What You'll Do
Preparation and oversight of execution of real estate pipeline together with local property managers.
Oversight of feasibility modelling and sign off process.
Function as a real estate centre of excellence to filter potential incoming real estate before it is proposed to country managing directors.
Oversee and coordinate Regional Local Authority approvals.
Oversight of local projects and refurbishments, functioning as direct functional report of country Property Managers.
Project resource planning with country property managers to ensure sufficient local bandwidth is available.
Execution of regional strategic projects, incl. all preliminaries, budgeting, scheduling, tendering, utility upgrades and active site management.
Oversight of Portfolio management (lease renewals, price benchmarking, statutory approval inventory and renewals), sign off lease feasibilities and contract templates.
Establish best practice guidelines for all aspects of Property function across all markets to ensure consistency of execution.
Monitor best practice implementation through assessment of local teams in execution of their duties. Drive continuous improvement.
Develop best practices for acquisition due-diligence, identify and mitigate all potential risks and aid Kitopi Legal in local execution / transfer of leases.
Ensure continued portfolio management efficiencies in all markets.
Oversight of all rental budgets across all markets in coordination with central Finance function.
Oversight of all capex budgets across all markets in coordination with Property Director and central Finance function.
What We Look For
10 years+ experience in Food and Beverage / Restaurant project management.
Regional experience in real estate.
Ability to travel up to 50% of your time.
Strong negotiation skills.
An excellent working knowledge of MS Excel, MS projects.
Basic understanding of kitchen equipment.
Technical background with an understanding of civil, architectural and MEP & HVAC specifics related to kitchen development.
The ability to work in- and lead a team across multiple countries.
Drive to continuously innovate and provide solutions to ensure Kitopi’s kitchen remain the best in class.
Strong ability to structure and define processes in a continuously changing environment.
Attention to detail and a methodical approach to work.
So, what does it really mean to work at Kitopi? We are constantly striving to make Kitopi the best place to work, in the world.
We want to empower you to be the best version of yourself every single day - we wouldn’t have it any other way. Our Kitopi values act as our guiding principles to help ensure that everyone feels safe, included, and that they belong.
While we have offices in 6 countries, we are over 75 different nationalities of talented Kitopians. We celebrate our rich diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and cultures and have a 0 tolerance policy against racism, bigotry, and hate.
Along with offices in all the markets we operate in, we also believe in a work from anywhere policy - you get to choose the environment you operate in because we believe that will help you deliver work you’re proud of.
Tech-enabled and customer-obsessed, at Kitopi, we are a team of passionate humans who are on a mission together to satisfy the world’s appetite.