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Asset Manager (Medior)

Solid Recruitment

Amsterdam

27 juli 2021

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Soort functie: Asset Manager Vastgoed | Werkervaring: 3 - 5 jaar | Fulltime

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Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is the premier global developer and operator of Flagship Destinations, with a portfolio valued at €56.3 Bn as at December 31, 2020, of which 85% in retail, 8% in offices, 5% in convention & exhibition venues and 2% in services. Currently, the Group owns and operates 87 shopping centres, including 53 Flagships in the most dynamic cities in Europe and the United States. Present on two continents and in 12 countries, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield provides a unique platform for retailers and brand events and offers an exceptional and constantly renewed experience for customers.

With the support of its 3,100 professionals and an unparalleled track-record and know-how, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is ideally positioned to generate superior value and develop world-class projects.

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield distinguishes itself by its Better Places 2030 agenda, that sets its ambition to create better places that respect the highest environmental standards and contribute to better cities.

Functieomschrijving

As the Asset Manager for Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) in the Netherlands, your responsibility is to manage and grow (one of) our prime shopping and/or city centres in The Netherlands. You are the leader of the team(s) working for the asset(s) and your primary goal is to further develop and increase the value of the asset(s). Our Dutch real estate includes: Westfield Mall of Netherlands, Stadshart Amstelveen, Stadshart Zoetermeer and Almere Centrum.

You are responsible to prepare and deliver the short and long term strategy for your asset for it to become a successful shopping and/or city centre. Your value creation strategy and vision includes positioning, leasing strategy and product mix, extension and/or renovation projects, marketing, layout and design and innovation projects. Your story is supported by thorough financial analysis and sound rationale.

The Asset Manager is the heart of the value creation process aligning the asset team consisting of members from other departments such as leasing, centre management, finance, commercial partnerships, technical management and marketing. The role includes coordination of colleagues from different departments and stepping in when it comes to tough negotiations or decisions. You are the engine to make it happen!
 

Key responsibilities:

  • Acting as a team leader towards the leasing and centre team to prepare and deliver the 5-year strategic and financial business plan;
  • Execution and monitoring of full positioning strategy of the asset (leasing strategy and product mix, marketing, layout, design and innovation projects), holding the helicopter view and the vision on the asset;
  • Management and coordination of extension and/or renovation projects, leasing activities together with project teams;
  • Keeping up to date understanding of (retail) real estate market, retail, and other uses of real estate, driving change of the asset using new ideas and opportunities;
  • Actively drive priorities from NRI/cash flow towards leasing and project targets, drive deals forward and participate in key tenant negotiations
  • Responsible for asset’s P&L and Capex, aligning operations with financial reporting. Actuals review and financial forecasting of cash flow short term and long term;
  • Responsible for asset revaluation, ERV process, vacancy and other financial KPI´s on periodical basis together with the Finance department.


Requirements: 

  • 3-6 years of work experience, for example within real estate, asset management, retail industry, management consultant companies or business development.
  • Desirable education is a relevant Bachelor or Master in (commercial) economics, business administration, real estate or equivalent.
  • Understanding and genuine interest in dynamic nature of retail sector, global consumer trends including omni-channel retail, retail & experience in shopping and/or city centres
  • People driven, who believes teamwork is key.
  • Experience in working in project mode, stakeholder management and negotiations
  • Creative and commercial mindset, financial acumen and analytical skills
  • Hands on but can easily switch to a more strategic vision
  • Strong communication, presentation, negotiation, and project management skills
  • English fluency is a must, Dutch speaking is an advantage

Instructies

If you are interested in this position please send your application to Martijn van der Wal (wal@solid-recruitment.nl) and for questions you can contact him on this number +31(0)6-28201774.

Solid Recruitment is an international recruitment agency which offers unique career opportunities in the real estate sector. We are recruiting exclusively for this position at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield.