What you’ll be doing...

As the regional lead for Real Estate team in UK and Ireland, you will have the overall responsibility over lease administration, real estate transaction management, facilities operations, design & construction, building management, moves planning and any other real estate activities required to offer a great customer experience that inspires and energises our employees, partners and visitors. The portfolio includes over 1.1 million square feet and impacts over 2600 people on a daily basis.

  • Inspire the team to deliver a "best-in-class" customer experience.

  • Ensure that the real estate portfolio is maintained within compliance with local regulations.

  • Plan the estate portfolio vision.

  • Guide the team to enable real estate transactions and ensure long term planning is implemented to acquire / dispose assets.

  • Own the financial metrics for the region and proactively identify / deliver opportunities.

  • Develop robust business cases to support proposed recommendations.

  • Ensure that the services delivered are customer-centric and aim to enhance the workplace customer experience.

  • Support global / regional teams in project implementations.

  • Manage project delivery (workplace improvements, capital replacement, repairs, technology deployment, etc.).

  • Drive Change Management of workplace activities.

  • Own long-term plan budget requirements (capital and expense) and short-term adjustments based on business imperatives.

  • Partner with key departments to deliver the promise of a reliable and integrated workplace.

  • Ensure portfolio metrics are represented via visual dashboards.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Engineering or another analytical discipline, or relevant work experience.

  • Hospitality experience.

  • Integrated Facilities Management Implementations and Operations experience.

  • Strategic Planning experience.

  • Office consolidations / D&C / Project delivery experience.

  • Change Management experience.

  • Workplace Strategy experience.

  • Willingness to travel.

  • Valid driver’s license.

Even better if you have:

  • Proven track record in similar position / environment.

  • Strong leadership experience.

  • Strategic critical thinker.

  • Skilled negotiator / influencer.

  • Ability to manage challenging situations and influence business decisions.

  • Sharp analytical ability.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Able to build credibility and trust.

  • Excellent planning skills.

  • Quick thinker / problem solver / troubleshooter.

  • Excellent time-management skills.

  • Adaptable - familiar with fast-paced, matrix structure and capable of dealing with ambiguity.

  • Self-starter / reliable / dependable / output-focused.

  • Building and Portfolio planning experience.

  • Media business experience.

  • Technical knowledge on plant and office IT.

  • Experience with integration of multicultural firms as a result of M&A activity.

  • Multi-faceted / highly adaptable to changing priorities.

  • Energy/Utilities management experience.

When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

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