Global Real Estate Lead Project Manager

Date: Jul 20, 2022

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 53143 

Location: Irvine, CA 

Other location(s): Los Angeles (CA) 

Relocation benefits offered: No 

Travel required: a. Up to 25% 


“I can be myself at work.”


You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.


We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.


“I can influence my income.”


You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).


“I can lead a full life.”


You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones
    • ​​​​NOTE: Our recruiting process is 100% virtual, which should help with the logistics of your candidate journey. We have transitioned to a hybrid work model, which means our associates are…
      • working from home the majority of the time, and coming into the office 20% of the month. You get to decide what that looks like for you.



“I can succeed as a Global Real Estate Lead Program Manager at Capital Group.”


As a Global Real Estate Lead Program Manager within our Global Real Estate team, you will lead the real estate project delivery process for various Capital Group projects and offices throughout the world. Your scope will include overseeing project teams of internal and external team members, designers, consultants, contractors, and various other vendors. Your internal stakeholders will include IT, A/V, Office Services, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement, Security, Finance/Accounting and Legal groups. Project sponsors will include Regional and Global Senior Business Leaders. We will leverage your professional expertise to manage a multitude of projects that range in complexity from designing and constructing interior tenant improvements to critical infrastructure projects as well as smaller scale furniture reconfigurations.


Your project management skills ensure that controls are in place to manage a project budget and scope to align with Capital Group’s business objectives. You proactively identify problems and implement solutions that result in projects that are completed on time and within budget. To thrive in this role, you embrace collaboration and build strong relationships with regional partners (architects, engineers, general contractors, consultants) and Business Leaders. Your career has been built upon your success in Design and Construction project delivery within a high speed and dynamic environment. This role requires domestic and non-US travel approximately 20% of the time and has flexible work hours in order to accommodate international time zones as well as solving urgent requests.


“I am the person Capital Group is looking for.”


  • You have deep knowledge in construction management and/or an architectural background with experience leading large scale projects with budgets up to $100 million.
  • You have extensive experience in workplace strategy, space planning, design, cost estimating and budget development, permitting, construction management and commissioning.
  • You know that successful projects require persistence, thoughtful back-up plans and nuanced alternative options.
  • You like digging into the numbers and are comfortable preparing financial reports and ensuring their accuracy.
  • You’re well versed in the ability to read, draw, and mark-up construction drawings and detailed design information. 
  • You’ve reached a teacher level expertise with MS Project and are proficient in Visio, CAD and Revit.
  • You possess a sense of urgency to complete a multitude of tasks and enforce strict project schedules and deliverables.
  • You’re a skilled communicator and have successfully led project and stakeholder meetings ranging in size, with diverse audiences and senior business leaders.
  • You possess strong analytical skills when developing space plans and are not afraid of questioning workplace strategies and space requirements.
  • You are comfortable maintaining accountability with your project team and can effectively lead the team through various obstacles on your path to a successful project completed on-time, within budget while effectively engaging and collaborating with a multitude of internal stakeholders.




“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”


You’ve reviewed this job posting and you’re ready to start the candidate journey with us. Apply now to move to the next step in our recruiting process. If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, check out our other opportunities and join our talent community.


“I can learn more about Capital Group.” 


At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Real Estate, Project Manager, Realtor, Social Media, Sales, Technology, Marketing