Goldman Sachs & Co. Realty Management Division, Construction Manager, Associate/Vice President, Tokyo in ku, Japan



Would you like to utilize your construction and development management capability to further build your brand through an opportunity with Goldman Sachs? We are looking for a proactive team player with construction and development management experience. This individual will be part of the team looking after real estate development projects across the Asia Pacific region, with an initial focus on mega-solar developments across Japan.


We use our expertise to provide investment and asset management services in the real estate market, partnering with other divisions in the firm to deliver results wherever Goldman Sachs has an interest. Our work is divided across hospitality, loan asset management, real estate credit investing, portfolio management, and real estate asset management. If you're passionate about real estate and finance, have strong analytical skills, and are a great communicator who is eager to make an impact, Realty Management could be the right place for you.



Job Summary & Responsibilities

  • Manage development and construction risk on large projects across multiple product types directly and through third party project management consultants

  • Manage a large portfolio of projects simultaneously across multiple project types

  • Project Management (and Investment Analysis Support) for Real Estate Development Project( solar, office, logistic, hotel, retail, etc.)

  • Conduct risk assessment of development and construction projects during due diligence/underwriting

  • Evaluate Joint Venture Operating Partners to determine capabilities to meet investment objectives

  • Conduct oversight of Operating Partners, focusing on 1)Transparency, 2) Alignment of interests and 3) Execution/Performance

  • Review building plans and construction expenses, negotiation with construction companies

  • Manage the construction phase and providing status to investment and asset management teams

  • Project management (and investment analysis support)

  • Review development permits, work collaboratively with public entities, energy companies, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

  • Review civil engineering work plans and construction expenses, Negotiation with construction companies

  • Review panel layout plans, facilities construction expense


Basic Qualifications

  • 8 years or more experience in above related business in real-estate development, general construction companies, real-estate investment funds, etc.

  • Project management and organizational skills

  • Basic skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Logical thinker and fluid communication skills

  • Native level Japanese speaking and writing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered Architect; Technical licensing related to construction/engineering

  • Understanding of local regulations and law related to construction and development


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Job ID 2017-37171

Schedule Type Full Time

Level Vice President/Executive Director

Function(s) Real Estate

Location(s) JP-Minato-ku

Region Japan

Division Realty Management Division

Business Unit Realty Management

Employment Type Employee