Red Hat Director, Real Estate Strategy and Delivery in Raleigh, North Carolina
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Help us fulfill the Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) team’s mission statement reading “GWS creates inspiring work environments and delivers associate centric services and programs that support associate safety, well-being and productivity to promote the Red Hat culture.” The Red Hat GWS team is looking for a Director to lead the Global Real Estate Strategy and Delivery out of Raleigh, NC. In this role, you’ll provide strategic direction to the Global Real Estate Strategy and Delivery team, ensuring effective and efficient delivery of the workplace, for Red Hat's associates, customers, and partners. You will report to the Senior Director of GWS who is responsible for the strategic management of Red Hat’s global real estate portfolio and workplace. You’ll lead a team of internal and external professionals to provide real estate strategy and delivery of capital projects in alignment with the GWS mission statement.
Primary job responsibilities
Develop effective BU relationships to define enterprise strategies and requirements; ensure portfolio strategy and real estate assets are aligned for optimal business use and growth
Lead business case development and scenario modeling to enable enterprise-wide strategy
Support mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions with analysis, integration planning, and due diligence process
Examine relevant benchmarking, rationalizing, and regularly reporting real estate metrics
Maintain a 3-year capital improvement schedule, in partnership with IT, People team, Finance, and BU; prepare and present business cases to the governance and executive committees
Oversee real estate delivery projects to establish deadlines, assign responsibilities, monitor and summarize progress of each aspect of all assigned workplace projects
Collaborate with multiple business partners to guide compliance and timely delivery of projects
Conduct quality control audits and evaluate work standards and performance levels ensuring uniformity, effectiveness, and appropriate staffing levels
Promote a performance culture that selects the appropriate metrics to uplift talent development; develop a talent pipeline and build a culture of continuous improvement and productivity
Own the real estate global metrics and management systems to measure performance
Cultivate talent and support the professional growth of all associates
Represent leadership through a lens of transparency and trust
Build client relationships and be a trusted adviser to corporate leadership team members, business unit and regional leaders to align the real estate strategy with the business strategy
Work with global BU’s to adhere to a set of consistent, standardized guidelines
Communicate commercial real estate (CRE) value with key business leaders and partners
Bachelor’s degree in real estate, construction management, finance, architecture, or related field; MBA or related graduate degree preferred, or comparable career experience
10+ years of related experience including global business experience with increasing responsibility and strategic planning
Good communication skills with the ability to translate needs into requirements; good listener
Experience managing a global team of internal and external resources
Extensive experience in commercial rental and lease contract negotiations and lease accounting
Ability to assess construction systems, building design, space ,and cost efficiency
Experience in planning and implementing large and small real estate transactions in global markets
Experience in planning and negotiating the capital and operating expense aspects of projects
Solid grounding in technology and how it helps identify metrics and aid decision making
Ability to adapt to change in priorities and direction in a fast-paced environment
Willingness and ability travel up to 30%
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Job ID 63232