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Manager-Real Estate Projects (ASC 068874) Rochester, NY,US in Rochester, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 2/18/2019

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Publication date: 17.01.2019REFERENCE: 5105502104


Company: AVANGRID SERVICE COMPANYDepartment: General Services – Real EstateJob Title: Manager – Real Estate Projects (New projects)Reports to: Director Real Estate ServicesLocation: Rochester, NY,USCross Company Responsibility: YES

Business and DepartmentASC-NY-East AvenueRochester,NY

DescriptionJOB SUMMARY:

The candidate will support the real estate optimization initiative, leading the action plan proposed on a project basis.Will interact with internal and external stakeholders for its completion. Also, as a cross functional organization willlead real estate activities in support of other business areas projects, including but not limited to the acquisition,management and disposal of real property rights.


• As part of the real estate optimization plan, coordination of sales or leases of real estate transactions.
• Lead internal processes by seeking internal business areas input in preparation for sale transactions.Support on preparation of documents required to file sale or lease cases for Regulatory approval.
• Track status of transactions until complete closing. Coordinate broker’s action plan as needed.
• Leading role and oversight for contracted land staff assigned to his/her projects.
• Collaborate with Business areas within AVANGRID in developing project scope, schedule, budget andforecast and deliverables and milestones.
• Negotiate the acquisition of right-of-way and other real property interests as necessary, to accommodate theconstruction, operation and maintenance of assets after construction.
• Sell, lease, exchange or transfer real property rights, including but not limited to easement, fee, access rightsand permits.
• Analyzes real estate assets valuation to assist with determining market value for single properties andportfolio holdings.

• Assists in preparation of right-of-way related cost estimates associated with land and easement acquisitions.This includes costs for permanent & temporary right-of-way.
• Manages real estate projects, including administration of contracts or lease agreements, coordination ofcondemnation procedures and preparation of specifications, leases, deeds or other documents.
• Reviews title reports to determine ownership, coordinates escrows, and assists in the preparation of propertydescriptions.
• Consults with internal and external legal counsel regarding preparation, coordination and follow-up activitiesinvolved the acquisition of real property through voluntary sale or eminent domain procedures.
• Serves as liaison between contracted land staff, AVANGRID business areas and federal, state andmunicipal entities.
• Maintain a property asset management records and file system.
• Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods andprocedures; identify opportunities for improvement.
• Enforcement of the Companies existing rights, title or interest by actively identifying and working to resolveencroachments, damage claims, landowner complaints and other inquiries at a effectively and efficiently.


Skills and Abilities:
• Skills in property management, with good understanding of financial modelling.
• Ability to interpret and implement procedures.
• Skills in methods of estimating costs of land and real property acquisitions
• Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills
• Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations. Real estate law and appraisal techniques
• Clear, concise written and oral communications
• Acquisition and management of property or right-of- way.
• Project management tools and techniques. Capital planning abilities.
• Expense and accrual forecasts and planning for Operating and Capital Budgets
• Ability to interpret and research (abstract) legal documents (e.g. federal, state, municipal and privaterecords).
• Microsoft suites
• SAP user (preferred)

• Bachelor degree in Real Estate, Surveying, Engineering, IT or equivalent preferred.
• Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience, of which 2 years that include relevant project managementexperience working on Electrical, Oil & Gas Pipelines or other Utility projects.
• Real property administration including acquisition and disposition, property management and leasenegotiations.
• Knowledge of Real Estate preferred.
• Any professional licenses preferred, but not required.

Competency Requirements:It is preferred that for this job, the candidate fulfills the requirements:

1. Delivering for the Business:
• Global view of the Business
• Achieving Results and Continuous Improvements
• Initiative, Innovation & Creativity

2. Global Relationships:
• Flexibility & Globalization
• Customer Focus
• Communicating & Influencing
• Team Work

3. Managing People:
• Team Management
• Analytical problem solving and strong negotiation skills
• Developing Others

4. Build a Global Community:
• Promotes working relationships across team and geographical boundaries, building synergies, efficiencies andshared learning

5. Drive Excellence:
• Drives stretching divisional, functional and technical performance and delivers outstanding results aligned to theorganization’s purpose

6. Show Passion for the Future:
• Contributes to the purpose, vision and values at divisional level and interprets them in order to drive change at thedivisional / functional level

7. Show Technical Competence
• Being perceived as a leading professional in their activity area strengthening and developing knowledge within theorganization in their area of responsibility

8. Teamwork
• Participates in the team
• Creates a team
• Promotes teamwork within and across Departments9. Team Management
• Takes each team member in to account when making decisions
• Demands high performance

This opportunity will offerAVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualifiedindividuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discriminationagainst all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action toemploy and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or locallaw. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard torace, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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