Project Management Director - Head of Projects
Company: CBRE Group, Inc.
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Project Management Director - Head of Projects JOB SUMMARY
The purpose of the role is to lead their teams in the safe delivery
of projects.--Have overall responsibility for generating a sales
pipeline to deliver revenue to the BU. Ensure projects are secured
and delivered on time and within the financial requirements and
margins as specified by the business.--Ensure that all projects
adhere and are managed to commercial agreements / contracts. They
must comply with statutory regulations, are QHSE compliant and meet
technical industry standards. General Contractor experience
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
--- Ensure the safe delivery of projects through the management of
risk and competence.
--- Recruit and retain talent for the present delivery and future
growth of projects.
--- Provide leadership in identifying and specifying project
--- Deliver contractual commitments on secured projects.
--- Ensure projects are delivered on all maintenance contracts.
--- Complete projects on time and on budget and to the satisfaction
of all parties.
--- Identify, reduce and manage all risks (technical, statutory,
health and safety, commercial or otherwise) associated with each
and every project.
--- Maximize profit through cost reductions and better buying of
--- Identify and win project through effective relationships.
--- Deliver supportive business communication through advice,
review, leadership and direct contribution to management team
meetings, briefings, consultation forums, correspondence,
publicity, monthly and ad-hoc reporting and other applications as
--- Promote and maintain the core values of CBRE.
--- Plan and develop long term opportunities by creating a pipeline
--- Develop and manage all bids, tenders and proposals.
--- Responsible for generating and securing new sales to exceed the
annual financial plan.
--- Seek out opportunities to generate projects through innovation
and different technologies.
--- Lead the sales process through solutions development,
participation in presentations and consultation meetings.
--- Develop effective relationships with current and potential
customers through demonstrating our capability in project delivery
--- Build strong relationships with supply partners through which
we can bring innovation to our customers.
--- Ensure effective solutions which meet quality expectations can
be delivered to our customers.
--- Work with operational managers to ensure the collaborative
development of the projects business with effective team working
and support of colleagues.
--- Make certain that their team comply with project management
policies and procedures.
--- Ensure compliance with health and safety policy across all
activities. Regularly audit and review performance.
--- Carry out monthly and ad hoc project review meetings covering
all aspects of Health & Safety / CDM Legislation and
--- Engage with supply partners in a manner that ensures all risk
is appropriately apportioned.
--- Development of project financial plans.
--- Financial responsibility for the delivery of the annual
--- Manage the monthly P&L and ensure all costs (PMs/HoP) are
fully accountable and recoverable.
--- Produce monthly and ad hoc financial reports for the
--- Leverage margins on projects by working with subcontractors and
suppliers to reduce project costs.
--- Ensure positive cash flow and that all debt is controlled below
--- Chair monthly project reviews with BULs, PM's, Project Support,
Finance Manager, Procurement Manager, Health & Safety Manager and
Interacts regularly with client(s) to ensure that goals and
objectives are established and achieved. Develops and implements
action plans to correct variances. Anticipates and responds to the
client's needs and concerns.--
Manages and leads project management staff in the market and
ensures thorough staff understanding and implementation of
operations, policies, and procedures. Formally supervises
individual employees and/or subordinate supervisors. Responsible
for identifying tracking performance, coaching, training needs, and
motivating direct reports and work group. Directly or indirectly
responsible for hiring, terminating, compensation, and performance
evaluation for direct reports and work group.
Directs all phases of project management including
procurement/contracting, initiation, planning, execution,
monitoring, controlling and closeout phases of the project. Key
focus areas include scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk
Responsible for accurate, timely, and compliant contract
procurement, contract negotiation, contract execution, contract
administration, and closeout. Contracts included company's
agreements, client/vendor agreements, company/vendor and supplier
agreements. Monitors adherence to policies and procedures regarding
internal governance and controls.
Demonstrates ability to identify complex project risks, lead
constructability reviews, develop risk mitigation and contingency
plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project
risks for client and company.
Oversees the preparation of accurate, timely, and complete reports
to the client and company.--
Participates in civic and business organizations. Conducts and
maintains relationships with industry and trade associates,
vendors, and professional organizations.--
Other duties as assigned.
Manages the planning, organization, and controls for a major
functional area or department. May be responsible for a mix of
direct and matrix reports. Approves subordinate's recommendations
for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement,
corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for
direct reports to next level management for review and approval.
Monitors appropriate staffing levels and reports on utilization and
deployment of human resources. Leads and supports staff in areas of
staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring,
measuring, appraising and rewarding performance and retention.
Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the
Required experience directly managing work group or leading 3rd
party project delivery resources/team (typically larger, more
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/Bang/BArch) required from College or
Minimum of eight years of related progressive experience and/or
Prior experience in a supervisory position (direct report
responsibilities) preferred if specific duties include direct
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
LEED AP preferred
PMP preferred (US and/or Canada)
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.
Requires in-depth 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
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the complex business
documents. Ability to respond effectively to the sensitive
Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees,
top management, and client groups to take desired action. Ability
to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite.
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.
US Company Profile About CBRE Group, Inc. CBRE Group, Inc.
(NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in
Los Angeles, is the world's largest commercial real estate services
and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more
than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real
estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices
(excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of
integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project
management; property management; investment management; appraisal
and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property
sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our
website at www.cbre.com. My Profile Create and manage profiles for
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