Regional Facilities Manager in Singapore, Singapore

Regional Facilities Manager - Global Real Estate & Facilities

Job Description

As a member of the Global Real Estate & Facilities (GREF) team overseeing corporate office space – this position will lead all facility and property activity across Asia Pacific (APAC). The role will be based in Singapore and include regular travel to offices within the APAC portfolio.

This role combines team leadership, project management, facilities and operations management. We seek a senior leader who demonstrates proven success in building and running a fast-growing facilities organization delivering a large volume of simultaneous complex projects and programs on demanding timeframes.

The successful candidate must operate as a true partner to local business leaders, finance, HR, IT, and other functional areas and establish highly integrated relationships with vendor partners. He/she must be comfortable operating on both the strategic and tactical levels, simultaneously acting as an internal ambassador, educator, analyst, solutions architect, and implementer. Experienced in multinational/multi-cultural corporate environments. Having a passion for and in-depth knowledge of Property Management, FM Operations with a financial focus, is critical.

The optimal candidate is an experienced, vibrant, and engaging professional who will excel within an entrepreneurial culture – providing vision, leadership, and communication – but not afraid to dive into details. They should also understand the nuances of being an approachable but smart client or buyer – fostering transparent external relationships, and balancing frugality with creativity.


  • Mentors, develops, and coaches direct reports to improve leadership strength and assist in achieving career growth

  • Prepares and presents project proposals to senior BU and corporate management for review and approval

  • Drive strategy and direction for site operations consistent with global program guidelines and vision; think globally, execute locally.

  • Manage third-party contractors/vendors engaged in operating and maintaining properties

  • Assures capital projects, operations projects and reconfigurations are managed successfully with outstanding customer service

  • Ensures all facilities are operated and maintained in alignment with established standards and procedures

  • Further develops standards and procedures as business and customer needs evolve

  • Responsible for overseeing activities of contractors executing facilities services. Conducts regular, formal site condition inspections and solutions any one-off and systemic deficiencies identified.

  • Develops, cultivates and owns key relationships with Landlords, Property Management companies and third party service providers and vendors

  • Responsible for managing facility programs such as reception, mail/post services, space management, MAC services and parking

  • Drive and Support special projects and strategic initiatives for the portfolio.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners such as HR, IT, Corporate Security, Safety/Emergency Preparedness, Business Assurance and Business Continuity.

  • Participate in any site level crisis including local FM, Stakeholders, HR, GREF Leadership, BAC, Corp Sec, Business Continuity (risk/legal when required)

  • Work with corporate legal counsel to manage contracts and day to day operations where applicable

  • Assists with annual budget development, financial variance reports and operations analysis.

  • Establishes and maintains open, positive relationships with team and customers (Amazon employees).

  • Interacts with various support groups to ensure regulatory and compliance systems and processes are implemented

  • Owns monthly/quarterly reporting to business leaders to include updates on transactions, projects, and operations.

  • A minimum of 15 years professional experience required - a significant portion of which should demonstrate success in managing a facilities organization of similar size and complexity

  • Demonstrated experience as a leader with 7+ years of senior management responsibilities

  • Bachelors degree in related field

  • Experience building and managing a team or department within a startup or entrepreneurial setting, particularly one with both proprietary and contract resources

  • A track record of championing speed, flexibility and frugality in the face of rapid change and extremely heavy workload

  • Highly competent with personal computers and productivity software, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, and SharePoint

  • Exceptional communication skills; proven ability to lead cross-functional teams through influence versus direct management; excellent interpersonal skill

  • APAC-wide scope

  • Strong interpersonal skills #AWSSINGAPORE

  • Keen understanding of sourcing/procurement, building systems and maintenance, vendor management and customer service;

  • Comfortable with legal terms and structures for standard commercial contracts

  • Advanced skills in all Microsoft products

  • Strong ability to identify and solve ambiguous problems

  • Proven self-starter who sets aggressive goals and consistently gets results

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and successfully execute tactics

  • Effective resource management and project management skills

  • Skill set of people management including collaborator management and business relationship management.

  • Experience with any of the following enterprise/SaaS/ASP platforms: Oracle Financials, PeopleSoft, and Planon

AMZR Req ID: 551292

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