Real Estate Vice President, Supply Chain Properties

GENERAL PURPOSE:

The Ross Real Estate Vice President for Supply Chain Properties will be located at our Dublin HQ and will report to the Senior Vice President of Ross Corporate Properties. This role will primarily support the planning, budgeting, acquisition, entitlements, incentives, design, permitting, construction, inspection and disposition as applicable related to our Distribution Centers, Pools and Warehouse Facilities throughout the United States. The existing portfolio consists of over 11 million square feet in 15 locations with several high-profile projects and programs underway. This is a new position and it will influence the way we manage our supply chain real estate into the future.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Translate complex business needs into a realistic set of real estate requirements.
  • Perform detailed and fact-based site due diligence achieving full transparency of conditions and risks in order to provide solid recommendations and decision support.
  • Aggressively negotiate contracts and other agreements to ensure market or better deal terms and manages such contracts and agreements until such time that they are no longer active.
  • Create business cases for the Real Estate Committee and make presentations to Executives as required.
  • Manage a network of brokers, architects, contractors, vendors and attorneys as required to ensure all projects have best-in-class support and that projects and programs are delivered in accordance with scope, schedule and budget.
  • Track all key dates and documents related to projects, programs and leases to ensure that all actions are taken in a timely manner; well in advance of due dates.
  • Work with municipalities as requires relative permitting, inspections, incentives, etc.
  • Work with internal partners (Network Strategy, IT Loss Prevention, Legal) as appropriate to coordinate efforts for the successful delivery and management of all activities.
  • Create capital and operating expense budgets, crease capital expenditure requests and manage invoices to ensure compliance with all internal processes, procedures, governance and controls.
  • Provide regular reporting on the status of activities.
COMPETENCIES:
  • Quality of Work
  • Credibility and Trust
  • Communication
  • Decisiveness
  • Planning, Organizing, and Multi-tasking
  • Adaptability
  • Use of Influence
  • Integrity
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in corporate supply chain real estate project management involving industrial assets.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or real estate preferred.
  • Project Management certification strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability in managing tactical execution while maintaining a strategic focus.
  • Proven business and financial acumen.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; ability to convey messages clearly and concisely.
  • At-ease working individually and in teams, and at all levels of the organization (internally and externally).
  • Experienced in all aspects of financial planning and management from a cash flow and P&L perspective.
  • Comfortable with levels of ambiguity and managing multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Ability to influence, manage conflicts, solve complex problems and lead people and activities.
  • Strong working knowledge of building structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, as well as maintaining regulatory compliance.
  • Ability to travel nationally as required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:

Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

2 Real Estate Director, East & West Regions for Supply Chain Properties


DISCLAIMER:

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management’s discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company’s overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.
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