POSITION: Senior Manager, Property Management and Contracts (Exempt)
SALARY: $92,594.00 - $146,180.00 Annually
CLOSING DATE: 04/14/21 05:00 PM PDT
APPLY ONLINE: https://portofportland.com/Careers
The Port of Portland is a gateway to the globe, we operate multiple airports, marine terminals and business parks that connect people and passengers, drive equitable economic growth and improve our region's quality of life.
To increase shared prosperity for the communities the Port operates within, this role will manage a portfolio of the Port's real estate including airside, marine and industrial properties. Understanding multiple perspectives, being adaptable to change, bringing your own creativity and an ability to see the big picture, to generate, preserve and increase revenue will be essential for this job. You will have the responsibility of monitoring the physical and financial condition of each property, identifying and establishing cost saving measures for operation of assets, while maintaining strong relationships with tenants, internal stakeholders and community stakeholders.
The successful candidate will exhibit a strong sense of team-orientation, is highly collaborative, and embraces the value and importance of service. This person will share our deep commitment to diversity and inclusion and advancing practices, strategies and policies that achieve equitable outcomes.
SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work collaboratively with management team to establish priorities and develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure operations and projects are accomplished effectively.
Lead a team to ensure that agreements relating to Port owned assets, are appropriately approved through the Port’s Revenue Contract Making process
Cogently present real estate transactions to executives and commissioners. Implement and maintain strategic property management plans, including developing performance metrics, for each asset that identify the most cost-effective means of operating the asset.
Develop and utilize financial reports to assess the performance of each asset.
Negotiate and interpret complex leases and agreements, contracts, permits and other real estate related agreements.
Develop, implement and maintain staffing plans and procedures to ensure that skills and interests of team members are best aligned with work responsibilities.
Perform all supervisory functions regarding the team, including allocation of workload.
Ensure that processes and procedures used by the group are efficient and meaningful.
Identify and implement business process improvements to increase efficiencies and effectiveness in order to increase shared prosperity, generate revenue, and control cost.
Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including the Legal department, to streamline document production and review.
Directs medium to large projects which requires the coordination and leadership of internal and/or external resources.
Along with other senior leaders of the Business Development and Properties team, create and implement equity and shared prosperity goals. Once created, operationalize the goals throughout the work of the team. Efforts are guided by the Port’s three non-negotiable tenets:
Maximize benefits to Black, Indigenous, persons of color, low-income communities and persons with disabilities
Identify new opportunities for engagement with our community
Create a financially sustainable path for the Port
Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, contract law, real estate, aviation (5) years experience, including commercial real estate and/or property management, (3) years’ mid-level management experience OR any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the job duties is required
Real estate license or equivalent training is desirable
Advanced knowledge of the full range of real estate principles and practices while advancing shared prosperity – including property management, commercial, industrial and/or retail development and management
In-depth understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion, contract language and its ramifications to related policies and procedures
Real estate practices and public organization requirements on the federal, state, and local levels
Advanced contract administration including navigating the complexities associated with contracts requiring consultation with other involved/impacted departments and the larger business context
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrate the Port's commitment of valuing differences among individuals and passion for being inclusive
Apply an equity lens to work and deliverables
Defined business acumen, strategic thinking, sound decision making
Analyze and resolve real estate related issues and effectively communicate findings to internal and external stakeholders
Draft, read, understand and explain complex legal agreements
Understand complex financial transactions and communicate technical information while working effectively in collaboration with peers and team members
Promote safety as a guiding principle and a regular practice in accomplishing work
Show the utmost respect for others and is a proven team player
Communicating effectively and building key partnerships which will influence, inspire and motivate others
Hire, train, motivate and retain staff capable of carrying out the responsibilities of the work group
Negotiating and interpreting lease agreements, lease renewals and amendments including determination of the best negotiating positions
Inputting and retrieving data from agreements into/from various database systems, highly skilled with word processing, spreadsheet applications and contract management systems.
Diversity and Inclusion: At the Port, we don't just accept difference; we value and support it to create a culture of inclusiveness and fun. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EEO/Affirmative Action Policy Statement: The Port of Portland is dedicated to maintaining and improving a work environment, which extends equal opportunity to all individuals, regardless of their race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation. Employment decisions shall be made in such a manner as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity and to comply with state, federal and local laws. We affirm through this policy statement our continuing commitment to the principles of nondiscrimination and affirmative action.
Veterans Preference: Under Oregon law, qualified veterans may be eligible for veterans preference when applying for Port of Portland positions. If you are a veteran and would like to be considered for a veterans preference for this job, please provide the qualifying documents as instructed during the application process.
Background Checks and Drug Testing: The Port of Portland will conduct background checks and/or drug tests for positions where such tests are required by regulation and for other highly sensitive positions.
ADA Accommodation: Accommodations will be considered for applicants or candidates with a qualifying disability that prevents them from participating in this process. Accommodations will be made where the Port can reasonably do so without imposing an undue hardship on the business or compromising the integrity of the recruitment process. An applicant with any disability who believes that they need an accommodation should contact Human Resources at 503.415.6000
We connect people and passengers with the world, drive economic growth, and improve our region's quality of life. Founded in 1891, the Port of Portland is a port district overseeing three airports, four marine terminals and five business parks helping drive economic prosperity and a better quality of life for the region.