AECOM Senior Manager, Real Estate, APAC (Based in HK / Manila / Singapore) in Shatin, Hong Kong

Hong Kong - Sha Tin, Shatin

Job Summary

Global Real Estate (“GRE”), the internal corporate real estate department of AECOM, is responsible for developing the overall real estate planning, strategy, and service delivery to support AECOM’s workforce. GRE provides portfolio management, workplace and facility management, transaction management, construction and project management, and general real estate processes and policy of mostly leased office space across the globe. Due to the nature of AECOM and its businesses, the portfolio is highly dynamic.

We are looking for a dynamic individual to be part of APAC Real Estate team as Senior Manager, Projects . He/She will be responsible for defining and managing the overall program of end to end moves and construction fit out projects across AECOM's APAC office portfolio of 50 main offices in Greater China, Southeast Asia, and Australia and New Zealand.

The Senior Manager will develop the structure to manage project budgeting and spend; provide oversight of external service providers and in-house staff, as they contribute to tenant improvement / build-out projects; develop standard tools and processes; lead sourcing initiatives; and ensure that all parties effectively and efficiently deliver projects to meet scope, time, and budget objectives. Typical projects involve leased office space and require interaction with landlords, external contractors and vendors and internal business unit occupants, internal design, project management, cost consulting, IT, and finance.

Other essential functions include:

  • Act as AECOM’s subject matter expert for APAC project and move management, including budgeting, due diligence, design, and construction activities

  • Design, communicate, educate, and enforce guidelines, procedures and protocols for planning, monitoring and executing move and construction projects

  • Direct AECOM’s project suppliers in the delivery of all AECOM projects, including project managers, architects, furniture providers, and others

  • Lead annual planning and budgeting cycles; Liaise with strategy, facilities, local administrative functions, IT, and finance teams

  • Oversee projects in flight;

  • Provide direct project management to projects in region, as appropriate given location, scale and scope

  • Develop relationships and service level agreements with service providers and stakeholders

  • Recommend and lead initiatives for efficiency and cost improvements

  • Support Head of Real Estate in key client management and quarterly reviews and updates with occupants and business leaders

  • Act as single point of contact for corporate real estate finance including reporting on real estate capex budgeting and payment tracking.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Real Estate, Architecture, Construction Technology, Building Construction, Civil Engineering or related field is preferred and/or demonstrated equivalency plus supervisory experience

  • Minimum of 7 years experience in a project management environment, 5 of which included direct project management responsibilities

  • Extensive knowledge of construction and project delivery techniques, particularly in the corporate leased office environment

  • Experience managing general contractors, architects, designers, and contract bid processes

  • Must be able to prepare operating and capital budgets, variance explanations and forecasts

  • Must demonstrate ability to:

  • utilize common project management techniques

  • write reports, manuals and policies

  • respond to sensitive business and/or personnel situations with finesse

  • synthesize and analyze large and complex sets of data to identify trends and/or make recommendations

  • develop compelling business cases

  • Must have experience managing vendors

  • Working knowledge of project management software

  • Good Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • Good communication skills with ability to be persuasive to influence outcomes.

Preferred Qualifications

See above.

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 Management

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Hong Kong

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201770BR

Additional Locations PH - Taguig City - 14th Floor, Bonifacio Stopover Corporate Centre, SG - The Concourse

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.