Groma is a real estate x technology startup in Boston. Our business is one part full-service real estate development, investment and management firm and one part innovative blockchain investing platform, to give more people the opportunity to own more real estate. We are passionate about the future of the greater Boston area and it is our goal to develop our local communities in sustainable and innovative ways. We are looking for an IT/Facilities Manager to assist the growing business in the coming months.
About the position
The IT/Facilities Manager’s job is to support the overall IT/Facilities infrastructure for our HQ at 31 New Chardon Street. We’re in the process of undertaking a multi-million-dollar renovation of our office to turn it into a space well suited to support our team’s growth over the next 5-10 years. This position will be responsible for overall facility management, ranging from IT (and supporting our team’s needs for onboarding and ongoing support), A/V systems, HVAC, and general facilities management. It’s not expected that you’re an expert in all aspects of the building, but we’re looking for someone with strong self-direction who can solve problems or source the right resources/consultants to solve challenges.
Assist in day-to-day management of the office facilities
Understand and maintain our information technology (internet, phone, A/V) setup
Provide support to team members as needed with their IT setup
Understand and maintain our facilities setup including HVAC, security access, and networking office services
Coordinate third-party vendors for ongoing maintenance tasks such as cleaning, elevator inspections, fire inspections, etc–everything to keep our facility running smoothly
Coordinate trainings for health and safety requirements (fire warden designation, emergency evacuation plans)
Facilitate office repairs and improvements as needed
Coordinate in-office art program to keep the walls beautiful with rotating art from local artists
Help us make our headquarters an awesome place for the team to live, work, and play
A minimum of three years experience in a IT/facilities management role
Experience in managing office systems such as access, networking, A/V, and HVAC
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
Ability to prioritize and work independently if needed
Strong computer literacy in programs such as G-Suite (Google Docs, Spreadsheets, Slides), Microsoft Word, and Excel
Join our Team
As a start up, we work hard and are constantly evolving to meet new and exciting challenges. A healthy work-life balance is important to our team, but this is likely not your standard 9-5. We are focused on a strong and dynamic in-office culture, with flexibility, but we thrive on interpersonal interactions and like seeing each other to work together on complex problems.