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Real Estate / Strategic Planning Manager


TX, Houston

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Direct Energy is seeking a dynamic person that can work with the Real Estate team in our Houston Greenway Plaza office. This position will wear many different hats and have the opportunity to work with a fast growing team at the epicenter of the business.  You will be responsible for acquiring and divesting real estate assets in support of NA REFM’s overall efforts to meet the workspace needs of all of Centrica’s North American business units, operations, and functions.  As a key member of the NA REFM leadership team, the Manager plays a critical role in realizing REFM’s mission by translating strategic direction into tactical transaction plans and securing and managing the resources necessary to consummate real estate transactions in a quality, compliant, and timely manner in addition you will initiates and manages the translation of approved portfolio strategies into actionable operating and project plans for funding by the business and execution by the NA REFM team.  




Direct Energy is a leading energy and energy-related services provider with nearly five million residential and commercial customers in North America. Direct Energy provides customers with choice and support in managing their energy costs through a portfolio of innovative products and services. A subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE: CNA), one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies, Direct Energy operates in 50 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and 10 provinces in Canada. To learn more about Direct Energy, please visit www.directenergy.com.


  • Bachelor's degree required Masters degree preferred
  • Experience in strategic planning role within functions of real estate
  • Experience as an occupant of corporate office workspace is required, preferably when acting in a variety of occupant types (ie, concentrator, innovator, collaborator, etc.) and experiencing multiple types of delivery models (assigned seating, neighborhoods, first-come-first-served, etc.)
  • Management experience as it relates for corporate strategic planning and/or real estate dealings 

The IndividualDirect Energy and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
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