In this role you will support the India team to ensure the timely completion of new lease transactions including renewals, expansions, terminations, and reconfiguration of existing warehouse space.
This encompasses the entire process from working with the local management team in defining the requirements, lease negotiations (business and legal terms), on-
site surveys, comparative financial analysis of lease transaction, and project management to affect the end result. Your primary objective in this role is to provide adequate, cost effective storage / operation space for Amazon on the continent given the market conditions working to challenging deadlines and budgetary requirements.
Key Tasks / Responsibilities :
Support the India team to fulfill the overall strategy for maintaining and developing space requirements of Amazon India Warehouse / storage strategy
Develop and implement investment models together with market player to optimize investments
Discuss with local stake holders and governmental bodies to ensure support for FC (Fulfillment Center) expansions
Develop the annual India real estate business plan & budget, and will be responsible for transactions to meet the business plan
Developing regular communications to all business owners including local and central Finance managers, IT, legal, Operations, Facilities and Engineering functional representatives
Landlord relations, negotiation and contractor management, including escalation of any issues beyond regular daily activity
Alteration management and reducing Fix costs (all building related costs)
Experience / Skills required :
Significant Real Estate negotiation and transaction management experience in Logistic and Offices
Knowledge of life-cycle of physical assets (property and buildings), including the acquisition and disposition of assets and lease administration
Ability to proactively monitor and control various vendor relationships and external resources (including contract negotiation and vendor management skills)
Working knowledge of financial analysis techniques including discounted cash flow and capital budgeting
Broad understanding of how to innovate in real estate services to optimize customer satisfaction and productivity
Understanding of real estate trends, best practices and the vendor marketplace
Excellent communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Proven ability to work collaboratively and build strong relationships with customers / partners with the ability to invite input from these groups when determining what will work best for the business
Ability to think strategically and holistically about business units' unique real estate needs
Ability to understand and value different customer needs and provide tailored services where necessary
High level of leadership capability and credibility with the ability to be influence at all levels
Acts decisively, holding others and self accountable for tasks, actions and development needs
The ideal candidate will have a strong real estate background, with significant experience in a similar role at management level.
The ideal candidate speaks fluent English, any additional language would be an advantage.
MBA and Civil Engineering Degree,
Chartered Surveyors / RICS member,