Senior Program Manager, Sustainable Buildings

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Job opening for a Senior Program Manager, Sustainable Buildings at Amazon.

This candidate will work with stakeholders throughout Amazon European’s Real Estate, Facility Maintenance, and new business teams to help design zero carbon facility solutions into new Amazon facilities. This role will focus on physical stores, corporate offices, and new fulfillment and warehouse operations to help Amazon. The role will focus on accelerating the deployment of sustainability broadly into our buildings through dematerialization and lower embedded carbon material strategies, electrification and energy efficiency, chemical reduction in facility materials, water management, and other sustainable design strategies. The candidate will partner with new and existing internal business teams to help accelerate action against Amazon’s sustainability goals by analyzing and driving execution opportunities.


  • Support the execution of a comprehensive carbon reduction strategy for Amazon’s buildings
  • Evaluate the embodied carbon of Amazon building designs and implement strategies to reduce the material intensity of Amazon facilities
  • Support new business teams with their progress against Amazon’s Climate Pledge as it relates to buildings
  • Evaluate new technology and industry barriers to decarbonize the built environment
  • Work with diverse stakeholders to coordinate, and implement strategies to reduce, monitor, optimize Amazon’s energy, water, and waste from building operations
  • Assist in preparing written analysis of findings and recommendations for various building-related sustainability solutions
  • Analyze and communicate the financial impact of projects and initiatives
  • Manage multiple, complex projects simultaneously
  • Build relationships with external suppliers and partners, and with internal stakeholders

Basic Qualifications

  • ­ Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Civil/Structural Engineering, Environmental science, Business, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience working in building industry, focused on energy and sustainability
  • Experience managing project timelines, contractor scopes, and project budgets
  • Experience with building systems and commercial/industrial construction practices
  • Experience using understanding of carbon reduction and sustainable building implementation strategies for energy, water, and waste
  • LEED Accredited Professional, PE, CEM or other building professional accreditation

Preferred Qualifications

  • ­ Advanced degree (MBA, MS) preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret building engineering drawings
  • 5-7 years of demonstrated sustainable building project experience
  • Experience with current building regulations
  • Deep green building experience with demonstrated industry-leading sustainability design and construction
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in English

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Senior Program Manager, Sustainable Buildings


Thursday 18th June 2020


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