Interested applicants may send their comprehensive resume with 2x2 photo and their academic credentials to:

Human Resource and Development ACI-HRD
11th Floor, Aurora Tower, Araneta Center, Quezon City

or e-mail to: recruitment@aranetagroup.com

Are you interested in working at Araneta Center?

With a 20-year REDEVELOPMENT MASTER PLAN, Araneta Center takes on the challenges of the 21st Century. We are inviting talented, committed and results-driven individuals to join us as we move forward and transform Araneta Center into a lifestyle hub like no other.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DEPUTY HEAD

  • KEY ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
    Accountable To : SVP - Business Development
    Directly Supervises : Business Development Manager & Business Development Officer

  • QUALIFICATIONS
    • College Education
      • Bachelor's degree either in Business / Accounting / Finance / Economics / Engineering belonging to the Top 20% of the graduating class
      • Must be a graduate of a top tier UAAP/NCAA college/university such as:
        - University of the Philippines (UP)
        - De La Salle University (DLSU)
        - Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU)
        - University of Sto. Tomas (UST)
        - Mapua Institute of Technology (MIT)
        - Miriam College (MC)
        - University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P)
      • Graduate from a top university abroad is acceptable
    • Post Graduate Studies
      • Masters in Business Administration (MBA) an advantage
    • Work Experience
      • At least 5 years in the same capacity handling investment banking and/or business development gained from reputable real estate / property management / banking / financial institutions
    • Competencies / Skills
      • SAP user
      • Proficient in various computer applications and software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, accounting and other financial systems)
      • Can confidently communicate with all levels in the organization and with high-level executives and consultants / counsels / partners
      • Able to effectively lead and manage a team
      • Results-driven and with good business acumen
      • Must have a pleasant & well-mannered disposition with high tolerance for pressure
      • Trustworthy, persistent and respects authority
      • Must have thorough knowledge in treasury, investments, banking, project finance and project planning and management
      • Adept in business negotiation, contract formulation & review, master planning, project finance, planning & research, project management
      • Able to coordinate and liaison with senior officials of government entities such as PEZA, BOI, DOT, TIEZA
      • Able to coordinate and plan with both local and foreign consultants in varying capacities

  • PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Negotiations for Strategic Projects – Formulate business parameters with partners and funders along with AG senior executives and consultants/ counsels/ partners.
    • Contracts – Formulate and review business terms in legal documents for projects and strategic partnerships such as joint ventures, leases, franchises, and shareholders' and management agreements.
    • Master Planning – Coordinate and serve as information bank for all major Master Plans and related initiatives.
    • Appointment as Nominee, Signatory, and as member of Board of Directors – For select strategic corporations owned and/or controlled by the Araneta Group.
    • Project Finance – Support Treasurer Negotiate with banks and other potential funders, and prepare information kits, financial models and presentations necessary for securing financing.
    • Planning, Research, and CAPEX – Supply relevant macroeconomic, industry specific and company specific information when needed and provide support to SBU's for major initiatives such as: Major CAPEX, UI promoted shows, and franchises.
    • Project Management – Provide project management support to projects from project development, budget and cost control, sales or leasing (if applicable), up to implementation or completion (construction).
    • Incentives – Coordinate with various government agencies such as: PEZA, BOI, DOT, TIEZA.
    • Perform other duties that may be assigned by the SVP Business Development, COO, and, President and Chairman from time to time.

TAX HEAD

  • KEY ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
    Accountable To : Vice President - Controller

  • QUALIFICATIONS
    • College Education
      • Bachelor's degree in either/both Accounting and Law belonging to the Top 20% of the graduating class
      • Must be a graduate of a top tier UAAP/NCAA college/university such as:
        - University of the Philippines (UP)
        - De La Salle University (DLSU)
        - Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU)
        - University of Sto. Tomas (UST)
        - University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P)
    • Licensure / Certification
      • Must be a CPA and/or Bar Passer with a rating of at least 75% in the licensure examinations
    • Work Experience
      • At least 5 years in the same capacity gained only from reputable auditing / accounting / manufacturing / real estate / property management / retail companies
    • Competencies / Skills
      • SAP user
      • Proficient in various computer applications and software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, accounting and other financial systems)
      • Commendable oral and written communication skills
      • Superior interpersonal and leadership skills
      • A self starter, detail-oriented and ability to multi-task
      • Trustworthy, highly analytical, capable of formulating intelligent recommendations and decisions
      • Adept in preparing individual, business, real estate and corporate tax returns

  • PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Reviews systematically the tax filings of the group (Income Tax, Withholding Tax, Value Added Tax, Documentary Stamp Taxes, Local Business Taxes, Real Estate Tax, etc.).
    • Assists in decision making by providing tax advisories and risk assessments. Researches the implications of tax laws and advise the Group on such tax related issues.
    • Keeps abreast with the latest developments respecting the interpretation of the National Internal Revenue Code and its implementing rules and regulations as well as other significant tax legislations. Researches and develops tax-saving strategies.
    • Reconcile tax date on financial statements. Reconciles income tax and value added tax accounts.
    • Plans, directs, and executes various tax projects.
    • Prosecutes and administers active tax assessment audits. Proactively identifies issues that may arise in tax dealings.
    • Organizes quarterly and annual income tax provisions. Calculates income tax payments.
    • Ensures proper housekeeping of records, accountable forms & other confidential information.
    • Performs other duties that may be assigned by the Group Controller, COO, and, President and Chairman from time to time.

LEGAL COUNSEL

  • KEY ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
    Accountable To : Officer In-Charge
    Directly Supervises : Paralegal / Admin. Staff

  • QUALIFICATIONS
    • College Education
      • Bachelor of Laws, LLB degree gained from any of the following universities/colleges:
      • Must be a graduate of a top tier UAAP/NCAA college/university such as:
        - University of the Philippines (UP)
        - De La Salle University (DLSU)
        - Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU)
        - University of Sto. Tomas (UST)
        - Philippine Law School
        - San Beda College
        - Silliman University
        - University of Cebu
        - St. Louis University
        - University of Baguio
    • Licensure
      • Must have passed the Bar Examination with a rating of at least 75%
    • Work Experience
      • At least 3 years in the same capacity gained only from reputable law firms or real estate / property management / retail companies.
    • Competencies / Skills
      • Commendable written and oral English communication skills
      • Proficient in the latest jurisprudence particularly in labor / commercial / civil / criminal laws
      • Resourceful and with ample network in the legal profession
      • Capable of formulating intelligent recommendations and decisions based on well-researched jurisprudence
      • Extensive working knowledge in litigation, contract review and preparation of pleadings
      • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task
      • Must know how to prepare executive digest reports to management
      • Proficient in various computer applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Internet)

  • PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Attends to hearings and litigations.
    • Prepares the following:
      a. Appellate briefs
      b. Memoranda
      c. Complaints, answers, and other pleadings
      d. Contracts, opinions, affidavits
    • Researches and studies for cases.
    • Notarizes company documents.
    • Renders opinions as required by management.
    • Prepares and submits the following:
      a. Various corporate documents
      b. Progress report of cases handled
      c. Monthly and annual notarial reports
    • Performs other duties that may be assigned by the Legal Head, COO, and, President and Chairman from time to time.

LEASING MANAGER

  • KEY ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
    Accountable To : VP – Leasing
    Directly Supervises : Leasing Officers & Leasing Admin. Officers

  • QUALIFICATIONS
    • College Education
      • Bachelor's degree either in Business Management / Marketing with good scholatic records
      • Must be a graduate of a top tier UAAP/NCAA college/university such as:
        - University of the Philippines (UP)
        - De La Salle University (DLSU)
        - Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU)
        - University of Sto. Tomas (UST)
        - University of Asia and the Pacific (UAP)
        - San Beda College (SBC)
    • Work Experience
      • At least 5 years in a similar function such as but not limited to leasing, sales and marketing gained from reputable real estate / property management / shopping mall / retail companies
    • Competencies / Skills
      • SAP user
      • Proficient in various computer applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
      • Must have strong interest and exposure in prospecting, negotiating and closing deals
      • Can confidently communicate with all levels in the organization and with high-level executives and prospects
      • Able to effectively lead and manage a team
      • Results-driven and with good business acumen
      • Proactive, highly organized and trustworthy

  • PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Develop, recommend and implement selling strategies based on commitment targets/ budget of the assigned Team.
    • Prepare business mix and list of prospects for approval of Lease Committee.
    • Supervise preparation and release of accurate Lease Offers.
    • Invite prospects for ocular meeting and make them aware of the center and its redevelopment.
    • Negotiate with approved prospects for vacant spaces.
    • Ensure collection of required deposits and other dues from new lessees.
    • Coordinate and attend with Property Management, Architectural and Engineering Unit with the incoming lessee for a pre-renovation meeting.
    • Research and monitor trends and developments in shopping center concepts, brands and mix and recommend to Lease Committee for approval.
    • Attend relevant Conventions and Trade shows to gain more contacts/prospects.
    • Review the pricing scheme periodically thru the Pricing Unit to ensure its competitiveness and provide information thru the Pricing Unit for their reference and review.
    • Assist the Pricing Unit to establish appropriate pricing scheme based on business and lessee mix for each area and building for Lease Committee approval.
    • Coordinate with the Property Managers on the occupancy level of leased spaces – Occupancy Rate per Budget.
    • Prepare and submit all necessary information to the Office Administration and Lease Documentation Department (Leasing Road Map, Sales Analysis, Occupancy & Vacancy Report) for the preparation of leasing reports to Management.
    • Assume responsibility for the implementation of company policies, rules and regulations, as well as the discipline, attendance, work performance, training and development of direct reports.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Vice President - Leasing Head, Lease Committee Chairman, and, President and Chairman from time to time.

PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER

  • KEY ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
    Accountable To : Vice President - Marketing
    Directly Supervises : PR Officers

  • QUALIFICATIONS
    • College Education
      • Bachelor's degree either in Journalism / Mass Communication / Marketing / Management with good scholastic records
      • Must be a graduate of a top tier UAAP/NCAA college/university such as:
        - University of the Philippines (UP)
        - De La Salle University (DLSU)
        - Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU)
        - University of Sto. Tomas (UST)
    • Work Experience
      • At least 5 years in the same capacity gained from prestigious local/multinational PR firms.
    • Competencies / Skills
      • Proficient in various computer applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook), internet savvy (updated with the latest social media sites)
      • Must be articulate and can confidently communicate with all levels in the organization and with high-level executives / sponsors / media
      • Superior public relations skills and with extensive media contacts (Print, TV, Radio)
      • Able to effectively lead and manage a team
      • Highly creative and can come up with out-of-the-box solutions
      • A team player and proactive
      • Trustworthy, highly analytical and capable of formulating intelligent recommendations and decisions

  • PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Plan, devise and implement an appropriate and sustained Public Relations Program involving the immediate community in particular and the public in general to enhance the prestige and image of the company and its various operating units.
    • Establish, maintain and strengthen cordial and beneficial relations with government agencies, business community, media, civic organizations and the general public.
    • Create an information program on the company's activities, facilities and services; provide public recognition to successful company projects, performance and public service activities.
    • Promote various activities and special events of the Araneta Group and special projects through the effective use of tri-media.
    • Monitor PR efforts of the competition.
    • Attend social or ceremonial functions on behalf of the company or its officials.
    • Act as the company's spokesperson in times of crisis; handle the media, prepare official statements, and monitor media reports of the incident.
    • Supervise and coordinate with the company's PR agency in accordance with set guidelines outlined in the PR agency's service agreement.
    • Spearhead the company's CSR efforts; conceptualize and implement said programs with the help of the company's PR agency.
    • Supervise proper turnover of photos and other marketing materials to the company archives.
    • Perform other related tasks that may

PROPERTY MANAGER

  • KEY ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
    Accountable To : SVP – Property Operations
    Directly Supervises : Maintenance Officer / Manager, Sanitation Officer & Security Officer

  • QUALIFICATIONS
    • College Education
      • Bachelor of Science degree either in Business Management, Engineering or related course, with good scholastic records
      • Must be a graduate of a UAAP/NCAA college/university
    • Licensure / Certification
      • Licensed Mechanical / Electrical / Civil Engineer, an advantage
    • Work Experience
      • At least 5 years in the same capacity handling Property Operations, Building or Facilities Management gained from reputable real estate / property management / shopping mall /retail companies
    • Competencies / Skills
      • Proficient in various computer applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
      • Commendable oral and written communication skills
      • Must have in-depth knowledge and exposure in Property Operations, Building and Facilities Management
      • Able to effectively lead and manage a team
      • Results-driven and with good business acumen
      • Superior interpersonal & customer service skills
      • Proactive and can work with least or no supervision
      • Trustworthy and can work effectively under pressure

  • PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Develops, recommends and implements operating plans, programs, strategies, and budgets of the property.
    • Studies Lessee Sales Performance, identifies factors and thereafter implements action plans that will increase shoppers' traffic, business transactions, and shoppers' and lessees' satisfaction. Determines the required facilities and amenities.
    • Studies and recommends to Management innovations in shopping center concepts, ideas and facilities which will increase patronage of the Property or the Center, as well as building maintenance, sanitation and security.
    • Enforces the provisions of the Contract of Lease, house rules and regulations and company policies to ensure smooth and orderly day-to-day operations of the Property as well as conduct periodic inspections of the leased premises.
    • Acts on lessee problems requiring decision or action, and elevates to the Property Operations Head those requiring decisions or actions of the latter.
    • Provides assistance to lessees on matters and problems related to renovation or upgrading of leased premises. Monitors authorized renovations and initiates appropriate measure when delays or deviations are noted.
    • Reports to the Property Operations Head major repairs and maintenance, housekeeping, and security and safety problems that cannot be handled by in-house personnel. Implements decision or solutions thereto promptly.
    • Ensures the timely and accurate billing to and collection of charges from Lessees, etc.
    • Works with Leasing in the screening of lease applicants and in the determination of business mix and pricing to attain optimum occupancy of the Property.
    • Works to ensure there is appropriate advertising and marketing activities for his Property.
    • Ensures compliance with government requirements such as permits, licenses and taxes and entertains and accompanies government inspectors and/or insurance adjusters and ensures appropriate insurance coverage of the Property.
    • Receives and entertains inquiries and/or complaints from lessees and/or shoppers and attends to their immediate solution.
    • Ensures the proper maintenance and safekeeping of Lessee 201 Files and other files and records of the Property.
    • Orients lessees on the house rules and regulations, sanitation, maintenance, and security policies and SOPs of the Property.
    • Supervises the repossession of leased premises due to delinquency and/or lease violations, as well as the inventory and disposal of repossessed items in close coordination with other concerned departments/units.
    • Acts as Safety Brigade Marshall of his area and responds to all types of emergency situations.
    • Prepares and submit necessary reports.
    • Assumes responsibility for the discipline, work performance, attendance, training and development of personnel under his supervision.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Property Operations Head.

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

  • KEY ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
    Accountable To : President and Chairman

  • QUALIFICATIONS
    • College Education
      • Bachelor's degree in Office Administration / Secretarial Administration / Business Administration / Psychology
      • Must be a graduate of a UAAP / NCAA college / university
    • Work Experience
      • At least 10 years experience as an Executive Secretary to a CEO / President / Chairman / Senior Executive of a prestigious local or multinational company
    • Competencies / Skills / Personality
      • Customer Maniac, smart and dependable
      • Detailed-oriented, organized and highly skilled in records management
      • Proficient in both oral and written communications skills
      • Exceptional telephone etiquette
      • Can multi-task and work effectively under pressure
      • Above average encoding and stenography skills
      • Proficient in various computer applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)

  • PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Prepares, composes, encodes, files and disseminate circulars, memoranda, letters, correspondence and other documents as directed.
    • Takes down and transcribes dictation through stenography.
    • Handles telephone calls, mail, messages, attend to visitors and relays messages.
    • Schedules appointments and handles personal and business files of the President.
    • Attends staff meetings of Executive Officers, if directed.
    • Ensures the confidentiality of records, report and information prepared and filed.
    • Follows up all pending matters as directed.
    • Works schedule must extend even beyond required working hours, inclusive of Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays, if needed.
    • Performs and adheres to other related duties as may be assigned by the President and Chairman from time to time.

ACCOUNTANT

  • KEY ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
    Accountable To : Accounting Manager

  • QUALIFICATIONS
    • College Education
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, with good scholastic records
      • Must be a graduate of a top tier UAAP/NCAA college/university
    • Licensure / Certification
      • Must have passed the CPA Licensure Examination with a rating of at least 75%
    • Work Experience
      • At least 2 years in the same capacity gained from the following reputable firms or other companies belonging to the Top 500
    • Competencies / Skills
      • SAP user
      • Proficient in various computer applications and software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, accounting and other financial systems)
      • Commendable oral and written communication skills
      • A self starter, detail-oriented and ability to multi-task
      • Trustworthy, highly analytical
      • Willing to work long hours and during holidays/weekends, when necessary

  • PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Maintains original books of accounts and prepares financial reports.
    • Analyzes financial statement items with material changes/movements from comparative figures and/or from budgeted figures, and prepares summarized reports.
    • Analyzes Statement of Charges and Credits from various affiliated companies prior to preparation of inter-company reconciliation of balances.
    • Ensures proper charges/credits to balance sheet/income accounts.
    • Maintains an orderly record of company fixed assets, investments, receivables, deposits, payables and others.
    • Prepares monthly statement of charges and credits to affiliated companies.
    • Ensures timely payment of municipal taxes, contractor's tax, expanded withholding tax, percentage tax and other taxes due to the government.
    • Prepares quarterly Income Tax Return and pay taxes due thereon, if any.
    • Analyzes bank statements and prepares monthly bank reconciliation statements.
    • Prepares weekly/monthly actual cash receipts and disbursements.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager.

SHIFT ENGINEER

  • KEY ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
    Accountable To : Maintenance Officer
    Directly Supervises : Power Tenders / Maintenance Crew

  • QUALIFICATIONS
    • College Education
      • Bachelor of Science degree either in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, with good scholastic records
      • Must be a graduate of a top tier UAAP/NCAA college/university
    • Licensure / Certification
      • Licensed Mechanical / Electrical Engineer, an advantage
    • Work Experience
      • At least 2 years in the same capacity handling Building and Equipment Maintenance and Ancillary Services or Facilities Management gained from reputable real estate / property management / shopping mall / retail companies
    • Competencies / Skills / Personality / Attitude
      • Must have in-depth knowledge and exposure in Building and Equipment Maintenance and Ancillary Services or Facilities Management
      • Knowledgeable in HVAC, an advantage
      • Proficient in various computer applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
      • Commendable oral and written communication skills
      • With adequate supervisory skills
      • Trustworthy and can work long hours and during holidays/weekends

  • PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Supervises the operation, repair, maintenance and improvement work of equipment and structures during his assigned shift. Submits recommendations to improve efficiency and reduce operating costs.
    • Implements the equipment operation and preventive maintenance programs during the assigned shift.
    • Conducts periodic inspection of the property during his assigned shift and supervises equipment operation and ongoing maintenance and repair work. Inspects grease traps, exhausts, aircon vents, sprinkler, fire extinguishers and utility outlets to ensure that safety standards are met.
    • Attends to lessees' complaints or requests on maintenance services.
    • Supervises closely all contractual agency workers and other maintenance service contractors.
    • Assists in maintaining and updating all maintenance files and records.
    • Responds to all types of emergency situations as a member of the Safety Brigade of the area.
    • Prepares and submits necessary reports.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Maintenance Officer.

LEASE ADMIN. OFFICER

  • KEY ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
    Accountable To : Leasing Manager (Functional) & APM / Property Manager (Administrative)
    Directly Supervises : Leasing Officers

  • QUALIFICATIONS
    • College Education
      • Bachelor's degree either in Business Management / Marketing, with good scholatic records
      • Must be a graduate of a UAAP/NCAA college/university or other reputable schools
    • Work Experience
      • At least 3-5 years in a similar function gained from reputable real estate / property management / shopping mall / retail companies
    • Competencies / Skills
      • SAP user
      • Proficient in various computer applications and software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
      • Working knowledge in tenant relations, administration and enforcement of the provisions of the Contract of Lease, Rules and Regulations and Company policies
      • Must have strong interpersonal / public relations skills
      • Can confidently communicate with all levels in the organization and with clients
      • Results-driven and with good business acumen
      • Proactive, highly organized and trustworthy

  • PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Enforces the provisions of the Contract of Lease, house rules and regulations, and company policies to ensure smooth and orderly day-to-day operations of the Property.
    • Develops the revenue budget and consolidates the entire Property budget.
    • Coordinates, as directed by the Property Department Head, with other departments and the lessees in ensuring the faithful observance of reciprocal rights and obligations stipulated in the Contract of Lease.
    • Elevates lessee problems requiring decisions or actions to the Property Department Head and implements decisions made promptly.
    • Ensures prompt submission of sales reports by lessees, collates and forwards reports to Billing, analyzes lessees' sales performance and reports status and submits recommendations.
    • nsures compliance of percentage lessees with cash register and other requirements. Periodically inspects cash registers and/or weighing scales to ensure that these are properly functioning.
    • Provides assistance to lessees on matters and problems related to renovation of leased premises.
    • Orients lessees on provisions of the lease contract, house rules and regulations and other documents, and renders assistance in the accomplishment of documents prior to actual occupancy. Issues notice and effects turnover of the leased premises.
    • Conducts periodic inspection of leased premises to enforcer contract provisions and to check on renovations, safety and operational deficiencies. Initiates appropriate action to resolve problems.
    • Coordinates closely with Billing & Collection Units in the timely and accurate billing and collection of charges.
    • Receives and entertains inquiries and/or complaints from lessees and/or shoppers and attends to their immediate solution.
    • Prepares all lease-related documentations and Property Operations Report.
    • Maintains proper custody of lessee 201 files and other records.
    • Supervises the repossession of leased premises due to delinquency and/or lease violations, as well as the inventory and disposal of repossessed items in close coordination with other units concerned. Reports to the Property Department Head status of lessee and the repossessed premises.
    • Acts as Assistant Safety Brigade Marshall of his area and responds to all types of emergency situations.
    • Assumes responsibility for the discipline, work performance, attendance, training and development of personnel under his supervision.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Property Department Head / Leasing Manager