Head of Leasing, Commercial Real Estate
Permanent, full time (relocation opportunity)
About the role:
On behalf of our client, The Management Recruitment Group has been retained exclusively to appoint to the post of Head of Leasing, Commercial Real Estate for a giga-project based in Saudi Arabia. This role will be responsible for directly supporting all aspects of the commercial leasing portfolio, property marketing, and maintaining positive tenant relations. This includes drafting new leases, securing lease renewals, advising on negotiation strategies, as well as providing seamless customer service experience to tenants and prospective clients.
Our client is at the very start of a multi-year programme with a multi-billion-dollar portfolio of projects. We are currently sourcing for one of their most exciting schemes, a mixed-use masterplanned community which has just begun its construction and development work.
With some aspects of the project started and others still requiring funding and business case preparation, this is a multi-faceted role requiring a full range of skills and capabilities.
- Understanding of asset availability in line with the development delivery programme.
- Input in lease policy creation and process as well as creating a suite of leasing documents.
- evaluating leasing strategy and activities on how to maximize rents, minimize vacancy and bring in quality tenants
- Collaborative working with the property management team to understand unit availability and priorities
- Oversee the admin and lease executives as well as sub-brokers activities and reporting
- Vetting new tenants, negotiating, and approving lease applications
- Provision of timely reports confirming critical action dates for lease renewals, rent reviews and options
You will need to be:
A minimum of 8 years of related experience in commercial leasing of which at least three years at a leadership or managerial level. Experience should include portfolio-level oversight and transaction management. Our client is open to candidates from across the globe – ideally with experience working in fast-paced, developed city markets, working with leading tenant organisations and brands.
A Bachelor's Degree is a requirement for this position, ideally within a related field.
The successful candidate must be 100% service-quality-focused and possess strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills. The post holder must set the highest international standards and introduce continued improvement to service delivery to maintain the occupants’ experience at highest standards.
In return, you will be able to have direct oversight and responsibility for one of the world’s most exciting projects. You will be offered a generous compensation package, which will include a high guaranteed basic, bonus, pension, a sign-on bonus, and relocation. All living costs including accommodation, food, transport, laundry and housekeeping are covered, as well as a financial travel package to return to your point of origin.
What to do now:
For a confidential discussion, please contact Matthew Donovan (Matthew.Donovan@mrgpeople.co.uk) of The Management Recruitment Group on +447964 465 343. Applications should consist of a CV and a relevant project list.
Applications are open until the role is filled. The estimated interview dates are late-June 2022.