DESCRIPTION / OPPORTUNITY The real estate market is undergoing a significant and exciting change – driven by data and technology. Digital and Technology powered products play a vital role in CBRE's mission to create unmatched value for our clients. We are seeking a Product Manager to join our team. This position will be a critical in defining digital products and executing on them with engineering. The candidate must have a passion for developing digital and technology powered products that blend seamlessly with customer's workflows and provide the right information at the right time. The individual must possess technical expertise, project management experience and a strong knowledge of the engineering, agile software development and support processes. Creativity is key requirement as many times the customer looks to CBRE to provide solutions to their problems. This position is strongly cross-functional in nature, requiring strong working relationships with multiple teams, including Data Analytics, User Experience, Marketing, Research, Engineering, and Operations.
Balances business and customer needs. Ensures prioritization and trade-off discussions are customer-focused
Set roadmap pritoritization and sprint goals. Own road-mapping, story writing, project execution, A/B testing, product analytics, and product roll-out support.
Conduct competitive/market analysis to identify opportunites and potential disruptors.
Test and iterate in small-scale pilots to validate concepts, refine them to achieve product-market fit, and then scale to drive vertical and horizontal economics
Define Product learning agenda and key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure success/failure
Regularly and systematically use data to uncover opportunities, track product performance, and drive decision making
Establish or participate in Design Thinking, Agile, and LEAN rituals which establish rhythm for the team, promote ongoing communication, and iterative refinement of roadmaps
Owns the product backlog, facilitates discussions, and user story grooming
Monitor the status of development projects supporting new features
The individual will need to be hands-on and work closely with all levels in the company, including senior management. The person needs to have or be:
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field of work or equivalent work experience.
Typically has 7 - 10 years of relevant work experience.
Proactive in identifying problems early and to prioritize deliverables
Good combination of technical and business background
Self-motivated, smart and willingness to learn
Interest in, and focus on, customers and passionate about creating good user experiences
Excellent project management and organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of agile software development processes
A commitment to your career so you can grow with the group
An awesome team with whom to collaborate (including great consulting partners)
A competitive compensation package, complete with benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision/401(k)/Disability)
An open source culture/atmosphere that encourages learning and contributing back to the community. We support staying on top of the latest best practices and tools
Flexible work schedules and casual atmosphere
ABOUT OUR TEAM We are a growing product management team within CBRE's digital and technology group. We are well positioned within the organization to access global data, tools, resources, and leaders throughout the industry. Our mission is to empower both the enterprise and its constituent lines of business with the game changing data and insights needed to develop and execute business strategy. We believe that personal growth is equally as important as Company growth, as the two are, in fact, largely interdependent. We dream big and want to work on the most interesting real estate questions with great people, leading technology and shared curiosity.
Internal Number: 19003965
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.