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Real Estate Transaction Manger - Overland Park, KS

Date:  Jul 10, 2024

Overland Park, KS, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies


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As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.  


Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 104456 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Why Black and Veatch

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work and winner of the Newsweek’s 2023 America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity, Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.  


At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use. #LI-DM2

The Opportunity

The Real Estate Transaction Manager will be responsible for tracking and managing global real estate transactions. They will oversee all aspects of the real estate transaction process, engage with key internal and external stakeholders, and ensure that corporate oversight and governance are adhered to. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational and communication skills, be a self-starter, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. This position will report directly to the Director of Real Estate Transactions and Brokerage.

This role will be located at Headquarters in Overland Park, KS. This position is hybrid, 3 days in office and 2 days remotely.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in management of global real estate transactions which include, market analysis, lease negotiations, lease reviews, AFE approvals, and lease executions.
  • Assist in all aspects of the real estate transaction process, including property acquisitions, preparation of real estate leases and owner property agreements, evaluates dates, contract options, and prepares strategic direction.
  • Engage with key internal stakeholders to support the location of offices/sites in key markets to support our external clients.
  • Ensure that corporate oversight and governance are adhered to and all administrative requirements internal and external are completed for all real estate transactions.
  • Assist with managing and monitoring the progress of the Company portfolio and assessments on renewals, extensions, and terminations.
  • Support portfolio alignment of the Corporate Real Estate strategy, organization's objectives and support an optimized hybrid workplace that promotes the growth and development of our employee-owners.
  • Assist in building and maintaining relationships with external broker partners, supporting the Global Director of Real Estate Transactions and Brokerage in achieving overall real estate goals.

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in design, real estate, construction management, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in real estate, or related field.
  • Ability to gain a deep understanding of the business and to connect solutions to business needs. 
  • Executive presence that can connect across levels, functions, and regions; strong ability to influence. 
  • Proven negotiation skills. 
  • Strong analytical skills. 
  • Working analytical and financial skills, with the ability to develop and manage budgets and financial models.
  • Highly collaborative approach with clear and thoughtful communications and engagement. 
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and ability to lead through the unknown. 
  • Familiarity with sustainability and environmental issues related to real estate and workplace.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires 4 year degree, or equivalent work experience

All applicants must beable to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of thefollowing: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with anyapplicable laws and regulations.


Active Real Estate License preferred

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Hybrid work schedule, 3 days in office at corporate HQ, 2 days working remotley

25% annual travel


Action oriented
Customer focus
Interpersonal savvy
Nimble learning
Being resilient
Plans and aligns
Manages complexity

Salary Plan

ADM: Administrative/Business

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.


Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.


To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.


A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.


By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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