Ref#: R0011872

Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

Our Finance team ensures that Indeed complies with the highest standards of business, law and ethics, while providing Indeed's clients with excellent customer service and Indeed's management with the information and guidance required to succeed around the world. Every month, over 200 million people count on us to help them find jobs, publish their resumes, process their job applications, and connect them to qualified candidates for their job openings. Simply put, we help support the people who help people get jobs.

Your job.

The Real Estate team is responsible for managing and growing indeed’s global real estate portfolio. We design, plan and implement any projects related to office expansions, build-outs and moves, with a dedicated focus on providing a fun and results-oriented work environment for our Indeedians.

Indeed is seeking a full-time IT Project Manager Lead to join our Real Estate team. This role requires office build out experience (e.g MDF/IDF, network infrastructure, AutoCAD, etc.), excellent communications and active listening, self-awareness, and an understanding of how to adjust approach based on the situation. We are looking for someone with the superior ability to see correlations others may not, ask the right questions and drive solutions. The IT PM Lead will simplify complex activities, keep teams and vendors on task, and ensure communications and transparency in each step of the project.   

We are looking for someone who has deep experience managing complex projects; real estate-related experience is a plus. You are extremely organized, confident and demonstrate strong prioritization skills. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring daily coordination of project activities between the workplace strategy, construction, brokerage, and finance teams. The role is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to work for a growing company with a global presence, helping to build state-of-the-art facilities for an ever-evolving culture.

About you.


  • Report to Real Estate Global Program Manager:

    • Maintain open and active communications with the Real Estate Construction Manager; understand construction timeline and dependencies

    • Run team of geographically dispersed Real Estate IT Project Managers; provide a single point of contact and centralized source of project status

    • Provide resourcing for global projects, based on bandwidth and area of expertise

  • Manage the technical oversight of builds:

    • Act as first line of escalation for technical questions on builds; facilitate communications between project teams to provide swift resolution

    • Set project-specific IT goals and objectives by building out technical project plans, assumptions, budgets, schedules, deliverables, milestones, et al.

    • Manage IT Budget by tracking and compiling actual IT costs incurred; manage delta between forecasted and actual costs to improve budget practices, including maintaining up to date ACR reports and interfacing with procurement teams

    • Identify and manage IT risks and issues and develop mitigation strategies to manage risk across the build portfolio

    • Provide IT delivery accountability by managing relationships with technical project team members (i.e. Indeed staff, vendor partners and any third party contractor staff) to ensure project delivery timelines are met, and accurately reflected in reporting metrics

    • Act as IT change manager, seeking opportunities to help teams work smarter via new/refined tools and processes and increases team adoption and usage; identify gap areas and champion continuous improvement  

  • Provide robust project management and reporting:

    • Synthesize information to report status roll-up to the Real Estate Global Project Manager. Create crisp status reporting and executive presentation materials in G-suite tools, Microsoft Office suite and/or project management software tools

    • Understand priorities from senior leadership, Real Estate, and Tech Services teams to provide a holistic perspective that informs thoughtful decision-making and inspires better project efficiency; perform ongoing stakeholder management

    • Incorporate updates on schedule, finances and risks and issues to inform operational health; maintain relationships with global tech teams to monitor and report on build progress; ad hoc reporting as directed; understand which metrics matter most

    • Centralize team scheduling, logistics & execution of all projects within Indeed project management tool


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Real Estate, Office Build Out and/or Construction experience is required

  • 6+ years of post-undergraduate experience in an IT project management or technical role, managing major projects from conception to completion

  • Collaborative and cooperative leader with a focus on team-building; experience managing technical teams is greatly valued

  • Experience managing various work streams and/ or managing a team of resources

  • Self-starter, able to work independently on projects with little to no direction

  • Extremely efficient, creative, resourceful, and strategic thinker

  • Excellent written and verbal skills; strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships

  • Experience managing budgets and schedules

  • Strong ability to multi-task and successfully coordinate multiple projects simultaneously; ability to prioritize activities effectively, while ensuring a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Travel required 20-25% of time, primarily for onsite build coordination activities and IT quality oversight tasks

  • Office Location: NYC

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