Director, Real Estate at Zayo

| Greater Boulder Area
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Company Description

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides communications infrastructure solutions, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure to the world’s leading businesses. Customers include wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies, cloud providers, finance and professional services and other large enterprises. Zayo provides customers with flexible solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth.

Position Description

The Director of Real Estate is an integral role with a broad set of strategic and tactical objectives focused on the management of Zayo Networks’ real estate portfolio to ensure long term capacity in place to support revenue growth. Strategic management of the current portfolio with an eye for potential cost savings & ISP optimization will be critical. Experience managing real estate, specifically in the telecom industry, is a key requisite for this role.

 

This role will interface with a broad set of individuals at Zayo, and the ability to develop productive relationships with other functional teams will be critical: product management, corporate finance, corporate development, sales, network, operations and engineering, legal, etc.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Full management of Zayo Networks’ real estate portfolio; key point of contact for ongoing commercial dialogue with landlord and property managers
  • Commercial lead on facility renewals, footprint expansions and reductions, relocations, site acquisitions, and any other real estate activity
  • Identification and financial/commercial evaluation of new builds, site purchases, and new lease evaluations in various US and international markets; broker/agent engagement, negotiation and execution of new leases and purchase agreements, and evaluation of complex/creative expansion models to accommodate near term and long-term cost optimization objectives
  • Conduct site tours and walk-throughs while gathering full facility information, including capacity profiles, in order to support informed decisions and carefully evaluate expansion options
  • Real Estate group’s point person on business cases, with full financial projections & alternative analyses, to secure internal (executive, CEO, Board of Director) approval for real estate activity
  • Support and leadership of real estate due diligence during site acquisition activity, including commercial lead on purchase agreements, title transfer, environmental and other property testing, etc.
  • Ongoing scanning of existing portfolio to determine areas of potential cost optimization by virtue of right-sizing space, lease terminations, etc. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business; MBA or other relevant Masters’ Degree preferred but not required  
  • 10+ years of real estate and/or telecommunication experience
  • Willingness to travel (assume ~10-20% of time)
  • Strong financial and analytical skills: ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and make sound recommendations
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic and ability to effectively manage a high-volume workload
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
  • Strong sense of teamwork and willingness to support others in meeting group objectives
  • High energy and motivation; commitment to learning and having fun in an often stressful environment

Rewards

  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k), disability and life insurance
  • Fitness membership discounts
  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

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Location

Our Boulder campus is located in the 29th Street Mall where employees can benefit from access to restaurants, retail, fitness and more!

What are Zayo Perks + Benefits

Zayo Benefits Overview

Zayo Group is committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is both comprehensive and competitive. Our benefits program offers health care, dental and vision coverage, as well as financial secruity to our employees and their families.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
B Strong, Greenhouse Scholars, A Precious Child, AMP the Cause, There With Care, Boulder Parks and Rec, and many more....
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) enable you to put aside money for important expenses & help reduce your income taxes at the same time. Zayo employees can contribute up to $2,650 annually.
Disability Insurance
If you are out of work for an extended period or time due to a disabling injury or illness, disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $5000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Dental exams can help you & your dentist detect problems in the early stages when treatment is simpler & costs are lower. Regular exams are an important part of maintaining your medical health.
Vision Benefits
The vision plan covers routine eye exams and also pays for all or a portion of the costs of glasses or contact lenses if you need them.
Health Insurance Benefits
Each person's health care needs are different. That's why our medical plan offers multiple options (3) so that you can choose the coverage level best-suited to your personal situation.
Life Insurance
Your family depends on your income for a comfortable lifestyle and for the resources necessary to make their dreams a reality! Zayo offers Basic Term Life and AD&D as well as supplemental insurance.
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Do you love working out? So do we which is why Zayo offers access to group fitness sessions and company-sponsored events, such as the B Strong Ride.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Zayo Group offers a 401(k) plan through Fidelity. Eligible employees may join the plan as soon as administratively feasible after their date of hire and may contribute up to the IRS limit of $19,000.
401(K) Matching
Zayo matches 50% of employee contributions up to 4% with a cap at 2% match.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Zayo provide 12 weeks paid maternity leave, 2 weeks paid paternity leave, and 4 weeks paid adoptive/foster leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Zayo employees receive between 0 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Zayo Group offers the option to elect Commuter Benefits which helps you pay for public transportation and parking costs while commuting to and from work using pretax dollars.
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Shuffle Board, Video Games.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted twice monthly and include alcoholic and non-alcoholic options.
Parking
Parking is available at Zayo offices.
Recreational Clubs
Love sports? So do we! We offer a variety of options to get involved with your co-workers outside of the office.
Fitness Subsidies
We strongly believe that there is nothing more important than the health and well-being of our employees and families. To promote health and fitness, Zayo has partnered with GymPass.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
The tuition reimbursement program provides an opportunity for Zayo employees to further their education and to apply to be reimbursed for eligible education expenses.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Zayo is committed to providing opportunities for employees to expand and grow their knowledge base through lunch and learn sessions.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning