Volvo Group Real Estate Property Manager in Duffel, Belgium

Volvo Group Real Estate is an integrated function in the Volvo Group, with strategic and operational responsibility for the Group’s properties and real estate assets as well as for facility management. We are responsible for the entire property lifecycle, from acquisition to divestment. We optimize the use and value of the Volvo Group's facilities, owned and leased. We act as a center of expertise, generating economies of skills and scale in the real estate area. The Volvo Group values are our guiding stars in everything we do, e.g. develop an attractive workplace for the Volvo Group’s employees worldwide.

We are approximately 350 employees supporting Volvo Group in 60 countries worldwide. Our property footprint consists of some 1000 sites, both leased and owned. We manage all types of properties: dealers, workshops, offices, warehouses, production facilities and more.

Retail Europe and Africa Division is one of five operational divisions within Volvo Group Real Estate. Retail Europe and Africa Division have four Regions, North, South, West and East in 35 countries and mange around 400 properties.

Real Estate Retail Region West consists of a team of 8 employees based in 6 countries, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and United Kingdom.

We are now looking for adding to the team a Property Manager who has the passion and drive to contribute to make the Volvo Group Real Estate the number one support function within the Volvo Group.

Property Manager - Retail Europe and Africa Divisio n - Real Estate Services, Region West

Proactively drive, control and engage in property management activities in such ways that the performance and quality contribute to RES's mission, increase efficiency and secure the property value over time, without compromising with tenants needs.

To maintain and preserve the value of Volvo’s properties/facilities activity at site level, including costs, through close cooperation with tenants and suppliers. Track the performance of the properties and make sure that property investments accomplish their anticipated revenues. Secure that site/ sites are managed according to RES strategy and concept whilst, at the same time meeting the needs from Customers.

Job description

  • Keep close dialogue with tenants, landlords and consultants; giving advice, proposals and project management services

  • Plan property maintenance; long and short term

  • Be responsible for and manage building maintenance projects

  • Analyse and prioritize among investment needs and prepare data for investment cases

  • Continually work to optimize the property cost for the Volvo Group

  • Responsible for Service Content Responsibility (property management relevant items) towards supplier and receiver

  • Carrying out risk assessment

  • Regularly reports to the stakeholders the project progress

  • Develop the project plan and own the plan-do-review process

  • Cost follow-up and report to VGRE HQ in cooperation with Business Control

Qualification

  • Strong English language capability

  • Bachelor or Master of Engineering degree in either Civil, Electrical, Mechanical

  • At least 3-4 year experience in property or project management

  • Related professional licenses preferred but not mandatory

Who are you?

  • You are result oriented and business minded.

  • Professional, with a high level of integrity, you have strong analytical skills

  • Well organized , you are good at prioritizing.

  • Proactive, you are focused on continuous improvement

  • With a holistic view, you act and think strategically

  • True team player, you are recognized for your excellent communication and networking skills

You will report to the Director Real Estate Retail Region West

Hiring Manager: Grug Davies

HRBP: Cecillia Mosesson

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Finance contributes to realizing the vision of the Volvo Group by developing and providing a wide range of expert services from financial planning to accounting, business controlling, M&As, real estate services, financial reporting and investor relations. With Volvo Group Finance you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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82043BR

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Group Finance

State/Province

  • Flexible

City/Town

  • Flexible

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Frequent

Last application date

Functional Area

Real Estate

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran