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Assistant Manager, Property Management

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Date: Jun 5, 2019

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92617

Company: Irvine Company

Position Summary:

Assists with the operational management of a portfolio of over one million square feet of neighborhood and community shopping centers and the leadership of the portfolio team.  Assists with all aspects of the strategic, financial and operational management of the properties.

Job Duties:

Assists in the maintenance and operations of all properties, including the following:

  • Performs regular physical inspections of properties and addresses all maintenance and operational issues to maintain Irvine Company standards.
  • Ensures a safe and pleasant shopping environment and preservation of the center’s physical assets, including compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, property and life safety requirements.
  • In coordination with the Operations Manager and Landscape Manager, assists with the management of third party vendors to ensure compliance with contract agreements and property standards.
  • Coordinates projects with Operations Manager, Landscape Manager, Development and Tenant Coordination teams.

Assists in the financial administration of the property, including the following:

  • Creation of budgets, business plans and other reports.
  • Review of monthly financial and sales reports.
  • Support of leasing and other revenue generating activities.
  • Control of expenses.
  • Managing accounts payable and accounts receivable.

Establishes and maintains positive relationships with retailers

  • Responds to retailer questions, concerns and requests.
  • Assists in ensuring that retailers are in compliance with lease requirements.
  • Monitors merchant and property performance through frequent communication with retailers, including in-person meetings.

Partners with and supports all other disciplines including Leasing, Marketing, Tenant Coordination, Development, Accounting, Finance and IT.

Assists Senior Director, Property Management, Marketing, Sponsorship and other disciplines in the execution of marketing and merchant events, on-site advertising and other common area events and programs.

At the direction of Senior Director, Property Management, develops and maintains positive relationships with local businesses, governmental agencies and community organizations.

Additional Accountabilities

Reports prepared and/or utilized:

Microsoft Office



Various databases (e.g., Access)


Working Relationships

Internal: (By telephone, mail and in person)              

  • Irvine company stakeholders within the Irvine Retail Properties division


External: (By telephone, mail and in person)

  • Customers, tenants/merchants, vendors

General Requirements

Demonstrate initiative, personal awareness, professionalism, positive attitude, and integrity; exercise high quality customer service and leadership in all areas of performance.  Project a professional image and demeanor.  Understand, apply and comply with all company policies and procedures.

Supervisory/Management/Leadership Responsibilities

Provide day-to-day oversight to assigned vendors and shared administrative support for adherence to policies, procedures and budgetary guidelines; may oversee others as assigned (e.g., maintenance technician).  Ensure performance is in line with company standards.  Monitor performance and assists in training/coaching as needed

Problem Solving

Develop and provide solutions for a variety of problems based on established precedents and policies.

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

  • 2-4 years experience in shopping center or commercial real estate management, or comparable experience.
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, with ability to communicate effectively with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint software to meet reporting, correspondence and budgeting requirements.

Other Qualifications - Preferred Experience

Previous experience with commercial real estate or shopping centers.

Certificates, Licenses, Etc.

Valid California driver’s license, valid vehicle insurance, and reliable vehicle.

Equipment Used

Computer and printer, calculator, scanner, iPad, cell phone, lap top, telephone, copy machine and fax machine. Automotive vehicle; either personal or company provided.

Physical Requirements

Extensive walking, frequent standing, sitting, stooping, bending, climbing stairs and/or ladders, and lifting objects of up to 20 pounds.  May drive vehicle, either personal or provided by company. 

About Us:
Irvine Company Retail Properties (a division of Irvine Company) has created some of America’s most popular retail centers. Each of our 40 retail centers - including Fashion Island in Newport Beach, Irvine Spectrum Center and The Market Place, as well as neighborhood shopping centers like Woodbury Town Center in Irvine - is meticulously planned and ideally located to support the community it serves.

We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It’s an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

The Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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