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AES Project Manager, Real Estate in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Scope of Position

This position acts as the real estate lead for all real estate projects as assigned to them. A Real Estate Project Managers portfolio may include a mixture of acquisitions, greenfield, late-stage development, operational projects, and divestiture projects. This position is the main point of contact for all other internal teams and manages all outside real estate vendor relationships for their portfolio. The Real Estate Project Manager is in charge of all real estate deliverables needed for development through operations, and financial closing(s).

Responsibilities (including but not limited to)

  • Draft and negotiate landowner agreements including leases, amendments, easements, purchase agreements, landowner estoppels and various other related documents.

  • Draft and negotiate governmental and third-party agreements including consents, licenses, rights-of-way, and other related documents.

  • Track and manage all real estate related SLUP and/or CUP conditions to completion as specified by each project permit.

  • Track and manage all MSAs, NDAs, SOWs, Change Orders, and TOs for their project vendors.

  • Obtain, review, analyze title commitments including curative title issues and negotiation of title proformas, insurance policies and endorsements.

  • Obtain, review, coordinate ALTA surveys from preconstruction to as-built.

  • Coordinate outside counsel efforts based on a specific scope of work for each project or stage of project.

  • Conduct real estate due diligence on various M&A projects as assigned, including lease review, title review, survey review, as well as prepare memorandums for executive level review outlining the risks and liabilities of a given project.

  • Prepare and keep current all real estate summaries/trackers/databases to assist in overall project management.

  • Enter, review and approve all related PRs and POs for payment from accounting.

  • Prepare agendas and lead all real estate calls and meetings.

  • Manage and review work product coming from Real Estate Analysts assisting on their projects.

  • Act as liaison to upper level management for all real estate information related to their portfolio.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree, paralegal certificate or minimum of 5 years of relevant real estate experience, or 3-5 years of experience as a real estate paralegal.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with commercial title and survey related work including review, negotiation and coordination of all deliverables.

  • Experience closing large financial transactions, including construction debt financing and tax equity.

  • Experience conducting real estate due diligence for project acquisitions.

  • Ability to read and interpret legal documents, as well as offer review and risk mitigation.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Detail oriented, organized, and able to maintain a high quality of work under pressure.

  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines that sometimes conflict.

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, Concur, and Google Earth

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Safety comes first at AES. To protect the health and safety of our people, customers, communities and partners, and to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, AES requires all newly-hired people or current AES people applying for U.S.-based role(s), to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their date of hire. Except where prohibited by law or not specifically covered in a collective bargaining agreement, new hires and transfers will be required to provide proof of vaccination during onboarding and periodically thereafter. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities, as applicable.

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