THE PLANET FITNESS MISSION
We at Planet Fitness are here to provide a unique environment in which anyone, and we mean anyone, can be comfortable in a diverse, judgement free zone where a lasting, active lifestyle is built. Our product is a tool. A means to an end. Not a brand name or a mold maker, but a tool that can be used by anyone. In the end, it’s all about you. As we evolve and educate ourselves, we will seek to perfect this safe, energetic environment, where everyone feels accepted and respected. We are not here to kiss your butt, only to kick it if that’s what you need. We need you, because face it, our planet wouldn’t be the same without you. You belong!
Title:Real Estate Project Manager
Location: Austin, Texas: Support Center
Reports To: Vice President of Club Development
Key Relationships: Field Facility Teams, Field Leadership Team, Support Center Leaders and Vendors
THE OPPORTUNITY Look no further if you like to have fun, positively impact people, and grow your leadership skills in the coolest place on the planet. Your opportunity has arrived!
United PF is dynamic, growing and continually evolving. You must be self-motivated. You should think like a visionary, constantly innovating and driving positive change. Most importantly, you deliver consistently and over the top results! A role with United PF Partners is an opportunity to be a part of something special. If you would love working for a rapidly-growing company that changes people’s lives for the better every day, helps them live healthier, doesn’t judge anyone, and supports their communities and the Boys and Girls club, then this may be your dream job!
What You'll Be Doing
The Real Estate Project Manager will focus on developing and executing strategy for all club real estate projects, inclusive of new openings, remodels, and major renovations.
Partner with cross functional teams to include construction, facilities, IT, marketing, development, and field teams to ensure seamless execution of real estate projects.
Develop and direct project scope, estimates, budgets, schedules, and activities.
Create project plans to ensure all real estate milestones are met.
Establish a real estate projects strategy that aligns with the development goals and initiatives to execute projects in a timely manner and within budget.
Prepare presentations to the Board and other internal teams.
Prepare design, construction, and funding documents and provide project status reports.
Work and lead at a company that lives its Core Values, which are accountability, balance, communication, customer service excellence, growth, innovation, integrity, passion, positive social contribution, and teamwork.
Note: This job description is just the beginning of how you can contribute to the growth of our business. We look forward to the journey ahead and how duties, responsibilities, and activities may change as we learn and grow.
What You'll Bring to the Table:
Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of experience in real estate, construction, business or related field
Able to work in a fast-paced, ever changing environment, see through complexity and strategically promote an inclusive, diverse workforce.
Experience with using and implementing project management tools and processes.
Willing to travel as needed to district to drive expectations for growth and development of the team.
Possess a results-driven attitude with the ability to work independently and prioritize appropriately.
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Self-starter, able to work independently on projects with little to no direction
Extremely efficient, creative, resourceful, and strategic thinker
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience managing budgets and schedules
Strong ability to multi-task and successfully coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to prioritize activities effectively, while ensuring a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
Also, a little competitive spirit never hurts!
How We Came Together As A Franchise
In November 2016, two private equity firms, JLM Financial Partners and Eagle Merchant Partners, partnered to create United PF Partners through the combination of five leading Planet Fitness franchise groups, the country's largest Planet Fitness franchisee. In addition to being the largest franchisee with Planet Fitness, UPF is the largest fitness franchise in the world, 153 locations across 14 states, 2,600 teammates, 1.1 million members, and over 100,000 Facebook followers. United PF Partners is well- positioned to double in size and achieve its aggressive growth and expansion goals while continuing to prioritize all our teammates’ journeys, member happiness, and operational excellence in a Judgement Free Zone.
Planet Fitness Brand
Founded in 1992 in Dover, New Hampshire, Planet Fitness (NYSE: PLNT) is one of the largest and fastest- growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the United States by the number of members and locations. As of December 31, 2018, Planet Fitness had more than 12.5 million members and 1,742 stores in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Dominic Republic, Panama, and Mexico. The Company's mission is to enhance people's lives by providing a high-quality fitness experience in a welcoming, non-intimidating environment, which we call Judgement Free Zone®. More than 95% of Planet Fitness stores are owned and operated by independent business men and women.