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Estate Manager Job at IBM Nigeria
« on: Jan 11, 2014, 03:31 PM »
Job Title: Estate Manager

Employer: International Business Machines (IBM)

Job ID: S_D-0628928

Job type: Full-time Regular

Work country: Nigeria

Position type: Professional

Work city: – Any

Travel: No travel

Job area: Operations (all other)

Business group: IBM Sales & Distribution

Job category: Project Management

Business unit: HR S&D

Job role: Delivery Project Manager

Job role skillset: General

Commissionable/Sales-Incentive jobs only: No      

Job description

JOB PURPOSE: – Estates Strategy & Planning – Estates Transaction Management – Compliance of Estates processes & legal obligations with IBM corporate business control guidelines and instructions.  

Key Responsibilities:  – Develop real estate plans for key locations (space growth/reduction, opportunities) based on utilization, market rent and demand dynamics. – Business case development, financial analysis, recommendation of Real Estate investment projects and follow-up on funding requests until final approval. – Manage the transaction process end to end from setting site search until the conclusion of lease negotiations and signature – Maintain, update and safeguard all related property portfolio records, metrics, legal agreements, databases and process documentation assuring compliance is  – Managing internal interlock to insure corporate compliance on all new and existing lease agreements – Effective working relationship and other members of the real estate team and user groups. – Develop external relationship with real-estate brokers, service providers, landlords and property managing agents – Act as proxy for Middle East & North Africa Estate planning Manager during holiday’s and leaves – Maintain a full understanding of the space dynamics of the existing portfolio, – Accurate and timely payment of all real estate costs. – Manage vacant space disposal programme

KEY Tasks:  – Manage & Track Lease agreement critical event dates. – Managing internal monthly interlock to insure compliance to the existing lease agreements – Support regional/global RESO in the integration or disposals of property portfolios associated with IBM mergers and acquisitions. – Coordinate periodic rent reviews, deal with Landlord and Tenant issues, and bring to close. – Provide strategic property advice in line with business requirements.  – Develop clear space strategies including individual building utilization.  – Optimizing current assets in the solving new business requirements. – Document, save and organize all internal approvals and documentation in compliance with corporate guidelines, processes, financial and operations key controls – Support internal IBM key stakeholders – Develop external relationship with real-estate brokers and other service providers, – Monitoring the market availability for opportunities in South and Sub-Sahara Africa.

Personal Experience/Qualifications/Skills:  – Educated to a degree level qualifications: Architecture, Surveying, Estate Management or Finance – Strong technical background in all aspects of estates management is an advantage, – Numerate and IT literate, good written and verbal communication skills & presentation skills – Proven negotiation and business management skills. – Enthusiastic, self motivated and highly flexible – Willingness to travel within MEA – Strong Command of English is a must, French as a Second Language is an advantage

Property Portfolio:  – Over 32 different buildings and growing – Over 46 Different Countries


•   Bachelor’s Degree

•   At least 5 years experience in Estates Strategy & Planning

•   At least 5 years experience in Estates Transaction Management

•   English: Fluent


•   Social Sciences

•   At least 8 years experience in Estates Strategy & Planning

•   At least 8 years experience in Estates Transaction Management

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