Who we are

At CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG), our mission is to give people the power to reach their destination. We started as a small team of developers determined to bring trust and transparency to car shopping. Since then, our history of innovation and go-to-market acceleration has driven industry-leading growth. In fact, we’re the largest and fastest-growing automotive marketplace, and we’ve been profitable for over 15 years.

What we do

The market is evolving, and we are too, moving the entire automotive journey online and guiding our customers through every step. That includes everything from the sale of an old car to the financing, purchase, and delivery of a new one. Today, tens of millions of consumers visit CarGurus.com each month, and ~30,000 dealerships use our products. But they're not the only ones who love CarGurus—our employees do, too. We have a people-first culture that fosters kindness, collaboration, and innovation, and empowers our Gurus with tools to fuel their career growth. Disrupting a trillion-dollar industry requires fresh and diverse perspectives. Come join us for the ride!

The role will drive and oversee the strategic execution of the highly visible new CarGurus Corporate Headquarters located in Boston’s Back Bay working with various partners both internal and external.The position requires deep expertise in facilities, support services, operations management, corporate real estate, and procurement strategy. It also involves vendor management with brokers, landlords, building management teams, and various industry professionals. The position requires a cross-functional approach working closely with HR, Legal, External Communications, Information Technology, and the Finance teams to ensure the critical connection between facilities, the business strategy and employee experience is consistent with the company’s vision and goals.

What You'll Do:

  • Oversee team supporting the daily operations of 13 sites of various size across the US, UK, and Ireland
  • Maintain best-in-class workplace experience
  • Be responsible for all aspects of space planning and design
  • Space analysis, planning and design, project management, and construction
  • Capital planning and management of the annual facilities capital budget
  • Create and implement policies to ensure the physical safety of all property and assets owned by CarGurus.
  • Oversee administration and operation of the organization’s security equipment
  • Operations planning and management of the annual facilities operations budget
  • Work cross functionally with Finance, HR, Legal, IT, and Internal/External Communication teams to align on corporate messaging and initiatives
  • Provide leadership in maintaining a global strategy for the company’s RE portfolio and coordinate the efforts of the Facilities and Real Estate Operations (FREO) team
  • Facilitate logistics for adds, moves and changes
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Lease negotiations
  • Real estate acquisitions/disposals
  • Landlord and property management coordination and relationships
  • Broker and partner relationships
  • Subtenant coordination and agreements
  • Site and financial analysis
  • Occupancy activities for short- and long-term space requirements and strategize on future real estate requirements
  • Prepare basic delivery reports as required
  • Provide screenshots and other proof of delivery as needed
  • Provide end of month reporting & billing reconciliation to accounting

What You'll Bring:

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills coupled with the ability to interact with a broad range of CarGurus leaders
  • Strong analytical capability combined with critical thinking
  • Experience working as a strategic partner while also carrying out day-to-day tactical responsibilities
  • Proven negotiating skills, specifically lease and contract negotiations
  • 10+ years of experience in Corporate Facilities and Operations
  • Extensive experience in owning the facilities and operation functions in a fast-paced, thriving company
  • Experience in commercial lease contract negotiations; lease accounting experience a plus
  • Experience in planning and implementing large and small real estate transactions in global markets
  • Ability to quickly adjust priorities, adapt and change directions in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience leading facilities operations including coordinating food providers, managing building maintenance contracts, and conducting an RFP process and vendor selection
  • Understanding of legal climate that may impact site strategy, including local state and regional employment laws
  • Thorough understanding of applicable federal, state and local regulations related to environmental health and safety, risk management, and global business continuity
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally (up to 25% of the time)

 

Working at CarGurus

We reward our Gurus’ curiosity and passion with best-in-class benefits and compensation, including equity for all employees, both when they start and as they continue to grow with us. Our career development and corporate giving programs, as well as our employee resource groups (ERGs) and communities, help people build connections while making an impact in personally meaningful ways. A flexible hybrid model and robust time off policies encourage work-life balance and individual well-being. Thoughtful perks like daily free lunch, a new car discount, meditation and fitness apps, commuting cost coverage, and more help our people create space for what matters most in their personal and professional lives.

We welcome all

CarGurus strives to be a place to which people can bring the ultimate expression of themselves and their potential—starting with our hiring process. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We foster an inclusive environment that values people for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. That’s why we hope you’ll apply even if you don’t check every box listed in the job description. We also encourage you to tell your recruiter if you require accommodations to participate in our hiring process due to a disability so we can provide the appropriate support. We want to know what only you can bring to CarGurus. #LI-Hybrid

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