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Real Estate Transaction Manager

Real Estate Transaction Manager

Job ID 
606075
Location 
IE-DUBLIN-Dublin
Posted Date 
26/02/2018
Company 
Amazon Data Services Ireland Limited
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Job Description

Job Title: Real Estate Transaction Manager
Location: London
Salary: Competitive package
Closing date: 28 March 2018

Amazon Web Service (AWS) is a comprehensive, evolving, and growing business unit within Amazon.com which provides cloud services. Since early 2006, AWS has provided a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. If you are interested in a career working in a high growth, fast paced and Customer focused work environment then AWS may be the right fit for you.

Do you have the Real Estate and business background, negotiation skills, development experience, financial expertise, legal comprehension and technical understanding necessary to grow Amazon’s technology platform? The AWS Global Real Estate Team is looking for a talented Real Estate Transaction Manager. In this role, you will have the opportunity to shape and execute on strategies to expand our Data Center portfolio and related infrastructure. You will help develop where we go, negotiate the business contracts and deliver the infrastructure needed to provide best in market Data Center projects. The ideal candidate will possess a real estate, development, business, financial, strategic and technical background that enables them to drive an engagement and develop strategic alternatives from inception to conclusion. He/she should have a demonstrated ability to negotiate multimillion dollar contracts for real estate and infrastructure transactions. He/she should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, market, and technical challenges with the ability to build and convey compelling value strategy plans.



Key Responsibilities include:
  • Negotiate key contracts for real estate from beginning to end including strategy development, financial analysis, business term negotiation and support full legal negotiation.
  • Serve as a key member of the Real Estate team in developing growth strategies for specific markets.
  • Execute on the strategic plan while interacting with internal stakeholders (e.g. product teams, Networking, Data Center Engineering, construction, legal, tax, etc.).
  • Understanding the technical requirements of our engineering teams and developing solutions that meet the design and business objectives.
  • Involvement in the full construction process to deliver all aspects of a project to include building, data center specific power, and all other site utilities.
  • Preparation and presentation of transaction summaries to the senior management team regarding progress, financial approvals and overall deal costs / benefits.
  • Management of multiple complex contract negotiations simultaneously.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional certification in Real Estate Development, Management or Urban Planning or a related field.
  • Experience in commercial real estate transaction experience preferably in industrial/office development and leasing.
  • Demonstrated history of successful real estate negotiation and development skills.
  • Experience in Build to Suit lease developments and Land acquisition/development.
  • International real estate experience a plus.
  • Experience with industrial real estate and land negotiations highly preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.
  • Ability to prepare, review and negotiate financial analysis of potential deal structures.
  • Strong negotiation abilities to include legal document review and negotiation in conjunction with legal counsel.
  • Willing and able to travel at least 50% of the time both domestically and internationally.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or Master’s degree in Real Estate Development, or Urban Planning or a related field
  • Data center development experience
  • International real estate experience in EMEA region
  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to provide big picture insights from multiple sources of data
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize, manage time effectively and be a self-starter