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Global Head of Real Estate - Evernorth

Bloomfield, CT 06002
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This position is with Evernorth, a new business within the Cigna Corporation

Service Operations is made up of many very distinct teams that have merged together to deliver value, including: Commercial Medical, Behavioral, Dental, Delivery System Alliance, Pharmacy, Individual Family Plan (IFP) Operations, Global Health Benefits (GHB), Supplemental Health Solutions (voluntary benefits), Supplemental Benefits (Medicare supplemental), Pharmacy Benefit Management Services (PBMS). In total, we support over 50M customer policies for medical products and 110M pharmacy patients, each unique and requiring specialized support and focus.


This role will have oversight of our Global Real Estate portfolio, site strategy and vendor relationships. Total portfolio consists of 387 sites - 12.6M SF (159 sites - 21M SF international). Leads the corporate strategy around space planning and site strategy. Manages teams inclusive of facilities management, project management, lease transactions, audit, financial management and international portfolio management. Responsible for managing relationships at the senior leadership level across the organization and fostering partnerships in a highly matrixed organization. Focuses on continuous improvement and strategic roadmaps for future planning of our Cigna sites.

Three pillars are the critical foundation for this position:

  • Drives strong partnerships across the organization
  • Sets the Global Real Estate vision and strategy
  • Aligns talent and team structure for effective execution

The candidate will demonstrate a strategic mindset and cultivate close partnerships with senior leaders and business matrix stakeholders. He/she/they will explore opportunities to continuously develop our talent and improve our processes to deliver strong results.


  • Builds holistic understanding of Global Real Estate strategies that require support from key ELT/SLT leaders, internal matrix partners, and external suppliers
  • Works closely with the Global Real Estate leadership to understand and deliver on prioritized activities and goals
  • Partners and manages relationships with line of business leaders to understand their business strategies and objectives in order to align and provide insights on impacts
  • Makes critical decisions in areas where the team needs direction (i.e. real estate negotiations, lease terms, project delivery, difficult customers, conflicts with policy and procedures, overall conflict management, vendor relationship management, etc.)
  • Manages and inspires a diverse group of individuals to support our customers by meeting and/or exceeding their business requirements in areas of global real estate and print & distribution
  • Owns strategic deliverables for initiatives/projects including strategic roadmaps, objectives and opportunity analysis, where applicable
  • Establishes and drives the key partnerships and vendor relationships to deliver on corporate strategy
  • Collaborates with cross functional matrix partners, operations, change management, and human resources teams to ensure planning, execution, adoption, and reporting strategiesfor related areas of responsibility
  • Ensures effective communication with key stakeholders and internal management
  • Effectively manages teams to deliver on results


  • Bachelor's degree required, post graduate degree or professional certifications (preferred)
  • 10-15 years of experience in Global Real Estate in a corporate environment. Specifically, experience with significant construction commitments leading facilities, physical construction and space strategies
  • Excellent oral, written presentation and communication skills
  • Strong executive presence with a track record of effectively engaging with a broad range of high level stakeholders
  • Demonstrated P&L management
  • Demonstrated influence within complex, highly matrixed, innovative and evolving cultures
  • Leadership experience with proven ability to attract exceptional talent and develop effective teams
  • Key competencies and skills for this position are:
    • Demonstrated ability to drive results with sense of urgency in an often ambiguous and rapidly changing environment
    • Courage and willingness to constructively challenge the status quo
    • Critical and creative thinking
    • Demonstrated problem solving skills
    • Enterprise mindset
    • Team player with proven ability to foster and manage cross functional working relationships
    • Change management champion
    • Interpersonal and professional savvy
    • Project management
    • Strong analytics and root cause analysis
    • Exceptional listening skills
    • Strong communication skills; concise, able to effectively articulate with brevity
    • Strategic, visionary, innovative mindset

Competency skills most important for success in this role: Business Acumen, Managing Ambiguity, Active Listening, Problem Solving, Interpersonal & Technology Savvy, Courage and Perspective

This role is WAH/Flex which allows most work to be performed at home. Employees must be fully vaccinated if they choose to come onsite.

This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.

About Evernorth

Evernorth, Cigna Corporation's health services segment, exists to elevate health for all. We're building on our legacy and redefining health care as we know it. Unbiased in how we think, we create without limitation. We partner without constraints, deliver value differently and act in the interest of humanity. Solving across silos, closing gaps in care, and empowering clients, customers, and people everywhere to move onward and upward. When you work with us, you'll be empowered to solve the problems others don't, won't or can't. Join us. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

Posted: 2021-09-12 Expires: 2021-10-11
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