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Senior Manager – Strategy and Leasing, North American Industrial Real Estate

Boston, MA

Job Description

Senior Manager – Strategy and Leasing, North American Industrial Real Estate 

Our Real Estate team at Wayfair is responsible for delivering the physical footprint to support our growth. To-date, we occupy more than 12M sq ft of space around the world including: our headquarters locations in Boston and Berlin, Castle Gate fulfillment centers across North America and Europe and customer service locations in the U.S., Germany and Ireland.  We are a small team that works collaboratively with business users across the company to define the needs of the business, find and stand-up new space.

What You’ll Do:

  • You will collaborate with our operations team to define real estate requirements for final mile supply chain footprint including: entry strategy for new markets, expansion planning in existing markets, planning for evolution of real estate footprint as the business grows
  • You will execute location strategy and leasing activities across the U.S. and Canada
  • You’ll completely own the leasing strategy & process for final mile requirements. This includes our location sourcing, site selection in collaboration with operations, lease negotiation, modeling of lease expense and building economics, and driving the underwriting and internal approval process
  • You’ll support portfolio of existing final mile sites as the Real Estate team’s primary point of contact for operations team, landlords and other third parties.
  • You’ll work to build strategic relationships with developers, landlords, brokers and internal stakeholders


 What You’ll Need:

  • 5+ years of experience in strategic finance, management consulting, strategic procurement real estate investment/asset management or related business experience, MBA preferred
  • You have strong financial acumen and direct negotiating experience. You have comfort in getting into the detail on contracts and legal negotiation
  • You have demonstrated experience managing external partners and leading multifunctional projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills – able to build relationship in complex situations that help solve problems and get things done
  • Moderate travel as needed to visit sites and partners

About Us:

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

Requisition ID: 40972