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POST DATE 9/6/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016

Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA
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General Manager

Job Description Summary

Responsible for managing a large scale multi-building investment property 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 tenants, and supervising key building staff/employees. The General Manager is the key leader of the site-based team and has supervisory responsibilities for all operations, construction, and financial management personnel.

Job Description


* Implement the approved strategic asset plan for the property. Has primary responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the property to assure that all site operations are in compliance with established policies and procedures, management agreement, and are consistent with the client's overall objectives.

* Prepare annual budget, monthly financial variance reports, operations analysis reports for the client and that all reports are reviewed and approved by the Director.

* Conduct formal site inspections at least monthly in compliance with established standard operating policies and procedures.

* Monitor and enforce the terms of all lease agreements, the billing and payment of rents in compliance with leases. Responsibilities include all aspects of lease administration.

* 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 manual.

* Primary responsibility for controlling the procurement and expenditure processing.

* Oversees all construction projects and delegates the administration of specific projects as required to ensure timely completion.

* Ensure 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.

* Ensure regulatory compliance and effective management of risk and liability for both C&W and client.

* Establish and maintain open relationships with tenants 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 asset.

* Oversee completion of project and capital improvements consistent with local codes to ensure timely completion within planned budget.

* 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.

* Participate 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.


* College degree plus RPA or CPM designation preferred in addition to degree.

* A minimum of 10 years of experience in Property/Facility Management with a minimum of 5 years at the level of Senior Manager or other similar capacity with experience in leasing, construction, engineering and all facets of property operation and management.

* Highly organized with superior verbal, written and presentation skills.* Ability to function within various disciplines (i.e., construction, information systems, and accounting)

* Ability to communicate company vision effectively

* Proven ability to effectively manage and lead cross functional teams to achieve a common goal

Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.