Real Estate Project Lead at Cargill
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Real Estate Project Lead

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Job ID 255768 Date posted 12/05/2022 Location : Shanghai, China

Job Purpose and Impact

The Real Estate Development & Transaction Associate, as a strategic partner to the Business, will independently oversee and handle the real estate portfolio and transaction process. In this role, you will provide strategic vision and review of the portfolio, including identifying and evaluating opportunities, applying critical domain expertise to support business goals, optimizing real estate portfolio, decreasing risks and enabling better outcomes across all asset types.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide expert thought leadership to identify and resolve obstacles to completing real estate portfolio and transaction on time and to budget.
  • Partner with business leadership, internal and external stakeholders to develop and deploy real estate strategy.
  • Adhere to internal and external quality standards.
  • Monitor and report on the status of projects including real estate transaction management, site selection, negotiation and contractual documentation.
  • Independently organize project teams, assign individual responsibilities, develop project schedules and resolve resource requirements.
  • Provide expert thought leadership in your field and work with limited direction, using additional research and interpretation to identify issues or problems. You may provide direction to supporting team members and be a strategic contributor.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in real estate, facilities management, finance or economics
  • Minimum six years corporate real estate experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply


  • Networking skills to enhance relationship with business leaders and stakeholders, and collaboration across all levels of the organization
  • Customer-driven mindset and commercial acumen in managing financial data and capturing value
  • Process and project management skills, keen attention to details. Drives projects and tasks to successful completion and closure
  • Strong data management discipline, analytical, problem-solving, presentation, influencing and storytelling skills
  • Fluent in English. Fluency in Mandarin will be advantageous
  • International and domestic travel up to 20-30%
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