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CBRE Sr Facilities Director - Minnesota/Midwest Preferred in Boston, Massachusetts

Sr Facilities Director - Minnesota/Midwest Preferred

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Facilities Management


Remote - US - Remote - US - United States of America

Get ready for an exciting career with CBRE!

CBRE is the global leader in commercial real estate services. We have been ranked the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 15 consecutive years and one of Fortune’s "Most Admired Companies" in the sector for four years running!

Through our values of respect, integrity, service, and excellence, we steadfastly focus on crafting successful outcomes for our clients, employees, and shareholders.

We offer a competitive compensation package with benefits Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Disability, Paid holidays and Vacation.

Job Location- Minnesota or Midwest Preferred

About the Role:

As a CBRE Facilities Director, you will serve as the primary client contact for the delivery of facilities management services to a small to medium-sized property.

This job is a part of the Facilities Management functional area which focuses on all aspects of the operations of a set of assets, providing support to the facilities regarding all repairs and investment plans.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide formal supervision to employees. Supervise the training and development of staff. Conduct performance evaluations and coaching. Lead all aspects of the recruiting and hiring of new employees.

  • Coordinate and manage the team's daily activities. Establish work schedules, assign tasks, and cross-train staff. Set and track staff and department deadlines. Mentor and coach as needed.

  • Review the client's strategic plans for appropriate staffing levels to meet expectations.

  • Manage capital project and operating budget reports for properties.

  • Create action plans to improve financial positions. Manage negotiations for contract services.

  • Meet with the client management team and appropriate departments to discuss, resolve and discrepancies.

  • Apply a robust knowledge of multiple disciplines, the business, and key drivers which impact departmental and cross-functional performance.

  • Lead by example and model behaviors that are consistent with CBRE RISE values. Persuade managers and other colleagues to take action while being guided by the organization's functional business plans. Negotiate with external partners, vendors, and customers of divergent interests to reach a common goal.

  • Identify and solve multifaceted, complex, operational, and organizational problems leveraging the appropriate resources within or outside the department.

  • Significantly improves and changes existing methods, processes, and standards within job discipline.

  • Travel up to 30%

What You’ll Need:

Bachelor's Degree preferred with 8-12 years of proven experience. In lieu of a degree, a combination of experience and education will be considered. Facility Management certification preferred. Masters Degree Preferred.

Regulatory experience preferred in Healthcare or Life Sciences.

Experience in the areas of staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, appraising, and rewarding performance and retention is helpful.

Ability to lead the exchange of critical, complicated, and difficult information, convey performance expectations, and balance problems.

Leadership skills to set, manage and achieve targets with a direct impact on multiple department results within a function.

In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Examples include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

Expert interpersonal skills and inquisitive mindset.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the position is $175,000 annually and the maximum salary for the position is $230,000 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.

• The application window is anticipated to close on May 15th 2024 and may be extended as needed. Or to express interest in similar roles, visit

Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have 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.

Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company’s success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

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