person will be responsible for one of America's regions, or approximately one million square feet and 30+ office locations. Working in a dynamic environment, the Real Estate Manager is expected to achieve measurable targets in service and quality and reduce real estate lease and operating costs within the assigned regions.

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As Real Estate Asset Management Manager you will
  • Create an open dialog and level of honesty with the business to communicate gaps, understand the operating objectives and ultimately follow impeccable execution and communication
  • Determine business's priorities and concerns and tailor a solution to meet those needs while balancing corporate governance and standards
  • Influence business unit to co-create strategic solutions
  • Act quick and agile to business unit, internal to Global Real Estate and Facilities Services staff, and external business partners; develop and maintain strong client relationships with the business unit
  • Manage up to 30 projects while helping to develop real estate strategy 24 months prior to lease expiration/renewal option
  • Articulate the objectives and services of the Global Real Estate and Facilities Services department
  • Provide timely, informative, and actionable reports to the Region Executive, Region Finance Director, and other stakeholders across the firm
  • Create real estate solutions and strategies that drive efficient use of all real estate assets
  • Identify and act on unique opportunities, deliver cost savings, improve utilization
  • Oversee and ensure successful delivery of real estate strategies, transactions, and projects
  • Provide guidance to Transaction Manager, Facilities Management, and Project Management Office for execution of strategies
  • Acts as operations advocate while balancing corporate governance and standards
  • Be responsible for the ongoing management of property budgets and costs
  • Coordinate with outsourced team members and their related services, any service gaps, revisions to scope and performance evaluations, etc.
  • Have oversight for the reporting and remediation of incidents and risk assessments

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Experience managing internal and external staff with ability to work in and deliver services in a team-based and matrix environment
  • Strong customer focus and ability to balance and advance business objectives in the context of corporate standards and governance
  • Excellent communication skills written and oral; must be able to articulate business cases
  • Ability to indirectly influence outcomes with a strong analytical approach
  • Strong client management, client service and superior problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to organize complex concepts and information

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 8-10 years of related experience in client relationship management and/or corporate real estate, including strategy development, leasing, and/or workplace/facilities management, in relevant geographic locations throughout the globe or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
  • Strong skills in PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook

Additional requirements
Ability to travel approx. 20% with travel inside of the USA, to Canada and South America - a valid passport is required.

Are you the right candidate? Yes!
We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don't necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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