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Arrow Electronics SOUTH EUROPE Facilities Manager in Milan, Italy


SOUTH EUROPE Facilities Manager

Job Description:

SOUTH EUROPE Facilities Manager

Channel: Operations and Logistics

EPR Category: Manager of Staff

Reporting to: Head of EMEA Real Estate

The mission of the SOUTH EUROPE Facilities Manager (based in France or in Italy) will consist of managing all service aspects for South Europe countries – France, Italy, Spain, across around 20 of our locations.

Key Tasks / responsibilities:

South Europe countries management:

  • Apply in the region the EMEA Facilities strategy for best in class practices

  • Ensure consistency of Real Estate transactions, according rules defined in EMEA

  • Harmonize lease and facility design standards across South Europe countries

  • Collaborate across South Europe countries business units to ensure corporate strategies are implemented and space utilization maximized in each location

  • Manage all South Europe countries facility operational issues, vendor relationships, landlord disputes, asset tracking etc.

  • Complete financial analysis of ongoing and one off expenditures

  • Coordinate business continuity activities for branch closures – review for potential environmental issues

  • Create and manage emergency evacuation policy and procedures

  • Building security

  • Formulate procedures to ensure staff safety and security of corporate assets. Monitoring performance of third party security provider.

  • Manage buildings maintenance and related contractors. In particular, lighting, air conditioning, plumbing, fire alarms and related fire safety equipment, PATS testing and office furniture.

  • Responsible for managing the office moves

  • There may be requirements from time-to-time for out of business hours support for maintenance and emergency activity.

  • Travels across locations in Europe may be required.

Reception Services

To manage the Reception Services activities when present in the offices.

Health and Safety

Management of all aspects of the Health and Safety policies in South Europe countries. Ensuring that Arrow complies with all current legislation relating to company health and safety.

Business Continuity

Business Continuity Coordination for South Europe countries


People’s Management :

Directly :Facilities Coordinators, receptionist, Maintenance team

Reporting solid line to :

EMEA Real Estate Director

Key Interfaces

  • Contractors for all sites of competence – as required

  • Key Land lords – as required

  • Arrow employees – as required

  • Competent persons and Regional Business Managers – as required

  • Local authority and HSE inspectors – as required

  • Real Estate Arrow Partner

Your profile:

  • Interpersonal Savvy - Good leadership and strong communication skills (communication on the CxO level will be required)

  • Delegation skills

  • Bias for Action – Have a “can do” attitude to every task.

  • Prioritization – must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize workload accordingly

  • Dealing with ambiguity – requests will come in various mediums and of varying quality

  • Project management

Experience and skills

  • Communicative level of French and Italian (required) + good English

  • Experience in Real Estate management required

  • Previous people management experience

  • Knowledge of health and safety policies and procedures would be beneficial

  • Experience of a customer service environment would be beneficial


Paris (Courbevoie)

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Business Support

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