The City of Phoenix Aviation Department is seeking management level professionals that will enjoy the high-energy, fast-paced environment of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
The Real Estate Development Manager oversees the Real Estate Development and Compliance teams in the Business & Properties Division. The Business & Properties Division is responsible for overseeing, managing, and optimizing the Aviation Department’s revenue producing assets. The Real Estate Development team is responsible for developing, recommending, and implementing complex lease agreements with a variety of stakeholders. The Compliance team is responsible for monitoring and enforcing compliance with real property leases and revenue and services contracts, to include insurance, bonds, rental rate adjustments, and other terms and conditions. This position will oversee a staff of six.
This position will be responsible for leading development and compliance efforts of Aviation assets ensuring the teams meet Key Performance Indicators and optimizing the Division’s Profit and Loss position. The position will oversee negotiation of agreements, including long term ground leases, facility leases, and license agreements with corporate customers, small independent companies, and individuals, and monitoring compliance and enforcement of such agreements. The position will also oversee day-to-day property management activities at all three Phoenix-owned airports, including terminal, cargo, other airport facility, and off-airport properties. Further, the position will develop and manage the Section’s annual operational and capital improvement budgets. The position will also draft and deliver reports and presentations to a variety of audiences including airport executives, Phoenix City Council, the public, and stakeholders.
Key areas of responsibility include developing and managing business relationships with tenants and partners, driving development that fits within the Department’s long-term land use plans, negotiating leases and agreements with a wide variety of stakeholders, and ensuring the Department meets grant assurances and other obligations in land acquisitions, dispositions, and lease agreements. This position will also be responsible for coordinating with multiple divisions including Financial Management, Planning, Operations, Facilities, Audit, Design & Construction, and Legal, to implement Department-wide business strategies, and may assist the other Business & Properties Superintendents with a variety of Concessions, Airlines, and Parking projects.
This is a professional position requiring interpersonal skills, business writing skills, critical thinking, financial and statistical data interpretation, and real estate/airport property contract leasing negotiation experience. The selected candidate will be required to function in a fast-paced airport business environment, handling a variety of projects concurrently with a high degree of tenant interaction and to make sound business decisions that are in the best interest of the Aviation Department.
First review of applications will occur the week of August 20, 2018. Recruitment will close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications.
$69,950 - $104,416 annually. Candidates may be hired above the minimum depending upon qualifications.
A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes medical HMO, PPO, or HSA plan; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; tuition reimbursement program; and bus/light rail pass. Medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post Employment Health Plan. Pension plan with employer and employee contributions. Paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days. For more details, visit:
Five years progressive experience in senior level airport business development or property management, including three years in a supervisory capacity. Bachelor's degree in public or business administration, airport/aviation management, finance, economics, business law, management, or a related field. Advanced knowledge of full range of real estate principles and practices including property management, development, marketing, and leasing. Professional experience negotiating, preparing, administering, and monitoring contracts, including airport/commercial property leases, facility/ground leases, concessions agreements, revenue contracts, and professional services contracts. Working knowledge of aviation industry agencies, tenants, and airport functions. All positions in the Aviation Department require individuals to pass a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background check and a TSA Security Threat Assessment screening prior to hire. An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered. Only the highest qualified will be posted to the eligible to hire list. The following list is not all inclusive, but are TSA general factors for disqualification of employment for working at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Other factors will be assessed that may also lead to disqualification. Qualified candidates should consider these factors when applying. https://forms.skyharbor.com/Downloads/AviationEmploymentDisqualifiers.pdf PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The job requirements listed above, plus:
Experience planning and managing operational and capital budgets. Experience managing projects that require, at a minimum, an intermediate level of knowledge of multiple disciplines such as aviation tenant operations, airport operations, aviation planning, aviation maintenance, and aviation security. Proven experience in creating and maintaining excellent relations with customers, vendors, and other stakeholders. Knowledge of principles and practices of employee supervision and experience managing, supervising, and motivating employees. Experience creating and implementing business processes designed to increase efficiency and compliance. Familiarity with risk management and insurance principles as they relate to airport facilities leasing and aviation contracts environment. Ability to manage complex projects and lead teams to deliver results. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. Ability to exercise tact, discretion, and diplomacy when handling sensitive and confidential issues and situations; and to analyze complex problems, evaluate alternatives and make sound recommendations. Demonstrated ability to interpret, apply, and explain laws, ordinances, code, regulations, and departmental policies related to aviation business contract compliance environment.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online at https://www.phoenix.gov/employment by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.
YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
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About City of Phoenix
The City of Phoenix is a four-time recipient of the "All American City" award, Governing magazine's only "Grade A City" in 2000 and the 1993 winner of the Carl Bertelsmann prize "Best Run City in the World". It has over 15,000 employees and values the diversity of its community and is a equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Some of the benefits include: Medical and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Annual Vacation and Sick Leave, Educational Reimbursement, Deferred Compensation Program, and Retirement Plan.