For our Site in Frankfurt we are looking for a Head of Real Estate Project Management Germany Switzerland Austria (m/f)

The SBS (Sanofi Business Services) - Real Estate Operations (SBS-REops) drives the performance of a approx. 5 million sqm real estate portfolio, comprising approx. 600 locations (500 active locations & approx. 100 non-active locations) of owned or leased office, factory, R&D and logistic sites or land bank.


SBS-REops is currently developing an office Masterplan, representing a strategic office project for the group and focusing on promoting new ways of working, innovation and cooperative environment.


The Head of Real Estate Project Management Germany, Switzerland, Austria (m/f) is driving the definition and the implementation of Real Estate initiatives across the group. He/she leads operationally large office project management initiatives with a primary focus on a GSA (Germany, Switzerland, Austria). Further European projects would be considered in due time. He/she will be in charge of:


  • Managing a project management team including one project manager based in Frankfurt
  • Defining and implementing Real Estate solution and ensuring Real Estate comprehensive solutions comprising Real Estate innovative footprint optimization; new working environment promotion and fit-out projects
  • Internal focus: He/she ensures that senior management (including head of GBU’s as well as local board members) is fully on-boarded on the vision and he/she organizes the necessary communication and change management process to ensure that end users are buying into the project and are kept well informed throughout the whole process. He/she contributes along with HR to the Worker Unions' proper involvement within the project process and ensures that the Real Estate projects are in line with the Sanofi workplace policy, promoting Activity Based Workplace, the Sanofi Sustainable Charter and the Facility and Record Management Policies (food, concierge, move, cleaning etc.)
  • External focus: He/she coordinates the entire management of the project including the design and construction phases both with external contractors for Sanofi fit-outs and landlord owned project. He/she is also responsible for the delivery of the project on time, within the budget, and with the expected quality
  • Contributing, sharing and benefiting from the SBS Real Estate and the SBS Europe organization such as actively participate in SBS Real Estate networking and process & policy definitions; promote innovation solutions and benchmark best practices and contribute to the SBS-REOps organization through local and global interactions

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Minimum 15 years in real estate business with development experience and good track record in real estate business, both in project and master planning management
  • University degree or in case of an undergraduate degree additional equivalent work experience is required
  • Strong leadership management capacity
  • Results oriented and customer oriented mind set
  • Professional, accountable and proactive
  • Solid financial knowledge and strong legal and technical background
  • Solid environmental experience (sustainable policy) and strong change management abilities
  • Strong capacity to set up of complex projects (master planning, turnkey project, project management etc.) with various stake holders
  • Capacity to deal with Worker Unions (in coordination with HR)
  • Team player
  • Experience in working for investors, developers, Real Estate Funds, or “end user” is a plus
  • Fluent in German and English is a must

Our offer

  • An international work environment, in which you can develop your talent and realize ideas and innovations within a competent team
  • An attractive, market-oriented salary aligned with your qualifications and including social benefits above average (e.g. company pension plans, health management)
  • An individual and well-structured introduction and training of new employees
  • You can create your own career path within Sanofi. Your professional and personal development will be supported purposefully
  • As a globally successful and constantly growing company, Sanofi provides international career paths as well

If you are interested, please send us your online application.