Director, Asset & Fund Management, Logistics (Based in Chicago, United States)

Employment Type:  Permanent
Location:  United States of America

About The Company

Headquartered in Singapore, Mapletree is a global real estate development, investment, capital and property management company committed to sustainability. Its strategic focus is to invest in markets and real estate sectors with good growth potential. By combining its key strengths, the Group has established a track record of award-winning projects, and delivers consistently attractive returns across real estate asset classes.

The Group manages three Singapore-listed real estate investment trusts (“REITs”) and nine private equity real estate funds, which hold a diverse portfolio of assets in Asia Pacific, Europe, the United Kingdom (“UK”) and the United States (“US”). As at 31 March 2024, Mapletree owns and manages S$77.5 billion of office, retail, logistics, industrial, data centre, residential and student accommodation properties.

The Group’s assets are located across 13 markets globally, namely Singapore, Australia, Canada, China, Europe, Hong Kong SAR, India, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, the UK, the US and Vietnam. To support its global operations, Mapletree has established an extensive network of offices in these countries.

The Role

You will lead the logistics business portfolio in United States and be responsible for overall positioning of assets, the enhancement of cash flow and asset value.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the performance of the US logistics portfolio and the management of the portfolio fund value.
  • Responsible in delivering sustainable and consistent returns to the stakeholders and drive the portfolio performance through effective marketing, as well as property and asset management plans.
  • Formulate and drive effective business strategies to stabilize and grow current portfolio.
  • Assume fund management responsibilities for the US Logistics private fund.
  • Formulate market entry/exit strategies to ensure higher returns upon disposition.
  • Oversee the day to day management and operations of the US logistics portfolio and work closely with colleagues from different support functions in United States and Singapore to meet strategic, investment and operational business objectives of the Group.
  • Provide regular reporting to the Senior Management team in the US and Singapore, and the relevant Investment Committees.

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Real Estate, Building, Business, Finance or its equivalent.
  • At least 15 years of relevant experience of similar capacity.
  • Good knowledge of the logistics real estate in the US.
  • Ability to lead and manage a team effectively.
  • Be operationally hands-on with sound financial grounding and skills.  
  • Have an analytical mind and strong business development skills.
  • Highly driven and results oriented, strong initiative, and excellent communication skills to work in a fast-paced and multi-cultural environment. 
  • Travelling is required for this role.

Compensation Data

This range is a good faith estimate provided pursuant to the indicated state’s Pay Transparency Law. It is based on what a successful applicant, in the state of hire, might be paid and assumes that the successful candidate will be performing the role from the indicated state of hire. Similar positions located outside the indicated state will not necessarily receive the same compensation. Actual pay rates may vary from the range, as permitted by the Pay Transparency Law enacted in the state of hire. Compensation offers are based on a wide range of factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, relevant skills, training and, where applicable, certifications and licenses obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. In addition to salary and a generous employee benefits package, successful candidates may also be eligible to receive a discretionary bonus.