Global Real Estate Admin Professional for (Egypt and Middle East)

IBM - Cairo

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Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Manager
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Confidential
Languages:
Arabic, English
Vacancies:
1 open position
About the Job

IBM Global Real Estate (GRE) is a core business function within IBMs Global Finance & Operations group (F&O) division that provides enterprise services. GRE’s capabilities extend across a 74M square foot print in more that 100 countries across five geographic regions.
The cross-functional team comprises of highly skilled professionals in workplace experience design, architecture, engineering, project management, IT, environmental, energy, operations and facilities management, real estate finance management and business operations. As business enablers and advisors, we collaborate to drive client solutions and enhance the IBM workplace experience and reinforce the culture.

Job Purpose
We are looking for a Global Real Estate Admin Professional for our Egypt and Middle East portfolios, to be based in Cairo, Egypt whose focus will be on managing and controlling IBM’s Real Estate Operationsand Spend. He / She will be part of the GRE MEA team and will be managing the Egypt and Middle East portfolios which includes sites in Egypt, United Arabs Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar.

Position Description:
The Global Real Estate Admin Professional is responsible for the development, implementation, performance management and continuous improvement of the organization’s workplace experience services and programs for IBM employees, clients and guests. Services may include, but not limited to facilities operations with focus on hospitality, food & beverage and amenities, transportation, audio/visual, office services and service centers.

This person will be focused in executing and ensuring IBM's day-to-day business runs properly jointly with the various providers for facilities management and projects service.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Provide operational and administrative support to the portfolio.
  • Define and Manage operations and maintenance of existing real estate properties and assets to ensure safe, efficient and reliable working environment based on a complete understanding of business strategy, priorities, accounting and financial targets;
  • Support all activities and execute action plans in a timely manner relating to the portfolio operations, health and safety, security, action logs, environment and energy programs
  • Manage small project jobs equal to or below 200 k $.
  • Review and validate all expenditures for GRE and retain evidence of disbursement control; Ensuring accurate and timely payments of contracted services;
  • Ensure company’s compliance with contractual obligations and company policies and maintain a satisfactory business controls posture for all GRE activities and processes to ensure audit readiness at all times
  • Effectively manage supplier contracts performance.
  • Provide regular feedback, status reports to regional GRE management.
  • Provides measurement and tracking of facilities which can include but is not limited to aspects of contract deliverables, business controls, space and population.
  • Budget preparation, tracking and disbursement control (site, expense and capital).
Job Requirements

Skills & experience to make one successful in this role

  • A good knowledge about how buildings are designed, built and operated with an emphasis in managing the administrative experience (e.g. 5+ years of applied experienced in corporate real estate design, construction and operations);
  • A good understanding of international corporate real estate standards and the uniqueness of the Middle East and Egypt market environment
  • Experience in Agile and Enterprise Design Thinking methodologies with proven track record (e.g. minimum holds Enterprise Design Thinking Practitioner Badge and Agile Explorer Badge, ideally one level above)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic (any other language is an advantage).

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • A good knowledge about how buildings are designed, built and operated with an emphasis in managing the administrative experience (e.g. 5+ years of applied experienced in corporate real estate design, construction and operations);
  • A good understanding of international corporate real estate standards and the uniqueness of the Middle East and Egypt market environment
  • Experience in Agile and Enterprise Design Thinking methodologies with proven track record (e.g. minimum holds Enterprise Design Thinking Practitioner Badge and Agile Explorer Badge, ideally one level above)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic (any other language is an advantage).

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • MNC experience
About this Company

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), incorporated on June 16, 1911, is a technology company. The Company operates through five segments: Cognitive Solutions, Global Business Services (GBS), Technology Services & Cloud Platforms, Systems and Global Financing.

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