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Join us—Where your Career is a Force for Good!
WHY CHOOSE US?
As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.
We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference.
The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women’s Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.
At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine!
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (Job Overview):
This position plays a critical role on the Real Estate Strategic Planning team for the American Red Cross. It requires a professional with outstanding judgment, leadership, organization, coordination, and interpersonal skills to support key activities associated with real estate strategic planning. This position gathers, analyzes, coordinates, manages, and reports on activities associated with real estate strategies. Working at the direction of the Executive Director, this position manages the development of real estate strategies and implementation oversite.
A key component of this position’s responsibilities is to manage strategies in varying complexity and size while working with leadership from the lines of business and the various real estate functions through all phases including concept, development, implementation, and outcomes. It ensures that the project plan, scope, schedule, risk, budget, and deliverables are in alignment with the stated project goal and objectives. An ability to manage the interfaces between lines of business, real estate, finance, and risk is integral to this position.
The position involves managing the data, systems, and processes from multiple sources to maintain integrity of the information being used to set, track, and decide on projects. Analyzing the data from multiple sources to develop real estate strategies and present said strategies to line of business and Real Estate leadership is important to this position. The ideal candidate must have a strong project management background as well as possess strong financial and analytical skills. The ability to work independently and develop stakeholder relationships while maintaining confidentiality is also critical.
This position will work across real estate transactions and construction project management to ensure timely submittal of business cases as well as to set, track and decide on projects related to specific regions overall real estate strategy. This portfolio is over 11 million square feet and spans over 1,200 sites in the United States and its territories.
WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE GOOD (Key Responsibilities):
Coordinates, manages, and directs the development, approval, and implementation of real estate strategies to ensure consistent alignment while meeting stakeholder expectations and strategic objectives
Gather the business requirements and to assess feasible options and conducts analysis to summarize functional team inputs
Gather data from numerous sources develops business case PowerPoint presentation and receives approval to move forward with individual projects that were previously decisioned from the regions strategic plan
Drives accountability to ensure successful project completion within schedule and budget
Provides on-going guidance and oversight during execution to ensure results meet business case parameters
Leads, drives and is accountable for all aspects of the strategy to ensure a successful project completion that meets the LOB requirements
Assesses and mitigates project issues, interdependencies, risks, and financials and escalates as appropriate
Manages cross-functional relationships across the enterprise to ensure real estate strategies and projects meet organizational and business objectives
Maintains RES databases and reports on portfolio and project performance, status, timeliness of execution and budget to actual
Managing the project life cycle
Other duties as assigned
WHAT WILL GIVE YOU THE COMPETITIVE EDGE (Preferred Qualifications):
Minimal 7 years relevant work experience in Real Estate project management, PMP Certification preferred
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in Project Management, Finance or Real Estate, equivalent work experience may be sufficient
Strong interpersonal relationship building, collaboration and facilitation skills and manage relationships effectively
Exceptional problem-solving, time management and analytical skills
Ability to effectively communicate and present information in a concise and relevant terms for business decisions
Demonstrated skills in managing multiple projects cross-functionally
Strong analytical skills in financial analysis and business case development
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office and preferred Real Estate Portfolio and Projects Systems (CoStar System), demonstrated ease with systems, process, and data management
Other misc. comments/questions:
Travel: 10 - 20%
Position will work Virtual
BENEFITS FOR YOU:
We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.
Medical, Dental Vision plans
Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts
PTO + Holidays
401K with 4% match
Paid Family Leave
Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
Service Awards and recognition
The salary range for this position is: $80,000 - $110,000
Note that the American Red Cross sets salary ranges aligned to a specific geographic location in which the job or employee resides. The stated salary range in this posting is an average and may not be reflective of your individual circumstances. We will review specific salary information at the time of phone screening based upon your location.
The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization that creates a culture of collaboration and team spirit. We offer our employee’s a competitive salary, wide range of generous benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan with match; paid time off, holidays and floating holidays. Also, we encourage professional development and provide growth opportunities. To be considered for this position, please visit
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The American Red Cross is an EqualOpportunity/AffirmativeAction employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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