RS Head Nigeria jobs at Realty Services Nigeria 2013

The Realty Services (RS) is a division of the banks operations & Technology (O&T), providing real estate support services to all internal businesses. RS is dedicated to provide all of our businesses with premises that are cost-effective, safe, and productive and valued by our customers as a strategic partner in their successes and by our employees.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: RS Head Nigeria
Business: A Large Banking Organization
Division: Realty Services
Reporting to: The RS Head for Africa

Lagos, Nigeria

Job Purpose

Plans, develops and implements strategies to maximize the value of assets; ensures effective operation of the buildings infrastructure to fully support the businesses operating within the portfolio.

Job Responsibilities

  • Selecting and implementing best practices and controlling subcontractors on a national scale.
  • Implementing and co-ordinating the national Life & Safety programme in co-operation with the local units. Supervising the work of the Country Ufe & Safety Co-ordinator.
  • Comply with Corporate and local standards and procedures related to construction, sanitary, fire and premises occupation requirements, including requirements on permits and concessions.
  • Plans, develops and implements strategies to maximize the value of assets; ensures effective operation of the buildings infrastructure to fully support the businesses operating within the portfolio,
  • Manages the Project Management function and ensures all projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Manages the Real Estate function and recommends transactions to improve the cost effectiveness of the portfolio and improve the utilization of existing space.
  • Ensures compliance with legal, regulatory, safety and environmental issues to maximize the value of a property or portfolio of properties.
  • Provides a safe and comfortable environment in all locations through regional asset managers, who employ a network of matrix support personnel, including engineers, building systems professionals, cleaning and other support staff.
  • Communicates at a senior level with other internal support organizations including technology, HR and CBS to ensure transparent, ‘one stop’ services to the customer.
  • Ensuring that all processes in the area are compliant with our corporate rules and standards as well as external regulations.
  • Other responsibilities and activities are defined in the Departments Organisational Rules and Regulations.


  • Bachelor Degree
  • Fluent English written and spoken
  • Comprehensive knowledge and expertise of building systems.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of real estate disciplines (architecture, construction, space planning, and engineering, etc.)
  • Sound business knowledge of a Banks business and outside agencies.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and understanding of Finance principles in order to manage the P&L of the assets.
  • Knowledgeable of real estate law and related documents (contracts, deeds) coupled with the ability to apply them to
  • complex business situations.
  • Strong relationship management and consultative skills.
  • Fluent English written and spoken


  • Leadership skills
  • Strong negotiating, strategic planning, and communications skills.
  • Strong management skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of customer service quality principles.


  • Leadership skills
  • Problem solving skills/creative
  • Assessment, planning and work organisation skills Planning and work organisation skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Strategic selection and development of the personnel in order to achieve the Company’s objectives
  • Fluent English written and spoken

Application Closing Date
6th January, 2013

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send Resume to:

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