Deputy Real Estate Manager

Orlando, Florida, United States


Posted Date: April 6, 2022

Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Req #: JR6264

Location: Orlando

Job Category: Procurement

CHEP helps move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organization on earth via our 300 million pallets, crates and containers. We employ 11,000 people and operate in more than 55 countries. Through our pioneering and sustainable share-and-reuse business model, the world’s biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, safely and with less environmental impact.

What does that mean for you? You’ll join an international organization big enough to take you anywhere, and small enough to get you there sooner. You’ll help change how goods get to market and contribute to global sustainability. You’ll be empowered to bring your authentic self to work and be surrounded by diverse and driven professionals. And you can maximize your work-life balance and flexibility through our Hybrid Work Model.

Job Description

Global procurement is committed to deliver a significant contribution towards Brambles growth goals, enabling the markets to win through procurement using breakthrough category strategies and sourcing execution to support operating margin improvements and competitive advantage. The prime accountability of the role is to assist in driving value through ensuring the commercial elements of spend in the categories of Real Estate & Facilities Management are executed brilliantly with our vendors

Serves as the Deputy Real Estate Manager in the support of North American real estate team. Deputy Real Estate Manager handles some or all of the following: budgeting and forecasting requirements, monitoring leases for CHEP Pallets and CHEP Container facilities in North America (United States, Canada). Facilities may include multiple geographic regions, and each region may involve more than one service center and multiple operations teams. Interfaces with Procurement to report savings via established KPI’s. Establishes and maintains frequent contact and collaboration with senior operations managers, planning team and financial officers to ensure alignment with the latest business direction and real estate strategies

Maintain established market development plans in addition to making recommendations on real estate execution strategies for new site selection and relocations

Obtain and analyze data concerning desirability of available sites regarding activity, area demographics, site attributes, site costs, code requirements, etc. for the development of a strategic expansion plan for each geographic region

Maintain status of current market conditions in assigned territory to include knowledge of all competitive changes in the market area to project future growth and create long range development plans.

Work with the Team to identify, evaluate, and negotiate deals for new locations and relocations to obtain the best available sites within the most reasonable terms

Plan and conduct market tours with brokerage partners for corporate leadership to secure preliminary approval of prospective site opportunities

Prepare and participate in the presentation of real estate site packages for approval. This includes a comprehensive analysis for each proposed lease, which should accurately reflect all economic, real estate and legal issues pertinent to the lease

Support the management and coordination of our broker Team

Develop and maintain strong business relationships with brokers, landlords, developers

Engage with project team members including Legal, Finance, Operations, Architecture, and Construction while maintaining an active role in the transaction from Site Approval through project completion

Support Asset Management team with RE guidance on lease renewals, property disposition, and/or property acquisition of existing locations

Participate in weekly meetings and provide up to date project status reports regarding acquisition of sites and associated critical dates

The Deputy Real Estate Manager is expected to work well in a collaborative team environment and be able to work effectively in the field and office with minimal direction.

Understands and upholds CHEP’s commitment to safety in all facets of operation including construction, repairs/maintenance, and daily operations of offices and service centers. This will include completion of CHEP’s annual training requirements

Understands the safety requirements in CHEP’s service centers, observe and report any violations/hazards, and work to maintain a safe and healthy work environments for all employees

Supports the Corporate Real Estate budgeting process and reporting: working with the Senior Real Estate Manager to develop budgets pertaining to projects across region

Oversee portfolio administration services and manage portfolio deadlines

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

Preferred Education

Bachelors – Business Administration/Management, Bachelors – Finance, Bachelors – Real Estate

Preferred Level of Work Experience

3 – 5 years

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to developing a diverse workforce in which everyone is treated fairly, with respect, and has the opportunity to contribute to business success while realizing his or her potential. This means harnessing the unique skills and experience that each individual brings and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Individuals fraudulently misrepresenting themselves as Brambles or CHEP representatives have scheduled interviews and offered fraudulent employment opportunities with the intent to commit identity theft or solicit money. Brambles and CHEP never conduct interviews via online chat or request money as a term of employment. If you have a question as to the legitimacy of an interview or job offer, please contact us at [email protected]

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