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Head of Corporate Real EstateHang Seng Bank Ltd
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  • Posted on 17 May 2019
Head of Corporate Real EstateHang Seng Bank Ltd
Job Highlights
  • University degree in a related discipline
  • Good command of English and Chinese
  • Great sense of ownership and servicing mindset
Job Description

Corporate Real Estate


Hang Seng’s Corporate Real Estate is a team of professionals managing nearly 300 properties in Hong Kong used by thousands of staff to support millions of customers. Whether it is a customer entering a branch, or staff collaborating in an office, we can make their experience a positive one.


Working closely with the businesses partners and external vendors, the team covers a wide range of real estate functions including planning, acquisition, design, construction/fitting out, asset management, facilities management and administration of Hang Seng’s operational and investment real estate portfolio. The team also provides collateral appraisal services to internal business users and asset management services to external customers.


Should you join our Corporate Real Estate function, you will be working with a highly talented, motivated and experienced team in an enjoyable and dynamic environment, where you will have opportunities to excel and develop yourselves professionally, as well as contribute to the success of the organization.


We are currently seeking a high calibre professional to join our department as Head of Corporate Real Estate.


Principal responsibilities

  • To support the implementation of the Group’s strategic objectives through customer driven delivery of CRE services and continuous performance improvement.
  • To provide strategic leadership in respect of the real estate portfolio to ensure that the portfolio is actively and efficiently managed and capable of supporting the changing needs of the business going forward.
  • The individual has direct responsibility for the delivery of a full range of Facilities, Property and Project Management services, across a diverse portfolio.   The role works with a number of significant external supplier partnerships as well as an internal team of property professionals.
  • The role is to ensure that real estate is a key business enabler, through the delivery of innovative and forward thinking initiatives relating to the portfolio and which support the business needs across Portfolio Optimisation, Workplace and FM Solutions, Retail Solutions, Sustainability, Critical Facilities and Risk Management.
  • To plan, direct and implement business strategies of Hang Seng Real Estate Management Limited and ensure that both strategic and operating objectives can be achieved.


  • University graduate and relevant professional qualification in real estate, ideally in related subject and/or business, economics, finance, project management with a recognized professional qualification such as Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (“MHKIS”) or equivalent.
  • At least 15 years’ post-qualification experience, minimum 7 years of which must be at a managerial level.
  • Must attain and maintain a valid Estate Agent’s (Individual) License.
  • A comprehensive understanding of a broad range of real estate activities and issues with thorough understanding of the Bank and industry practices. The jobholder should have broad and deep experience of leasing (as both landlord and tenant), acquisition, disposal, tenancy/asset management, estate management of large scale of real estate portfolio for both self-occupation and investment purposes.
  • High level of business awareness, sound financial and accounting acumen, including analytics and business case knowledge
  • Excellent project management skills and with an ability to grasp, understand and independently handle new and existing projects and ideas.
  • Excellent relationship management and communication skill.
  • A proven track record in leading and implementing strategic complicated assignments within different environments.
  • Proven ability to lead and leverage a large range of stakeholders and external consultants/contractors to drive best performance.
  • Ability to undertake options analysis, make sound recommendations and articulate a robust business case to senior management
  • Ability to operate in a fast moving and dynamic environment.
  • Good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese
  • Great sense of ownership and servicing mindset to ensure efficient and effective customer service processes


All information provided by applicants will be used only for recruitment purposes and will be used strictly in accordance with the Bank's personal data policies, a copy of which may be obtained by the applicant upon request. Unless otherwise instructed in writing by the applicant concerned, applicants may be considered for other suitable positions within the Bank and its related companies. The personal data of unsuccessful job applicants may be retained for a maximum of two years from the date when the job application is rejected and such data may be retained for a longer period if there is a subsisting reason that obliges the Bank to do so, after which the personal data will be destroyed.

Additional Information
Years of Experience
15 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Company details

A Career with Hang Seng Bank

Hang Seng is committed to service excellence. Our people are our most important asset and play a vital role in our efforts to continually enhance our performance for customers and provide best-in-class products and services. We seek to attract high-calibre talent by offering a dynamic working environment, good career development opportunities and competitive compensation packages.