Citi Facilities Sub Region Head in Mexico

  • Primary Location: Mexico,Distrito Federal

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Logistics

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 16071810

Description

  • Develop and execute transaction practices and structures to meet CRS goals for footprint reduction and productivity. Work in concert with the project management and governance & control office to implement processes to achieve a throughput of 100 new branches a year throughout the country. Work with the team to develop a broker engagement model to allow Banamex/Citi to leverage its own resources and delivery high quality branches in a consistent and high volume manner.

  • Ensure real estate transactions are coordinated and managed centrally in order to ensure negotiation parameters and the transactions process are cost-effective and designed to provide favorable shareholder return and adhere to CRS process and legal/compliance requirements. To ensure the optimal solution to Banamex’s requirements, collaborate with Project, Asset and Building management teams. Maximize return on investment and/or minimize expense while following Citi policies & practices.

  • Implement common standards, process and reporting capabilities across Transactions team in all sub-regions. Coordinate with Global Transaction management to implement consistency and transparency with other Regional practices. Responsible for adherence global financial standards in the structure and approval of transactions. Key interface with accounting policy, IEP preparation, legal and control management. Manage and evaluate transaction success based upon performance metrics.

  • Interface with CRS and key business stakeholders as well as critical support resources (Finance, Procurement & Commercial Legal group) to ensure negotiate the best possible lease terms & conditions to protect the franchise and minimize expense/maximize return on investment. Work with Finance to properly reflect the accounting, tax and economic impacts of alternatives on Citi books. Optimize space utilization through collaborate with design and construction to incorporate needs analysis, workplace and engineering standards, planning models and interior fit out specifications.

  • Manage transition of department to accommodate new models for service provider engagement, enhanced controls and new transaction management systems. Tailor supply chain management solutions to varied market conditions in alternative regions and sub-regions. Develop a new metrics driven performance management culture in the organization.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of a strategic real estate plan for each critical market based on CRS & business objectives for optimizing the portfolio on a global basis.

Qualifications

  • Experience in multiple markets across Mexico

  • Demonstrated leadership skills – proven ability to lead teams through changes in systems and provider models, while successfully achieving key goals and objectives

  • Must be a skilled communicator with experience influencing and shaping the image of a complex Division/Business Unit.

  • Must have experience in matrix organizational management

  • In depth knowledge for real estate transactions process and negotiations, fee structures, best practices on national or global level across multiple portfolio categories (Office, Operations and Retail).

  • Ability to influence with /without authority

  • Accomplished mentor and teacher. Enthusiastic advocate for CRS, team and client.

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Strong financial/business acumen

  • Solution driven problem solver

  • Deal structuring experience

  • Demonstrated experience in large transactions, both leasing and development

  • Demonstrated ability in retail markets

  • Capital markets experience

  • Four-year college degree; Masters preferred

  • 15+ years of applicable experience

  • Spanish and English required in 80%

  • Portuguese a plus