Land Asset Manager II
Company: Kamehameha Schools
Posted on: April 3, 2021
Aloha mai! Mahalo for your interest in Kamehameha Schools. If
you are looking for an opportunity to utilize your skills and
talents and grow in your profession, while serving and
strengthening our Native Hawaiian community, we would love to have
you join our --ohana! Job Summary Manages an assigned portfolio of
agricultural and conservation lands as well as selected rural
residential and commercial mixed use assets and provides full cycle
asset management of assigned portfolio of properties.Primary KS
representative on lease/tenant negotiations and transactions.Leads
development and implementation plans for assigned assets to achieve
strategic, financial and operational goals.Responsible for leading
and/or participating in cross-functional project teams. This
position handles complex transactions and issues related to daily
operations, projects, interactions with internal employees and
SMEs, third-party vendors, tenants, government, and community.
Strategy Development and Planning
- Manages project activities and acts as primary point of contact
during strategic planning process for the portfolio under
- Understands issues impacting assets or resources under their
management, reviews scenario alternatives and recommends course of
action to Senior Managers and Directors.
- Evaluates multiple scenarios and advocates the best courses of
- Conducts primary and secondary research of assigned sectors,
resource and/or land assets, and market, economic, community,
political and real estate trends affecting these assets.
Implementation, Management and Operations
- Develops and leads implementation plans for each assigned
sector, resource or land asset with a focus on asset enhancement,
operating strategy, and performance metrics.
- Monitors performance metrics over time and revises
implementation plans as needed.
- Coordinates with specialized divisional and other KS staff to
integrate KS' five values into implementation plans for assigned
sectors, land or resource assets.
- Independently negotiates complex sector, land use and/or
resource management agreements.
- Leads negotiation and execution of leases and licenses
- Performs financial modeling and other relevant due diligence
for portfolio-level transactions.
- Evaluates activities and/or contract compliance of lessees,
contractors, vendors and stake-holders.
- Creates management plans and monitoring strategies for sector,
resource or land assets.
- Assesses and manages portfolio-level legal, environmental,
community and financial risk.
- Assesses lessees' compliance with plans, permits and other
- Leads project teams and supervises staff as assigned.
- Prioritizes and allocates resources between and within projects
and programs under management in alignment with KS' strategic
goals. Accountability and Reporting (Financial Management)
- Reports portfolio-level financial and operating activities,
including operating budgets, rent negotiations, delinquencies,
variances, trend analysis, cost control, expenditures, billings and
collections, and progress towards plan goals.
- Reports portfolio-level risk and compliance management programs
and activities Communications, Team Work and Strategic Alliances
- As a team member, communicates and collaborates with other
Endowment, Regional and KS staff on status of projects, plans,
investments and programs.
- Attends internal and external meetings and represents KS'
interests on portfolio, sector or resource-related issues.
- Team Work
- Motivates team members and promotes values of working together
as a team.
- Strategic Alliances
- Establishes and maintains relationships with external
stakeholders including tenants, collaborators, vendors and
- Optimizes impact by building relationships and alliances to
overcome barriers, share information and accomplish common
- Acts as on-the-ground link between KS and external stakeholders
and recommends courses of action to senior managers and directors
in their stakeholder management efforts. Market and Regional
- Develops firm understanding of regional socio-economic, real
estate, political, demographic and other trends
- Maintains a detailed understanding of sector, market,
supply/demand and market preference trends
- Keeps current with risk management, zoning, regulatory
compliance and other land and resource management related fields.
Position Requirements Minimum Qualifications - An equivalent
combination of education and experience may substitute for the
- Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Real Estate, Land
Planning, Natural Resource and Environmental Management, Natural
Sciences, Hydrology, Engineering or other relevant field.
- Minimum of 5 years of directly related work experience in
conservation, agricultural or land management and operations.
- State of Hawaii Real Estate License (active or inactive)
- Requires great attention and discipline as it relates to
transaction and legal work.
- Understanding of land and resource management issues, trends
- Understanding of real estate economics
- Understanding of environmental and resource stewardship
- Understanding of conservation and agricultural land management
- Demonstrated proficiency in real estate transactional
activities and familiarity with typical real estate documents
- Demonstrated proficiency with portfolio-level proforma analysis
and budgeting, including ability to develop investment strategy and
- Demonstrated ability to synthesize information from various
sources for onward reporting
- Demonstrated ability manage highly confidential information
using ethical conduct and discretion
- Understanding of principles of net present value and internal
rate of return
- Understanding of legal and regulatory processes governing land
and resource management
- Understanding of various types of legal, economic,
environmental and cultural risks
- Strong planning and project management skills
- Strong negotiation skills and ability to diffuse and resolve
- Strong leadership skills and ability to build and lead
- Strong interpersonal skills, including presentation, verbal and
written communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to work with external parties (government
agencies, land owners, strategic partners, etc)
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with local communities
and have a familiarity with Native Hawaiian communities, agencies
- Strong computer skills with Microsoft office, property
management software and GIS and the ability to learn new computer
- Valid driver's license
- Demonstrated organizational competencies of accountability,
change effectiveness, collaboration and teamwork, communication,
Hawaiian cultural commitment, and innovation Preferred
- MBA or advanced degree
- Continuing Education in commercial real estate development,
appraisal, management, finance, investment, counseling and
- Knowledge of Hawaiian culture, language, and practices
- Ability to hike to remote areas Physical Requirements
- Frequently sit, perform desk based computer tasks and grasp
- Occasionally stand/walk, write by hand, and
lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
- Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel, crawl, climb, reach/work
about shoulder, grasp forcefully. Working Conditions
- This position may involve traveling to various locations,
including neighbor islands to conduct business.
- Work is conducted in an office/school environment and may
require work to be conducted in non-standard workplaces.
- Work is typically conducted Monday through Friday at normal
business hours but evening and weekend hours may be required to
meet goals and objectives. Disclaimer: The above statements are
intended to describe the general nature and level of work being
performed by incumbents assigned to this job. This is not intended
to be an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and
skills required. The incumbent may be expected to perform other
duties as assigned. (For Internal Use Only: #LI-CA) Federal law
requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified
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include making a change to the application process or work
procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a
sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
Kamehameha Schools offers a dynamic, innovative and collaborative
work environment for growth-minded individuals who embrace culture
and diversity. Deeply committed to shaping a thriving and vibrant
future for Native Hawaiians, Kamehameha Schools aims at finding the
right people for the right roles, who bring talent and passion to
our mission. Our workforce is comprised of full- and part-time,
on-call, and seasonal employees who work in various positions at
locations across Hawai--i pae ----ina (group of islands), including
three K-12 campuses, 29 preschools, and other regional and support
offices. Learn more about us at www.ksbe.edu/careers!
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