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Center Management

A wide range of job profiles await you in the Center Management division, whether in Marketing at ECE headquarters, as a Center Manager or Technical Manager at a local shopping center, or in the role of Facility Management Specialist. Use your expertise to create an unforgettable shopping experience.

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Center Manager

As a Center Manager, you’re in charge of a shopping center with up to 240 stores. With an eye for both the big picture and the small details, your job is to successfully position your shopping center in the market. You use specific marketing measures to ensure that large numbers of customers visit your center, and you are responsible for performance reporting. As a manager, you are in charge of both commercial and technical staff. Together with your highly skilled team, it’s your job to ensure that all of the center’s ongoing operations run smoothly. Building trusting business relationships with the store tenants is another important responsibility. Together with the Leasing Manager and the Asset Manager, you are part of our interdisciplinary Portfolio Team and an important point of contact for any matters related to the local center.

As a Center Manager, you will need to have a talent for organization, leadership qualities, and an affinity for the retail sector and property management. You will have successfully completed a degree program in real estate or economics and have already gained experience in the retail sector or property management. Last but not least, you will need to be willing to travel and relocate.

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Technical Manager

As a Technical Manager, you are responsible for ensuring that your shopping center runs smoothly. You lead a motivated team of technicians and together are responsible for all of the technical processes. In addition, you also fill in for your superior, the Center Manager. In addition, you are responsible for expertly managing the center’s external service providers. As the main point of contact in all technical matters, you are responsible for carrying out maintenance and repair work and coordinating construction measures. You are also in charge of the budget and quality control. 

As a Technical Manager, you will have successfully completed a degree program in facility management or (business) engineering, or alternatively, you will have completed a master craftsman/FM vocational training program. You are results-driven, organized, and motivated. You have no problem working with SAP. You are familiar with the structure and operation of building services technology, as well as with managing small teams.

Center Manager Peter Lehnhardt

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Become a part of our portfolio team!

The interdisciplinary team is responsible for the management and further development of the shopping centers. Whether as Asset Manager, Center Manager or Leasing Manager: the team members use their know-how to ensure the optimal performance of our properties.

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Ancillary Cost Billing Specialist

As a specialist for ancillary cost billing, you are active in Facility Management, responsible for drawing up professional heating and ancillary cost statements for specific shopping centers. You evaluate tenants independently and act as a knowledgeable point of contact for any questions related to the property. You are also responsible for annual budget planning in close collaboration with the Technical Manager, as well as handling any disputes for the centers. 

You stand out thanks to having completed a vocational training program in a business field such as property management and have already gained some work experience in the real estate industry. You are proficient with MS Office and the facility management software from SAP. Analytical skills, strong communication skills, and the ability to work independently round out your qualifications.

Other job profiles in Center Management

Other job profiles in Center Management

Your dedication will earn you recognition. In the Center Management division, experts from a wide range of fields are in demand. At ECE headquarters, marketing experts are responsible for the company’s central marketing campaigns, creating appropriate websites, and professionally marketing the mall corridor spaces. From e-commerce store management and market research to facility management and parking management – we bring together a variety of different areas of expertise under one roof and welcome anyone committed to our ongoing success.  

At the individual shopping centers, we need motivated assistants, receptionists, and technicians who act as the face of ECE for our visitors.

Sound like the right job for you?

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As a college graduate with a degree in business administration, retail, marketing, or real estate, you can apply for a position as a Center Manager trainee.