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CBRE Project Manager in Des Moines, Iowa

Project Manager

Job ID

28515

Posted

13-Aug-2021

Service line

GWS Segment

Role type

Full-time

Areas of Interest

Project Management

Location(s)

Charlotte - North Carolina - United States of America, Des Moines - Iowa - United States of America, Minneapolis - Minnesota - United States of America

JOB SUMMARY

The purpose of this position is to provide support and manage a retail Lighting Program which includes, managing the overall project schedule and related tasks. Provide program reporting to our client as requested, managing communications with the retail site leadership teams, providing guidance to the project managers that are managing their areas of responsibility and facilitating weekly update meetings with the project managers and the leadership team.

Characteristics of responsible projects:

Complexity: Medium

Risk: Medium

Value: Typically < $2 Million USD

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual

real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout.

Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to moderately complex documents

affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters,

project charters, surveys and drawings.

Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery

resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification.

Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists or through individual project qualification

process; conducts standard request for proposals; completes bid analysis; recommends resources to

clients.

Leads project delivery resources/team providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.

Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and

project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.

Implements project documentation governance aligned with company and Client requirements. Ensure

project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated.

Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports

status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.

Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure

client approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope,

budget, schedule, quality and risk.

Demonstrates ability to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.

Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

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/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.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

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.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE

Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate

figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.

REASONING ABILITY

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/or 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 department.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)

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