Real Estate Assistant

ALDI

Who’s driving the success of one of the fastest growing retailers in the nation? Our National Real Estate Services team. Were Growing. Were charting an aggressive growth course to become one of the top 3 grocery retailers in the US. And this team will support the procurement and development of each location, and work on details as specific as store layouts and fixtures. This is where your skills can drive our success as well as your own.

In this role the Real Estate Assistant will be responsible for supporting the Director of Real Estate for the Center Valley division and will collaborate interdepartmentally to build and maintain successful partnerships. The ideal candidate will be proactive and independent, detail oriented, and have experience in commercial real estate and project management. The objective of this role is to support the ALDI Real Estate team by fulfilling administrative duties related to real estate projects and tasks.

Position Type: Full-Time

Starting Wage: $26.75 per hour

Work Location: Center Valley, PA

This role is eligible to participate in ALDI’s Hybrid Work Program, which allows remote work up to 3 days per week (i.e., work remotely up to 3 days per week; work in-office at least 2 days per week).

Duties and Responsibilities:

Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

• Provides administrative support to and effectively communicates information on behalf of, the Director Real Estate, Construction Manager, and Site Selection Manager.

• Cooperates and interacts effectively with ALDI personnel and outside parties through ongoing communication and the exchange of information.

• Works cooperatively with government agencies, contractors, suppliers, attorneys, engineers, and any service companies in order to maintain a successful partnership.

• Creates reports as required to provide information for management decision-making. Properly utilizes the sales forecasting system (SiteIntel) to generate requested reports.

• Verifies proper application and incorporation of decisions reached by the National Real Estate and National Services Offices for administrative procedures and accounting practices.

• Maintains expertise in computer applications within designated area of responsibility.

• Works proactively to identify, investigate, and report irregularities within designated area of responsibility.

• Works cooperatively with the National Real Estate Office, leaders, co-workers, District Managers, Construction Managers, and store and warehouse employees to communicate relevant information with peers and leadership in a timely manner.

• Conducts training and cross training of knowledge and expertise within area of responsibility.

• Assists with additional responsibilities, as designated by the leader, to ensure proper coverage.

• Maintains an efficient and well-organized filing system for the department, both in digital and hardcopy forms, as required, and ensures items are archived and disposed of per Company guidelines. Keeps workstation and surrounding area neat and well organized.

• Performs assigned tasks accurately, efficiently, and in a timely manner while in accordance with ALDI administrative policies and procedures.

• Provides general office administrative support deemed necessary by divisional management.

• Job responsibilities include possible access to HIPAA-protected health information; as such, employee must comply with HIPAA Privacy and Security requirements and policies.

• Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant information to direct leader.

• Upholds the security and confidentiality of documents and data within area of responsibility.

• Other duties as assigned.

Job-specific Competencies:

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

• Consistently demonstrates the Mindsets, ALDI Acts Competencies and Professional Skills (M.A.P.) as outlined for the role.

• Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.

• Ability to stay organized and multi-task efficiently.

• Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.

• Establishes goals and works toward achievement.

• Effective time management; maximizes productivity.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

• Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Proficient in typing and data entry.

• Displays expense and cost control in decision-making.

Education and Experience:

• High School Diploma / GED required.

• A minimum of 1 year of relevant experience required.

• Or, a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.

• Associate’s Degree preferred in Business or a related field.

• Experience with SAP and SharePoint preferred.

Physical Requirements:

• Work may be performed in an office, remote office or a combination of both where a computer and office equipment may be used as needed to perform duties.

• Regularly required to sit, reach, grasp, stand and move from one area to another.

• Constantly and repeatedly use keyboard/mouse.

• Occasionally required to push, pull, bend, lift and move up to 25 lbs.

Travel:

• Minimal travel required as needed for job related duties such as training, project work and administrative tasks

ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

401(k) Plan

Company 401(k) Matching Contributions

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

PerkSpot National Discount Program

In addition, eligible employees are offered:

Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance

Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays

Up to 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave at 100% of pay

Up to 2 Weeks Paid Caregiver Leave at 100% of pay

Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance

Voluntary Term Life Insurance

Click here to learn more about the benefits ALDI has to offer (https://careers.aldi.us/benefits)

ALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDIs receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.