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Director, Corporate Real Estate

Apply Location Atlanta, Georgia Additional Locations: Chicago,Illinois; Miami,Florida Requisition Number R-89506

Be a part of our innovative future as a Director, Corporate Real Estate at Assurant!

The Director, Corporate Real Estate is responsible for directing, coordinating, and integrating the management of the company’s real estate portfolio (60 sites in approx. 20 countries).They will have primary oversight of lease administration while assisting and supporting the Business Units, and Corporate Financial and Corporate Resources Departments with budgeting, analysis, and recommendations.

Due to the magnitude of transactions and volume of property managed, real estate strategy and solutions will be complex and require an advanced level of technical and logistic expertise as well as proven ability to build and maintain strong interpersonal relationships, both internal and external.

This individual will work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19.

Responsibilities

  • Main company point of contract for landlords and 3rd Party Transactional Brokerage firm for escalation and issue resolution

  • Ensure correct and timely payments of lease expense for domestic sites

  • Develop formal facility standards and real estate policy/process standards

  • Performance tracking

  • Strategic guidance

  • Negotiate contractual obligations, business terms and conditions, manage financial and legal risk, and act in best interest of the organization

  • Annual budgeting

  • M&A due diligence and integration

  • Produce a variety of routine and ad-hoc financial reports, packages and pro forma analyses for senior management and business units

  • Perform various portfolio level analytics and other ad-hoc financial analyses for management

  • Assist in establishing facility budgets for 20+ domestic sites.Responsible for assessing rent payments for accuracy and alignment with budgets.

Basic Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Real Estate, Finance, or related discipline.

  • 10 years of experience in commercial real estate with at least 3 years of administering a global a corporate global lease portfolio.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Corporate real estate professional designation preferred

  • Extensive knowledge of principles, policies, and practices relating to the corporate real estate industry – especially Lease Accounting standards

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, oral and written communication, and the ability to interact with senior leadership

  • Strong relationship and project management skills

  • Strong strategic planning, decision making, and negotiation skills

  • Working knowledge of the ProLease software

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, primarily Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Benefits and Value Proposition

  • We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to full time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), generous paid time off and much more.

  • We strive to maintain a professional, yet friendly environment and promote professional and career development for our employees.

  • Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Company Profile

Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $30 billion in assets and $9 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,500 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. www.assurant.com.

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