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Managing Director - Project Management

Company: CBRE
Location: Redmond
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Areas of Interest
Administrative, Project Management
Redmond - Washington - United States of America Job Summary Managing Director, Puget Sound Build Team: Leads region's Project Management delivery operations as the client's single point of contact with accountability for all service lines: Corporate Project Service (CPS - small projects), Intelligent Workplace (IW - Refresh Projects) and Campus Modernization (Construction and Development). Responsible for all Project Management accountabilities and responsible to support client and CBRE management team in managing all aspects of service providers performance. This position will focus on Microsoft real estate Project Management delivery in the Puget Sound Region to manage the projects in the real estate portfolio and develop strong relationships within Microsoft's corporate Global Workplace Services group. This role is highly collaborative and will partner with client, Tier 1service providers and other delivery stakeholders to drive execution on approved real estate project pipelines and project business programs and strategies. Performs additional job duties as requested. Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Excellent program management and organizational skills with the ability to aggregate and translate data into actionable information besides drive decision making within a dynamic corporate environment. In-depth understanding of contractual obligations and requirements. Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Reviews complex financial/business analysis and reports prepared by subordinates. Ability to analyse the complex business/financial data and develop innovative solutions. Approves and oversees regional budget. Understanding of Microsoft RE&F organization, functional service lines and key contacts a plus. Working knowledge of CBRE GWS platforms and resources and all functional service lines a plus. Strong interpersonal skills to develop relationships at multiple levels within Microsoft, with business partners; and with CBRE. Have a proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service and possess effective communication and presentation skills in multiple media and settings. Ability and desire to succeed in a fast-paced, dynamic organization and to change directions and reprioritize in response to fluctuating work environment and demand. Ability to work successfully in an environment that reflects and supports diverse work styles. Experience in leading large capital programs that include tenant improvement, lifecycle renewal, asset management, technical lab space and ground up office construction. Understanding and proven track record of the real estate development process, permitting, governmental entitlements for large ground up projects. Willingness and ability to travel on a regular basis regionally and occasionally globally. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Familiar with MS CAFM tools desirable. Education and Experience Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university in related field and a minimum of eight years of experience in corporate real estate strategy. Alternatively, 12+ years in related real estate planning experience, for candidates not having four-year college degree. 3-5+ years managing in cross functional, multi-company organizations as a consultant or corporate manager with a demonstrated ability to lead and motivate others. Strong understanding of industry and demonstrates knowledge/capabilities in the areas of project management, business administration, asset management, property management and/or facility management, leasing, disposition, and construction. Desired Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Communication Skills Ability to comprehend, analyse and interpret complex business documents. Ability to respond to most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, prepare quality PowerPoint presentations, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to clients, top management, employees and/or public groups. Ability to consult, motivate and negotiate effectively with client groups, co-workers, employees, vendors, contractors to take desired action. Ability to engage in active listening. Ability to present in another's voice and have a Microsoft Exec ready story. Financial Knowledge In-depth understanding of contractual obligations and requirements. Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Reviews complex financial/business analysis and reports prepared by subordinates. Ability to analyse the complex business/financial data and develop innovative solutions. Approve and oversees client's budget and CBRE corporate budgets and performance targets Reasoning Ability Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of options in varying situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills. Other Skills and/or Abilities Intermediate skills using Microsoft Office Suite Well organized Must balance competing priorities additional Scope of Responsibility Decisions made with understanding of procedures (both CBRE and Client), Client goals, company policies, business parameters as it relates to business practices to achieve expected results. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term and long-term impact to the department and the Client. Responsible for financial performance of client accounts including budgeting, actual results, forecasting and reporting. Responsible for expense monitoring and control, staffing (including allocation, if applicable) and full P&L to EBITDA before all allocations. Interacts regularly with client(s) to ensure that goals and objectives are established and achieved. Develops and implements action plans to correct variances. Anticipates and responds to the client's needs and concerns. Manages and leads project management staff in the market and ensures thorough staff understanding and implementation of operations, policies, and procedures. Formally supervises individual employees and/or subordinate supervisors. Responsible for identifying tracking performance, coaching, training needs, and motivating direct reports and work group. Directly or indirectly responsible for hiring, terminating, compensation, and performance evaluation for direct reports and work group. Directs all phases of project management including procurement/contracting, initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling and closeout phases of the project. Key focus areas include scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk management. Develops new business growth and maintains existing business relationships. Responsible for business pursuits, integration with other CBRE business lines, and cross-selling our CBRE business in the assigned geographic market, program or client account to achieve the company's strategic business objectives. Exhibits a complete understanding of CB Richard Ellis' corporate governance policies and procedures. Responsible for ensuring corporate governance policies and procedures are adhered to within work group. Responsible for accurate, timely, and compliant contract procurement, contract negotiation, contract execution, contract administration, and closeout. Contracts included Client/CBRE agreements, Client/Vendor agreements, CBRE/Vendor agreements, and Supplier agreements. Monitors adherence to policies and procedures regarding internal governance and controls. Demonstrates ability to identify complex project risks, lead constructability reviews, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks for client and company. Responsible for strategic direction and strategic planning for project management service line in Puget Sound. Oversees the preparation of accurate, timely, and complete reports to the client and CBRE. Participates in civic and business organizations. Conducts and maintains relationships with industry and trade associates, vendors, and professional organizations. Other duties as assigned. #INDSJ
CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NOTE: An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.

Keywords: CBRE, Redmond , Managing Director - Project Management, Executive , Redmond, Washington

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