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Real Estate / Facility Management

Summary

Real estate and facility managers are in charge of overseeing the operation and maintenance of the organisation’s buildings and facilities. They plan and organise the efficient and cost-effective layout of all facilities, as well as the negotiation of contracts with various vendors. They also ensure that all necessary licenses and permits are acquired.

Core Duties

  • Maintain good compliance with various policies and procedures.
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and maintain relationships.
  • Estimate material and labour costs.
  • Supervise overall operating and maintenance of organisation’s buildings.

Synonyms or related job titles

Estate Agent, Facilities Manager, Property Manager

Summary

Those in the design and construction department work with various other departments to ensure that there is an effective line of communication that allows for the efficient and cost-effective operation of various architectural projects. They ensure successful design through the creation of technical drawings and blueprints.

Typical activities

  • Direct and manage architectural function of the organisation.
  • Oversee planning and design of various structures.
  • Collaborate cross functionally to ensure effective communication between departments.
  • Establish measures to determine if objectives are being met.

Synonyms or related job titles

Estate Agent, Facilities Manager, Property Manager

Summary

Facility management jobs are tasked with running and maintaining all aspects of the business' facilities. This can encompass technical installations, janitorial services or other parts of the infrastructure needed to operate a building or larger site.

Typical activities

  • Maintain and install technical infrastructure.
  • Ensure the upkeep of the general outward appearance of the buildings and sites.
  • Perform tests and ensure correct operation of backup systems.

Synonyms or related job titles

Building Caretaker, Caretaker, Concierge, Janitor, Sexton, Housekeeper, House Cleaner, Custodian, Cleaner

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Summary

Real estate managers play key roles in the selection of sites and property, and they ensure that proper practices are being carried out at all stages of acquisition. They ensure that the company’s real estate portfolio is managed with the company’s core strategies in mind, and they maintain working relationships with various brokers and vendors.

Typical activities

  • Oversee activities and negotiations related to site selection.
  • Complete various analyses such as budget analysis and activity reports.
  • Oversee the execution of real estate transactions.
  • Manage the company’s real estate portfolio.

Synonyms or related job titles

Property Management, Real Estate Development, Real Estate Investment, Commercial Real Estate

Summary

Employees in the acquisition department are involved in all of the purchases of property that the business makes. They oversee site selection activities and negotiations, as well as the obtaining of any required licenses and permits. They also may oversee sublets and sales of any of the organisation’s property.

Typical activities

  • Select, evaluate and acquire real estate property for the business.
  • Manage compliance with lease agreements.
  • Complete financial analyses and recommend purchase decisions.
  • Complete forecasts and activity reports.

Synonyms or related job titles

Site Selection, Site Acquisition, Site Management