Corporate Real Estate Head of Projects ANZ


Corporate Real Estate Head of Projects ANZ | Corporate Real Estate Team | Work with the industries best

The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology.

As a result of growth, our Corporate Real Estate Division is looking for a motivated and experienced Corporate Real Estate Manager to lead project delivery for the ANZ region. 

Macquarie's Corporate Real Estate (CRE) team is a globally recognised leader in the delivery of workplace solutions. The Corporate Real Estate team aims to create and manage high performance work environments that improve performance at an individual, team and Group level. Macquarie's client spaces are a representation of our brand. Our spaces are managed to the highest possible standard reflecting our culture and aspirations. The team is structured with a central team that sets direction, strategy and governance and a large delivery team that is outsourced to CBRE. 

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Lead and professionally interact with internal stakeholders, design professionals, consultants, building owners and authorities to ensure that project brief is achieved
  • Performing project feasibility and site due diligence, together with real estate colleagues, and provide assistance in preparation of business cases and financial modelling and prepare project recommendation, together with  high level cost estimate, schedules and scope
  • Appoint external project managers and design professionals 
  • Review project plans and specification and comment on design, scheduling, costs saving measures, omissions, errors, discrepancies, potential construction problems
  • Ensure projects are successfully closed out
  • Formulate and lead multi-disciplinary teams to deliver best in class real estate outcomes
  • Formulate strategic project delivery scope, budget and time lines in an easily communicable way
  • Manage a global team of expert professionals to deliver real estate solutions for the Macquarie business

About you

You will have a tertiary qualification in Business or a related field. This will be coupled with corporate real estate experience with proven project management including delivery of commercial interior office projects from inception to ready to occupy. You will also have:

  • The ability to read, interpret and understand commercial office leases and construction documentation including, contracts, project plans, specifications and architectural and engineering drawings
  • Knowledge of  building products, construction details, building engineering systems - mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection, and environmentally sustainable practices as well as knowledge of building codes, regulations and approval process
  • The ability to plan ahead and see the big picture and identify, analyse and manage/mitigate risks
  • The agility to be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously

Corporate Real Estate are dedicated to providing cost effective and well managed office spaces for Macquarie's businesses, that are aligned with our brand and business objectives, and inspire our people and clients.

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

We facilitate a range of flexible working arrangements within our teams. Talk to us about what flexibility may be available.

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