JOB SUMMARY The purpose of this position is to oversee the successful design, development, deployment and ongoing management of all technology programs, platforms and vendors within Project Management. Key activities include managing and implementing detailed project schedules, coordinating activities across project teams (including third party suppliers), identifying/resolving project issues, developing risk mitigation and proactively communicating project status to all key stakeholders.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Utilize subject matter expertise in technology implementation to recommend best practices and solutions to CBRE. * Provide business development support through the development of technology requirements and cost projections associated with requests for proposals. * Determine RFP technology pricing and respond to technology related questions. * Plan, coordinate and delegate work assignments for extended project team. Serve as liaison between client business team and CBRE Digital & Technology team; responsible for technology deliverables, timelines, dependencies and budgets. * Manage expectations of sponsors, stakeholders and team regarding scope of work and responsibilities. * Responsible for the oversight and performance of project status, meetings, reporting, scope changes, financials, administrative and technical issues. Manage project on time. * Continuously assesses the technology landscape in order to seek out best practices and drive the ongoing evolution of CBRE's project management technology offering. * Performs other duties assigned.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES * Deep understanding of technology program management * In-depth knowledge of technology implementation best practices * Strong program/project management skills, in applying principles of scope, schedule, cost and quality, to everyday activities * Project experience with Microsoft Project and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Outlook. Visio experience a plus. * Ability to translate complex information into consumable concepts. * Ability to adapt to change when necessary
* 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) from four-year college or university. Masters degree in Business, Economics, Urban Studies, or related program or MBA preferred. Minimum of 8 years of business consulting and/or real estate experience is required. Preferred 5-7 years experience directly related to development and/or deployment of a technology systems and programs.
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.
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.
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
Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite Products.
Highly collaborative in a team environment Demonstrated leadership and management skills.
Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service
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.
Internal Number: 19043891
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.”
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