Leasing Director (East London) - #366750

Prudent HR Solutions Pty Ltd


Date: 6 days ago
City: East London, Eastern Cape
Contract type: Full time

Description

We are in search of a dynamic and seasoned Leasing Director to become an integral part of our team. This executive-level position entails overseeing our leasing operations comprehensively. Responsibilities encompass leading our internal brokerage team, collaborating with external brokers, managing diverse tender factory teams, and supervising lease administration. Close collaboration with facilities management, energy and utilities departments, professional teams, marketing, and property finance, including property accounting and administration, is crucial for success in this role.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Market Analysis: Conduct thorough market research to identify demand patterns, emerging trends, and potential tenant preferences. Utilize gathered data to inform strategic decision-making regarding property leasing.

  2. Lease Negotiations: Lead negotiations with prospective tenants, ensuring terms are aligned with organizational objectives while maintaining positive relationships. Strive to secure favorable lease agreements that maximize property value and long-term stability.

  3. Lease Execution: Guide potential tenants through the leasing process, providing support and facilitating necessary documentation to finalize agreements efficiently. Ensure all parties are informed and satisfied throughout the transaction.

  4. Contract Administration: Manage lease contracts meticulously, ensuring accuracy and compliance with relevant legal regulations at local, state, and federal levels. Implement procedures to monitor adherence to contractual obligations and address any discrepancies promptly.

  5. Tenant Improvement Construction: Oversee the planning and execution of tenant improvement projects, coordinating with contractors and stakeholders to meet tenant specifications and timelines. Ensure that enhancements align with property standards and regulatory requirements.

  6. Marketing and Leasing: Develop and implement innovative marketing strategies to attract and retain tenants. Supervise marketing campaigns, promotional activities, and property showcasing efforts to optimize leasing opportunities and maximize property exposure.

  7. Relationship Building: Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with current and prospective tenants, as well as industry professionals such as built environment experts, project managers, and members of the business community. Foster a network of contacts to support leasing initiatives and promote positive tenant experiences.

  8. Financial Control: Monitor tenant payments closely, proactively addressing any overdue payments or discrepancies. Implement robust financial control measures to ensure timely and accurate processing of rental income and expenses, contributing to the overall financial health of the property portfolio.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: A Bachelors degree in business, finance, or a related field.
  • Experience: At least ten years of experience in a senior leasing role.
  • Contract Knowledge: A strong understanding of lease contracts.
  • Legal Awareness: Familiarity with applicable laws and regulation's
  • Leadership Abilities: Demonstrating strong leadership skills.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Organization: Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment.

Profile

The ideal candidate profile for the Leasing Director position would typically include:

1. Extensive Experience: A proven track record of success in property leasing, preferably in a leadership or executive role within the real estate industry.

2. Strategic Thinker: Strong analytical skills with the ability to conduct thorough market analysis, identify trends, and develop strategic leasing plans to capitalize on opportunities and mitigate risks.

3. Negotiation Skills: Excellent negotiation skills with a demonstrated ability to secure favorable lease agreements while maintaining positive relationships with tenants and stakeholders.

4. Contract Management: Proficiency in contract administration and lease management, including ensuring compliance with legal regulations and addressing any contractual issues promptly and effectively.

5. Tenant Relations: A customer-focused approach with the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with tenants, fostering tenant satisfaction and retention.

6. Leadership Abilities: Effective leadership and management skills to oversee leasing teams, delegate responsibilities, and motivate staff to achieve leasing targets and objectives.

7. Financial Acumen: Strong financial acumen with the ability to monitor rental income, control expenses, and optimize financial performance across the property portfolio.

8. Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders, including tenants, professionals, and internal teams.

9. Marketing Expertise: Experience developing and implementing marketing strategies to promote properties and attract potential tenants, coupled with a creative approach to property showcasing and promotional activities.

10. Regulatory Knowledge: Understanding of relevant legal and regulatory requirements governing property leasing, including familiarity with local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

11. Problem-Solving Skills: Strong problem-solving abilities with the capacity to address challenges and resolve issues related to leasing, tenant relations, and property management effectively.

12. Results-Oriented: Proven ability to achieve leasing targets, maximize occupancy rates, and optimize property value through effective leasing strategies and initiatives.

13. Adaptability: Flexibility and adaptability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic real estate environment, with the ability to quickly adjust to changing market conditions and business priorities.

14. Professional Integrity: Demonstrated integrity, professionalism, and ethical conduct in all business dealings, maintaining trust and credibility with stakeholders and the broader community.



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