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Talent Community: Program Manager - Building Design

Company: CBRE
Location: Dallas
Posted on: April 2, 2024

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Talent Community: Program Manager - Building Design

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Accounting/Finance, Administrative, Communications/Public Relations, Construction, Consulting, Customer Service, Data & Analytics, Development, Project Management, Transaction Management, Workplace Strategy


Remote - US - Remote - US - United States of America

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Program Manager

CBRE is seeking a detail-oriented Program Manager to support project planning, management, and execution activities for client Worldwide Real Estate (WWRE) team. Though the programs span global regions, the primary focus of the role is to support program execution in North America. A US-based role is preferred.

The Program Manager will partner with WWRE's customer and stakeholder teams to verify and track business needs, drive collaboration, manage project reporting through written updates, establish and track metrics, and mitigate project risks. The successful candidate will be a natural self-starter, and invent and simplify where needed (such as improving reporting and tracking mechanisms, or optimizing work flows and other project resources). The role requires an individual adept at navigating ambiguity and conflicting priorities who can earn trust with global teams and maintain a high level of integrity.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing projects that span technical and non-technical teams, maintaining schedule and milestone trackers, and providing weekly, data-driven status updates to all levels of technical acumen and leadership.


  • Track and report on project and program performance, key metrics, and improvements / lessons learned through dashboards, newsletters, and white paper contributions
  • Scope, validate, and establish project initiatives and plans that solve group or stakeholder challenges that have been prioritized to be solved
  • Execute individual and team projpects, anticipating project risks with mitigation plans
  • Facilitate/run weekly alignment meetings on program-specific updates
  • Drive visualization and dashboarding of key metrics to a single-source-of-truth
  • Initiate/facilitate major project kick-offs and drive execution until completion and handoff
  • Drive/follow up on project line item and milestone-level delays
  • Collects inputs and coordinates with stakeholders
  • Report out regular project updates to Program Leads, and escalate milestone-level project issues that are impacting project schedules
  • Innovate and drive better Project Management tools, systems, and processes

    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction, Business or related field
    • Experience managing projects and interacting with cross-functional teams
    • 5-7 years of experience in complex program management and implementation with proven ability to design workable solutions and drive programs to successful implementation
    • Experience leading large-scale projects and programs
    • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills including proven ability to effectively manage, influence, negotiate, and communicate with external business partners and internal teams
    • Proficient in project management software (such as Asana or Jira) and Microsoft Office
      • MBA or Master's Degree or other advanced degree in in Construction, Architecture, Engineering or related field Fulfillment/Distribution design, planning, execution experience
      • Proficient in dashboarding and visualization tools like QuickSight or Tableau
        • Ability to manage a team of internal subject matter expert stakeholders and external vendors

          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. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at recruitingaccommodations@cbre.com 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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