RESO NA Leasing & Transactions Manager
Posted on: February 13, 2019
**Job Description** The Real Estate Strategy and Operations (RESO) team manages the global IBM Real Estate Portfolio which includes 1,400 locations and 78 million square feet worldwide, made up of Office, Data Center, Manufacturing, Development and Lab space. The cross-functional team is comprised of highly skilled professionals in engineering, finance, business controls, project management, IT, architecture, design, environmental, energy, operations and facilities management. As business enablers and advisors, we collaborate to drive client solutions and enhance the IBM workplace experience and reinforce culture. **Location: Armonk/North Castle or Raleigh** **IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for these positions now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.** IBM RESO North America operates in the USA and Canada within excess of four hundred locations spread over thirty million square feet of space. This role is responsible for all lease transactions and events within this portfolio as well as management of the existing footprint to ensure maximum efficiently and utilization. Reporting to the NA RESO Director, the NA Leasing & Transactions Manager is expected to manage an NA wide team of real estate professionals, ensuring continuity, best practice and reporting via a robust governance system. Key objectives are: To manage our team of Leasing professionals and planners across our NA territory + Fostering a creative, high energy environment + Ensuring a commonality of approach and standards + Managing the continuous growth and development of the team. + Works with Regional RESO managers to rotate resource and / or provide short / tactical assignment possibilities To operate as the key interface to our global Center of Excellence for Asset Management + Working to devise standardized terms and contracts with the global team + Managing the application of global standards and process within the NA Leasing team + Ensuring suitability for the NA portfolio, and documenting any deviations from the global leasing process Acting as the primary interface to our brokers and major Landlords at the NA level + Management representative for matters including interaction with brokers and other 3 rd party real estate service providers for North America + Maintaining collaborative and innovative two-way relationship with our major landlords and service providers Responsible for all large / complex transactions in the North America geography + Expected to provide overall ownership, guidance and responsibility + Personally, manages large, critical activities such as Purchases, very high value commitments, Sale & Leaseback, disposal etc when needed + Develop detailed financial analysis comparing alternatives to support overall business case recommendation(s) All lease events in North America + Not directly, but via a strong management system with both RESO leasing resource and 3 rd party providers + Review the detailed financial analysis and recommendations for each transaction and approve as appropriate + Responsible for correct & timely completion, of obligations such as payments, lease events, renewals and exits + It is expected that this role operates a strong governance system able to provide a dashboard view of all commitments and upcoming events. Data Center leases + Responsible for all new Data Center leases / renewals in conjunction with global Data Center team + Interfaces with broker Data Center transaction team to define scope, agree terms and close leases **Required Technical and Professional Expertise** ? Bachelor's degree preferably in Business, Accounting, Finance, or other undergraduate degree with strategy and quantitative course work ? At least 10 years' experience operating a combined owned and lease held North American commercial portfolio for one or more large organizations with emphasis on strategic consulting, management, and /or technology sector. ? Able to manage and develop teams of Real Estate professionals. Able to efficiently manage remote resources ? Able to practice agile techniques. Able to operate within large matrix environments. ? Able to influence at a senior level via in-depth subject matter understanding. ? Proven history of negotiating large complex corporate real estate commitments. Solid understanding of regional Real Estate market drivers and conditions. ? Solid understanding of wider aspects of corporate Real Estate (Finance, Design and construction, FM etc) **Preferred Tech and Prof Experience** + Technology sector experience + MBA, and/or advanced degree/certifications in related field + French and Spanish speaking skills **EO Statement** IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
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