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Field Real Estate Consultant

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At Northwestern Mutual, our vision is to deliver financial security to help our clients live their best lives by choice. A key pillar of our vision and success is our strong and vibrant group of advisors. This role sits within the Career Distribution (CD) function, which is at the forefront of working across the company’s headquarters and the nation-wide group of advisors to achieve sales and growth objectives.

What's the role?

This position consults to Northwestern Mutual's Network of Field Leaders on their real estate strategy and leasing process. An individual in this role works in close partnership with various internal and external partners to figure out recommended course of action. In addition to developing the strategy with the office and analyzing its options, the role assists in directly negotiating the transaction with the Landlord and coordinating among various consultants. Strong listening, communication, negotiation, and influencing skills in communicating complex real estate and financial structures are crucial in this role. An individual must also have the ability to develop trust and strong relationships while independently handing multiple projects simultaneously.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Field Real Estate

  • Independently solve complex real estate problems and identify solutions.
  • Explain difficult financial and real estate concepts and persuade others to work with in Company standard methodologies and growth strategy.
  • Presentation of analyses and due diligence memorandums to secure internal approval of recommended real estate solution by senior function leadership.
  • Increase office profitability through the effective selection of the site location and analysis of financials.
  • Determination of recommended space needs under a variety of growth scenarios and analyzing alternatives available in the market.
  • Assists office with negotiation of Letters of Intent and the various lease documents.
  • Interact effectively with various third-parties to efficiently complete each lease transaction.
  • Other responsibilities may be assumed as needed.

Bring your best! What the role requires:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or real estate.
  • Minimum of 3-10 years of experience in commercial office lease transactions.
  • Strong analytical skills with the consistent track record to analyze business problems and make decisions.
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport and acceptance amongst stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to articulate complex technical or financial information to various audiences to gain common understanding.
  • Strong experience in performing financial analysis and modeling, and using spreadsheet tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate in a matrix environment and to deal with ambiguity and paradox.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously, and carry out diverse assignments in a fast-paced environment.
  • Negotiation experience.

Benefits:

  • Competitive base pay!
  • 401K
  • Pension plan
  • Educational assistance
  • Performance based incentive pay
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Caregiver time off
  • ….and more

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We will offer reasonable accommodations.

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W e are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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