GGP Associate Manager, Operations in Oakbrook, Illinois

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Associate Manager, Operations






Develop a rewarding career in Operations Management at one of GGP’s crown jewel properties just outside of Chicago, IL!

Oakbrook Center in Oakbrook, IL is hiring a new Associate Operations Manager to join the terrific team at this thriving shopping center!

This is a salaried role designed to further develop the individual for a dynamic career as an Operations Manager at GGP. Within approximately 12-24 months, relocation may very well be required.

You’ll participate in new tenant openings, successful events, innovative problem solving, exciting energy savings initiatives, and be at the heart of making groundbreaking projects come to fruition! There is never a dull moment at Oakbrook

– always something new and exciting to get into. As we transform our shopping centers into lifestyle destinations, you’ll be a key part of a very EXCITING time in retail!

Our GGP team is a great group of people who share the core values of Humility, Attitude, Do the Right Thing, Together, and Own It. We work together toward the mission to "own and operate best-in-class retail properties

that provide an outstanding environment and experience for our communities, retailers, employees, consumers, and shareholders.

The successful candidate after the first year will be able to:

  • Conduct a preconstruction meeting independently.

  • Participate actively in monthly expense re-forecasting.

  • Have an understanding of vendor contracts in place including scope of work and payment schedule.

  • Actively take tenant and customer calls, using resources of the lease, property engineers, maintenance, outside vendors, etc. to address issues.

  • Actively participate in RFP process for contracted services and capital projects.


Qualifications include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Flexibility and willingness to relocate

  • 1-2 years in the property or construction management industry

  • 1-2 years administrative/technical experience and knowledge of property physical systems

  • Understanding of building systems, HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems desired

  • Good analytical skills

  • Proven ability to be flexible, prioritize and manage multiple projects, as well as solve problems in a timely manner

  • Willingness to learn new skills

  • Knowledge of computer software and peripherals

  • 1 year of supervisory experience with employees and/or contracted services preferred

GGP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or

expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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