Bauer Media Group has become an enduringly successful media corporation by focusing on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-saving services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services. Family-owned in the 5th generation, Bauer focuses on the long term, with a consumer-first mindset that guides us across our increasingly diverse portfolio. Our workforce of 16,000 shares a passion – to deliver content and services that are popular with, and helpful to, our customers and partners.

The Real Estate Manager (Services) (m/f/d) oversees the day-to-day operations and maintenance of assigned facilities and services, ensuring compliance with industry standards, regulatory requirements, and client expectations. This person coordinates and oversees vendors and contractors, ensuring quality workmanship and adherence to budget and schedule. The Real Estate Manager (Services) conducts regular property inspections to identify maintenance needs, safety hazards and code compliance issues taking appropriate corrective action.

The position is located in Hamburg.

Your responsibilities

  • Develop and implement strategies to enhance tenant satisfaction and retention, including responding to tenant inquiries and addressing concerns in a timely and professional manner.
  • Manage services budgets, track expenses, and prepare financial reports for senior management, identifying opportunities for cost savings and revenue enhancement.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards related to property management, leasing, and tenant relations.
  • Stay current on market trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in property management, and recommend innovations and improvements as appropriate.
  • Maintain accurate records of facility maintenance activities, equipment inventory, and work orders using facility management software or other tools.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to facility maintenance staff, fostering a culture of teamwork, accountability, and continuous improvement.
  • Prepare and present reports and presentations for executive management.
  • Stay current on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in facility management, and recommend innovations and improvements as appropriate.

Your profile

  • A bachelor’s degree in facilities management, engineering or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience and minimum three years of experience in facility management or related field, with demonstrated expertise in building operations and maintenance (cleaning, safety, catering etc.).
  • You have a proven track record of managing facility maintenance projects, budgets and vendor relationships.
  • You are known for your excellent and strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities with a focus on finding practical and cost-effective solutions to complex facility management challenges.
  • Your German language skills are at native speaker level.

Our benefits

We want to inspire not only our customers, we also want to inspire our colleagues. How? By giving you the opportunity to take on responsibility and by offering you a long-term perspective. You can also benefit from our attractive offers:

  • Individual solutions for the flexible organisation of working hours
  • Targeted and individual training for your professional and personal development
  • A central location in Hamburg’s city centre with good transport options (bus & train)
  • Subsidy for DeutschlandTicket & bike leasing
  • Effective health management (e.g. health week, free sports programmes & Gympass)
  • 30 days of holiday & frequent events for employees
  • Company restaurant, free magazines & various discounts via corporate benefits
  • A culture in which personal responsibility, teamwork and creativity are valued and you have room for creativity and for exciting and challenging tasks.