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Managing Director, US Corporate Real Estate

Salary
Competitive
Employment
Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Corporate Real Estate
Location
Boston
 MA
Postal Code
02116
Country
United States

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Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed?  With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

 

Job Description

Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

 

As our new AVP, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive property and facility management services for Manulife Financials’ US Corporate Real Estate department, in addition to leading all aspects of our leasing requirements and assist with various M&A activities in relation to company real estate requirements in the US and in Europe. Your main objective is to provide a safe, comfortable, efficient, and productive work environment for all occupants of our buildings within the guidelines of Manulife's corporate standards.

 

Responsibilities:

Comprehensive Property Management Duties and Leasing

  • Improve property net income through tenant retention strategies, marketing, leasing activities, and prudent expense management
  • Provide outstanding service to both our MLI and third-party tenants relating to comfort control, security, cleaning and building amenities
  • Ensure a safe, comfortable work environment for all occupants, including adherence to all by-laws, statues, environmental standards, and regulatory requirements
  • Lead the negotiation and administration of all service contracts including security, cleaning, elevators, parking management, etc.
  • Oversee high profile, complex capital improvement projects, ensuring completion on budget and on time

 

Comprehensive Facility Management Duties

  • Establish requirements for corporate facility space by liaising with upper management of all segments/business units, and coordinate the negotiation and execution of (often competing) needs
  • Establish self-charge rent and occupancy charges for all facilities and lease details with Corporate Controllers
  • Aid in the establishment of corporate office standards, and ensure standards are maintained
  • Benchmark key indices of space utilization annually to ensure efficient use of our buildings

 

Comprehensive Shared Services Areas

  • Be accountable for MLI Fitness Centre, state-of-the-art Conference Centre and a Corporate Boardroom
  • Provide leadership of all Food Services and general operations of the company cafeteria and catering requirements

 

Financial Accountability

  • Be accountable for the efficient and effective use of corporate money in all levels of the job
  • Effectively and efficiently handle a very large operating budget to ensure consistent performance and to improve value to the Corporation
  • Deliver a high-quality work environment for MLI staff and tenants while minimizing financial expenditures

 

Knowledge/Skills/Proficiencies:

  • Solid track record in multi-discipline service oriented positions relating to both Facilities and Property Management in a large campus setting
  • Excellent negotiating skills dealing with multi levels of internal and external clients
  • Financial analysis, accounting, and project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent team leadership skills with focus on employee engagement, attraction and retention, with the ability to motivate a large (30+), diverse workforce/staff  (including technical, management, and unionized employees) to ensure consistently high service levels to our clients
  • Strong analytical problem solving abilities as well as an ability to complete multiple diverse tasks simultaneously
  • Property Management Designation such as and RPA or CPM or equivalent experience
  • Facility Management Designation such as a CFM, FMA or equivalent experience
  • College/University degree or diploma in a business-related program is an asset

 

If you are ready to unleash your potential it’s time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.

 

About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers. As of March 31, 2019, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$849 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.4 billion in payments to our customers.

Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention and advancement and we administer all of our practices and programs based on qualification and performance and without discrimination on any protected ground.

It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request any accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

 


If you are ready to unleash your potential it’s time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.

About Manulife

 

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers. As of June 30, 2019, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$877 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.4 billion in payments to our customers.

 

Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

 

Manulife is an equal opportunity employer.   We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals.  We are committed to fair recruitment, retention and advancement and we administer all of our practices and programs based on qualification and performance and without discrimination on any protected ground.

 

It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment.  A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request any accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

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Experience


10+ to 15 years


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