Senior RE Transaction Manager, FR

  • CDD
  • Clichy
  • Publié il y a 4 semaines

Amazon is looking to hire an experienced Transaction Manager to join the Real Estate team and play a critical role in driving the EU Delivery Services network across France for our last mile customer. This role will identify, undertake due diligence and secure sites for both ‘last mile’ logistics facilities and EV van storage infrastructure across France to provide flexibility and optionality for the current launch plan for both growth for Amazon Operations and future proofing the existing network. It will involve partnership with other Amazon teams both within Worldwide Real Estate, and outside, involving a strategic analysis of the existing network to determine the optimum real estate solutions. The role will report up through the Head of Real Estate FR & BE AMZL and be based in the Paris corporate office. France and EU travel will be required.

In this role, you will ensure the timely completion of new real estate transactions including lease agreements, BTS, option agreements, conditional land purchases and investments/existing building acquisitions. This includes working with stakeholders in defining the requirements, commercial and legal negotiations, technical due diligence, in-depth financial analysis of property transactions, underwriting analysis including developer appraisals, exit scenarios, assisting in the presentation of deals to leadership and project management to completion. You will be expected to navigate through complexity and ambiguous environments to deliver strategic, cost-effective property options for occupation by Amazon operations in the current launch plan.

Key job responsibilities
o Manage the deal flow of multiple transactions simultanteously
o Use your extensive network and experience to source new opportunities from a range of external brokers, land owners, public bodies and developers.
o Management of negotiations with landlords, agents and lawyers.
o In-depth knowledge of the property development process including site assembly, securing acceptable permitting, financing, cost planning and industry investment profiling.
o Communicate expectations, requirements and status of deals to key business partners – both internal and external.
o Single threaded owner of all commercial aspects to ensure the exchange and completion of property contracts consistently and reliably to meet programme expectations.
o Closely collaborate with multiple teams inc. Amazon operations, launch & expansion, network planning, legal, finance, public policy, pre-construction and design and construction groups to deliver highly successful projects.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Clichy, FRA


– Degree held in a property-related or equivalent subject preferred
– Significant Real Estate negotiation and transaction management experience (ideally in logistics) in France
– Experience managing large capital projects with proven success in delivering on time, on budget and safely across France
– Extensive network of contacts across France for brokers, developers, landowners, public bodies and capital partners
– In-depth knowledge of planning law, development projects and site assembly
– Knowledge of life-cycle of physical assets (property and buildings), including the acquisition and disposition of assets
– Ability to proactively monitor and control various vendor relationships and external resources (including contract negotiation and vendor management skills)
– Communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
– Proven track record in large scale project driven workloads with experience of reporting to multiple internal and external stake holders
– Understanding of financial analysis techniques including discounted cash flow and capital budgeting
– High proficiency of French and English both written and verbal


– Broad understanding of how to innovate in real estate services to optimize customer satisfaction and productivity
– Understanding real estate trends, best practices and the vendor marketplace
– Communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
– Ability to work collaboratively and build strong relationships with customers/partners
– 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
– Leadership capability and credibility with the ability to be influence at all levels
– Acts decisively, holding others and themselves accountable for tasks, actions and development needs
– Other languages advantageous

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