Land Project Manager



Land Project Manager
Redmond, Washington, United States
Job number: 1557363
Date posted: Jun 1, 2023
Travel: 0-25 %
Profession: Real Estate, Facilities, & Construction
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time
Work site: Up to 100% work from home

Cloud Operations + Innovation (CO+I) is the team behind one of the World’s largest Cloud Infrastructures, responsible for powering all Microsoft online Products and Services as well as powering Microsoft’s “Cloud First” mission. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide. We are looking for passionate leaders to help achieve that mission.

We are looking for an individual to help build the infrastructure that powers Microsoft’s online services. We work hard, play hard, and make history. We also care about people, growth, excellence, and results.

The Land Project Manager will be based in the United States, report to the North American Acquisition Director and will be responsible for transactions in the Americas portfolio. You’ll have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to improve and expand our infrastructure in various markets.

The Land Acquisition Team is responsible for the delivery and pre-positioning of Data Center real estate needed to build out Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure. The types of projects include land acquisition and pre-development.

In alignment with our Microsoft values, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for all employees to positively impact our culture every day.

Support Land Acquisitions team in managing transaction deal flow, including ensuring that all relevant data and associated documents are tracked and kept updated.

Support real estate transaction processing and administration for fast growing and ever-changing business needs.

Assist with site selection process, financial analysis, site due diligence, market data and determination of sites meeting region’s portfolio standards.

Assist in implementation of a relevant system of metrics to plan, manage, measure and evaluate performance pertaining to the transaction process.

Effectively communicate expectations, requirements and status of deals to key stakeholders and business partners – both internally and externally

Help coordinate an ever-changing variety of internal initiatives and projects.

Continue to build a culture of speed, flexibility and frugality with all business partners.

Closely collaborate with other internal teams such as operations, legal, finance, treasury, tax and risk assessment to help deliver highly successful projects

Coordinate with external partners such as landlords, brokers, developers, design professionals and other consultants.

Required/Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years portfolio management, real estate, or office management experience
    • OR Bachelor’s Degree or degree equivalent in Business Management, Real Estate, Project Management, or related field AND 3+ years portfolio management, real estate, or office management experience
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience in transaction coordination in an industrial/commercial or data center real estate operation with a national footprint leveraging a combination of internal and external resources.

Other Requirements :

These requirements include, but are not limited to, the following specialized security screenings:

  • Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Additional or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of real estate transaction process
  • Ability to effectively communicate internal process requirements to various audiences (e.g. internal and external stakeholders, etc.).
  • A track record of coordinating high quality projects in an atmosphere where speed, flexibility, frugality and heavy workload are the expected norm.
  • Previous experience as a contract manager.
  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, internet applications

Real Estate Portfolio Management IC4 – The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $91,800 – $178,800 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $117,900 – $195,000 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here:

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.



Benefits and Perks

Industry leading healthcare

Savings and investments

Giving programs

Educational resources

Maternity and paternity leave

Opportunities to network and connect

Discounts on products and services

Generous time away

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