Job Details

Requisition Number 19-0093
Post Date 8/12/2019
Title Facility Manager
Division Facilities Management
PT/FT Full Time
City Charlotte
State NC

Our Mission

The PCAOB oversees the audits of public companies and SEC-registered brokers and dealers in order to protect investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, accurate, and independent audit reports.

Job Description Summary

The Facility Manager position resides in the Office of Administration (OA) and can sit in either the Washington, DC headquarters office, New York, NY regional office, Chicago, IL regional office, or Charlotte, NC regional office. The role will be responsible for both the strategic lease planning, administration and day-to-day facilities operation and maintenance of space occupied at the PCAOB corporate headquarters and regional site locations.  The Facility Manager will plan and collaborate with building management and staff at all PCAOB sites. This position will report to the Director of Facilities and work directly with all divisions and offices within the PCAOB.


  • Serve as a backup to the Director of Facilities.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Facilities on the strategic planning and administration of PCAOB leases. 
  • Facilitate PCAOB facility requirements with property managers and management firms at each PCAOB site.
  • Manage third party vendors supporting various operations at all PCAOB sites.  
  • Serve as the facilities subject matter expert on all PCAOB systems including, but not limited to mechanical, security, and utility systems at all locations.
  • Manage the design and build-out of new office space or renovated space including construction, furniture purchase/installation, installation of physical security, moves, etc.
  • Perform space management duties to include updating floor plans and executing moves as required.  
  • Develop and manage the annual facilities budget.
  • Prepare facility related purchase requisitions for goods and services for all PCAOB offices.  Work with Procurement and Office of General Counsel personnel on facility related contract execution.  
  • Approve vendor invoices and rent roll for payment.
  • Collaborate with the Office of Technology and administer facilities or facilities-related software related to the daily operation of each PCAOB site.  
  • Participate as an active resource in security, safety and emergency preparedness and the PCAOB's Business Continuity Plan.
  • Develop facility operations and maintenance briefings and processes as required.  
  • Develop and/or coordinate related facility training programs. 
  • Ensure federal, state, local and corporate policy and regulatory compliance at each PCAOB location.


  • Education/Technical Expertise
    • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • Minimum of 7+ years of progressive facilities management for corporate headquarters and field locations.
    • Knowledge of and/or experience with managing/administering property leases.
    • Ability to read blueprints or construction drawings.
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and SharePoint.
    • Strong leadership, collaboration, presentation, and facilitation skills.
    • Must be flexible, dependable and able to work independently.
    • Ability to communicate and interface with diverse groups (both internal and external).
    • Strong resilience, ability to lead through ambiguity, and persistence to move ahead regardless of barriers.
    • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.  Strong written and verbal communication skills; and
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds
    • Ability to travel as required.  Availability to work non-standard hours and overtime as needed in a fast-paced environment.
  • Leadership/Management Skills and Abilities
    • Ensures that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with the highest ethical standards and aligns with the values of the organization.
    • Ability to promote collaboration by unifying teams, setting common goals and incentivizing collaborative behavior.
    • Demonstrated success in establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
    • Strong ability to build credibility, organizes effectively, solve problems quickly and communicate clearly.
    • Possesses the balance and emotional intelligence required to meet the diverse needs of the divisions/offices.
    • Proven ability to navigate and resolve various types of conflict in a timely and productive manner.
  • Transformational/Continuous Improvement Capabilities
    • Proven transformation skills that include the ability to consistently execute at a high level, drive positive change and desire to evaluate and realign current programs and teams where needed across the organization and build new programs and teams where gaps are identified.
    • Demonstrated agility and ability to navigate complex environments.
    • Ability to foster an environment of creativity and innovation, focusing on the empowerment and support of staff through tools and continuous process improvement.
    • Leads large scale enterprise projects and initiatives designed to address critical business challenges and achieve organizational goals and objectives.
    • Supports individuals and teams in process excellence, project management, problem solving, and value creation to drive toward required outcomes. Surfaces capacity, pacing, resourcing and any other issues requiring leadership attention. Ensures organizational alignment, effective stakeholder engagement and communication.
    • Demonstrated ability to think broadly and strategically, including the ability to translate long-term goals and objectives into short-term tactical plans and operational activities.
    • Effectively assesses progress by identifying and articulating clear, consistent key performance indicators.

Our Values

As we seek to accomplish our mission and implement our vision, we expect integrity, pursue excellence, operate with effectiveness, embrace collaboration, and demand accountability.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All PCAOB employees are entitled to equal opportunity and a professional work environment, free of discrimination and harassment. A workplace free of discrimination is fundamental to professional success and to the PCAOB's mission. The PCAOB will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.