Technical Asset Manager GARBE, Amsterdam

Business information

About the company

GARBE is originally a German family business and has in more than 50 years grown into an international real estate company with approx. € 12 billion in assets under management across Europe. GARBE has 300 employees and 16 offices. Assets under management consist of commercial properties (retail, logistics and offices) and residential properties.

GARBE is active in the entire value chain: property, asset and fund management, acquisitions / dispositions and project development. The entire Dutch activity is carried out from Amsterdam with a team of 25 employees. In the coming years, GARBE will further expand its Dutch activities in investment management and project development.

Garbe Industrial Real Estate Holland is part of GARBE and has grown strongly in recent years. The Dutch logistics portfolio today consists of various logistics centers with a value of almost EUR 1 billion. The ambitions to expand this portfolio significantly in the coming years are great. Due to the strong growth in the portfolio of GARBE Industrial Real Estate Holland, we are looking for a Technical Asset Manager with experience in the logistics area.

The culture can be characterized as result-driven, informal with a high degree of independence and responsibility. Respect and appreciation are the foundation of the organization

Job description

What do you do as a Technical Asset Manager Logistics?

The core of the role focuses on creating a high level of tenant satisfaction through providing ownership maintenance, tenant management and budgeting. It is essential that you develop a sense of the tenants’ business, know what they need so that you can respond well to changes in the needs of the tenants. In addition, you act as a sparring partner for business control and when acquiring new assets by supervising especially the technical due diligence.

core activities

  • Owner maintenance / renovations / conversions (managing suppliers and advisers for daily (landlord) maintenance, planning, preparation, supervision of renovations / conversions, preparation of MJOPs, settlement of service costs);
  • Tenant management (keeping up to date with the (technical) condition of the assets, monitoring work performed, developing / creating win-win situations for tenant and landlord);
  • Stakeholder analysis / management (keeping track of municipal changes that affect wealth, developing contact with the municipality, following technical developments that (directly) affect the assets, developing and implementing sustainability and innovation plans in collaboration with Asset Management);
  • Budgeting & reporting (assess and report on the technical due diligence in buying and selling, preparation of cost estimates, co-preparation, updating and monitoring of asset budgets, provide input to the reporting cycle for business control).

The Technical Asset Manager acts regularly externally (internationally), makes agreements with regard to maintenance and renovation contracts and therefore has a significant responsibility in relation to reputation, legal consequences and finances.

It is you

  • Minimum completed HBO education / university work and level of thinking (prior technical construction education is a must);
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar position;
  • Knowledge of logistics properties and experience in the real estate world is crucial;
  • Experience and affinity with technical issues (including renovations);
  • Knowledge of institutional / professional investors and investment products;
  • Experience in preparing reports (internal and external);
  • Good knowledge of the Dutch and English languages ​​(German language is an advantage);
  • Good / excellent command of Excel / PowerPoint / Word.
  • Possession of driving license (B)

Working conditions

Very interesting, challenging and broad position in a young, fast-growing (international) organization within a dynamic playing field. GARBE offers ample opportunity for further (personal) development and career opportunities based on a solid contribution to the further professionalization and growth of the company.


Questions about this position?

Please contact Theo Hoogendoorn via the contact options below.

tel .: 06 2707 4825

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