We are seeking a Sr. Corporate Real Estate Manager in San Francisco, CA. The position is responsible for leading the Corporate Real Estate Strategic Planning and Transaction organizations. The Strategic Planning organization is comprised of 4 major components; strategic planning, client relationship management (business partnering), implementation management and workplace strategy. The planning group is responsible for creating portfolio and workplace strategies, establishing those proactive client business planning partnerships which drive portfolio and workplace drivers and demand, gaining management and client support and concurrence, creating specific plans and initiatives and then execution. The transaction organization is responsible for the execution of real estate portfolio related buy, sell and lease activities. The collective organization is responsible for developing, gaining acceptance and executing real estate portfolio and workplace strategy, associated plans and initiatives. Also included is alliance partner oversight including strategic and tactical planning support.
Develops the CRE facilities portfolio strategy process to use with the strategy committees in each of the space usage categories and oversees the coordination and integration of LOB strategies and agreements with CRE Business Partners, Implementation Managers, Transaction Management, internal CRE departments, and 3rd party corporate service providers to ensure compliance
Develops and recommends portfolio strategies for PG&E to the Director of CRE and develops and recommends a multi-year operating plan for CRE incorporating the strategic priorities of the lines of business to the Director of CRE
Reviews and recommends workplace guidelines for the different space use categories to the Director of CRE and reviews and recommends program management processes for CRE
Leads the Real Estate Oversight Committee (ROC) and develops the recommendations for the PG&E portfolio strategy and the prioritized projects required to meet PG&E business strategy. Presents the recommendations to high levels of PG&E managers and officers.
Responsible for staffing, budget management, development and institutional learning of the Strategy and Transaction function
Provides high level guidance on key projects and resolves key issues/conflicts when required
Reviews the Transaction Management group and ensures its plans and operations are coordinated with the strategies
Ensures work is completed in a timely and professional manner; provides guidance and mentoring to staff to help them successfully complete their work; helps employees take the lessons learned from the project reviews to improve the performance of the unit. Works with the CRE management team to develop workload forecasts, staffing plans, and project assignments; works with other supervisors/managers to assign staff to projects in a way to meet LOB needs and professional development needs.
Helps provide consistency in decision making among the various CRE regarding approaches and solutions to problems; works with the staff and other supervisors/managers to build and/or implement common templates, tools, and procedures to improve the quality of their work.
Travel is approximately 20%
4 yr. college degree in business, engineering, real estate, land use or related field required
Minimum of 10 years combined experience in client relationship management managing real estate portfolios and lease administration, experience in negotiating real estate lease agreements and real estate purchase/sale agreement, previous supervisory experience, and experience managing teams.
Leadership level professional with significant experience managing multiple complex business functions or lines of business. This includes influencing multi-disciplinary property management teams and senior/officers of line of business groups. Delegates and manages assignments that are unique and highly complex, have major associated risk with high visibility, and require expert judgment in applying and adapting real estate and project related experience and knowledge.
Oversees assignments of broad scope and high complexity, with few precedents or protocols and which require integration of information from a variety of sources. Applies extensive knowledge of technical principles, practices and/or regulatory requirements to resolve complex problems.
Oversees the development and implementation of lease, acquisition, and disposition strategies based upon long range and short term LOB and space use strategies developed by the CRE Business Partners and their teams. Ensures that the ROC agreements and the overall PG&E portfolio strategy are coordinated into a comprehensive lease/buy plan and budget that is best for PG&E.
Oversees the negotiation of leases and property transaction (buy/sell) agreements with brokers and owners.
Makes presentations and can successfully explain how decisions were made to the officers of the lines of business so that the lines of business partners are satisfied with the rationale and transparency of the decision making process (not necessarily the result)
Responsible for reviewing system-wide interactions and working with various lines of business to develop integrated processes with defined and agreed to roles and responsibilities, controls, and metrics
Is able to facilitate multiple points of view that result in a set of decisions and priorities that allow the stakeholders to feel their opinions were appropriately incorporated into the agreed upon real estate strategy or program.
Strong technical skills in CRE portfolio planning and management, workplace strategy and transactions
Ability to influence and manage cross-functional teams within the corporation
Proven written, verbal, and presentation skills
Strong business acumen in corporate and real estate
Corenet or IFMA certifications are desirable
Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an AA/EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce.
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