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Senior Real Estate Project Manager, M&A - Remote

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Date: Jan 19, 2022

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Miami, FL, US, 33126-9998 Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104-9998 Atlanta, GA, US, 30304-9998 New York, NY, US, 10001 Orlando, FL, US, 32826 Baltimore, MD, US, 21229-9998 Boston, MA, US, 02205-9761 Washington, DC, DC, US, 20018 Charlotte, NC, US, 28217

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.



The Senior Project Manager is a key contributor role within Ansys Real Estate and Facilities, Global Support Team, reporting to the Director of Global Real Estate and Facilities. The Senior Project Manager’s primary responsibility will be mergers and acquisition support, including but not limited to: pre-close due diligence, business case development, post-merger integration and ongoing reporting requirements. The Senior Project Manager will have additional responsibility to collaborate across the ANSYS Operating System to drive a variety of global strategic initiatives and process improvements. This position ensures high levels of customer satisfaction for multiple internal customers. Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate is essential, as well as maintaining strict confidentiality, and ensuring accurate data to drive the success of goals and objectives. The contributor is responsible for providing services and support.


M&A Project Management
●    Anticipate the needs of the Business Development team as deals are presented. 
●    Perform detailed real estate and facilities due diligence including but not limited to contract reviews, building assessments / inspections, property valuations / appraisals, market investigations and lease benchmarking. Gather and review data from target, engage 3rd parties where necessary to perform various due diligence work, identify and assess risks, and assist the Director with data in order to provide professional opinion on acquisition real estate strategy. 
●    Collaborate with ANSYS IT to develop detailed integration budget for real estate and facilities requests to be included in acquisition business case. (Security upgrades, Health and Safety upgrades, network cabling upgrades, re-branding, etc.)
●    Review and comment on acquisition target current and 3 yr forward looking operating expense budgets and capital investment plans based on business case assumptions.
●    Travel to target locations to perform site assessments and stakeholder education.
●    Develop project plans and roadmaps to oversee potential integrations and/or additions of target entities. Present the same to Global REFAC leadership team with key statistics post-public notification.
●    Manage post-merger integration projects and reporting activities in collaboration with Real Estate and Facilities Regional Heads.  Engage 3rd parties as needed to perform post-merger integration activities. 
●    Execute, in tandem with Facilities field operations teams, real estate consolidation strategy including processing lease documentation and collection of non-lease real estate and facilities data. 
Strategic Initiatives Project Management

●    Develop detailed project plans and prioritizes tasks to achieve project goals.
●    Leverage resources, expertise, and knowledge across functional areas to ensure attainment of goals and outcomes.
●    Be responsible for effective communication within the project team and with functional management.
●    Provide regular updates regarding the status and progress of strategic initiatives to the Director, and assist in development of update materials for leadership in order to ensure continued awareness, buy-in, and shared ownership.
●    Serve as the primary point of contact and escalation for integration activities between all parties ensuring succinct communication, unified efforts, and clarity around objectives.
●    Oversee project plans and ensuring efforts align with timeline and budget.
●    Responsible for the timely identification of project risks and the development and implementation of the mitigations for these risks.
●    Seek input from required stakeholders, proactively addressing needs, and ensuring matrix delivery resources are effectively utilized.
●    Identify additional opportunities for business value delivery and leveraging synergies.

●    Bachelor’s Degree
●    A minimum of 7 years of experience in real estate, project management, or business development 
●    Strong financial and business acumen in multiple cultural environments.
●    Microsoft Office - Intermediate to advanced experience in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
●    Willingness and ability to take ownership of requests, prioritize and meet deadlines. 
●    Advanced organizational skills and details oriented with a strong customer service ethic.
●    Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
●    Successful candidates will demonstrate independent thinking, cultural sensitivity, creative problem solving, diplomacy and change management skills.

●    Real Estate Data Management System, and IWMS experience is an advantage.
●    Additional professional registration, industry certification or Master’s degree a plus.
●    Experience with developing and implementing strategic initiatives is a plus. 
●    Should be able to work on the phone and computer for an extended period of time.
●    Domestic and international travel required: Employee could be sent on assignment for up to 2 weeks in one month during peak development activity, but average travel will be 1 week or less of travel per quarter. 
●    Detail oriented with a proven ability to effectively handle multiple projects concurrently.
●    Understanding of software or other technology industry as a business. Public company experience preferred.


At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • Customer Focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high – met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on. At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com


We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.

Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh