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Verizon Communications Inc

Senior Analyst of Real Estate

Real Estate



Rolling Meadows, Illinois, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect around the world. We're a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together-lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you'll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

What you'll be doing...

The position of Sr. Analyst Retail Facilities provides support to Verizon Wireless Retail leadership at the territory level for preventative, projects, and maintenance/repair of retail stores. This position manages day-to-day roll out of new initiatives, processes and procedures to retail leadership including, Directors, District Managers and Store Management. The Sr. Analyst is responsible for contract management including accurate documentation, quotes, scopes and negotiations. Other responsibilities include management of capital and expense costs for retail stores and administrative buildings and projections for future budgets. Additionally, the Sr. Analyst will oversee the vendor partner, Cushman & Wakefield that manages building operations at Administrative buildings and campuses within the assigned territory.

  • Setting and managing expectations with Cushman & Wakefield to manage multiple vendors through tracking of vendor performance on a daily basis.
  • Managing all preventative and maintenance/repair work associated with retail stores and administrative buildings within a geographic territory.
  • Maintaining Cushman & Wakefield and vendor base relationships including landlords by meeting regularly to set and develop clear expectations.
  • Owning various capital purchase order requests and approvals including but not limited to: developing scope of work, support controller guidelines, strategic planning for best use of capital funds each year.
  • Reviewing and approving all expense invoicing prior to payment being processed.
  • Notifying Cushman & Wakefield and billing coordinators of all vendor changes, locations closing or opening (retail and administrative), landlord changes, anything that impacts proper billing.
  • Initiating all project work in existing retail stores including but not limited to minor remodels, wall removals, and showroom millwork replacements.
  • Devising new programs to continuously improve quality effectiveness and add value by seeking means to reduce annual facility costs.
  • Training store staff of upcoming or new programs and processes.
  • Liaison between store and administrative building personnel and other groups such as Risk Management and Environmental Management.
  • Ensuring that the Disaster Recovery program is in place for all retail and admin locations and that all locations are prepared for potential disaster scenarios.
  • Facilities lead for burglaries at retail stores including coordinating with security vendors, clean-up of stores and boarding up and securing premises.

What we're looking for...

You'll need to have:
  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Retail facilities work experience (i.e., minor electrical, plumbing, carpentry and mechanicals).
  • Experience managing retail leased properties of 2500 to 5000 square feet.
  • Experience with contract negotiations.
  • The ability to work night and weekend.
  • Experience in Project Management.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Facilities, Real Estate, Construction, or business related major.
  • Knowledge of Financial analysis and Budgeting.
  • Knowledge in security systems.
  • Strong office and computer skills (Excel, MS Word required, MS Project preferred).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience planning, organizing and implementing activities; balance multiple priorities to meet a demanding workload with strict deadlines while providing excellent service to the customer.
  • Membership in related organizations such as Connex, IFMA or BOMA.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.

Where you'll be working

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

Scheduled Weekly Hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.YmJnZW5lcmljLjE3NTM5LjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif