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Job Offer: Property Manager

From May/June 2022, the Nordic Embassies in Berlin are seeking to recruit a

PROPERTY MANAGER f/m/d (full-time)

who will be responsible for the long-term technical reconstruction and investment projects of the Nordic Embassies as well as for the technical and infrastructural operation of the common embassy compound.

The Nordic Embassies in Berlin – the embassies of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden – share an embassy complex. This concept is unique to the world and functions as a show case for our five countries. The compound consists of the five embassies and the Felleshus, the pan-nordic building. The Felleshus is open to the public daily, as well as on weekends and public holidays. Please visit www.nordischebotschaften.org

The guiding principle of the joint Nordic Embassy facility is »Each autonomous, and yet together«.

The responsibilities and duties of the Property Manager include:

  • maintaining close communication and providing trust-based support and assistance to the users on site in Berlin and to the owners in the five Nordic capitals. This includes the planning and implementation of long-term necessary technical reconstruction and investment projects that serve to develop and maintain the value of the Nordic embassies. Long-term and sustainable thinking and action are important to us. Communication and reporting with the users and the owners are in English.
  • to plan and execute necessary tenders in all technical and infrastructural areas – both independently and with external consultants, as well as implementingthe agreed contracts with the various contractors.
  • to manage the technical and infrastructural operation of the embassy complex. For the day-to-day operational tasks including upkeep, maintenance etc., the Nordic Embassies are contractually connected to local companies in Berlin.

We are looking for a dedicated, responsible, mature and flexible individual with a Nordic affinity. Candidates should be either a trained engineer or architect with many years of experience in the supervision, maintenance, management and coordination of building ensembles with special requirements and architecture. Very good knowledge of German and English is a prerequisite as well as the ability to act proactively, independently and with minimal supervision. Citizenship in one of the Nordic countries is an advantage, but not a requirement.

The Nordic Embassies stand for respect and integrity as well as loyalty and fairness. We offer a friendly, open, fair, varied and international working environment.

For further information, please contact the Director of Felleshus, Mari Hellsén (tel. 030-50 50 0). We look forward to receiving your application in German or English by 6 February, 2022 to mari.hellsen@nordischebotschaften.org