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Global Real Estate Transaction Lead

Global Real Estate Transaction Lead - 12321

Operations - USA Dallas, Texas 

Global Real Estate Transaction Lead


This key role is responsible for management of all lease transactions within our Global Real Estate portfolio, including acquisitions, dispositions, renewals, expansions and contractions. The individual will work with other pillars in the Real Estate organization, as well as with Business Units, Finance, Legal, and other groups, to develop strategies and plans for each site. The individual will provide leadership on site selection, lease negotiations and ensure financial targets are met.


Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee transactions and transaction strategy of Global Real Estate portfolio, including managing the service delivery of our global partner

  • Personally manage negotiations and renewals of small locations globally

  • Review lease documents and manage legal reviews and internal approval processes

  • Develop and implement Transactions Playbook (processes and standards)

  • Provide guidance on leasing structures and financial treatments

  • Monitor transaction trigger dates to ensure timely execution of  new leases, renewals and terminations

  • Maintain global transaction history and provide commission forecast

  • Contribute to site selection, portfolio optimization, M&A strategy and real estate strategy processes

  • Ensure all internal controls are adhered to

  • Contribute to cost savings and avoidance targets

  • Support the establishment of a global CAFM/IWMS platform

  • Identify and benchmark key metrics to measure our performance against the best-in-class

  • Build healthy relationship with stakeholders and ensure alignment of portfolio strategies with the Business

  • Provide planning assumptions for annual budget preparation and forward-looking planning

  • Partner with other pillars of the Real Estate organization, as well as other groups within the company

  • Mentor and develop the Transaction and Lease Administration teams

  • Other duties as requested


Key Relationships

  • Transaction and Lease Administration teams

  • Corporate Real Estate organization

  • Internal stakeholders (HR, Legal, IT, Finance, business leaders, Sourcing)

  • External stakeholders (outsourced partner, architects, consultants, project managers and contractors)


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Global experience in a similar role (critical)

  • Proven ability to manage external partners

  • Proven track record of successful negotiations

  • Excellent communication skills, plus strong presentation, influencing and negotiation skills

  • Good with data, including strong financial modeling skills

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to organize, manage and track large and varied sets of data

  • Experienced in working and managing remotely

  • Fluency in English (written and verbal)

  • Other language skills (beneficial)

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years global real estate transaction experience

  • University degree in real estate, business or equivalent relevant experience

  • Business acumen and entrepreneurship

Job Details

  • Reports to VP, Global Real Estate and Facilities

  • Flexibility in work location

  • Work hours may vary due to global role

  • Travel, as required


About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Dallas,Texas 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  Yes, 20% of the Time