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Title:  Senior Manager EMEA Workplace Experience


Kirchheim bei Munchen, DE, 85551 Dusseldorf, DE, 40472 Vienna, AT, 1120 Madrid, ES, 28020 Windsor, GB, SL4 1RS Cork, Munster, IE, T23 PPT8 Paris, FR Milan, IT, 20133

Requisition ID:  126098

About NetApp

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"At NetApp, we fully embrace and advance a diverse, inclusive global workforce with a culture of belonging that leverages the backgrounds and perspectives of all employees, customers, partners, and communities to foster a higher performing organization." -George Kurian, CEO

Job Summary

NetApp is seeking an experienced Senior Manager to lead the EMEA Workplace Experience (WX) Team. This role, reporting to the Director of WX EMEA & APAC, involves managing local Workplace Program Managers, overseeing real estate strategy, projects, and workplace experience partnering closely with local in country leadership, HR, finance, sourcing, corporate communications and IT/AVVC. The position requires site-based work, remote leadership, and quarterly travel. Key attributes for success include a passion for people, attention to detail, ownership mentality, collaboration, and building belonging.

Key Responsibilities

EMEA Workplace Experience:

  • Lead EMEA workplace experience, manage team, and collaborate with employees and global WX team for consistency and curated experiences.
  • Operational ownership for workplace experience and facilities operations across EMEA.
  • Health & Safety Management, including on-site safe working environment, site walks, fire alarm tests and statutory regulations.
  • Financial Management of EMEA opex budget, snack programs, events, and capex.
  • Strong vendor management skills, focusing on improvement and value for money.
  • Working in collaboration with internal business units to support and deliver on site events/EBCs etc.


EMEA Real Estate:

  • Oversight for EMEA lease administration, real estate strategy, and project execution.
  • Collaboration with NetApp CRE partners for best practices and risk management.
  • Relationship management at operational and strategic level with local asset managers/Landlords.
  • Third party vendor management and support of NetApp co working and flex working spaces.


EMEA Partnerships:

  • Collaborate with IT, HR, Marketing, Procurement, Tech Accounting, Legal, etc.
  • Mentor and enable Training & Development of team members.
  • Ensure adherence to NetApp procedures and processes.
  • Support NetApp Safety and Security to implement all health, safety, and security standards.
  • Ensure all Critical Environment (CEM) requirements are upheld.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Proven track record of leading site-based teams across multiple locations, preferably in EMEA.
  • Extensive experience in facilities, property management, hospitality, or related field, preferably in EMEA.
  • Growth mindset with a customer-centric focus on engagement and relationship building.
  • Financial management experience with cost savings/avoidance.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook) required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.
  • Strong people skills and passion for hospitality, connection, and collaboration.
  • Knowledge of Occupational Safety requirements & Works Council Relationship.
  • Strong English and local language proficiency.
  • Proven capacity to understand and interpret commercial contracts and relevant terms.
  • Budget management and financial analysis skills.
  • Move and relocation management and delivery.



Equal Opportunity Employer:

NetApp is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination based on age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability or genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, and any other protected classification. 


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Why NetApp?

In a world full of generalists, NetApp is a specialist. No one knows how to elevate the world’s biggest clouds like NetApp. We are data-driven and empowered to innovate. Trust, integrity, and teamwork all combine to make a difference for our customers, partners, and communities. 
We expect a healthy work-life balance. Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to volunteer with their favorite organizations.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness, and vision plans for you and your family.  We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  
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