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Senior Site Acquisitions Manager, DCC Communities

Job ID: 2441619 | Amazon Data Services UK Limited


Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a comprehensive, evolving, and growing business unit within which provides cloud services. Since early 2006, AWS has provided a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world.

The AWS Global Real Estate Team is looking for a talented Site Acquisitions Manager based in EMEA (Dublin, Frankfurt or London). In this role, you will have the opportunity to shape and execute on strategies to expand our Data Center portfolio and related infrastructure. You will help develop where we go, negotiate the business contracts and deliver the infrastructure needed to provide best in market Data Center projects.

Our Site Acquisitions Managers;
-Have a real estate, development, business, financial, strategic and technical background that enables them to drive engagement and develop strategic alternatives from inception to conclusion.

Have the ability to negotiate multi-million dollar contracts for real estate and infrastructure transactions.
Have the ability to think strategically about business, market, and technical challenges with the skill to build and convey compelling value strategy plans.

In this role you will:

Negotiate real estate development transactions, from beginning to end including strategy development, financial analysis, business term negotiation and support full legal negotiation.
Serve as a key member of the Site Acquisitions team in developing growth strategies for specific markets.
Execute on the strategic plan while interacting with internal stakeholders (e.g. product teams,energy, fiber, design, construction, legal, tax, etc.).
Understand the technical requirements of our engineering teams and developing solutions that meet the design and business objectives.
Have involvement in the full construction process to deliver all aspects of a project to include building, data center specific power, and all other site utilities.
Prepare and present transaction summaries to the senior management team regarding progress, financial approvals and overall deal costs / benefits.
Manage of multiple complex contract negotiations simultaneously.

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

London, GBR


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional certification in Real Estate, Development, Management or Urban Planning or a related field.
8-10 years of commercial real estate transaction experience preferably in industrial/office development and leasing or related experience.
Demonstrated history of successful real estate transaction negotiation and development skills.
Experience in build-to-suit lease developments and land acquisition/development.
International real estate experience a plus.
Experience with industrial real estate and land negotiations highly preferred.
Ability to prepare, review and negotiate financial analysis of potential deal structures.
Strong negotiation abilities to include legal document review and negotiation in conjunction with legal counsel.
Willing and able to travel roughly 50% of the time both domestically and internationally.


MBA or Master’s degree in Real Estate Development, or Urban Planning or a related field.
Data center development experience.
International real estate experience in EMEA region.
Excellent analytical skills with ability to provide big picture insights from multiple sources of data.
Ability to work independently, prioritize, manage time effectively and be a self-starter.

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