Compensation & Benefits Consultant – Sandton

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Job Purpose

Conducts strategic management of the property assets by maximizing capital value and net income for specific set of properties in a specific geographic node.

Role Location

Growthpoint Head Office in Sandton, Johannesburg. The portfolio of properties is in Johannesburg.

Working Conditions

Ability to work after hours and on weekends when required.
Must be willing to a hands-on approach to inspect the properties, and to meet with tenants and colleges.

Reporting Manager

The Asset Manager reports to the Head of Asset Management, for the Office Sector.

Direct Subordinates
No direct subordinates.
Budget Responsibility

Fully responsible for compiling the consolidated budget for the portfolio of Office properties and manage / monitor the performance of budget throughout the year. Presentation of this budget to the Head of Asset Management.

Duties and responsibilities

Strategic financial performance with emphasis on maximizing the net income growth of the Office portfolio and achieving budget. The goal is to achieve above market returns for the portfolio.
Fully responsible for aligning operational performance and excellence of Office sector in conjunction with sector heads, property management in accordance with the organisational objectives.
Authorisation of appropriate Capex spend to enhance the portfolio.
Facilitate the deal making process for the Office portfolio by guiding property management accordingly.
Negotiating, structuring and concluding strategic deals.
Fully responsible for strategic management and growth of assets principally through identifying acquisition, development and disposal opportunities including conducting due diligence. Presentation of these initiatives to the Growthpoint Deal Forum.
Promotion of sustainability and energy generation initiatives within the portfolio.
Ensure that company goals and objectives are aligned with asset management business plan and property management’s business plan.
Maintain and grow tenant relations with tenants.
New development and new business opportunity guidance.
Facilitate business to business opportunities in the sector and Growthpoint as a whole.


Minimum 10 years within Property Management with a minimum of 5 years’ office sector experience.


Knowledge of the full spectrum of property management i.e., financial, marketing, administrative and technical components of properties.
Sound knowledge of the business environment, the relevant role players within the business and their key responsibilities and outcomes i.e., market indicators.
Legislation: knowledge and compliance to Occupational Health and Safety regulations.
Asset management and financial accounting principles.
Knowledge of Commercial leasing and lease agreements.
Property and property contract related legislation.


Appropriate degree or similar qualification in Property Management and /or financial management.


Must be analytical
Must have the ability to negotiate with role players and arrive at a win-win situation in the best interest of the organization and the negotiating parties
Must have the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently at all levels in the company and to accurately give an account of information pertaining to the performance of outputs
Must have the ability to utilize the correct compute software and the relevant functionality applicable to the outcomes required
Must have the ability to manage conflict
Must have experience in successfully managing and mentoring people.
Must have the ability to plan, organize, lead and control in the work environment to achieve business objectives
Must have good presentation skills
Must have good interpersonal skills
Must have the ability to manage time effectively
Must have the ability to identify and manage risk