At Cushman &
Wakefield, we employ the most talented professionals and invest in superior resources and
technologies to provide our clients with innovative advice and bottom line results.
The talent of our extraordinary people and the culture and business approach we foster, coupled
with the exceptional, creative services we provide and the results we deliver worldwide for
owners, occupiers, and investors are what really distinguishes Cushman & Wakefield from all
other real estate service firms.
Cushman & Wakefield is currently seeking qualified candidates for the following position:
Platform Operations Director
Responsible for managing a
portfolio of facilities of a large investment property, owner-occupied campus, corporate client
with multiple locations, or a major high rise facility in an efficient and value enhancing
manner that is consistent with the overall strategic asset plan. Accountable for all business,
financial, and management aspects of the assigned properties including preparing, implementing
and adhering to the approved strategic asset plan, budgets for the properties, developing and
maintaining strong working relationships with occupants, and supervising key building
staff/employees. Usually leads a team of Property, Office, Project, and Facility managers and
which may also include Critical Operations Managers, Directors of Engineering, and Chief
- Implement the
approved strategic asset plan for the properties. Has primary responsibility for the day-to-day
operation of the properties to assure that all site operations are in compliance with
established policies and procedures, management agreement, and are consistent with the client's
annual budget, monthly financial variance reports, operations analysis reports for the client
and that all reports are reviewed and approved by the responsible Portfolio Manager.
formal site inspections at least monthly in compliance with established standard operating
policies and procedures.
- Bears primary
responsibility for creation and maintenance of all site specific documentation including, but
not limited to, property information book, site operating manual and emergency operations
responsibility for controlling the procurement and expenditure processing.
adherence to the approved budget with primary responsibility for variance reporting, forecast
cash flow of property, review real estate tax assessments, and file required municipal reports.
regulatory compliance and effective management of risk and liability for both C&W and
- Establish and
maintain open relationships with occupants ensuring that all services and needs are met within
service level agreements.
- Keep current
of all developments in commercial real estate market affecting current or potential value of
- Hire, train,
and supervise a qualified engineering, management and maintenance staff to promote efficient
and cost-effective operation. Responsible for employee administration, including performance
management, salary reviews, setting goals and motivating subordinates to meet goals.
in the negotiation of service contracts with outside vendors to achieve the highest levels of
performance at the lowest cost all in compliance with C&W values, standards and guidelines
for business conduct.
- Support and
provide leadership in a commitment to achieve C&W's vision and mission and extol its values
in the day-to-day conduct of business. Establish and be consistent in the application of
expectations of appropriate professional behavior to ensure that the values of the firm or
exhibited by the actions of the staff.
analysis of all costs associated with the management and operations of Managed
- BA degree required, Advanced
degree strongly preferred
- 10 years Real Estate
- Excellent oral and written
communication skills required
Competency in Strategic Planning & Execution, Procurement and Performance
- Excellent real estate
financial analysis skills and familiarity with accounting concepts required
- Knowledge of
building contracts and specifications.
- Familiar with
the preparation and administration of budget requirements and reporting procedures.
- Knowledge of
building purchasing procedures.
- Accomplished relationship
management and interpersonal skills
- Excellent organizational
- Experience in running
meetings in a professional and efficient manner
- Team strategic development
and leadership experience
- Must be
familiar and proficient with personal computers and PC based software such as Microsoft Word,
Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Project
If you have the skills
necessary to thrive in a fast paced environment, we offer a competitive salary, excellent
benefits package and a genuine career opportunity. To be considered please apply through the
Taleo Link: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CUSHWAKE&cws=1&rid=758
**Not Eligible for the
Employee Referral Incentive**
No Phone Calls/Agencies
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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