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Amazon Corporate LLC Principal Program Manager, Real Estate in Seattle, Washington

Are you passionate about working on the forefront of physical retail stores innovation? Our team is made up of entrepreneurial, analytical, creative, flexible leaders - all focused on creating stores that our customers love to shop. If you want to join a fast-paced, innovative team that is making history and breaking new ground for Amazon, this is the place for you.Amazon Physical Stores is seeking an experienced real estate leader, who is highly analytical, with a strong process orientation, and possessing experience in a broad variety of commercial real estate venues. This position will report to the Head of Real Estate.In this role, the selected candidate must be the subject matter expert on retail property land acquisition and possession. This individual will be responsible for the development and implementation of process, systems, and mechanism for site identification, feasibility evaluation, entitlement, and acquisition in support of our Physical Stores.In addition, this candidate must have a demonstrated proficiency in identifying, sourcing, and managing regionally based third party specialists (developers, real estate brokers, appraisers, engineers, and attorneys).Key Responsibilities:* Develops and maintains strategic roadmap for real estate program laying out both short and long-term objectives.* Plans and organizes efficient procedures for real estate lifecycle management from initial site identification to store launch.* Continuously develops and inspects real estate processes to identify areas for process improvement to effectively process deals thru internal approval as quickly as possible.* Partners with our Real Estate Strategy and Planning Team in driving continuous learning and constant evolution into the real estate site selection models and methodologies utilized to improve decision making.* Partners with cross-functional teams such as Legal, Store Development, Finance and Operations to drive process improvement.* Collaborates with Legal and Store Development to establish template legal forms/agreements and site requirements.* Establishes and structures relationships with preferred developer partners.* Ensures compliance with the process, quality and timeliness of real estate deals, analysis, submittal, approval and finalization of all land deals.* Responsible for presenting ongoing progress and program updates to senior leadership.* Manages program costs and financial plans.* Bachelor's degree in Real Estate, Land Use Planning, Geography, or equivalent.* Minimum of 10 years' broad-based corporate real estate experience.* Minimum of 10 years in a real estate land acquisition group within a U.S.-based retail focused enterprise.* Demonstrated track record of delivering high-quality results in a fast-paced and ambiguous environment.* Demonstrated competency of working closely with internal and third-party real estate strategy and planning teams aimed at successfully introducing data-driven analytical forecasting tools into the real estate site evaluation and selection process.* Process-driven leader capable of innovating and simplifying processes that scale.Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit