Job type full-time
Full job description
As an industry leader and software-as-a-service provider our mission at 8x8, inc(nyse:eght) is to transform the future of business communicationsThe 8x8 open communications platform (tm) uniquely brings together voice, video, collaboration, contact center, and enterprise-class api solutions, helping businesses across the globe transform their customer and employee experience, and empowering workforces worldwide to work smarter.
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About the role: the role of global real estate & workplace project manager is to support the corporate real estate team in developing and implementing processes that align with the real estate strategy and reflect industry best practices on an international scaleThe project manager is responsible for lease management and global real estate activities by maintaining real estate documentation, ensuring data and report accuracy and document controlThe project manager will define project objectives, execute, and finalize projects according to strict quality standards and deadlinesIn this dynamic role, the project manager must be organized, detail-oriented with superb communication skills and a passion for outstanding customer service.
Key responsibilities and accountabilities: the project manager will be responsible for building strong relationships with cross-functional partners, including finance, legal, procurement, and operations to create a strategic roadmap and execute the global real estate strategy across multiple time zones.
Direct and manage project development through its life cycle
Define project scope and deliverables that support business goals
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
Create project timelines and use appropriate tools to ensure project milestones are met
Continually drive process improvements, deliver progress reports, proposals, and presentations
Effectively communicate project expectations to team members in a timely and clear fashion
Build, develop, and grow business relations vital to the success of each project
Conduct project “lessons learned” meetings and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
Support workplace initiatives to create a safe, efficient, and collaborate built environment
Travel may be required in order to attend project meetings, manage relationships, and visit project sites
Key skills & experience this position requires a minimum of 2 years related office administration experienceStrong individual contributor with demonstrated success in managing multiple projects, priorities and people concurrently in a fast-paced, high-growth and results driven environmentSelf-starter who possesses exceptional time management skills and has great attention to detail.
Superb communication skills, both verbal and written, with focus on planning and execution
Ability to prioritize effectively with keen attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills
Excellent time management skills
Able to work well with others and create strong field and corporate relationships
Dedication to deliver consistent customer service internally and externally
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to perform under pressure, react with urgency, and take effective action with little or no guidance
Positive attitude and passion for providing outstanding service
Taking the lead and the ability to ‘make things happen’
Advanced working knowledge of microsoft outlook, word, excel, and powerpoint presentations.
Experience using typical software for managing projects and ability to learn new project management software quickly
Education bachelor`s degree in related fieldPreferred education: real estate management, construction & facilities management, business management with an emphasis in real estate, or equivalent degree program.
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