Securitas Sweden Sweden
2 months ago
Europe (Flexible location) · Hybrid Remote Real Estate and Facilities Manager - Europe Real Estate and Facilities Manager - EuropePurposeThe Real Estate & Facilities Manager will work with the Category Manager to help to develop and implement strategies to deliver on European procurement goals, as well as support Country sourcing initiatives. Real Estate & Facilities is managed completely by each country today, hence a large piece of this new role will require abilities to develop, get buy-in for, and implement ways to optimize the real estate portfolio, workplace and facilities services.Securitas Services Europe has a broad mix of real estate, everything from hundreds of small local branch offices, airport offices, storage facilities to larger city central administrative offices.Total category spend amounts to ~€60M+ across Europe. The largest markets are: Germany, France, Sweden, Belgium, The Netherlands, Turkey and UK – and these are also preferable locations for the position. The... role reports directly to the Category Manager Real Estate & Facilities, Europe based in London, UK.Experience and TraitsSpecific experience and traits (includes practical experience in):5 - 10 years' post qualified professional experience in the property industry with relevant real estate certifications or equivalent required;Proven experience of managing diverse property portfolios and contributing to the development and delivery of estate strategies;Experience in working in a matrix management environment;Possess the confidence and skills to work at MD level, with the ability to challenge and influence the business;Demonstrated success in developing and leading teams and developing partnerships with business leaders;Work with stakeholders and internal/external suppliers to ensure that plans are well executed, that stakeholders are fully engaged and projects are delivered effectively;Able to demonstrate proven agent of change in a positive and fast-paced environment;Necessary level of emotional intelligence to effectively manage cross culturally and cross functionally;Highly motivated, proactive individual who works well under pressure;Proven track record in owning, driving and delivering property programmes within a corporate context, which have delivered hard business results;Highly organised with effective time management, structured, focused and driven approach to execution and the ability to prioritise & manage complex projects;Client focused mind set and able to build client relationships at all levels;Demonstrated ability to create and deliver a high quality, customer-focused operation, while balancing cost efficiency, and flexibility; using data/analytic and also feedback to make optimal decisions;Transaction experience across European markets;Possesses high degree of personal and professional integrity;Experienced negotiator, used to managing multiple vendors and ensuring exceptional commercial service;Demonstrate understanding of requirements for modern office fit-outs and building construction;Ability to interact, manage and gain respect of individuals from devise multi-disciplined professions, cultures and backgrounds;Excellent written and interpersonal communication and presentation skills with experience in client service and relationship management able to work with people at all levels and across functions;Strong commercial & financial acumen with thorough understanding of financial analysis and modeling (ie. Net Present Value, Payback, IRR,P&L etc);Highly competent with personal computers and productivity software, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, and SharePoint;Must be fluent in English and a second language would be a considered advantage (French/German).Job ResponsibilitiesThe Real Estate & Facilities Manager will have general responsibility for the following activities:Leasing & transaction managementLease AdministrationFacilities operationsEnsuring successful and effective partnership relationships are in place with the client and key stakeholders to ensure efficient and effective operational management of the real estate portfolio;Interact closely with local managers responsible for real estate to ensure local client requirements and proposed lease commitments meet workspace standards and approved real estate strategy;Lead strategic due diligence and engage business leadership to critically review options and recommendations to gain strategic support and funding approval;Act as necessary to ensure business objectives are achieved;Critically analyse real estate requirements and liaisons with business leadership to validate head-count growth plans to ensure efficient deployment of capital and controls of fixed cost structure;Deploy space utilization best practices and project management rigor to deliver significant savings in ongoing real estate operating costs;Challenge space utilization assumptions using industry benchmarks and best-practices;Work with other business groups and planners and the real estate team to identify cross-business and real estate consolidation opportunities;Manage through internal and outsourced team members all projects to deliver and in budget;Pro-actively manage multi-disciplined working groups to compile, audit and report on submissions to senior management for proposed lease commitments and seek a consensus for approval of real estate recommendation;Effectively direct and manage an extensive network of outsourced partners in the areas of site selection, negotiation, project management, construction management, and interior design, etc. to consistently execute projects on time and budget;Provide guidance to outsourced partners and key stakeholders to help drive timely business decisions in support of key real estate transactions;Ensure corporate real estate database is consistently and regularly updated with site data and changes;Ensure timely reporting to the Division and business unit heads for future lease events and proposed real estate strategy;Position business requirements within the context of local real estate markets and advise on how objectives and deliverables can be achieved, within a measured time frame;Identify commercial opportunities and negotiate appropriate lease terms and financial conditions across diverse range of markets;Deliver financial savings and workplace efficiencies across the property portfolio, and, develop a forward looking global real estate strategy, which supports and adds sustainable value to the business;Define and deliver solutions to complex real estate issues that will have significant positive business impact;Build, develop and maintain long term stakeholder support for the division real estate strategies;Identify innovative ways of improving current real estate practices across the Division;As a member of the Europe Real Estate & Facilities team the successful candidate must operate as a true partner to local business leaders, finance, HR, IT, and other functional areas.Accountabilities and Performance MeasuresLeading the successful transition and implementation of new lease administration system;All projects where SSE CRE are an integral part of the process, achieve min nil increase in P&L (excl. any SOC/Experience Centre related costs);Develop good relationships with key stakeholders on all projects with positive feedback from local project teams.Reporting to: Category Manager Real Estate & Facilities EuropeLocation: Anywhere in EuropeTravel: RequiredAs part of the transformational journey of the Division, a divisional Procurement team has started to take form since the hiring of a CPO in November 2019. At the moment the core team consists of 8 people; CPO (Sweden), 6 Category managers (1 in Poland, 2 in Germany, 1 in Belgium, 1 in Turkey, 1 in the UK) and 1 Analyst (Sweden). Apart from this core team there is also the broader Divisional team with ~10 Heads of Procurement from the largest countries, and approximately additional ~50 people reporting into them.We are looking to grow the real estate team and therefore require a Real Estate & Facilities Manager Europe who will be part of the core team. Locations Europe (Flexible location) Remote status Hybrid Remote Open positions at Securitas IT & Securitas DigitalWe work in an international, explorative, hands-on and dynamic business environment with customers and users in focus.Our core values: Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness - are foundations that enableus to build trust with customers, colleagues, partners and our community.We love going to work and doing what we do. About Securitas Securitas is a knowledge leader in security, thatdrives the industry forward.The security of the future is a combination of people, knowledge, technology and data.We call it Intelligent Security. Founded in 1934 Turnover MSEK 107,700 (2021) Europe (Flexible location) · Hybrid Remote Real Estate and Facilities Manager - Europe Loading application form Already working at Securitas? Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague
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