Program Manager, Future of Work/HQ Corporate Services/Facilities


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Real Estate
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Issaquah HQ
Remote Eligible
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What's cool about this job

REI is committed to becoming a fully inclusive, antiracist, multicultural organization. To fulfill our brand promise of enabling a life well-lived outside for everyone, we are seeking candidates who demonstrate shared values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism.

Future of Work (FOW), Program Manager:  This job contributes to REI’s success by managing all aspects of the large scale high impact Future of Work program, so that program objectives are completed on time, within scope and within set annual budget. The individual in role is accountable for ensuring all program phases are completed, as well as communicating to key stakeholders the progress and performance against a program framework and set of deliverables.  They are able to resolve operational problems through collaboration with the program team in order to minimize delays. In addition, they are able to work independently, and serve as a resource and mentor for colleagues with less experience, while modeling and acting in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.


  • Initiates, plans, executes, monitors, controls, and closes medium to large cross-divisional, multi-year objectives related to REI’s Future of Work program elements, systems and processes
  • Acts as the primary liaison between Future of Work and IT teams, to define requirements for new and revised Future of Work program systems from development to production release. Ensures program schedule alignment between key cross-divisional operational tasks and new Future of Work corporate real estate site delivery, and that the schedule is delivered against the desired business timeframe
  • Manages the progress of the program and communicates the program status to management and stakeholders on a regular basis
  • Provides program management documentation and reporting at appropriate stages of the program, including program charter, work breakdown structure, program plan, program logs, status reports and lessons learned documentation
  • Ensures continual alignment between key cross divisional stakeholders
  • Provides process insight and guidance to Future of Work leaders on key business initiatives
  • Provides thought leadership to cross divisional partners regarding program direction and planning
  • Liaise with cross functional divisions and internal departments to drive process improvements
  • Leads change management for responsible areas
  • Collaborates with cross-functional partners and leadership to ensure continued engagement and understanding of key deliverables.
  • Serve as a resource and mentor to peers and other project managers; continue to educate best practice of project management methodologies to peers, co-workers and leaders.
Bring your passion and expertise
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Real Estate, Construction Management, Business or equivalent degree
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a Project/Program Manager concurrently managing multiple small to large cross-divisional projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Working knowledge of project management methodology
  • Experience with facilities operations and  corporate real estate business processes
  • Advanced Problem-solving skills: ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and multiple assignments
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills, as well as organizational and time management skills
REI hires, trains, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We remain deeply committed to making the Co-op a place where everyone can feel safe and be themselves. Join us.

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posting Range
$65,000 to $127,500 per year
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