Director, Facilities & Operations

Date: Feb 28, 2024

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21230

Company: Under Armour

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Our pursuit of better begins with innovation and with our team's mission of being the best. With us, you get the freedom to go further - no matter your role. That means developing, delivering, and selling the state-of-the-art products and digital tools that make top performers even better.

 

If you are a current Under Armour teammate, apply to this position on the Internal Career Site Here. 

Purpose of Role

The Director, Facilities and Operations within Corporate Real Estate is crucial for ensuring the efficient and effective management of various services and amenities provided to both internal and external stakeholders. The Operations Group manages customer facing activities including Venue Services, Event Management, Reception, Tours, Food Service, Fitness Center, and other amenities. This key leadership role will collaborate with stakeholders across the organization developing strong relationships within Under Armour and the community. This professional will manage both Under Armour teammates and third-party vendors, ensuring consistent superior customer service. This leader is a strategic thinker who advocates for continuous improvement and process consistency, while ensuring organizational alignment of charter and corporate goals.  
 

Your Impact

  • Efficiently lead and manage the Operations Group, overseeing customer-facing activities.
  • Recruit and train top talent throughout the operations organization
  • Manage financial aspects of projects with vendors, including service providers and consultants. 
  • Develop and optimize a comprehensive service model that captures efficiency of common process while supporting flexibility globally. 
  • Collaborate with the executive team to assess and adjust the service delivery model as needed.
  • Champion continuous improvement initiatives and process consistency
  • Understanding of the financial implications of a proposed physical plan. 
  • Proficient at reading and interpreting service provider agreements, purchase orders and contracts. 
  • Support facilities, events, sales, and marketing activities through an engaged partnership approach. 
  • Develop and manage operating budgets in the context of a thoughtful and comprehensive strategic operating plan.
  • Responsible for all financial reporting for the Operations Group, supported by the CRE Controls group. 
  • Partner with risk management to identify operations-related risks and effective mitigation measures. 
  • Ensure operations comply with state and local laws.
  • Integrate sustainability into Corporate Real Estate operations.
  • Oversee the global portfolio of renewable energy initiatives.
  • Coordinate efforts with Environmental Sustainability organization and Indirect Procurement.

Core Functions

Core Functions:

  • Resource Management
    • External resources (consultants) 
      • Food Service Vendor
      • Shipping and Receiving Vendor
      • Fitness Facility Operators
      • Event Support vendors and suppliers
      • Contractors and suppliers, etc
      • Permit expeditors and building officials
      • Public relations (as required) 
    • Internal resources 
      • Corporate Design and Delivery
      • Corporate Real Estate
      • Corporate Real Estate Controls/FP&A
      • Events
      • Sales and Marketing
      • Sourcing & Procurement
      • Corporate Legal
      • Corporate IT 
      • Corporate Security
  • Internal Team Development 
    • Ability to support common goals and embrace team achievement over individual needs. 
    • Proven experience in developing strong engaged teams and internal partnerships. 
  • Client Relationship Development 
    • Must be able to demonstrate a client service orientation. 
    • Ability to develop positive relationships with client business units. 
    • Experience interpreting client needs and translating to project team. 
    • Ability to manage expectations of business units. 
    • Ability to consistently meet and exceed client expectations.   
  • Renewable Energy Portfolio
    • Responsible for the global portfolio of renewable energy initiatives from end to end, including, but not limited to, direct and virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs), Retail utility & green tariffs, and Renewable energy credits (RECs).
    • Coordinate with internal stakeholders and external consultants to develop Under Armour’s renewable energy portfolio strategy, including assessing business requirements, generation and evaluation of strategic options, development of business cases for selected options, and reporting out of actual renewable energy utilization against Under Armour’s Public targets.
    • Provide recommendations on the execution of purchase agreements, VPPAs, and other instruments based on ROIC, tax consequences, market intelligence, and Under Armour requirements on a global basis.
    • Advise leadership on the current renewable energy market, management strategies to reduce Under Armour’s global carbon footprint, save cost, manage tax and other financial consequences across our portfolio.
    • Coordinate efforts with Environmental Sustainability organization and Indirect Procurement 
    • Manage complex agreements such as VPPAs and energy service agreements and advise on above-site level renewable energy supply agreements to improve value and reduce risks to our Company.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a core discipline such as Business, Engineering, Hospitality, or a related profession.
  • 10-15 years of direct facilities/operations experience.
  • High computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and program management software.
  • Experience with both in-sourced and outsourced operations.
  • Working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local laws pertaining to Operations.
  • Prior knowledge in renewable energy initiatives.

Workplace Location

  • Location: This individual must reside within commuting distance from our Baltimore, Maryland (Global Headquarters) office.
  • Return to Work Designation: Three (3) days week in-office, the remainder of work week remote. 

Relocation

  • No relocation provided

Base Compensation

$144,369.00 - $198,507.10 USD

Most new hires fall within this range and have the opportunity to earn more over time. Initial placement within the salary range, however, is based on an individual's relevant knowledge, skills and experience for the position. UA is committed to helping our teammates succeed and advance in their careers. Base salary is only one component of our competitive Total Rewards package.

Benefits & Perks

  • Paid "UA Give Back" Volunteer Days: Work alongside your team to support initiatives in your local community.
  • Under Armour Merchandise Discounts
  • Competitive 401(k) plan matching.  
  • Maternity and Parental Leave for eligible and FMLA-eligible teammates
  • Health & fitness benefits, discounts and resources- We offer teammates across the country programs to promote physical activity and overall well-being. 

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Our Commitment to Diversity

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, family or paternal status and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.


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