Senior Vice President of Property Management (M-6297)
April 26, 2018
Westchester, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Our client is seeking a highly experienced Senior Vice President of Property Management to join their Headquarter office in New York. Reporting directly to the President and working collaboratively with all internal departments (Leasing, Construction, Legal, etc.), the SVP of Property Management will serve as a leader and creative thinker for the value creation and capital improvement projects that will enable outperformance of individual properties and the overall portfolio.
Leading a team of 18 across 5 offices (New York, Georgia, Illinois and Texas).
Work with Executive team on the overall leadership and management of the Company and provide the operational perspective on property, portfolio and corporate performance.
Develop a strong understanding of the real estate markets and communities in which portfolio assets are located.
Oversee/lead the annual budgeting process for the Property Management department
Continually monitor property operations and financial performance and develop and implement adjustments to strategic and operating plans, as appropriate.
In coordination with Regional Vice President's and Regional Property Managers, monitor staff and activities to ensure that the operating plan is being carried out and the Company’s objectives are being satisfied with regard to property maintenance, tenant service, contractor relations, competitive pricing of services, staff development, and other property management functions.
Identify and implement improvements to internal departmental policies and procedures for the utmost efficiency
Support development and acquisitions departments on revenue and operational costs associated with new development or acquisition properties. Support the development of annual property operating and capital allocation budgets for new transactions.
Oversee evaluation and negotiation of service contracts for vendors
Ensure compliance with local codes, laws and any other regulations
Assist with due diligence related to property acquisitions
Conduct site visits as necessary
Meet regularly with VPs and Regional Property Managers to keep a pulse on all properties within the portfolio
Lead bi-weekly team meetings to foster teamwork and discuss departmental needs and goals
Leadership -- confident and energetic, self-directed with superior interpersonal skills. Effective as a persuader and negotiator, inspiring the trust of others. Demonstrates and requires accountability, exhibits sound independent judgment. Upholds highest ethical standards with integrity.
Strategic Thinking & Decision Making -- makes logical decision based on metrics and analytics, proven problem solver. Uses data, experience, and intuition to lead process improvement.
Innovation -- incorporates continuous improvement methodologies throughout to drive productivity and process improvements. Implements best practices, meets challenges with creativity and resourcefulness.
Operational Focus and Results Oriented -- creates operational strategic plans to optimize the processes, systems, and personnel to deliver growth and service. Responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of key performance indicators, client requirements, performance and quality standards.
Communication -- exhibits excellent oral and written communication skills, strong presentation skills, and confident public speaking ability. Demonstrates skills in collaborative discussion of problems and resolution of issues. Exhibits a high degree of diplomacy, respect and Excellent at developing and nurturing relationships with clients, community business leaders, and other stakeholders.
Desired Skills & Expertise:
15+ years of Property Management experience with at least 10 within the retail shopping center space
Solid understanding of financial performance indicators
Proven ability to manage budget performance
Must have outstanding leadership, supervisory and staff development skills
Ability to develop, coach and manage high-performance leaders
Ability to develop and promote teamwork and enjoyable, collaborative working environment
Superb communication skills
Strong technical skills and knowledge of Property Management operating systems
Must be a highly motivated problem solver who is able to handle multiple projects on an ongoing basis
Must be decisive and results oriented with a high sense of urgency
Demonstrated ability to think creatively and out-of-the-box for innovative approaches to operations.
Ability to travel regularly
Internal Number: 2000060
About Poline Associates
Poline Associates is an international executive search firm specializing in the shopping center industry.We serve property owners, developers, retailers and service providers who are seeking remarkable talent and work to align them with candidates who are eager for new growth opportunities. Since 1979, our team has been connecting companies and candidates with a commitment to integrity and client satisfaction—making us the industry’s most trusted leader in recruitment.