Arrow Electronics Global Real Estate Project Manager in Centennial, Colorado


Global Real Estate Project Manager

Job Description:

Principal Accountabilities

● Project Specialist I collects, enters, and organizes data and other information to support research projects; carries out basic analytic tasks; organizes materials for and provides draft inputs to written products such as literature reviews, project documentation, progress reports, research reports, and briefings. Project Specialists may provide administrative research support to projects and coordination of day-to-day project operations.

Other duties include:

● Leading projects in a specialized area (such as 5S, M&A, etc).

● Leads project calls, assigns work and manages project to timeline and outcomes.

● Stakeholder management—Leads stakeholder management sessions and keeps various management abreast of potential issues by maintaining open lines of communication.

● Creation of project related process documents.

● Assist in training new and existing employees with regard to policies and procedures related to project outcomes.

● Green Belt Certification.

● PMP Certified.

Job Complexity

● Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher level knowledge and skills

● Builds knowledge of the organization, processes and customers

● Solves a range of straightforward problems

● Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures

● Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction

Experience / Education

Typically requires a 4 year degree and a minimum of 5 years of related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.


Major areas of oversight and management:

  • Real Estate Transaction and Financial Review

  • Project Building and management with internal Stakeholders

  • Business Continuity Plan coordination for Americas

Objectives of the role:

1/ Transaction management

  • Leverage best in class practices across operational group boundaries (Regional and Business unit)

  • Ensure consistency of Real Estate transactions

  • Visibility to entire portfolio and expense base with consistent reporting

  • Harmonize lease standards across Region

  • Reduce expense base

2/ Project Management & Optimization of Global FASB approach to :

  • Complete regional and global projects as needed

  • FASB compliance for all global transactions

  • Financial review and analysis for all internal transactions for Global Real Estate, and ensure compliance requirements are met

  • Process efficiency improvement

  • Make or buy, outsourcing analysis

3/ Business Continuity Plan coordination for Americas


  • VP Global Real Estate and Facilities

  • Other regional Global Real Estate Directors

  • Local and Regional business teams

  • Regional Finance Managers

  • Regional Asset and Marketing Managers

  • Regional IT managers

  • Other support functions Regional Management

  • HR Management


  • Savings target in Facilities spending

  • Global process and standards implementation

Key responsibilities

Strategic Planning

  • Develop and present Real Estate options and recommendations to accommodate business strategies – interaction is with Sr. Executives

  • Cost justify and manage annual Capital Expenditure budgets to support initiatives that include: cost savings opportunities, business operational requirements and adherence to Corporate standards

  • Collaborate across functional boundaries to ensure department strategies are aligned with company goals and to ensure appropriate stakeholder management is accomplished


  • Provide analysis for senior management, detailing costs implications for projects requests, as well as recommending alternative cost effective options

  • Create and manage annual budget for Corporate facilities

  • Analyze expenditures, providing variance reports, recommending actions to reduce cost, and auditing to ensure company rules and guidelines are adhered to

Project Management

  • Direct management of all facility and real Estate related projects, team members may be FTE or out-sourced

  • Negotiate with landlords, contractors and vendors

  • Create facility designs and office layouts to maximize utilization of space and provide flexibility

  • Matrix management of architects, local authorities, Fire depts. etc.

Facility Management

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

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

  • Complete financial analysis of ongoing and one-off expenditures


Denver ( Panorama)

Time Type:

Full time

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