The purpose of this position is to manage and support the achievement of strategic goals and objectives for line of business clients.
? New Business development in Strategic Consulting Services throughout China, as well as consulting services delivery.
? Capable to complete strategic market study and consultant reports independently.
? Implements and maintains key processes to be followed by the function and defines portfolio management priorities for site, area and function planning, and other strategic activities for specific engagements and clients as required.
? Partners with owners/managers of databases containing supply (lease administration and portfolio reports), demand (occupancy) and cost (operating expense) information. Develops comprehensive management models to support strategic consulting efforts and assignments.
? Supports the management and achievement of financial, operational and other measures established for the client or specific engagements as reported in defined deliverables and KPI's (Key Performance Indicators) established for line of business clients.
? Develops and refines building, state and segment reports as required. Distributes reports as defined by the client for the specific account or engagement.
? Collaborates with line of business team members and the client to develop real estate plans and implement strategies for achieving savings and cost avoidance goals as required by the client or specific engagement.
? May conduct periodic interviews of business unit and other client leaders to identify future business direction related to growth, labor, market changes and other issues that could impact real estate requirements or provide insights relative to strategic and/or optimization-focused initiatives as required.
? May develop benchmarks for the client's real estate portfolio to identify trends, risks, and opportunities.
? Prepares and presents deliverables in oral, written, and visual formats relative to client strategy, industry benchmarks and best practices, and other topics as required.
? Other duties may be assigned.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
? COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.
? FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE
Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.
? REASONING ABILITY
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
? OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite Products. Knowledge of real estate-specific software solutions.
Demonstrated leadership/management skills
Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service
Qualifications and Education:
? Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university. Masters degree or MBA preferred. 3+ years corporate real estate experience with emphasis on Strategic Planning, Industry Planning, Consulting Services, and Transaction Management; expertise in corporate finance preferred with 3+ years asset/portfolio management experience.