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Director, Global Real Estate Strategy

Los Angeles, CA
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Director, Global Real Estate Strategy

JobID: 23339-1173641

Location: Los Angeles, CA, 90006, USA

Description: **Business Line** AECOM Corporate

**Position Title** Director, Global Real Estate Strategy

United States of America - California

Los Angeles

**Job Summary**

AECOM’s Global Real Estate Services (GRES) organization is responsible for portfolio management ($450mm), reporting, processes and policy for 13 million square feet of primarily leased office space around the world. Reporting to the SVP of Global Real Estate, the successful candidate will be a key contributor in managing AECOM’s Real Estate portfolio through:

+ Defining the vision and strategy for global real estate that fully aligns with AECOM’s strategy and core values.

+ Influencing real estate decisions through developing and presenting data-driven recommendations.

+ Defining analysis methodology and leading the analysis of real estate divestitures, consolidation, expansion and investments.

+ Developing strategic plans for asset managers to execute in managing the portfolio.

+ Providing reporting and trend analysis to drive value-add decisions.

+ Engaging with business unit leadership to understand macro business directions to identify and coordinate changes and impacts within the portfolio.

+ Identifying risks and opportunities within the portfolio to coordinate a seamless delivery of real estate needs to internal clients.

+ Preparing deliverables for executives in both Excel and PowerPoint including updates on portfolio changes, metrics reporting and pipeline of future real estate actions.

+ Collaborating with internal partners and customers (Transaction Management, Project Management, Facility Management, Tax, Treasury, Real Estate Finance) to develop cohesive scenario planning assumptions, report portfolio performance and other management reports.

+ Identifying cost effective solutions to meet the business’s real estate needs.

+ Creating sustainable processes to analyze and deliver solutions.

**Minimum Requirements**

Candidates must have a continuous process improvement mindset as the selected individual will be empowered to drive efficiencies through change. The ideal candidate will have strong execution, communication and presentation skills to sell to senior management and think critically to resolve difficult issues and challenges. Transparency along with the proven ability to communicate to all levels of an organization, respect differing views and reduce potential surprises is critical. Must be able to build relationships and work effectively with internal clients and external advisors. Experience, background, skills and other attributes include:

+ Ten years progressive experience in corporate real estate and strategy development that includes breadth coupled with depth and a career track record of success in a matrixed environment.

+ A degree in Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning, Facilities Management or Business Administration.

+ Well-developed organizational, time management, planning and prioritization skills.

+ Being a team player that cultivates collaboration and leadership.

+ Proactive and goal-oriented with the ability to work independently and manage through influence.

+ Consultative, service-oriented mindset.

+ Strong quantitative and analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial and qualitative data.

+ Proven ability to synthesize and analyze large amounts of data and communicate relevant findings.

+ Demonstrated analytical approach to problem solving with a high attention to detail.

+ Proven success working in a dynamic environment.

+ High proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint including working with complex spreadsheets.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Post-M&A experience.

+ Master’s in Business Administration or Real Estate.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Management_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _164561BR_


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