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Senior Manager/Manager, Leasing & Venue Management (3 years contract)

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Work type: Contract, full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Facilities/Building/Security, Property/Estate Management

You will manage the Leasing and Venue Management team in the Office of Campus Infrastructure and Facilities and be responsible for the leasing and management of commercial spaces, canteen and event venues on campus.  You will also work in partnership with the various internal and stakeholders in marketing SUTD as an event venue or as a collaborator in the organization of events.

You will lead a team of Associates and out-sourced service providers to maximize the occupancy rates of commercial spaces on campus and maintain a good tenant mix to meet the SUTD community retail and dining needs as well as to market SUTD as a preferred venue for staging events.  You will work closely with the Facilities Management team, Campus Development team and Student Government to ensure achievement of key performance indicators (KPI) in meeting revenue targets and delighting customers.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage team in the functional areas of leasing, venues management and events management including:
  • Source for suitable tenants and venue hirers including developing business networks and marketing ideas;
  • Ensure revenue targets are met from leasing of spaces and event venues;
  • Identify and procure internal / external resources necessary to facilitate tenancies and event management and seeking approvals from management;
  • Handle tenancy related matters, including lease renewals, negotiations, operational issues, use of space, renovations, arbitration and documentation such as term sheets, tenancy agreements, venue rental agreements etc.
  • Evaluate and recommend award of tenancies to management for approval and managing venue hire proposals including price package;
  • Ensure timely rental collections and manage rental arrears;
  • Establish and manage good working relationships with tenants and venue hirers including holding regular dialogues;
  • Provide value-added services in order to generate new or repeated businesses for event venues;
  • Deliver on-site event management services such as event co-ordination, AV provisions etc
  • Develop long term strategic plans to create a vibrant campus and be a preferred venue for events.
  • Formulate and enhance work processes relating to leasing and venue management.
  • Obtain feedback and follow up with the relevant departments to mitigate service shortfalls and improve product offerings such as carrying out food surveys at canteen etc.
  • Preparation of management reports, market intelligence and tracking of KPIs.

 

Requirements

  • A relevant degree, diploma or professional qualifications with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in commercial leasing, managing leasing operations and developing marketing strategies to optimize space take-up and revenue.
  • Experience in events planning and coordination will be added advantage.
  • Strong industry network and
  • A practical and logical mind and a structured / methodical way of thinking.
  • Enjoys and takes a creative and innovative approach to problem solving and be able to develop out of the box ideas.
  • Strong numeracy and financial management skills.
  • The ability to write clear and precise reports and to relate complex information in a simple way to a diverse range of people.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Good leadership skills and a team player.
  • Able to multi-task and with an eye for details.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

 

 

Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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