The purpose of this position is to support internal consulting and project delivery with internal client focus in the areas of operational and process excellence, change management and/or M&A integration and value capture within the Global Project Management Office (GPMO). The primary goal is to support a team partnering with CBRE departments to drive impactful business results that change the top and bottom line.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plays an active role developing, iterating and consolidating client presentations as well as structuring work and iterating problem-solving hypotheses.
Executes towards deliverables accurately, on time and with minimal direct supervision.
Demonstrates proficiency in the use of GPMO’s tools, methodologies and accelerators.
Understands and is able to apply change methodology to the delivery of work.
Plays a lead role driving work and transferring relevant knowledge to clients and to other GPMO teammates.
Establishes strong working relationships with client middle management and key SMEs and is active and articulate in client meetings and presentations.
Is consistently viewed by client staff as knowledgeable, professional and an overall strong GPMO ambassador.
Builds coaching relationships with clients, typically at the peer level, establishing a foundation for long term relationships
Plays a lead role in applying understanding of relevant industry trends, LoB economics and functional knowledge to shape client engagement and/or inform findings during engagements.
Viewed by clients as knowledgeable and credible in relevant LoB and at least one functional area (change management, operational process excellence or M&A).
Plays an active role documenting and leveraging GPMO IC and credential in relevant LoB and functional skill areas.
Identifies and recommends to seniors opportunities to improve STO practices and procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.
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 in finance, business administration, economics, technology, industrial engineering, organizational psychology or related fields with a minimum of 3-5 years work experience.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
Certification in the following disciplines are preferred: • ProSci / Change Management • Lean Six Sigma • Agile Methodology Certification (i.e. CSM)
Synthesizes complex analysis with an ability to draw out and prioritize key conclusions
Clearly articulates information and answers questions succinctly and confidently in team and client meetings; adjusts communication style for audience
Writes clear, succinct, and logical communications; effectively tailors those to the audience. Independently leads and facilitates effective client meetings
Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style.
Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles.
Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions.
Conducts basic financial analysis.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents.
Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations.
Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Real estate or other financial service industry experience preferred.
Good knowledge of technology/digital trends.
Supported a change program based on a methodology like ADKAR for moving a part of work offshore .
Supported a change program that included a change in job description.
Supported a training program that resulted in a change in mindset or skillset.
Exposure to integration support for post-acquisition/merger is preferred.
Strong foundational understanding of change management and behavior change approaches.
Demonstrable experience in driving changes in process, culture, behavior and mindset is an asset.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
Internal Number: 19025184
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.