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Project Management Director - Global Transitions Team

Company: CBRE
Location: Charleston
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Project Management Director - Global Transitions TeamJob ID69080Posted03-Nov-2022Service lineGWS SegmentRole typeFull-timeAreas of InterestProject ManagementLocation(s)Remote - US - Remote - US - United States of AmericaJOB DESCRIPTION: DIRECTOR, PROJECT MANAGEMENT (TRANSITIONS)The CompanyCBRE Group, Inc. is the worlds largest commercial real estate services and investment firm. CBRE operates within three primary business units, including Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) - a leading global provider of integrated facilitates and corporate real estate management. We are recruiting a Project Management Director who sits on the Global Transition Team within GWS. (home based with travel as needed)Job Title: Director, Project Management (Transitions)Reports To: Managing Director, Sector Transition LeaderBusiness Segment: Global Workplace SolutionsLocation: Americas EST, CST, MST or PSTPosition is Remote work and can be filled in any city in the U.S. (with the exception of Colorado)*Preferred location is Minnesota or OhioROLE PURPOSEThis role will work with senior managers and executive sponsors to initiate and lead projects and programs supporting Global Workplace Solutions (GWS). This is predominantly mobilizing new client accounts and expansion/transformation of existing accounts as a member of the GWS Global Transition Team (GTT). This individual will lead a team of Project Management (PM) resources charged with supporting a portfolio of projects and programs from kickoff through closeout.JOB SUMMARY Expert in full lifecycle of project and program schedules of any size and type. Able to design custom governance structure tailored to client needs. Contributes to development of new plan content to be shared with PM team. Facilitate cross-functional planning and plan validation sessions with large sized groups and at varying levels of detail and depth. Expert knowledge and application of Project Management: Project, program, and portfolio governance. Ensures other PMs, GTT members, and enterprise resources are informed and following standards. Ensure program objectives are met on assignments and learnings are used to advance the PM and GTT team. Well versed at project report construction and modification. Able to anticipate needs and customize or develop new reporting to suit project and client preferences. Capable of interpreting reports for all levels of stakeholders. Design, establish, and lead program governance on large, complex projects using specific technology platforms.MAJOR TASKS Primary administrator of large, complex transition projects. Accountable to maintain the project schedule, reporting dashboard, and to host key meetings. Understands the solution documents and materials to translate a proposed solution into a project plan/schedule. Ensures team compliance with project scoping methods and can help large groups codify purpose, objective, and scope for their programs. Expert at ensuring all scope is accounted for within the transition plan; can proactively develop custom components based off client needs and can lead the development of new components into the standard source plan and tool templates Expert at all internal and client kickoff processes; can brief any section (as needed); understand all workstream elements and can brief any as needed Can develop and execute streamlined processes allowing maximum efficiency for all team members while providing exceptional quality and value. Understand GWS key initiatives and support all team members with achieving goals Exceptional communicator and leverages tools to assist discussion to mitigate risks. Leads by example, and enables all transition team members to be successful in their workstream Expert report and Power BI app builder; understands the client's needs and able to build customized reporting suited for each client and stakeholders at multiple organization levels. Understand the critical elements of a report and can tailor as necessary ensuring maximum value and quality Able to use all best practices and lead evolution into greater efficiency, allowing for all workstreams and transition team members the maximum amount of time to do their work. Expert contributor and understand all weekly needs and how to support and promote success across the team. Able to structure and lead Internal Control Call and Steering Committee meetings for large, complex programs Expert risk manager; can communicate potential risks prior to them becoming risks, can provide experiences or examples of like risks and how each was mitigated or resolved Develops and manages the transition work stream data reporting and tracker capabilities, advancing team knowledge and interconnectedness by identifying opportunities for enhanced reporting and sharing of information Identifies improvement opportunities to Global Transition Team practices through experience and leading initiatives generated from the Transition Improvement Process (TIP) Understands impacts and cascade effects of managing time and expenses. Understand transition budget developments and how to expertly manage to each established budgetSUPERVISORY/LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES Show proactive leadership, can guide and lead in the absence of other team members; know all transition roles and all responsibilities and can execute autonomously. Proactively steer direction through governance cadences and can seamlessly interact with all stakeholders and clients Manage matrix project team made up Alliance Director, Transition lead transition communications leader and Subject Matter Experts (SME) from functions and business for any project type and under any complexity (Demobilization, Transformation, Global Projects)QUALIFICATIONSTo 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.COMMUNICATION SKILLS Able to understand current processes and can proactively explore new ideas to increase quality, efficiency, effectiveness, and able to lead others through process improvements Able to discern solution documents, connect with solution leads for specifics, and design master crafted RFP schedules that fit client needs. Able to effectively confirm deliverables and prepare connections across transition plans, ensuring that PM who leads the transition has an extremely quality plan (regional, national or global) Well-connected amongst workstream leads and leaders. Can develop custom adaptations and lead change amongst stakeholders An expert presenter and can lead transition activities in the absence of other GTT members. Can develop materials and enhance materials, evolving products to increase quality and effectivenessTECHNICAL SKILLS MS Project Online: Advanced to expert level expertise preferred. Ability to modify complex MS project plans, provide regular updates and troubleshoot overall functionality of a complex MS project schedule Power BI: Advanced to expert level expertise and experience preferred. Ability to create and modify dashboards and reports using data from multiple sources Microsoft Suite: Moderate familiarity with Word, PowerPoint, OneNote and Teams; above average ability with Excel preferred SmartSheet: Familiarity with this platform preferredEDUCATION and EXPERIENCE CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Facilities Management, Business Administration, Construction or related field Minimum four years and above of experience PMP / PGMP designation a plus MBA or advanced degree a plus Professional background with systems implementations, mergers/acquisitions, re-engineering or other large/complex projects Deep operational knowledge in complex organizations International work experience a plusCBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with 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.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 GWSCBRE 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.Find out more (, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)

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