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Your Role and Responsibilities
The Real Estate Strategy and Operations (RESO) team manages the global IBM Real Estate Portfolio which includes 1,400 locations and 78 million square feet worldwide, made up of Office, Data Center, Manufacturing, Development and Lab space. The cross-functional team is comprised of highly skilled professionals in engineering, finance, business controls, project management, IT, architecture, design, environmental, energy, operations and facilities management. As business enablers and advisors, we collaborate to drive client solutions and enhance the IBM workplace experience and reinforce culture.
IBM RESO North America operates in the USA and Canada in approximately four hundred locations spread over thirty million square feet of space, with a significant presence in key technology hubs. This role is responsible for leading execution of newly defined real estate strategies for major markets. The initial focus will include markets in NYC and Massachusetts along with others. The role will require working with multiple parties, including strategy, leasing, and project teams, site operations leaders, brokers, business unit executives, finance, and other supporting functions, to overcome hurdles and drive implementation of corporate objectives in large markets. The position reports to the North America East Regional Manager.
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for these positions now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship
Required Professional and Technical Expertise
Understanding of corporate real estate strategy and knowledge of conditions and drivers in major real estate markets
Demonstrated ability to personally manages large, complex real estate initiatives that involve coordinating the activities of many parties to achieve goals
Driven leader able to adapt to evolving business conditions and overcome challenges to achieve strategic directives
Motivated innovator, able to practice agile techniques and operate within large matrix environments
Strong communicator, able to influence at a senior level via in-depth subject matter understanding and relationship building
At least 5 years of corporate real estate experience working with large organizations in major cities. Understanding of various aspects of corporate Real Estate (e.g. Leasing, Finance, Design and Construction, Maintenance, etc.)
Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
About Business Unit
The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBM’s financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk. Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
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Being You @ IBM
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