Unilever APAC Real Estate Lead in Singapore, Singapore

APAC Real Estate Lead


About Unilever:

Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Home andPersonal Care products with sales in over 190 countries and reaching 2 billionconsumers a day. It has 172,000 employees and generated sales of €48.4 billionin 2014. Over half (57%) of the company’s footprint is in developing andemerging markets.Unilever has more than400 brands found in homes around the world,including Persil, Dove, Knorr, Domestos,Hellmann’s, Lipton, Wall’s, PG Tips, Ben & Jerry’s, Marmite, Magnum and Lynx.

Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan (USLP) commits to:

  • Decoupling growth from environmental impact.

  • Helping more than a billion people take action to improve their health and well-being.

  • Enhancing the livelihoods of millions of people by 2020.

Unilever was ranked number one in its sector in the 2014 Dow JonesSustainability Index. In the FTSE4Good Index, it achieved the highestenvironmental score of 5. It led the list of Global Corporate SustainabilityLeaders in the 2014 GlobeScan/SustainAbility annual survey for the fourth yearrunning, and in 2015 was ranked the most sustainable food and beverage companyin Oxfam’s Behind the Brands Scorecard.

Unilever has been named in LinkedIn’s Top 3 most sought-afteremployers across all sectors.

For more information about Unilever and itsbrands, please visitwww.unilever.com. For more information on the USLP:www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/

JOB TITLE: Regional RealEstate Manager (Lead)




The Regional Real Estate Lead, Asia Pacific(SEAA, North and South Asia) will manageour regional real estate portfolio enabling us to respond to changing businessneeds, minimising the costs and taking opportunities to maximize value,balanced against risk.


  • To adopt Global real estate strategies through developing clusters’ real estate portfolio strategic plans and enhance our current business agenda, aligning with global and local policies such as agile working and Facility and Building Services.

  • Deliver transaction management service to business through leading and managing 3rdparty RE or Service Providers or self-perform for all property types (office, warehouse, manufacturing, R&D, retail) within the geographies.

  • Update critical property data by working with outsourced RE and providers.

  • Develop KPI’s that enable benchmarking with other companies to identify opportunities for value creation and take opportunities for quick win returns

  • Work in partnership with broader Workplace Services teamto deliver full suite of workplace services (PM, Space Planning, FM, etc).

  • Lead outsourced 3rdparty provider to provide and support Strategic Portfolio Planning services for applicable geographies, and work closely with Global Real Estate Planning and Data & Analytics team to ensure strategies are globally aligned.

  • Act as a change agent with key stakeholders to drive value and values vis a vis real estate principles and policies.


  • Proven ability to influence and manage relationships with senior level stakeholders.

  • Experience leading cross functional teams charged with creating, and implementing operational methods that are vastly different from current methods.

  • Significant experience in crafting clear, concise business plans and recommendations, and landing these recommendations to business stakeholders.

  • Financial acumen required to review strategic plans and scenarios.

  • Fluent inEnglish & know another Asian language is an advantage.

  • Real Estate (RE) industryknowledge including the following:

  • Best practices and contracting methods

  • Service Level Agreement methodology

  • Strengths and weaknesses of third party delivery models

  • Key global, and regional service providers, and strengths and weaknesses of those providers

  • Experience in managing commercial real estate transactions, working with, and managing large commercial real estate service providers.

  • Experience in managing a regional lease administration program.

  • Experience in leading a strategic real estate portfolio planning program, and successful experience tying corporate real estate objectives to business objectives.

  • Ability to manage suppliers, ensuring the Services delivered by Strategic Partners meet the cost and service level expectations and requirements of the Unilever business.


Pleaseapply online by clicking on “Apply Online” below. Your application will bereviewed against our requirements. Should you not meet our immediaterequirements, your profile will be registered in our talent pool system and wewill match your profile to suitable future vacancies.

You will be able to access your statusupdate through the candidate tracking link. If you encounter any issues,contact Unilever HR Services at 800-448-1479 / 65 6818-5255.

Thank you for your interest andapplication.

Job: Workplace Services

Primary Location: Singapore-Singapore (District Level)-Singapore (City Level)-UAPL - Mapletree Biz City

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Jun-26-2017

Req ID: 1700087U