Director, Real Estate and Facilities

Posted: Aug 27, 2020 Closes: Sep 27, 2020
Jupiter, FL Competitive plus Great Benefits
Permanent & Full-time G4S/TP/710250/196800

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The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Director, Real Estate and Facilities. As a Director, Real Estate and Facilities, you will responsible for managing our real estate portfolio across the Americas. By partnering with the Group Property Department,  real estate brokers, developers, and internal teams, this position will lead all of the transactional aspects related to Americas real estate portfolio. As leader of the Real Estate team, this position will include capital budget development for new/current offices or facilities. This role will also lead our Workplace strategy execution in facilities operations, space planning, interior design, ergonomics in conjunction with the IT and HR.

G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

As a full time employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development

As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me! Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way to express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development.

Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits:

  • Critical Illness
  • Accident Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Individual Short-Term Disability
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services
  • Identity Theft Services
  • Pet Insurance

In addition, G4S provides benefits that are automatically available to all full or part-time employees, whether you enroll in a G4S insurance plan or not. And with no premiums to pay!

  • RxCut Pharmacy Discount Program
  • Doctor on Demand
  • Qualsight LASIK Savings
  • Perks at Work: G4S Employee Discount Program
  • Alliant Credit Union
  • Purchasing Power
  • Active & Fit: G4S Fitness Center Membership
  • FinFit: Financial Wellness Program
  • DailyPay: Access your pay when you need it

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Work closely with the Group Property Department, real estate brokers, lease administrators, consultants, as well as with internal, procurement legal, finance, and accounting teams to create a plan where G4S has an efficient real estate portfolio to support the needs of the business
  • Continually evaluate the overall effectiveness of the property portfolio and associated expenditure, determining opportunities for improvements
  • Drive and build relationships with key business partners across the Group with the object of building a detailed understanding of the business both from an operational and cultural perspective
  • Present real estate recommendations to G4S peers and business partners in open forum; make adjustments to recommendations per critical appraisal
  • Work closely with Finance and Strategy in preparing financial analysis (including on an IFRS 16 basis) on economic value of multiple transaction scenarios
  • Ensure that the business understands and complies with real estate policies on governance, including project initiation, lease approval, market and legal scrutiny
  • Maintain responsibility for the FM strategy to manage back office operations, including reception, cleaning, food/beverage service, physical security, maintenance, telecom, etc.
  • Develop space plans that ensure the portfolio aligns with G4S business plans
  • Manage all current and new workplace vendor relationships and corporate accounts, including benchmarking, and on-going evaluation / SLA and KPIs management
  • Develop capital budgets for new office or facility moves, fit-outs, renovations and restorations
  • Ensure that the property database is up to date, accurate, and capable of providing the management information necessary to make recommendations to the relevant stakeholders and to ensure that measurement drives performance improvement
  • Constantly review and communicate in conjunction with the Group Property Department real estate governance, office policies and procedures
  • Lead, grow, and develop the Facilities and Workplace teams across the Americas and contribute to the skills development of the Group Property team
  • Share best practice and collaborate with the Group Property team to ensure that there are consistent and intellectually rigorous standards in the management of real estate with the aims of establishing G4S corporate real estate as thought leaders and driving compliance throughout the business.
  • Actively promote and model collaboration and engagement across the global G4S business

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Associate’s degree in accounting, finance, facility/property management, or related field

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must possess a minimum of ten (10) years of running distributed real estate portfolios, including corporate headquarters
  • Must possess a minimum of five (5) years of experience managing teams, including remote teams
  • Must possess experience in space and real estate planning, utilization optimization, and facilities management in a rapidly growing organization

Skills Required

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail


  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • To qualify for this position you must have:
    • Must possess strong project management skills, including budgeting, planning, timeline management,
    • Must possess strong project management skills, including budgeting, planning, timeline management, implementation, and all elements of execution.
    • Must be able to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
    • Must be results driven
    • Must possess a proactive and hands-on management style and problem solving
    • Must be willing and able to travel throughout USA branches
    • Must be an innovator who finds new solutions and ways of working to create value
    • Must possess the ability to be credible, confident, and articulate with excellent communication and presentation skills, and the ability to deliver ideas clearly and concisely to internal and external stakeholders at all levels of seniority
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment:  Office; minimal to no exposure to extreme temperatures is expected

Major activity:  Working on PC while sitting; telephone use

Physical efforts to carry out job duties:  Limited, to include some standing, bending, limited stretching and reaching

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace

G4S will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.

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