Retail Portfolio Executive (CharleneONB226)




Job Location
- South Africa -- Johannesburg Metro -- Johannesburg -- Hyde Park

Job Type

12 July 2018

Closing date
31 Aug 2018 23:59

Main purpose / objective of the position: 

To plan, direct, coordinate and budget, either personally or through subordinate personnel, all activities concerned with the Property Management process in order to optimise the Company's profit, including the establishment and development of new markets in order to add value to the portfolio and/or the Company and improve the long term profitability of properties / shopping centres under management through revamps and/or expansions. To improve the well-being of the property industry by involvement in local and national committees and forums.  To establish the Company as experts in the property market

Decision making authority:  

Employees in this band are concerned with long term planning in the company’s functions, including but not limited to the management of staff; operational decisions relating to income and expenditure to meet the mandates provided by clients; decisions regarding the income and expenditure of the company in order to meet targeted growth in profit.  Operate as determined by the Approval Frameworks of the Company and clients.

Experience / Education:  

EAAB Fidelity Fund Certificate as Full Status Agent (NQF5 qualification). Advanced business knowledge, especially in the property industry and associated financial markets backed-up by at least 10 years appropriate experience. Experience in managing people is recommended.  Although a minimum of Gr 12 with university entrance is required, a business degree would be a strong recommendation. 

Skills required: 

People Management; Negotiation; Deal-making; Problem solving; Numeracy; Coordination/Organization; Computer literacy; Drivers license 

Knowledge required: 

Property industry, especially commercial and retail property management and development; company specific systems and procedures; local environment; Basic Labour Law; Occupational Health and Safety legislation; basic principles of South African law of contract as well as the law of landlord and tenant

Competencies required: 

Team leadership(5), Change leadership(5), Financial and business acumen (4),

Applied Strategic planning(4), Customer and Quality Focus(5), Innovation(4); Analytical Thinking (4); Drive and Productivity (4); Problem Solving and Decision Making (4); Property Specialist

Major drivers of work volume: 

Number of properties and tenants; number of clients: number of staff; number and complexity of business improvement/cost reduction initiatives; number and frequency of involvement in Business forums, Community / Social Responsibility projects; number and size of revamps/expansions at properties under management. 

Interface / relationships with: 

Internal: Exco; Finance; Facilities; People Management; Systems 

External: Property Owners and Asset Managers; Tenants; Local authorities and community; Contractors; Attorneys; SAPOA; SA Council of Shopping Centres ; Local Business Forums 

Contact information

Charlene Naidoo

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