• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citibank NA
  • 21 Mar 18

Country Head – Citi Realty Services

Country Head – Citi Realty Services

  • Primary Location: Singapore,Singapore,Singapore
  • Education: Associate's Degree/College Diploma
  • Job Function: Program/Project Management
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Job ID: 18008783


  • Real Estate management and Strategic Planning
  • Drives the Citi Realty Services (CRS) Vision Priorities and Real Estate optimization in the country and the transformation of the supply chain through transactions, facilities management as well as projects
  • Oversees the managing the Real Estate function and the portfolio to ensure optimum use of space, effective use of the lease contract options and effective disposal/sub-lease of excess/vacant space no longer required
  • Evaluates industry future directions and relates to future needs and projects constituents or stakeholders
  • Recommends transactions to improve the cost effectiveness of the portfolio and improve the utilization of existing space ensuring the appropriate space to corporate needs at the lowest possible occupancy costs in the market
  • Development of innovative solutions and conflict resolution to real estate issues within managed portfolio
  • Project management, Construction and Renovation
  • Manage all types of project including building re-stacking and space planning exercises upon request of customers or to optimize building available space usage, within budget cost. Ensure proper management of architects, engineers, contractors, their legal contracts, performance, invoice payments and compliance with schedules
  • Provide technical and professional expertise on leasing/construction issues for Citigroup/Citibank owned/leased buildings under CRS management. Asset, Facility and Building Operations Management
  • Ensure the effective building operation and infrastructure to fully support the businesses within the portfolio managed, with the appropriate quality and added value to the customers
  • Manage the Facilities Management service provider and auxiliary specialized vendors on a day to day basis
  • Manage the outsourced service desk to ensure that day to day needs of users are appropriately addressed, quality service and added value to the customers
  • Manage the utility consumption and work closely with the regional sustainability team for environmental sustainability best practices
  • Manage occupancy related system requirements with the Regional MIS team to ensure proper portfolio and metrics tracking Interactions
  • Frequent and effective interaction with senior stakeholders at country level and with other internal support organizations including Technology, HR and Procurement
  • Internally and externally recognized resource that influences the way things are done, not only internally, but beyond the business
  • Conducting proactive Vendor Management in line with Citigroup procedures; to include maintenance of approved vendor list, tendering, awarding and monitoring of contracts and any other procurement activity related to the Asset Management function Financial Management
  • Has full responsibility for the P&L of the Portfolio. Establishes and manages the financial budgets (expense and capital) of the Portfolio
  • Ensures appropriate property expense cost and control. Demonstrate year on year improvement in the expense base reduction and increasing efficiency in premises utilization, as demonstrated by a reduction in the annual cost per seat
  • Work closely with the businesses and the CRS finance planning team on the allocations and direct charges Safety and Soundness
  • Ensures compliance with legal, regulatory, safety and environmental agencies to maximize the value of the portfolio and safe operation thereof.
  • Ensure effective CRS control framework (MCA) implementation by coordinating and implementing effective risk, control and close governance to all Citi policies and procedures
  • Coordinate and ensure  successful periodic Internal Audits
  • Ensure that CRS priorities and corporate standards are maintained and observed within budgetary guidelines
  • Ensures reporting consistency, on time and quality from all areas under his/her responsibility


  • 10-15 years of Real estate experience, with at least 5 years in a senior position within a corporate real estate organization
  • Strong fundamental understanding of corporate real estate principles and proven ability to deliver sound real estate solutions
  • Strong communication, analytical skills
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