ICSC: International Council of Shopping Centers

General Manager (M-6217)

Job Description

As one of the leading privately held real estate companies in the western United States, our client acquires, develops and manages retail and entertainment destinations of varying size and scale.  With more than 27 million square feet under management in the western U.S., the company is acknowledged by both institutional and private-client investors as an industry leader.

Reporting to the Head of Property Management, the General Manager will manage the daily activities of 2 large shopping centers.  This individual needs to be abreast of current trends, have expertise with all type of social media, and have high energy to execute and implement changes.  This position provides an excellent opportunity for a highly-motivated individual to expand the company’s presence in a Washington State market. There’s opportunity for growth. This position requires a Washington State Brokers’ License.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Collect and track rent and other charges
• Prepare, bill and collect CAM Reconciliations and Property Taxes
• Review, code and negotiate invoices and payments
• Prepare monthly reports and annual budgets
• Coordinate all maintenance and repair activities
• Oversee all vendors and contractors serving the centers
• Conduct and document property inspections
• Develop scope, bid and award contracts
• Interface/communicate with Tenants, Leasing Agents, Property Owners, and City Officials on a regular basis
• Ensure compliance of leases, governmental laws, and company policies relative to center operation/management
• Coordinate approval of plans, signs and other tenant improvements
• Assist or manage assigned lease renewals
• Direct and lead on or off-site staff
• Assist Marketing in implementation of Marketing program/events

Skills/ Requirements
• Well-developed organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills, aligned with excellent attention to detail.
• The ability to work independently and effectively in a fast-paced environment capable of multi-tasking and prioritizing a number of time sensitive tasks.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Thorough understanding of retail accounting principles, accrual and cash basis accounting, reading and understanding financial statements.
• Bachelor Degree or equivalent
• 10-15 years of previous related experience in Shopping Centers or Retail Properties
• Proficient in MS Office with competency in manipulating/creating Excel spreadsheets to meet reporting, analysis and budgeting requirements
• Demonstrated experience with accounting software (e.g., MRI, Yardi). Ability to learn and work in client specific property management software
• Reliable transportation and ability to travel to assigned assets or company meetings.                                           

Business Responsibility: Corporate Staff Management

Job Responsibility: Property Management

Job Category: Manager


About Poline Associates

We are nationwide specialists in all phases of recruitment for the Shopping Center industry.  On the owner side, we work on positions ranging from leasing to property and asset management, operations, marketing, development, acquisitions (both raw land and existing centers), tenant coordination, construction, architecture / design, legal, accounting and finance.  And, on the tenant side, we work on retail site selection, construction, architecture / design and store planning positions.  Our assignments range from field positions to senior level executives.

The majority of our clients are among the top US shopping center developers and owners. Our retailer clients range from large, well-established national retail chains to emerging concepts looking to create a presence either on a national, regional, or local basis.  In addition, we work with retail general contractors, architecture and design firms, and real estate-focused law firms nationwide on their talent needs.

The foundation of Poline Associates’ success in executive search has been our highly-specialized approach – we are, quite simply, experts in understanding retail real estate talent and the needs of our clients. Our over 30-year continuous membership in the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) has helped us forge a nationally recognized reputation as leaders in our field.


Additional Information

Posted: July 17, 2017
Travel Required: Yes
Job Responsibility: Property Management
Business Responsibility: Corporate Staff Management
Job Category: Manager


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