Job Description

Compass Corporate

A family of companies and experiences

As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you’ve been hungry and away from home, chances are you’ve tasted Compass Group’s delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states. Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today!

great people. great services. great results.

Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar.

Job Summary

Compass Group USA offers an exciting opportunity for a full-time Director of Workplace & Facilities at our Charlotte, NC office on our Corporate Real Estate Team. We take pride in promoting collaboration, fostering innovation, and maintaining a world-class headquarters for our associates. As the Director of Workplace & Facilities, you will play a pivotal role in leading all aspects of workplace planning, overseeing capital projects, and driving the continuous evolution of our dynamic workplace. You’ll report directly to the Head of Corporate Real Estate. Join us in shaping the future of our organization and creating an exceptional environment for our team.


  • Workplace Experience and Planning: Identify and implement innovative solutions to enhance the workplace experience, ensuring it aligns with organizational goals and supports productivity and well-being. Enhance the overall workplace experience for associates by fostering a positive, inclusive, and inspiring environment.
  • Move-Add-Change: Single point of contact for move-add-change and space occupancy planning, considering factors like department needs, growth projections, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Stakeholder Communication and Collaboration: Work with leadership, HR, IT, and other teams to translate business needs into workplace solutions.
  • Capital Projects Oversight: Manage and oversee real estate capital projects. Collaborate with cross-functional teams and service providers to execute projects efficiently.
  • Budget Management: Manage the HQ capital plan and facilities budget, track expenses, and allocate resources effectively. Balance cost control with maintaining a top-tier workplace.
  • Vendor Management: Collaborate with external vendors, contractors, and service providers including Architecture Firms, General Contractors, Furniture Providers, and Physical Security. Negotiate contracts and monitor performance.
  • Facility Operations: Ensure the smooth operation of our facilities, including preventive maintenance, repairs, and safety compliance. Address any facility-related issues promptly.
  • Sustainability Initiatives: Champion sustainability efforts within our workplace. Implement eco-friendly practices, energy-efficient systems, and waste reduction strategies.
  • Emergency Preparedness: Develop and maintain emergency response plans, ensuring the safety and well-being of all occupants during crises, including oversight of lobby security and executive reception.
  • Reporting and Metrics: Regularly report on workplace performance metrics. Use data to drive informed decisions and continuous improvement.
  • Change Management and Adaptability: Workplace environments evolve. The director must navigate changes effectively, whether due to growth, downsizing, or technological advancements. How change is accomplished is often more important than what will be changing.
  • Lead and develop a team of 5+ full-time employees (FTEs), providing guidance and support to ensure operational excellence.


  • Bachelor's degree in Real Estate, Business Administration, Architecture, Design or a related field.
  • 7+ years of Corporate Real Estate experience
  • 5+ years of management experience
  • Proven success in managing workplace services, facilities operations, and capital project management.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.

Apply to Compass Group today!

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act. We encourage applicants with a criminal history (and driving history) to apply.

Compass Corporate maintains a drug-free workplace.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Associates at Corporate are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID:  1291206

Compass Corporate 



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