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Workplaces Director

Multiple Locations: Guildford, England, United Kingdom • Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain • Galway, County Galway, Ireland • Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania • Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden • Southam, England, United Kingdom • Birmingham, England, United Kingdom • Runcorn, England, United Kingdom • Greater London, England, United Kingdom • Sweden • Spain • United Kingdom

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Requisition Number: 170391

Position Title: Director, Facilities

External Description:

We are EA

We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

The Challenge Ahead

The Workplaces team oversees workplace environments and the related employee experience globally and delivers and maintains spaces that are vibrant, fresh, branded, and inspiring. The team also provides relevant programs that differentiate EA as an employer of choice and support EA’s ability to attract and retain the talent needed to power our Company. 

Workplace Experience is focused on services and programs that:

  • Directly impact employee effectiveness
  • Provide a healthy physical office environment
  • Create a consistent physical setting and workplace experience globally while reflecting local culture
  • Build community and connectedness among our people
  • Directly contribute to fostering EA’s values
  • Apply best practices in environment design

 

You and your team will focus on our office environments on a global scale, including building operations, health and safety, workplace design, employee travel, onsite and contracted services, and employee community and events. You will collaborate with the People Experience COEs and teams for integrated programs and events.

Whilst responsible for your home location the Workplaces Director will lead a team of senior managers in a given geographical location. The Workplaces Director is expected to work closely with the global leadership team and business partners such as Real Estate, Security, GSS and Global Risk, to deliver best in class operations.

As Workplaces Director You Will:

  • Lead a team of managers and individual contributors responsible for the creation inspiring workplaces infused with play which support our people to grow as members of our team
  • Manage the team including setting clear goals, processes and monitoring of performance.
  • Prepare and approve annual operational budgets.
  • Create a culture of measurement and improvement at a site and regional level, including soliciting partner feedback.
  • Resolve escalated concerns with 3rd parties for employee and site services.
  • Working in partnership with the Real Estate and Design teams, ensure locally accomplished design and maintenance projects are performed within global guidelines, including density and budget parameters.

You Will Need:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree with 15 years of related experience in workplace and facilities management experience.
  • Excellent Partnership & alignment skills with key partners to define and achieve strategic goals
  • Effective Influencing skills and ability to understand and influence individuals & groups
  • Critical thinking, analytical skills, good judgment and decision making/problem solver
  • Strong project management skills with a proven track record of delivering against targets and objectives
  • Emotional intelligence. You can navigate obstacles creatively and advocate for decisions.
  • Business, finance, and management knowledge.
  • Multicultural skills and global mindset, especially in Europe and Asia
  • Manage a team across multiple geographies and time-zones
  • Experience building and driving improvements to existing programs
  • Experience managing multi-team locations and outsourced relationships
  • Project management skills; establishing deliverables, creating roadmaps, and executing on time and budget
  • Ability to travel

Join us in driving the next revolution in games.

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2021-12-09 05:54:25.58

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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