Ryder System Associate Real Estate Portfolio Manager- REMOTE in Lansing, Michigan
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The Associate Real Estate Portfolio Manager will act as a team lead in the negotiation, financial evaluation, problem solving and legal research associated with Ryders' Real Estate Portfolio. This is primarily an asset management role that is responsible for all real estate activities. Successful candidate must drive consistent corporate real estate objectives for the business units and perform specialized projects as assigned. Responsibilities include complex real estate financial analysis, deal negotiation, and finalizing real estate contract terms and conditions, analyze broker opinions of value (BOV) along with multiple methods of valuation as required for transactions in order to guide the organization through the decision making process. This position will provide real estate subject matter expertise to internal business customers and drive management decision making at the BU, Region, and HQ level by developing and communicating the strategy needed to successfully achieve real estate goals to manage business needs. Position is primary point of contact with Ryder Legal, Environmental, Risk, Safety, Operations, Business Development and BU Leadership to ensure all transactions follow Ryder policies and are executed in a timely manner. The position will report to the Sr Manager of Real Estate and continuously evaluate the assigned portfolio and processes related to real estate for each business segment to improve real estate deliverable and create continuous improvement and efficiencies.
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Manage Real Estate transactions start to finish. Source brokerage services based on qualifications needed, then collaborate with brokers to locate new properties and complete valuations. Analyze and prioritize potential real estate opportunities, then negotiate and execute transactions for assigned business units.
Work with Management team to develop and then execute diverse Real Estate strategies for designated assigned portfolio areas. Make time sensitive decisions to facilitate completion of real estate transactions. Lead internal cross functional team and execute changes based on discussions, through dynamic selection process, including members from Ryder’s legal, operations, risk, tax, environmental departments in order to complete projects successfully. Manage teams of external consultants such as architects, engineers, and brokers in evaluating real estate assets, Lead departmental teams for the selection, evaluation, and completion of real estate transactions.
Work with the broader real estate Facility Planning and Construction team to coordinate and ensure completion of assigned portfolio projects that require construction or equipment installation.
Evaluate assigned real estate portfolio needed improvement initiatives.
Work with real estate management and support department on specialized portfolio projects.
Drive portfolio process improvement projects.
Ensure Ryder portfolio records are accurate and current in RE database.
Ensure that all real estate transaction processes conform to Ryder internal approval controls. Comply with RCE process and Sarbanes Oxley requirements.
Evaluate the facilities in the assigned portfolio to develop short and long term strategic plans.
Develop detailed action plans based on the business strategy as it pertains to Real Estate.
Conduct market tests to ensure alternatives are evaluated and all economics are competitive.
Continuously evaluate processes related to Real Estate to drive out waste.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
Project management skills
Effective negotiation skills
Ability to exert influence on changing the status quo and exercise leadership in bringing about new directions
Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment
Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
Detailed oriented with excellent follow-up practices
Excellent collaboration and team building skills
Team driven character with a desire to grow through ongoing improvement
Bachelor's degree required real estate, business, finance, or related field.
Master's degree preferred real estate or related field
Five (5) years or more professional experience in Commercial Real Estate related jobs required required
Job Category: Real Estate & Construction
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