Amazon’s Global Specialty Fulfilment (GSF) is seeking a Program Manager to support fast-paced real estate-expansion and effective portfolio management.
Successful candidates will be natural self-starters who are comfortable leading large and complex facility projects. Your superior communication skills, including your proven ability to successfully influence and negotiate with external / internal business partners, will be leveraged to meet organizational capacity demands.
Ideal candidates will be analytically minded and have experience in managing large capital projects and aggressive schedule commitments.
If you are seeking a fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation and execute on multi-million-dollar capital investments, this is your opportunity!
In order to be successful in this position, you need to be comfortable interfacing with various functional teams and individuals at all levels of the organization.
Being curious, keeping an open mind and having a strong sense of ownership will help you remain innovative in our culture.
You will be part of a high-functioning and interconnected team wherein its members support one-another to help complete multiple complex and high-
capital projects simultaneously.
Core responsibilities :
Work backwards from the customer to build, scale and execute processes that help deliver fast, frugal and innovative real estate solutions for current and future GSF EU expansion initiatives
Plan, direct, supervise and control the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, policy-related and administrative functions of the assigned program and projects
Establish strong relationships with transaction / asset management, finance, legal, public policy, public relations, engineering, operations and construction teams
Negotiate and interface with third party vendors and contractors
Create, justify and manage budgets and service procurement
Identify, analyse, and recommend real estate investments to senior leadership
Stay current on long range planning and provide proactive market advice and acquisition guidance
Monitor the life cycles of existing real estate leases and give timely guidance to senior leadership on building continuity
Manage the idle asset portfolio to ensure minimal dead space in the network
Be a suitable candidate to take on a managerial role as the team grows to meet expansion targets
Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, supply chain, finance or similar field
3+ years of relevant work experience in program / product management, transaction management, operations or engineering
Confidence in operating independently and working with ambiguity
Proven analytical thinking, attention to detail, and exceptional organizational skills
Excellent business writing and communication skills to peers and senior leadership teams, with proven ability to write and defend effective business narratives
General experience in financial analysis and decision-making
Willingness to travel (up to 20%)
MBA or Master’s degree
Well-developed in process improvement, PMP principles, and executing multi-million-dollar fixed asset contracts
Experience in real estate acquisition and / or construction
Experience in basic data modeling, analysis and visualization
Fluency in at least one other major European language
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority / Female / Disability / Vet