The Building People
Requisition Number: 2018-071
Job Title: Program Manager
City: Phoenix
State: AZ

Company Description

The Building People is a recognized leader in real estate facilities services. Our global organization delivers total lifecycle solutions for clients that integrate technology, buildings, and people to solve today's complex challenges for building owners, occupiers and stakeholders. We empower our clients to maximize the workplace experience and reduce costs without sacrificing quality and reliability. Our strategy leads clients towards the future of facilities through a connected real estate model that propagates new norms to deliver organizational efficiency, sustainability, and savings.

Program Manager

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Description/Job Summary

The Building People, LLC, has a position open for a full-time Program Manager.  The Program Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the Western Area Power Administrations, Desert Southwest Regional Office technical services in Phoenix, Arizona, including quality control of all deliverables. 

  • Experience with managing contracts, including planning, coordinating, and making decisions on cost, technical approach, schedules, performance metrics, quality control, personnel management, and client care. 
  • Responsible for understanding company financial accounting, contract requirements, development of cost estimates, and budget adherence, monitoring, control, and reporting.
  • Must possess strong leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills. 

The Building People's Key Functional Areas:

  • Energy and Sustainability
  • Facilities Management
  • Financial Management
  • Information Technology
  • Operations and Services
  • Project Management
  • Real Estate
  • Smart Buildings
  • Workplace Solutions

Required Skills

  • Strong organizational skills, analytical and logical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with outstanding interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment 
  • Experience in project planning and management skills 
  • Collaborative personality enjoys and able to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Adaptability and comfort working in a fast-paced and sometimes unstructured environment
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation

Required Education

Minimum of a High School Diploma required plus five (5) years of experience.  Bachelor Degree preferred.

Required Qualifications

Minimum of 5 years of progressive Supervisory Managerial experience.  Preferred but not required, in the power industry in project management, construction, or technical project management support.


Competitive benefits include: 

  • Medical & Rx
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance/AD&D
  • Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
All positions require a background check after acceptance of our offer. The selected candidate will be eligible to begin employment before the background check has been finalized.  However, continued employment will be contingent upon the results of your reference/background check from The Building People, LLC.  Your position may require special credentialing, clearance, and access as a condition of employment.  In the event the government or client does not sponsor or approve your clearance, it may result in termination of your employment.  
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We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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