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Frankfurt, DE, 60489 London, GB, EC4N 7AR

Date:  17-Oct-2021
Category:  Data Center Design & Construction

(Senior) Real Estate Manager (m/f/d)

The Senior Real Estate Manager is responsible for leading the necessary site search and real estate transaction activities in the NTT Global Data Centers EMEA region for Data Center use. The role is also to lead all real estate activities relating to those properties, which the company leases and land transactions.


Your responsibilities

  • Ownership of budgetary elements relating to real estate transactions
  • Coordination and support to the preparation of the business case with the Finance team
  • Representing the company in all real estate transactions / negotiations
  • Hold the day-to-day responsibility for the management, co-ordination and driving of all aspects of real estate transaction activities for projects within the region 
  • Ensure that transactions are executed in a timely manner
  • Evaluating dates, contract options, and preparing strategic direction
  • Communicating with management to develop strategic facility goals
  • Develop strategic long-range plans to achieve strategic objectives
  • Creating and managing transaction plans and real estate projects
  • Managing facility acquisition and disposal
  • Initiating and coordinating real estate aspects within leases and owned property agreements
  • Managing external service providers, such as consultants, brokers, bankers and facility owners
  • Co-ordinating internal stakeholders, i.e. finance, legal, design and operations
  • Reviewing critical dates, evaluating contract options and determining strategic direction
  • Receiving and responding to approvals and notifications
  • Reporting on a monthly basis on the status of real estate transactions / real estate issues to senior management

Your profile

  • Progressive professional experience in real estate business and development
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in the subject of Real estate, business management, construction, engineering or law
  • Recent experience within a global organization and international remit, i.e. corporate real estate or real estate developers
  • Ability to work in start-up and ramp up environments requiring multi-tasking and working against deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills at all levels of the organization and with suppliers
  • Able to work in cross cultural organisations
  • Excellent analytical skills with a high-level understanding of real estate finance
  • Demonstrably strong negotiation skills
  • Outstanding relationship-builder and communicator, both internally and externally
  • Unique ability to balance strategic thinking with tactical needs
  • Creative thinker and demonstrated ability to champion innovation
  • Knowledge of Data Center Design principles and delivery including permitting would be desired
  • International travel required when necessary
  • Demonstrated skills in change leadership, technical management, collaboration and role model
  • Ability to work in multinational, interdisciplinary and culturally diverse teams
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, in English and preferably additional European languages (ideally German)

We look forward to hearing from you!

About the Global Data Centers division of NTT Ltd.
Global Data Centers is a division of NTT Ltd. Our global platform is one of the largest in the world. NTT is ranked as one of the top three leaders worldwide by IDC in their Colocation and Interconnection Services MarketScape, spanning more than 20 countries and regions including North America, Europe, Africa, India and APAC. 

As a neutral operator, we offer access to multiple cloud providers, a large variety of Internet Exchanges and telecommunication network providers including our own IPv6 compliant, tier 1 global IP network. Our clients benefit from tailored infrastructure and experience consistent best practices in design and operations across all of our reliable, scalable and customizable data centers. 

Working for Global Data Centers EMEA
We are one of the leading and largest data center provider and for more than 20 years we have been supporting our clients from a wide variety of industries with our talented team of nearly 800 people (m/f/d). Today, we are designing and operating 18 data center locations across 160,000 sqm in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, in the Netherlands and in Great Britain and expanding into further markets. Our people come from a variety of industries and work together to find the best solution for every challenge. Due to the diversity of backgrounds our people (m/f/d) come from, the ability to work in teams and good communication skills are very important to us.

As a performance-oriented company, we value expert knowledge and people who want to shape the future. We are growing internationally and offer our people (m/f/d) the opportunity to work worldwide within the NTT Group if they are suitably qualified and interested.

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