2022-01-26 Google Operations Center
Global Real Estate and Facilities Lead
Palo Alto, California, United States

About Wing: 

Wing is reshaping the future of delivery. We are an on-demand drone delivery service that can deliver food, medicine or other items within minutes. We’ve also developed an unmanned traffic management platform to safely route drones through the sky. Our service is faster, safer and produces far less pollution than traditional delivery. Originally created in 2012 within X, the Moonshot Factory, Wing is now an Alphabet company.

About the Role: 

Wing is looking for a Global Real Estate and Facilities Lead to join our Operations team based in California. The ideal candidate has a passion for developing policies, strategies and managing Wing’s Real estate portfolio. As Wing’s Global Facilities Manager, you will be leading and managing a team of people across the globe to drive consistency, efficiency, and help to embed company culture into a world class workplace experience.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Oversee facility operations across all our global offices (US, Australia and Europe).
  • Manage and lead the facilities team to achieve operational excellence and employee satisfaction in day-to-day services such as snack, and beverage, office cleanliness, office administrative services, repair and maintenance, and move management.
  • Support Operational site expansion as the need arises. Plan and execute on new site selection, lease negotiation, space planning, and site buildout.
  • Consult with Real Estate team and regional business leaders on all construction and renovation projects and act as the liaison to support regional real estate project activities.
  • Serve as primary or secondary liaison with property management at each facility.
  • Partner with the IT to optimize site security and emergency safety programs.
  • Responsible for all aspects of suppliers supporting facilities, such as research,, contract reviews, supplier selection, supplier management, quality and audit/spend analysis.
  • Ensure consistency across all offices and explore and implement innovative ways to enhance operational efficiency, team productivity, and meet the evolving needs of the modern workforce and environment.
  • Monitor and audit facilities operational spending while proposing and executing on ideas for cost savings.
  • Ensure facilities operations comply with legal and regulatory requirements and internal company policy.
  • Assist with monitoring, adhering and work through all local COVID related restrictions and accommodations.


What You’ll Need: 

  • Minimum of 8+ years’ experience in real estate and/or facilities management on a global scale.
  • Minimum of 3+ years of managing a real estate and/or facilities team.
  • Working knowledge of leases, contracts, and related documents.
  • Innovative and strive for continuous process improvement.
  • Exceptional, demonstrated customer service skills required.
  • Have a keen interest in learning, adopting, and implementing best modern tools, processes, and practices.
  • Willingness to be available after hours and in emergency situations.
  • You possess great analytical skills and are able to apply them to identify areas for improvement, set priorities, and make decisions.
  • You have the ability to handle multiple responsibilities at the same time and shift tasks or roles when necessary and have a positive attitude in difficult situations or under pressure.
  • You are an outstanding written and verbal communicator.
  • You have a deep sense of integrity, credibility, and ownership, with the desire to deliver the best possible result.


Wing (Alphabet) is Global and our success draws upon the diverse viewpoints, skills and experiences of our employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.

At Wing, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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