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Date: May 4, 2022

Location: Madrid, M, ES, 28020 Chalandri, GR, 15231

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


Summary / Role Purpose

The Facilities Operations professional is a key contributor role within Ansys Real Estate and Facilities that is directly responsible for ensuring consistent and optimized processes and services are delivered to internal customers throughout Spain and Greece. Portfolio changes and acquisitions may allow for this initial geographic scope to evolve over time. This position includes the delivery of real estate projects supporting the growth of Ansys in the geography. This position ensures high levels of customer satisfaction for multiple internal customers, while driving the success of strategic and tactical real estate management goals.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

In this geography:

  • Coordination of day to day facilities operations including preventative maintenance, repairs, security, health & safety, janitorial services.
  • Driving the completion of new office implementations in support of business expansion
  • Assisting with physical relocations, existing office renovations, expansions and closures
  • Tracking and proactively developing space occupancy planning to manage capacity and growth
  • Assisting with competitive bidding, vendor contract negotiation and orders & payment processing
  • Building and maintaining key internal customer relationships to support collaborative planning and employee experience. Building and maintaining key external partner relationships with landlords and vendors
  • Assisting with regional budget and total cost of ownership for each facility and related services ensuring, in close coordination with the EMEA regional team as well as Accounting and Finance.
  • Driving operational efficiency, implementing standardized processes.
  • Supporting the Regional Facilities Manager in various real estate activities within the geography: site selection, acquisitions, lease negotiation, renewals and dispositions, property management and space & occupancy management


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in real estate preferred; alternatively, individuals could have gained the same level of knowledge and skill through on-the-job experience and training. Professional registration or Master’s degree a plus
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a facilities and/or real estate role
  • Stakeholder engagement to execute on business strategy and project business unit requirements for the workplace, infrastructure, real property, and facilities, including impact on the portfolio plan
  • Proficient in Word, PowerPoint and Excel - Knowledge of at least one major Facilities platform is a plus.
  • Possesses strong communications, customer service, presentation and change management skills
  • Financial and business acumen in multiple cultural environments
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Knowledge of Spanish and/or Greek is a plus.
  • Experience managing critical infrastructure is a plus


The Job will involve periodic travel within EMEA.


Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • 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 of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the 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.  Because 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”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, 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 so our customers can 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 component of the NASDAQ-100.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
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.