CBRE seeks a Project Manager for move management projects. The
purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined
real estate project solutions for clients, with direct
accountability for project delivery.
This person will manage business transition and relocation
projects for corporate, life sciences and healthcare clientele
directing overall activities associated with relocation projects
ranging in size from 50 to 1,200 people.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to
effectively and professionally work with people of various
deiscplines and levels within a corporate environment, including:
real estate, facilities management and IT teams, C-level
executives, department heads, admin assistants, end-users and the
project team including construction managers, architects,
engineers, building managers and physical movers.
Characteristics of responsible projects:
Duration: Midterm (weeks to months)
Value: Typically < $2 Million USD
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop overall relocation strategy including a detailed move
plan for each department impacted by the relocation to minimuze or
eliminate disruptions to client's business operations.
Develop roles and responsibilities for client's internal team
members and external vendors including managing resource
requirements. Lead and oversee the relocation project team.
Coordinate and chair move team meetings. Develop detailed move
scope of work. Audit move process for best practices, lessons
learned and process improvement. Develop communications plan to
keep client leadership, move team and end-users informed of move
plans and activities leading up to and including the physical
Develop and train a network of departmental move coordinators to
service as "conduit" between Move Team and end-users. Develop
overall relocation budget and cost tracking. Track and monitor
project budget to control project costs. Develp relocation schedule
incuding detailed breakdown of major tasks and resources required
Develp project contingency plans. Develop scopes of work for
each subcontracted service associated with the relocation - i.e.
physical move vendor, IT support vendor, move supplies, etc.
Work with client's procurement and legal departments to develop
and issue Requests for Proposal for all move-related vendors.
Provide vendor bid analysis and recommendations. Develop move
database using Excel to track and disseminate end-user move
information. Create and provide reporting on intenal and external
service level agreements and KPI's.
Other duties as assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.
Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or
training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and
supervise assignments of lower level employees.
Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team. Responsible
for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and
motivating team members.
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
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University
in a technical area of study. Minimum four years of related
experience and/or training.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong
organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient,
timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to
effectively present information.
Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles.
Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages,
discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents.
Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations.
Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read
and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project,
leases, contracts, and construction practices.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures,
company policies, and business practices to achieve general results
and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project
deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to