Senior Construction Manager FC (German speaker) -

Amazon GmbH


The successful candidate will be a key part of the Design and Construction team and will be responsible for project managing the construction of new Amazon Fulfillment Centers (FCs). The Construction Manager will play an integral role in the development and implementation of the EU network infrastructure and be part of long-term development of Amazon.

This opportunity combines construction project management, engineering, planning, facilities management, and contract management. It requires a person who can show proven ability in the planning and design, and project management / control of new buildings, as well as the enhancement of existing facility buildings.

Would you like an opportunity to travel and work in multiple countries and cultures?

The role will be based in Germany with 40% of time traveling either domestically or to other EMEA countries.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the main Amazon representative on a construction project
  • Key POC within Amazon for the contractor and Developer
  • Responsible for providing regular data driven updates to the Amazon business and delivery stakeholders
  • Responsible for tracking the management of construction, engineering, planning, and design
  • Managing Developers, Contractors, Designers and Consultants
  • Liaising and working with permitting authorities
  • Prepare reports, specifications, technical analysis to fully define the design requirements, equipment and services required
  • Survey facilities, develop and document procedures to audit the facility, provide evaluations and analysis, and recommend solutions to facility infrastructure, safety and security problems involving facilities and people
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and present formal documentation for approval when required
  • Ensure that contracts are fit for purpose, cost effective and incorporate appropriate Service Level Agreements
  • Facilitate and team with others on due diligence evaluation of new opportunities
  • Ensure that contracted resources deliver work to meet duration and quality targets, addressing and ensuring the correction of under-performance issues
  • Inform contractors of projected changes in resource or work demand so that they can take appropriate action
  • Support contractors’ work and help them to achieve higher performance levels.
  • Proactively support contractors & developers to achieve Amazon desired programme
  • Proactively monitor quality of delivery, providing granular reporting to Amazon business
  • Coach other new members on best practices.
  • May have direct reports

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Engineering, Surveying, Architecture or Construction management
  • Proven experience as construction professional
  • Project Management experience from design phase through implementation and operation
  • Experience negotiating construction, procurement and labour contracts.
  • Proven experience in managing a team
  • Knowledge of local Market

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to effectively communicate Amazon requirements to various audiences (e.g. senior management, peers, public officials, vendors, etc.
  • CIOB/MRICS or similar professional qualification
  • Knowledge and experience of other EU markets is advantageous
  • Ability to travel throughout Europe
  • Fluency-English and German is required
  • French, Polish, Arabic are considered preferred qualification

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Stellenangebot in: Bremen