Avis Budget Group Director Regional Properties in San Francisco, California

Job Summary:

This position acts as a liaison to senior level airport administration, staff and select off-airport property owners to monitor, evaluate and maintain ongoing operational rights and obligations. Negotiates, drafts, reviews, and revises all operating agreements and real estate leases for operating locations. Provides industry leadership in promoting and negotiating operational efficiency and goals with airports. Responsibilities extend beyond initial completion of the business deal, including the resolution of all disputes during the term of the agreements. This position engages in coordination with the company’s facilities department, and outside counsel or consultants to assist in completion of specific construction projects as necessary. Essential duties and responsibilities, shown below, will vary accordingly based on assignment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attends airport meetings regarding operating rights, methods of operation, policy and planning at particular airports.

  • Drafts and reviews operating agreements/leases which give the company the legal right to operate and/or use space at airports.

  • Prepares detailed responsive submissions to those airports which require a Bid, Tender, RFP, or Expression of Interest.

  • Attends public hearings of municipal boards and airport authorities when necessary to obtain approvals and/or advocate planning and policy issues.

  • Issues Real Estate abstracts on all properties and advises company personnel on issues of interpretation and administration of legal agreements.

  • Negotiates leases, acquisitions or dispositions of non-airport and airport used for urban operations and support functions.

  • Directs and supervises local company financial, legal, and other consultants in local jurisdictions and attends court proceedings when necessary.

  • Assists in acquisition or disposition of franchise operations with regard to airport/real estate issues.

  • Attends conferences and stays current with industry standards.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Ensures proper staffing and the use of overtime hours to maximize the effectiveness of the Properties function. Conducts annual performance appraisals for direct reports, recommends salary increases, provides individual feedback to improve performance, and initiates corrective action in response to personnel problems. Reviews and approves salary increases for indirect reports. Oversees the training of new employees to perform their duties in a manner consistent with the organization’s standards.

Qualifications (may vary by level)

Required Experience

  • Juris Doctorate required.

  • 2 to 5 years experience with real estate and government matters.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive understanding of real estate law and real estate values.

  • Extensive understanding of governmental procurement procedures.

  • General knowledge of the local government operations.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

  • Excellent analytical ability and attention to detail.

Travel Requirements: Moderate travel is required. Relocation possible.

Disclaimer

The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job, which may vary, based on job location, department or the assignment. The actual essential duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary by location, department, reporting structure or other business needs. No inference should be drawn that a specific job duty, responsibility or qualification is non-essential by its absence from this description.

Avis Budget Group is an EEO Employer - Veterans/Disabled and all other protected categories.

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