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Manager, EMEA Workplace Resources


Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:

Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

We’re changing the nature of work. Palo Alto Networks is evolving to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks.  And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together. 

Your Career

PANW is seeking a Manager, EMEA Workplace Resources to join our awesome EMEA Places team. Based in Amsterdam, you will play a key part in managing Palo Alto Networks’ local locations and in parallel be responsible for a number of regional projects.  By providing best in class workplace experiences and supporting our FLEXwork policy this role is critical to delivering the company’s commitment “To create a safe and collaborative workspace that supports our flexible and inclusive culture”.

Reporting to the Director, EMEA Places, the role requires high energy, can do attitude with ability to work independently and also collaboratively.

Your Impact:

Some of the cool stuff you get to do:

  • Manage the Amsterdam Places team, in charge of the daily  facilities operations and administrative function and logistics to provide the best employee experience.

  • Manage Palo Alto Networks real estate portfolio in Amsterdam which includes the regional HQ. Handle lease termination and renewals, office expansion and relocation projects in line with business needs.

  • Build strong relationships with regional business leaders and cross-departmental teams. Influence through timely, relevant, and targeted communication that balances the needs of the business with the services provided by our team.

  • Assist with project bid and tender process and administer relevant documentation relating to the facility location, including for any minor alteration and addition works.

  • Manage new office opening and closure of old facilities while keeping business continuity. Support communication and employee engagement. 

  • Work closely with the Director, EMEA Places on Palo Alto Networks EMEA projects and new real estate projects across the EMEA region.

  • Partner effectively with key groups such as IT, Safety & Security, Procurement, Finance, and the People team. Maintain regular communications with a variety of stakeholders to ensure that all concerned parties are well informed on relevant topics. 

  • Oversee the operations of a number of Serviced offices across the region.

  • Building yearly plans and objectives that support our company strategy and business needs for both Amsterdam and other EMEA offices.

  • Driving the change in our offices towards FLEXWORK. Experience in implementing new office concepts.

  • Plan space allocation with an optimal utilization of space resources.

  • Tracks and manages the opex and capex budget and provide accurate forecasts spent to work within the agreed budget

  • Any ad-hoc duties and projects as required to meet the needs of the business or as directed by the Director, EMEA Places.

  • Developing and implementing sustainable ideas and solutions

  • Participating in or leading global project groups within the Places department

 All this plus the opportunity to work in a collegial, fun loving environment in a fast-paced, dynamic top global cybersecurity company await you!

Your Experience

  • 5-7 years' workplace management experience in a multi national company with a degree in Administration, Facilities or Real Estate (an advantage).

  • Strong people and communication skills with demonstrable ability to work with business / functional leaders as well as employees at all levels

  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills with an analytical mind.

  • Ability to effectively drive multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent organizational, methodical, problem-solving skills and works well under pressure.

  • Self driven, positive attitude, sense of humor and enjoys having fun

  • A team player with leadership skill

  • Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills.

  • Superior English language, written and oral, communication skills   required.  Dutch an advantage 

If you don't 100% meet the criteria but confident that you have what it takes to thrive in the role, apply anyways! We are looking for high potential talent who want to learn and build a career with us.

Our Commitment

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and 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 other legally protected characteristics.

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