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Workplace, Project Delivery Manager (Real Estate)

  • DepartmentWorkplace
  • LocationIreland - Dublin
  • Location TypeHybrid
Workplace, Project Delivery Manager

The Guidewire Workplace Team is currently recruiting for a Workplace, Project Delivery Manager to join a dynamic global real estate, workplace, and security & safety organization. The Workplace, Project Delivery Manager, will be a lead role on projects related to Guidewire's global real estate portfolio and operations. The successful candidate will be accountable for the overall success of Project Delivery, (from initial project strategy including the review of Real Estate Options, through design, procurement, construction oversight and project close out), working in partnership with the regional portfolio leads. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop project management framework and processes to support successful delivery of non construction global initiatives being delivered by the Global Workplace Team.

Regular travel, on a monthly basis, may be required to Guidewire's global locations to support Project Delivery in that location and the candidate shall be willing to engage in regular travelling, which will typically be from 1 to 5 nights duration. 

We anticipate you will have experience in:

  • Stakeholder Management: Acting as a principal decision maker, work with a broad cross section of internal stakeholders to set the direction of the project. Working across multiple time zones and cultures bringing in stakeholder inputs in a timely manner and in line with deliverables and deadlines
  • Acting as Chair and Secretariat of the LOB Meetings (internal business leadership team representatives). Comfortable in explaining concepts and justifying planned actions to senior / executive stakeholders. 
  • Responsible for selection and management of external key project delivery partners (project management, design and delivery).
  • Responsible for the management of all areas relating to project finance, from initial project scope alignment and approvals, purchase requests and issuing of purchase orders, spend forecast and tracking, management accountability over spend in line with budget, invoice approvals and close out. 
  • Interface and collaborate with the Guidewire Global Finance team to consolidate the CapEx and OpEx budget for planned transactions and projects. 
  • Promote efficient and consistent stakeholder communication.
  • Maintain governance in line with Guidewire's established policies and procedures, including those related to procurement. Collect and report KPI and benchmark data.
  • Provide oversight of project related change management activities.
  • Traveling across global portfolio locations.

We expect you will have the following essential skills

  • Highly Accountable.
  • Client side project management experience, in challenging environments, delivering projects  up to $10 million dollars in value. 
  • Experience working across multiple regions and continents.
  • Experience with involvement on corporate projects spanning both shell and core and fit-out.
  • Understanding of the real estate service lines including transaction management, project management and facilities management. 
  • Understanding of real estate supporting partners, such as Procurement, Finance, People and Biztech (IT & Technology).
  • Strong communication, facilitation and mediation skills.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.  
  • Leadership Capabilities.
  • Customer relationship management skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and teams concurrently.
  • Corporate Organizational Change Management Experience.
  • Experience of Agile working methodologies and frameworks and their use.

We expect you will have the following Qualifications, Education and Experience:

  • Degree in relevant subject.
  • Previous Experience working in the Technology Sector.
  • Significant experience within the project or program management (minimum 5 years post graduate experience)
  • Previous experience working for a US based multinational firm.
  • Service Provider Management
  • International experience working to deliver global projects.

We anticipate you will have the following Communication Skills:

  • Ability to comprehend, analyse and interpret complex business documents.
  • Ability to respond effectively to highly sensitive issues.
  • Ability to write reports and articles using distinctive style.
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees and leadership groups.
  • Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, management and client groups to take desired action.
  • Fluency in one or more languages other than English will be an advantage but not a prerequisite.

We anticipate that you will possess the following Financial & Commercial Acumen:

  • The successful candidate will require a practical working knowledge of the financial terms and principles that are associated with corporate projects.
  • An ability to review and analyze complex financial, business reports, data and develop innovative solutions, as well as experience in conducting analysis and due diligence in terms of contract negotiation. 

About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 540+ insurers in 40 countries, from new ventures to the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.


As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1600+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of applications that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com and follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 

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