Real Estate Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Los Angeles
United States

United States of America - California, Los Angeles

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Real Estate Manager in Los Angeles, CA.

The Real Estate Manager will serve as the primary point of contact for the business unit by building a positive relationship and effectively communicating the business’s Real Estate goals. The Real Estate Manager will simultaneously challenge and guide the business unit at critical junctures to ultimately create a holistic strategy. This person will be responsible for two of America’s regions, or approximately 1.5 million square feet and 100+ office locations. Working in a dynamic environment, the Real Estate Manager is expected to achieve measurable targets in service and quality and reduce real estate lease and operating costs within the assigned regions.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Acts as the single point of contact to AECOM’s Region Executive and Region Finance Directors.

  • Creates an open dialog and level of honesty with the business to communicate gaps, understand the operating objectives and ultimately follow impeccable execution and communication

  • Determines business’s priorities and concerns and tailors a solution to meet those needs while balancing corporate governance and standards

  • Influences business unit to co-create strategic solutions

  • Manages up to 50 transactions 24 months prior to lease renewal option

  • Articulates the objectives and services of the Americas Real Estate Services (ARES) group

  • Provides timely, informative, and actionable reports to the Region Executive, Region Finance Director, and other stakeholders across AECOM’s enterprise

  • Creates real estate solutions and strategies that drive efficient use of all real estate assets

  • Identifies and acts on unique opportunities

  • Delivers cost savings

  • Improves utilization

  • Oversees and ensures successful delivery of real estate strategies, transactions, and projects

  • Provides direction and guidance to Transaction Manager, Facilities Management, and Project Management Office for execution of strategies

  • Acts as operations advocate while balancing corporate governance and standards

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree plus eight (8) years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Considerable experience in corporate real estate, including strategy development, leasing, and/or workplace/facilities management

  • Experience includes client relationship management and/or Corporate Real Estate

  • Must have experience managing internal and external staff

  • Ability to travel approx. 20%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong customer focus and ability to balance and advance business objectives in the context of corporate standards and governance

  • Excellent communication skills written and oral; Must be able to articulate compelling business cases

  • Ability to indirectly influence

  • Must demonstrate:

  • Strong client management skills

  • Service provision responsibilities

  • Superior problem solving skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to organize complex concepts and information

  • Able to work in and deliver services in a team-based and matrix environment

  • Advanced skills in PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 223041BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.