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Director, Commercial Leasing

Business Unit:  Head Office
Location:  Hong Kong

The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels (owner and operator of The Peninsula Hotels and many high-profile assets globally) is seeking to hire a seasoned Director of Commercial Leasing to support the strategic repositioning and value creation of The Peak Tower, St John’s Building and The Repulse Bay Complex in Hong Kong.

Reporting to the Group Director, Properties, in this newly created role your primary objective is to formulate and implement a repositioning plan that ensures the assets are able to outperform market conditions, meet customer requirements as well as deliver short and long-term value creation for shareholders.

  • Work for a highly prestigious and renowned luxury hospitality and real estate group.
  • Make your mark in this newly created role reporting to the divisional leader.
  • Exceptional industry leading benefits such as comprehensive family medical insurance, 6 weeks’ vacation, life insurance and above market retirement scheme.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop a short and long term leasing and asset management strategy, considering various stakeholders, tenancy mix and commercial metrics.
  • Prepare an asset enhancement plan to ensure accreditive value is unlocked and delivered for stakeholders such as shareholders and tenants. 
  • Develop consultant and architectural design briefs focusing on asset enhancement initiatives.  Champion coordination schedules and works for external parties and on-site teams.
  • Source, review and recommend an asset management system adaptable to a diverse portfolio.
  • Develop and review data analytical models to extract data lead insights that shape decision making for future leasing and marketing activities.
  • Review and align processes, workflows, reporting and documentation to ensure consistency, efficiency, accuracy and internal controls across the assets.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with key external tenancy stakeholders such as agencies, retail, F&B and entertainment groups.
  • Conduct regular presentations to HSH Group and Operational leadership


General requirements:

  • 10+ years’ experience in a similar leadership role within the asset / property / leasing sector
  • Exposure to high profile assets in Hong Kong and / or China
  • Working knowledge of real estate systems and tools
  • Able to engage and influence senior leaders, lead projects independently with a strong desire to enable change
  • Analytical mindset yet able to convey complex business ideas and solutions to non-technical audience succinctly
  • Self-starter and an independent mindset focused on performance
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English. 


We are delighted to receive your resume for further consideration and communicate directly with suitably qualified applicants. Priority will be given to locally based candidates already in Hong Kong or Macau.



HSH was first established in 1866 and was one of the first companies to be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. HSH owns and operates some of the world’s finest hotel proper ties under The Peninsula brand, with ten operational Peninsula hotels in exceptional city centre locations in Asia, US and Europe, and a further three under development in London, Istanbul and Yangon. The group’s portfolio also comprises strategic real estate assets and tourism assets, including The Peak Tram – one of Hong Kong’s most popular tourist attractions.

Requisition ID:  37322