Real Estate Transaction Manager

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands

Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00251783-918

Introduction to the job

As part of the global Corporate Real Estate (CRE) team, the Real Estate Transaction Manager executes (provides) the strategic program, portfolio and operational management for ASML’s real estate. This position will be co-responsible to develop acquisition (lease & purchase) and disposition strategies, analyze scenarios, develop solutions and partner with ASML stakeholders (CRE, Sourcing, and Legal) on the execution. The scope includes 150-175 sites and 190+ buildings across Europe, Asia and the US, with a total annual leased value of 50M+ Euro worldwide.

Role and responsibilities

  • Prepare the alignment (Align) of the long term required capacity (both structural and peak needs) in terms of size, location, purpose/strategic ambition with the forecast demand (growth and shrink of required assets)
  • Translate needs into ASML strategic real estate planning (portfolio, transactions/investments, investment planning)
  • Proactively monitor and track (Manage) the global real estate portfolio of ASML (anticipate terminations/renewals, fine tune local strategies to changing market conditions, etc.)
  • Responsible for the preparation of all global real estate transactions; lease, buy-and-sell, dispose, sublease, etc.
  • Develop business cases to optimize ASML’s real estate portfolio
  • Reflect, support and strengthen ASML culture and branding
  • Monitor critical dates, space demand requirements, and headcount growth forecast
  • Evaluate lease and purchase strategies
  • Coordinate (Manage) the development of multiple scenarios for regional, metro, and city plans
  • Coordinate and lead scenario development of cross functional teams made up of Analysts, Planning, Finance, Legal, Treasury, Accounting, Design and Project teams
  • Working with real estate agencies to support the transaction process
  • Build presentations and prepare funding approvals related to new leases, extensions, renewals, and dispositions
  • Management of process documents
  • Manage the administration and database of all buildings and lease contracts
  • Oversee all property acquisitions, due diligence process and property dispositions
  • Optimize usability/productivity of ASML buildings, optimize usage and costs
  • Maximize flexibility/agility
  • Minimize risk (legal, safety, political/geographical, financial)

Education and experience

Bachelor degree, preferably in Real Estate Management, Business Administration or equivalent.

  • He/she has 3-7 years of real estate and finance experience, as well as a keen understanding and passion for (strategic) alignment of Real Estate, leasing and core business strategies
  • Proficient in real estate financial analysis and modelling
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office: PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Projects
  • Experienced in negotiating, reviewing and assessing lease contracts and S&P contracts
  • Working knowledge of Planon and/or LeaseCalcs


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

  • Able to operate in a high impact, fast-paced environment, while maintaining composure under deadline pressure
  • Communicates skillfully on all levels of a complex organization, including executive level
  • Able to coordinate and co-manage multiple high-visibility projects simultaneously and autonomously
  • Brings tactical/strategic thinking, ambition and integrity to the workplace
  • Proactive, attentive to detail, analytical, result-driven

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

The Real Estate Transaction Manager is the partner for ASML business to maintain an aligned building portfolio. (S)he works closely with CRE Demand Management and Operations & Maintenance to optimize portfolio and Total Cost of Ownership.

Other information

Please apply with CV and Motivation Letter.

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