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CBRE Project Management Director - Smart Buildings Consultant in Boston, Massachusetts

Project Management Director - Smart Buildings Consultant

Job ID

63468

Posted

09-May-2022

Service line

GWS Segment

Role type

Full-time

Areas of Interest

Consulting

Location(s)

Remote - US - Remote - US - United States of America, Tampa - Florida - United States of America

JOB SUMMARY

CBRE, Workplace Technology is a division of CBRE that focuses on the design and implementation for workplace technologies across North American office portfolios. Through our Consulting, Design, and Project Management services, we bridge the gap between Real Estate & IT departments to deliver product-agnostic solutions as the “Single Point of Contact” for all workplace scopes. We specialize in helping clients think strategically about technology utilization and implementation within their workplace.

The purpose of this position is responsibility for overall strategy, performance, and areas to grow in the smart buildings, IOT area for CBRE Workplace Technology.

The candidate should be passionate about the future of workplace technology and customer facing products. A subject matter expert for Intel IoT solutions driving market needs and requirements back to the solution partners.

Characteristics of responsible geographic market, program(s), or client account:

a. EBITDA (3 year avg) PRIMARY FACTOR

> LMA - less than $200,000 USD

> GCS - less than $500,000 USD

b. Geography - typically Local, Regional

c. Work group under management - typically <10 d. Annual avg CAPEX cash flow under management > LMA - typically less than $25M USD

> GCS - typically less than $75M USD

Market, program or client account segment leader under supervision of Sr Director, Managing Director, or Sr Managing Director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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 company's 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 company's agreements, client/vendor agreements, company/vendor and supplier agreements. Monitors adherence to policies and procedures regarding internal governance and controls.

Oversees the preparation of accurate, timely, and complete reports to the client and company.

Participates in civic and business organizations. Conducts and maintains relationships with industry and trade associates, vendors, and professional organizations.

Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages the planning, organization, and controls for a major functional area or department. May be responsible for a mix of direct and matrix reports. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Monitors appropriate staffing levels and reports on utilization and deployment of human resources. Leads and supports staff in areas of staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, appraising and rewarding performance and retention. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.

Required experience directly managing work group or leading 3rd party project delivery resources/team (typically larger, more experienced team).

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/Bang/BArch) required from College or University.

Minimum of eight years of related progressive experience and/or training.

Prior work experience in IoT or smart buildings strongly preferred.

Prior Project Management experience is preferred.

Prior experience in a supervisory position (direct report responsibilities) preferred if specific duties include direct report responsibilities

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES

LEED AP preferred

PMP preferred (US and/or Canada)

CCM preferred

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE

Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Reviews complex financial/business analysis and reports prepared by subordinates. Ability to analyze the most complex business/financial data and develop innovative solutions. Develops and implements financial policies and procedures. Approves and oversees department budget.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

Possess a reasonable understanding in the areas of smart buildings, smart facilities, user experience background, network setup/design, voice/data cabling, telephony, wireless, audio visual, security access and monitoring, and sound masking.

Experience with IT construction projects, and consolation for office spaces.

Industry knowledge IT/ IoT/OT/ISVs, and industry verticals.

Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve complex results. Responsible for setting project, department and/or division deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to line of business and/or overall company.

25% travel.

Colorado Residents: CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the position is $115,000 annually and the maximum salary for the position is $135,000 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE’s applicable benefit program.

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.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)

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