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Title:  Leasing Manager

Location: 

Bentleigh East, Victoria, AU

About us

Our purpose at Officeworks is to help make bigger things happen, for our customers, our team, and our community.

We’re a fast paced, growing, innovative and inspiring Australian brand employing over 8,000 team members, with a national footprint of more than 165 retail stores and a dedicated team supporting the Business to Business market. Our people are our biggest asset and we wouldn’t be where we are today without the collective skill, dedication and talent of our team members who embody the Officeworks spirit every day – whether that’s in store, support office or in a CFC.  We are passionate about supporting the communities in which we live and work, and want our team members to take ownership and accountability to help make bigger things happen every day.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Leasing Manager to join our Property function. Reporting to the Senior Property Development Manager your role will be to lease, purchase and develop, expand or exit sites to facilitate Officeworks strategic network plan and business requirements.  

Your responsibilities will include; opening the budgeted number of stores for the relevant fiscal year; identifying and securing optimum locations in each catchment/ region; conduct extensive due diligence to ensure the site is suitable for leasehold or freehold acquisition; negotiate competitive rates; negotiate and finalise Agreement for leases. 

About you

To be considered, you will be degree qualified, preferably in a property related field. This is coupled with 5+ years’ in a similar role, managing leasing requirements and engaging with owners to direct and oversee the fit outs. Experience from a similar retail or distribution business will be looked upon favourably.  Essential to your success is your ability to quickly build solid relationships to form good bonds with people, balancing this with your expertise as a strong negotiator.

This is an exciting time to join the team to work on a full pipeline of opportunities which have been identified.

Please note this role will initially be working remotely in line with Covid-19 guidelines however, it will require some travel once restrictions ease. 

Our culture

At Officeworks, we focus on creating an empowering and fun culture where people enjoy coming to work. We value our team's uniqueness and reward our team members by offering some great #officeworksperks including:

  • An inclusive and supportive team environment
  • A key focus on wellbeing
  • Potential flexible working arrangements to help you best manage your priorities
  • Generous discounts at Officeworks, along with team member discounts at Kmart and Target
  • Ongoing training and development with real opportunities to progress your career

At Officeworks, we operate best when our team is representative of the communities we serve and proudly commit to providing a safe and supportive work environment for all team members. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTI community and people with disabilities.

Residency note: Application eligibility requires Australian/NZ citizenship or an unrestricted Visa to live and work in Australia.