Workplace Manager

Blink

Blink

hawthorne, ca, usa · United States
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2023

DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a full-time Workplace Manager overseeing AMERS real estate portfolio and facility management. Candidate is a key contributor to the site operations and will sometimes travel between domestic locations. This role combines real estate/construction management, facilities management, portfolio strategy, project management skills, and team leadership including vendor team management. The successful candidate must operate as a trusted advisor to business leaders, and partner to Finance, HR, IT, and other functional areas. The ideal candidate is an experienced, vibrant, and engaging professional who is customer obsessed and will excel within an entrepreneurial culture – they have an ownership mentality, providing expertise, vision, leadership, exceptional communication skills, and have a vision for delivering a great work environment for the team.

Key job responsibilities
- Drive strategy and direction for facility management & workplace innovation framework to ensure consistency across functional teams – Site operations consistent with regional program guidelines and vision; think regionally, execute locally
- Enhance the domestic workplace experience by driving efforts to manage and facilitate Amazon’s growth and commitment to flexibility, office programs, hybrid work, and team culture
- Ensure all departments support a positive and vibrant work environment for the team
- Conceptualize large-scale space planning and project management, negotiate leases, own plan for commercial real estate optimization, and manage contracts for vendors/services related to facilities management
- Develop long and short-range maintenance plans/programs (e.g. emergency response plans, energy management plans, environmental health and safety plans, business continuity, etc.) in accordance with Amazon’s security and safety policies
- Mentor, develop, and coach a to strengthen their leadership and assist in achieving career growth. Drives organizational changes
- Develop priorities and targets for team members to increase collaboration and project management skills to increase productivity of team and achieving objectives within budget


A day in the life
- Liaise between regional Amazon and facility stakeholders to ensure high customer service standards with all suppliers and stakeholders, promoting transparency and accountability across these teams
- Program and inspect new construction and oversee the operations of building automation & systems (e.g., HVAC, electrical, plumbing, fire/life safety, security systems) to ensure buildings are set up efficiently and within code requirements
- Research new products, laws, & regulations related to workplace innovation, for the purpose of recommending efficient purchases and increasing workflow efficiency
- Supervise team and provide leadership on decision making, root cause analysis, inspection and audit readiness, communication, management of planning/scheduling and assignment, and drive overall improvement of productivity
- Manage domestic facilities capital and operating budgets, reporting monthly on budget performance. Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
- Manage multiple complex projects and tasks simultaneously as well as being able to influence, and develop relationships at all organization levels
- Establish, enhance, track, and report on metrics to allow performance improvements so that the desired outcomes are achieved to plan and in a timely manner
- Develop proper domestic change management channels and proactively maintain centralized wikis and comms to cross departments
- Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, and balance business needs versus technical and operational constraints
- Maintaining the relationship with IT stakeholders, Security & Janitorial Vendors
- Auditing building mechanism/maintenance (interior & exterior)
- Filtering through fresh service ticketing queue & troubleshooting
- On-site space physical coordination (moves, desk setups, etc.)

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Hawthorne, CA, USA

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

- 5+ years of project management and implementation experience
- Bachelor's degree, or 5+ years of Amazon experience
- Work a flexible schedule/shift/work area, including weekends, nights, and/or holidays
- Experience with computers, including MS Excel, Word and Office
- 5+ years of team leadership experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- 5+ years of team management, budget responsibilities, supplier management, problem solving, and client/ customer relations experience
- Experience with preventive maintenance procedures, industrial electrical, industrial controls, and industrial electronics & robotics

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $73,400/year in our lowest geographic market up to $151,500/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.