Director, Global Real Estate and Facilities at Indigo

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Director, Global Real estate & Facilities


Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes and agronomic insights, Indigo works with growers to sustainably produce high quality harvests. The company then connects growers and buyers directly to bring these harvests to market. Working across the supply chain, Indigo is forwarding its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil.



Meets and develops relationships with key stakeholders and real estate external consultants

  • Works with People team to ensure seating decisions match business objectives and are communicated clearly to executive team

Develops a strategic plan for Facilities for 1-5 years and communicates to key stakeholders

  • Develops short and mid-term RE plans for national and international sites
  • Aligns future facilities plan with estimated employee requisitions
  • Prioritizes real estate requisitions

Develops a full understanding of our 5-year growth plan and ability to match against global footprint

  • Develops a full understanding of Indigo’s global footprint

Successfully leads and manages the Facilities team

  • Develops a global facilities staffing plan

Immediately manages existing several capital projects to deliver office, laboratory, greenhouse, manufacturing and/or warehouse facilities

Every global office is recognizable when you enter the office space as “Indigo” while maintaining some local flair

Indigo’s facilities are considered world-class (e.g. awards)

  • Every person who walks into Indigo’s office immediately feels a positive energy and wants to come to work here


Launches an environmental sustainability plan for all of Indigo facilities

  • Indigo’s deep commitment to a workplace that focuses on wellness and sustainability is obvious to all who walk into our office space


  • Strong team leader, inspires and encourages development of the already high-performing Facilities team
  • Strong functional leadership; executive presence
  • Excellent manager and leader; able to drive a team
  • Calm, unflappable
  • Team player with ability to work cross functionally
  • Able to communicate across various types of departments
  • Excellent cross-functional communication skills
  • Communicates up and down in a positive manner
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Able to manage various service providers in high tension discussions i.e. brokers, banks, architects, etc.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, potentially ambiguous environment
  • Flexible and strategic; able to adapt fast to changes
  • Totally bought into and passionate about Indigo’s mission
  • Understand the importance of the interplay between culture and office space
  • Understands and can manage/lead construction projects
  • Strong understanding of building systems, construction, and employee safety
  • Highly organized with various projects, able to communicate across various types of departments
  • Astute as to business and realistic as to growth vs. expense constraints
  • Strong business acumen and financial analysis skills
  • Business-oriented; thinks with a business and employee lens to a situation
  • Ability to identify and target regional commercial real estate opportunities to support Indigo’s growth both in the US and internationally


  • 15+ years of working experience
  • Experience in heading a corporate facilities team, required
  • Experience leading and managing office and lab space build outs, required
  • Corporate, multi-national/multi-billion-dollar real estate management experience, preferably in a tech company
  • Bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering field, nice to have
  • Background in engineering coupled with a master’s in management, nice to have
  • Experience running laboratories and greenhouse spaces, nice to have
  • Experience with environmental health and safety and security, preferred
  • Proven emergency response track record and training, preferred
  • International work experience, required
  • Foreign language, preferred

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • GraphQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases


On the edge of Charlestown, we are within walking distance to restaurants and bars. The Sullivan Square T and bus stop is also right next door!

An Insider's view of Indigo

What projects are you most excited about?

Our mission is to provide agronomists with unbiased real-time data we are collecting across thousands of acres at the ground level and from space. It's such a thrill to be working on the data and analysis perspective of this massively cross-disciplinary team that helps agronomists initiate data-powered conversations to provide substantial results.


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What makes someone successful on your team?

A successful Indigo team member is someone willing to continuously learn and improve, regardless of experience or role. Whether you’re an Engineer, Account Manager, Business Analyst, or Scientist, successful team members keep the bigger picture in mind and bridge disciplines to solve problems facing the incredibly complex system that is agriculture


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What are Indigo Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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