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Verizon Communications Inc

Associate Director of Real Estate

Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate


Newark, New Jersey, 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...

As the Associate Director of Real Estate you will be responsible for providing business operations support for Global Real Estate Facility Operations, including implementing and driving strategies to improve the management of the Operations Team with a focus on Facilities Maintenance, Infrastructure, and operating


In this role you will be partnering with members of the Global Real Estate Team, Strategic Partners, Vendor Base, Sourcing, EH&S, Risk Management, Finance and Legal Teams to evaluate and address facilities operations driven projects. Providing oversight of financial tracking and results for Facility Operations; Expense and input on the Capital Program. You will work with field teams and vendors while applying experience to interpret and manage contracts, problem solve and drive results. Serving as the operations lead for your region, you will need to have a customer service mindset, be process oriented, be self-motivated, and possess strong leadership capabilities.

  • Providing support and oversight of the Preventative and Reactive Maintenance Program.
  • Overseeing the management workforce to manage complex tasks and routinely use non-standard procedures to resolve issues.
  • Managing teams (internal and external) performance for impacted geographies.
  • Planning, coordinating, implementing and managing (proactively and reactively) responses to disasters both natural and man-made (This may require personal involvement.)
  • Ensuring accuracy, root cause, and remediation of Abnormal Event Reporting.
  • Overseeing purchase order creation and payment processing using your knowledge of corporate payable systems.
  • Guiding team, peers and management on ways to improve processes (based on business process gaps).
  • Planning, coordinating, implementing and tracking multiple projects simultaneously with a focus on expense tracking and reduction.
  • Developing and delivering Executive Level Reporting on targets and results including maintaining status reports, action items, and due dates for facilities service level agreements.
  • Working with members of the field teams, legal teams, and government agencies to ensure alignment regarding code and compliance.
  • Ensuring compliance with Global Real Estate and corporate business requirements.
  • Ensuring all projects are conducted using quality principles and appropriate development methodologies.
  • Preparing executive level documentation and presentations as needed.

What we're looking for...

You'll need to have:
  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience managing corporate facilities from an operational, facility maintenance, project management, and planning, transactions, and/or infrastructure experience.
  • Experience managing a team.
  • Experience working with third party vendors that focus on areas such as electrical engineering, HVAC, plumbing, and other building maintenance areas.
  • Experience managing and balancing budgets.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.
  • A valid driver's license

Even better if you have one or more of the following:
  • A degree in engineering, real estate, business, or related field.
  • Experience managing other teams indirectly totaling at least 20 team members.
  • Project management experience around the construction and facilities maintenance field.
  • Experience in building management systems.
  • Knowledge of facilities maintenance and capital infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of business operational process and procedure.
  • Great communication skills at all levels - both verbal and written.
  • Google Suite skills.
  • Analytical and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of financial systems.
  • Awareness of routine corporate quality assurance and audit procedures.
  • Public Sector Account and/or Partnership experience.
  • Knowledge of Government Contracts and subcontracting principles.
  • Knowledge of EH&S Policies and Emergency Response tactics.

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.YmJnZW5lcmljLjE4OTM5LjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif