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Leasing and Facilities Manager

Company: Republic Finance
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview and Responsibilities:Republic Finance is seeking a Leasing & Facilities Manager to join our growing Facilities and Procurement team! In this role you will provide ongoing support in the branch office growth and expansion into new and existing markets. The Leasing & Facilities Manager will be responsible for new location site selection process, management of existing lease agreements (lease renewals, lease updates, engaging landlords & property managers) and helping to facilitate new office openings and relocations.
In business for over 60 years, we are proud to be a trusted lender online and through our branch network in 240+ communities in 12 states! Driven by our shared mission to pursue excellence for our customers, Republic Finance is a fast-growing consumer finance company that is continually innovating to serve customers when, where and how they want to be served. This is a key role with significant responsibilities. Job responsibilities are as follows:


  • Assist in development and execution of branch network expansion strategy to achieve organizational growth goals.
  • Assist in the real estate site selection process, lease negotiations, site build-out and turn-key space delivery to Branch Operations for new offices and existing office relocations.
  • Assist in management and administration of corporate lease portfolio, including lease renewals, lease amendments, lease document review, and lease terms & conditions negotiations.
  • Work closely with contractors to complete build-out projects on new site within required timelines and budget.
  • Maintain close relationships with key vendors to support key department functions (Real Estate Brokers, Construction Contractors, Furniture Vendors, etc.)
  • Work closely with multiple departments to achieve target number of new offices annually and facilitate communication among key team members to prevent disruptions and break downs in new location openings, and to align efforts for successful execution.
  • Manage two direct reports.Requirements:
    • College degree preferred (not required); Project Management Certification Preferred.
    • Minimum 3-5 years in real estate & facility management, or project management or related field.
    • Previous people management or supervisory experience preferred.
    • Must be customer service oriented with a professional demeanor, positive attitude, and strong communication skills.
    • Data entry experience with strong attention to detail.
    • Must be Proficient with MS Word & MS Excel and know how to run required reports.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.
    • Creative problem solving, organizational and time management skills.
    • Must pass pre-employment assessment tests, drug screening, background and credit check.
    • Approximately 30%-50% travel, but will vary depending on expansion initiatives.Benefits:We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including:
      • Health/Dental/Vision
      • Paid Time Off (PTO)
      • 401 (K) and employer match
      • Company provided Life Insurance & Long Term DisabilityAdditional benefits with Republic include:
        • Employee of the Month Program
        • Philanthropic support for charities such as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the American Cancer Society
        • Professional offices with a friendly team environment
          Republic Finance, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age disability or veteran status in employment opportunities and benefits. Republic Finance, LLC maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.
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Keywords: Republic Finance, Baton Rouge , Leasing and Facilities Manager, Executive , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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