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Digital & Technology Director/Lead

Company: CBRE
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 8, 2024

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Digital & Technology Director/Lead

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Digital & Technology/Information Technology, Executive Management


San Jose - California - United States of America

Our Digital & Technology organization sits at the heart of CBRE. As part of our team, you'll be able to learn from the most brilliant engineers, designers, and product managers while solving tough problems that will drive our technology forward.

About The Role

  • The Digital and Technology Lead/Director will coordinate multiple teams of technology professionals and projects focusing on information systems activities, including design, development, and administration of applications or operation of voice, network, server, and desktop environments. This leader will provide mentorship and direction to Digital & Technology business units in designing and maintaining effective and efficient programs and developing strategies and roadmaps for business applications for all business applications support. You will ensure that operational compliance is well-managed and meets service-level standards while serving as a liaison to business units as needed.
    What You'll Do
    • Maintain professional contacts with other organizations, research institutions, service providers, and software or equipment manufacturers concerning support and lifecycle management.
    • Direct the continuing review of present systems and methods, as well as the formulation of new and revised systems; resolve appropriate changes to effect improvements, reduce costs, and improve efficiency.
    • Plan, implement, and control multiple digital & technology projects. Ensure that project plans are implemented within cost and time constraints. Report project performance and status to upper management.
    • Work with the business and other technology partners to discuss and understand the implications of digital & technology initiatives for their department.
    • Keep tabs on technological changes and innovations in the information systems field.
    • Be responsible for controls and governance of technology platform as well as ownership of policies and procedures and audit engagements.
    • Assist with sales pursuits as needed, to help pursuit teams understand technology offerings, options, and risks/costs.
    • Approve subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action, and termination.
    • Monitor appropriate staffing levels and reports on utilization and deployment of human resources.
    • Lead and support staff in areas of staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, appraising, and rewarding performance and retention.

      What You'll Need

      To be successful, the ability to perform each duty satisfactorily is required. Listed below is a representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
      • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university.
      • Minimum of eight to twelve years of related experience.
      • Minimum five years of experience at the management level.
      • Commercial Real Estate Experience is desired.
      • Capacity to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents.
      • Capability to respond effectively to the most critical issues.
      • Skill in writing reports, manuals, speeches, and articles using a distinctive style.
      • Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management, and/or public groups.
      • Aptitude to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take the desired action.
      • Capability to analyze the most complex business/financial data, build innovative solutions, and develop and implement budgetary policies and procedures.
        Why CBRE?

        CBRE is the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, and we have been ranked #1 on Fortune's World's Most Admired Company: (2019, 2020, 2021,2023). With services, insights, and data that span every dimension of the industry, we build digital solutions for clients of every size, in every sector, and across every geography.

        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 Digital & Tech Director position is $160,000 annually and the maximum salary for the Digital & Tech Director position is $210,000 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.

        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 GWS

        CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.

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