Real Estate Senior Project Manager

Boston, MA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Toast is driven by building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love.

Toast is a rapidly growing startup building the first all-in-one restaurant management software platform. Toast’s Android tablet based system helps restaurants operate more efficiently and connect with their customer base in new and innovative ways. We’re growing fast and have a customer base comprised of cafes, restaurants, bars and nightclubs across the country. We work hard and care about our customers’ success and we have a lot of fun doing it. As a startup, we move fast and have a lot of opportunities for career growth, so if you’re passionate about your work and want to be in a fun and growing industry, join us! You will be helping Toast to grow our business across the US and internationally.

Job Overview

Toast is in search of an enthusiastic, driven, and proven individual to join the Real Estate Team in Boston. The Real Estate Team serves as the driver behind building exceptional offices, globally, that provide environments focused on productivity and workplace experience. In this role, the individual will have a diverse set of responsibilities.  The candidate will be required to lead construction and renovation efforts from initiation to project closeout on multiple projects, while providing exceptional communication.  Our ideal candidate has a strong sense of urgency to meet deadlines and can efficiently own multiple projects at a time—both independently and collaboratively.

About this roll* (Responsibilities)

  • Manage multiple real estate construction projects for Toast including new locations, expansions, consolidations and decommissioning of space.
  • Build and manage the RE project’s budget, timeline, and milestones while providing internal reports and updates to real estate management.
  • Support the development of Future of Work strategies and design elements.
  • Lead a team of professionals, which include MEP Engineers,General Contractors,  Architects, and Interior Designers to complete projects.
  • Continue to enhance and evolve. Build our Workplace Standards and Design Playbook that can be used in all Real Estate Projects globally to assure consistency, gather lessons learned and incorporate best in class design and workplace strategy elements.
  • Develop and document processes and procedures related to workplace design and how it integrated with the overall project delivery schedule.  Guide the workplace design process from start to finish
  • Act as the Toast SPOC for workplace design in the project delivery process and provide guidance during programming, design development, finish selection, furniture selection, and construction management with an emphasis on quality control, consistency and adherence to budget and schedule parameters
  • Interface with various Toast stakeholders including Occupancy Planning, Workplace Experience, IT, Security, Brand. EE and business partners to integrate project requirements into the scope, set expectations and gain alignment.
  • Hold project review meetings to assure proper alignment across all components of the project scope.
  • Participate in design and project planning sessions to familiarize with the project requirements.
  • Consult and evaluate scope, schedule and budget impacts of the pre-construction and design development phases.
  • Assist with development and administration of maintenance and capital budgets, tracking project expenses, maintaining complete records associated with each project, including change order logs.
  • Track and approve all invoices and manage budgets on all jobs assigned as well as annual capital improvement budget

 Do you have the right ingredients*? (Requirements)

  • Bachelor’s degree in: Construction Management, Architecture, Design or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years combined experience.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of real estate construction projects and project phasing and the design development process. 

Our Spread of Total Rewards

  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Sabbatical opportunity after five years
  • Professional Development Reimbursement Program
  • Commitment to Employee Wellness through resources such as a quarterly Wellness Stipend
  • Various peer and company recognition programs 
  • 401(k) and matching
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage
  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Subsidized backup childcare

*Bread puns encouraged but not required


We are Toasters

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Baked into our Recipe for Success.

At Toast our employees are our secret ingredient. When they are powered to succeed, Toast succeeds.

The restaurant industry is one of the most diverse industries. We embrace and are excited by this diversity, believing that only through authenticity, inclusivity, high standards of respect and trust, and leading with humility will we be able to achieve our goals.

Baking inclusive principles into our company and diversity into our design provides equitable opportunities for all and enhances our ability to be first in class in all aspects of our industry.

Bready* to make a change? Apply today!

Toast is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive hiring process. As part of this commitment, we strive to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact [email protected].

For roles based in the United States:  As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and their families, all individuals entering our US workspaces are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation.