The Estee Lauder Companies Facilities Project Manager in New York, New York

Facilities Project Manager

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies


Facilities Management team provides strategic guidance, promote best practices and oversight in the planning, design and construction of all global ELC corporate offices, Brand headquarters, training centers and educational institutes, Research and Development laboratories.

The FM team’s responsibilities range from the development of workplace programming, in collaborate with Corporate Real Estate in the development of real estate business case and site selection, technical lease review, project team creation, design and construction management services, and post construction services of all new construction and renovation projects. Throughout this process, the FM is responsible for managing the following stakeholders: Building Services, Purchasing, GIS, Global Security, Indirect Procurement, Corporate Real Estate, Legal, Art Curators, EAS, Brands and Functional leaders, among others, on specific technical guidelines, budgets, timelines and execution.

Position Summary Description:

The Project Manager will support the Facilities Management team on all phases of the project, from pre-lease design activities, design phase, construction, and post-move project closeout. Regular interface with various ELC Stakeholders (clients), ELC corporate department partners, building landlords and/or management teams, and external consultants and vendors throughout the project timeline.


  • Interface with ELC business leaders for project definition and requirements

  • Program development by translating business requirements for space calculations and design criteria

  • Pre-lease site and building technical analysis including review of applicable local codes, building infrastructure, life safety, building quality and services, etc.

  • Create schematic blocking, planning diagrams and “Test Fit” floor layouts

  • Develop pre-design overall project budget cost estimates for submittal of Acquisition Requests to Finance

  • Develop overall project timeline projections

  • Design team selection, RFP and contract management

  • Prepare and/or review the development of design and construction contract documents with design team

  • FF&E review and coordination with ELC Purchasing and external suppliers

  • Technical review and coordination with ELC GIS, Global Security and external suppliers

  • Interface with leased building landlords on construction activities as needed.

  • Coordination with ELC Building Services team on employee move activities.

  • Review and approve project related invoicing.

  • Track project spending and delivery schedule.

  • Follow up to project completion including Building Department inspections and approvals, finance closeout, Tenant Improvement Allowance applications etc.

  • Support Director, Facilities Management



  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Interior Design or (MEP) Engineering

  • Experience: 10 years’ professional experience in project management with focus on commercial architectural interiors projects

  • Experience with LEED, WELL and/or other green/environmental sustainability initiatives.

  • Must be proficient in Revit 2017, AutoCAD 2016, Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office Suite & Projects

  • Must have strong organizational skills and focus, and ability to work and manage multiple projects.

  • Must have good interpersonal communications skills, and experience in dealing directly with senior level or executive positions.

  • Must have good design and planning sensibilities, production and technical skills.

  • Must have strong interest in commercial interiors and construction.

  • Able to function in a corporate environment with a strong work ethic.

Job: Security / Facilities / Maintenance

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 185181