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Date Posted

May 26, 2015


Fine & Country

Job Title

Head of Advisory & Research- Real Estate At Fine & Country

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Fine & Country is a global real estate brand, specializing in providing a premium service through exceptional marketing and professionalism in the upper quartile of the market. Fine & Country International W.A markets and sells hundreds of Nigeria's most remarkable homes annually and provides real estate advisory services to blue chip companies, corporate organizations and institutional clients since joining the global network in 2008. Whether you are looking for a modern luxury home or a "smart" home with the latest in modern conveniences, or you prefer an eco-friendly home, we can help you find it all.

Head of Advisory & Research- Real Estate 

Job Description

  • Responsible for Primary support point of contact for all of the company's day-to-day consulting, strategic planning and complex Real Estate requirements.

Key Functions & Responsibilities

  • Analyzes and restructures the client’s real estate procedures that commonly include lease administration, real estate accounting, project management, transaction management, or other core functions. With each function can reside numerous sub-processes, such as rent payment, invoice coding, lease negotiations, and others.
  • Delivers quality, exercises professional judgement and makes an impact by the preparation of clients pitches and proposals etc. Developing sector and product knowledge. Draft various documentation, issue papers and reports prepared for external consumption. Ensuring engagement acceptance procedures are completed. Taking responsibility for own performance and work.
  • Participates in client’s business planning processes, considering real estate needs and strategies with respect to existing and future business strategies, integrating and managing real estate expense with business unit revenue and expense targets, and establishing integrated real estate requirements, including facility size and location requirements, facility budget constraints, and lease flexibility.
  • Coordinates with business and sales leaders in supporting new business development initiatives. NBD support shall include merger and acquisition (M/A) due diligence and participation in “Request For Proposal” response generation.
  • Proactively reviews all leases in the client’s Real Estate Portfolios, over the term of the contractual agreement, seeking opportunities for lower lease costs and modified lease terms that are beneficial to the client.
  • Utilizes FC’s corporate relationships, industry contracts, and affiliate network to provide clients with access to a wide range of industry benchmark data by geography or central business districts.
  • Benchmarks specific metrics that are important to each client to gauge competitiveness in cost, quantity, efficiency, and productivity across the clients’ Real Estate Portfolio.
  • Strives for continual improvement – where relevant, reviewing the accuracy of junior team members’ assumptions and conclusions
  • Performs financial analysis and preliminary business case analysis on the client’s portfolios. These services include Lease Acquisition/Disposition Analysis, Consolidation Opportunity Analysis and Additional Financial Analysis.

Job Scope and Accountabilities

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5-6 years of real estate consulting and analysis experience.
  • Rudimentary understanding of corporate real estate finance, process improvement, organizational design, outsourcing, benchmarking, and technology.
  • Ability to support the creation of comprehensive new business development proposals.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Capable of multi-tasking and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite Applications (Word, Excel, Access, & PowerPoint) as well as Internet software and E-mail is required.

Competencies and Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Capable of multi-tasking and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Analytical mind.
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite applications (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint).

Year of Experience

5-10 year


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