Expansion Manager

Re-invent the world’s largest industry as part of a dynamic, venture capital-backed hospitality tech start-up with huge growth ambitions!

About Bob W

Bob W is a venture capital-backed, tech-enabled hospitality company that merges hotel-like consistency, services and amenities with the authenticity and livability of a home. Based on the vision of building the world’s fastest growing, most sustainable and most loved hospitality brand  (Don’t believe us? Peek at our latest reviews), Bob W offers beautifully designed living spaces that reflect the vibe of the handpicked neighbourhoods they are located in. Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, Bob W ensures a highly unique yet consistent experience, no matter if you’re staying for a few nights or a few months. 

Bob W got started in Finland a year ago, expanded to Estonia in mid-2019 and plans to grow to 1,000 living spaces across Northern Europe and the Baltics within the next 18 months. The execution of our super ambitious growth plan is fuelled by major investments from top-tier VCs and real estate private equity firms.

The Role

Our newly established Real Estate team will drive supply growth by identifying top-of-the-funnel lease opportunities, negotiate leases, manage deal closings, oversee development projects, plan and execute the design and ramp-up of new properties, and asset manage the existing properties in our portfolio.

As an Expansion Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing, planning, managing and tracking the progress of our upcoming projects, by working with our international Real Estate team (including directors, associate directors, project managers, interior architects and financial analysts), ensuring that projects are completed within time and budgetary constraints. 

In this critical role you will:

  • Oversee, plan, manage and track the progress of our upcoming projects
  • Manage the budget and estimate costs
  • Determine the necessary equipment, materials, and manpower needed
  • Ensure supplies and equipment are ordered and delivered according to schedule
  • Resolve any problems that may arise
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and building codes
  • Coordinate and collaborate with clients, service partners, subcontractors, engineers, architects and key team members of the project team
  • Negotiate with external vendors on contract agreements
  • Obtain the appropriate permits and licenses from authorities
  • Plan all project launch operations and schedule intermediate phases
  • Ensure all deadlines are met
  • Keep all stakeholders aware of the progress on projects and prepare progress reports regularly
  • Conduct site checks to monitor progress and quality standards

What we look for:

  • 3+ years of proven experience as a Project executive, project manager, site manager or other similar role
  • In-depth understanding of design and construction procedures and project management principles
  • Comfortable reading and understanding blueprints and drawings
  • Ability to budget, schedule, negotiate, and control costs
  • High degree of familiarity with contract and subcontract documents, terms, and conditions
  • Able to plan ahead
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant rules and regulations as well as quality standards
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent time management ability
  • Able to multitask with a strong understanding of core manager duties
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • You have a self-starter mentality and results-driven attitude
  • Your analytical skills and attention to detail are excellent
  • Your oral and written communication skills are top-notch

What we offer: 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Unlimited holidays
  • The opportunity to re-invent the world’s largest industry by shaping a young and dynamic tech company with huge growth ambitions 
  • Smart and highly motivated colleagues 
  • A multicultural, diverse and highly rewarding work environment 
  • Plenty of opportunities to travel, mixing business with pleasure


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

 

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