Our organisation, HealthPlus Limited is Nigeria's 1st Integrative Pharmacy, the fastest growing pharmacy chain in West Africa.
Since 1999, we have been committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health & vitality. In 2010, a sister company was birthed - CasaBella International Limited. CasaBella, a one-stop store for beauty and grooming solutions is now a retail chain and a household name.
Our success is based on our great people, great values and a winning corporate culture.
Our people are passionate, driven and committed to continuous learning in order to maintain our edge. Our testimonial is that we are proud to be members of the HealthPlus family as we are offered a strong platform to explore our potentials. We believe in best practices always and therefore employ and retain the best talents.
As we expand our frontiers to redefine the world of health & beauty in Nigeria, we are looking for amazing and smart people who will roll up their sleeves and share our passion & success, people who will join our team of highly motivated professionals who get the job done!
The Site Acquisition and Leasing Manager is responsible for daily decision making and task/project management to ensure that assigned projects are completed within stated timelines. The job involve site supervision, due diligence studies, negotiating leases or amendments, and obtaining government approvals and permits. The manager is expected to work largely unsupervised and effectively prioritize multiple competing projects. Must be able to interact with other departments, landlords, community officials, consultants and legal counsel to resolve site development issues
Key Elements of the Role
Report to the CEO
Develop and direct strategies for the Site Acquisition and Leasing Unit and ensure strategies are aligned with the overall goals of the organisation
Develop processes, procedures and systems for the unit in order to deliver the department’s strategy and action plan
Assume full site acquisition responsibilities and effectively manage site acquisition staff
Receive information on potential site locations
Obtain sites more rapidly to meet new aggressive acquisition objectives
Analyze information to determine viability of site, compliance with legal standards and eliminate site risk. Coordinate and attend the site survey
Establish standards, priorities and goals for all aspects of site acquisition, including lease negotiations, lease documentation and exhibits, and lease feasibility
Manage vendors on every step of the acquisition process: e.g lease negotiation, approval process
Interact with Landlords to resolve site development and property management issues as well as clarify lease interpretations
Prepare site investigation reports
Develop procedures to expedite the lease execution
Negotiate lease renewals, contracts, and other property agreements
Prepare legal documentation for properties including offers to lease, lease agreements, renewals, amendments and assignments
Track status of all documentation in progress and follow up with appropriate parties
Negotiate modifications to lease agreements with property owners
Resolve landlord issues related to civil works
Negotiate mutually acceptable terms with property owners, as well as coordination of the preparation and execution of all required acquisition documents
Proactively liaise with the Lease Administration Team to ensure all leasing deals are completed in a timely manner
Maintain document control, database management, track project activities and team communications for all projects
Coordinate accurate, up-to-date reporting of project status, scheduling, and planning
Establish project priorities and goals for project performance, including budget and schedule limitations and oversees projections for and timely achievement of milestone completion dates for project(s) in accordance with client contracts
Manage and develop multiple site acquisition vendor
Analyze project information to determine and/or forecast trends utilizing detailed instruction received by department personnel.
Maintain project-tracking system to ensure that all site files are complete and accurate in accordance with corporate standards
Maintain project lists, project trackers and close out documentation
Interface with general contractors and subcontractors
Review documentation accuracy to ensure each milestone is met on target
Attend weekly deployment meetings
Interface with accounting department regarding client and subcontractor purchase orders, invoicing and milestone billing
Assist with regular portfolio management reports, within specified timeframes, detailing property status and performance including recommendations on property and leasing issues
Desired Skills & Experience:
A good degree in Estate Management. Master’s degree in Estate Management or related field is an advantage
5-7 years Real Estate and Project Management experience
Membership of a recognized professional body is an added advantage
Comprehensive understanding of lease administration
Ability to draft basic legal documents
Must have demonstrated ability to take initiative and manage multiple competing priorities while consistently meeting deadlines
Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
Good negotiation and analytical skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good problem solving and decision making skills
Ability to complete tasks with accuracy and strong attention to details
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Suite Package - Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MS Project
Interested candidates who meet the minimum requirement should send a one page summary of their most significant achievements for the last 5 years with your application letter, a detailed CV and relevant copies of credentials to: firstname.lastname@example.org, Or to The Human Resources, Health Plus Limited, 11b Victoria Arobieke Street, off Admiralty way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.