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Project Management Director

Company: CBRE
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Project Management Director

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GWS Segment

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Areas of Interest

Construction, Project Management


Alhambra - California - United States of America, Arcadia - California - United States of America, East Los Angeles - California - United States of America, El Segundo - California - United States of America, Glendale - California - United States of America, Huntington Park - California - United States of America, Inglewood - California - United States of America, Long Beach - California - United States of America, Los Angeles - California - United States of America, Manhattan Beach - California - United States of America, Monterey Park - California - United States of America, Pasadena - California - United States of America, Redondo Beach - California - United States of America, Sherman Oaks - California - United States of America, West Hollywood - California - United States of America

About the role

The purpose of the Project Management Director Greater Los Angeles, is to oversee 4 local markets under Project Management to support CBRE's Advisory and Transaction and broker-attached business. The Director is responsible for financial, operational and team execution and performance and will be responsible for acquiring and managing highly visible construction projects and ensuring projects are designed and completed in accordance with an approved project design, budget, and schedule pursuant to client needs. The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge of brokerage activities, including site selection, general market analysis, lease reviews, site walks, budget and schedule preparation, construction and installation methodologies, planning and scheduling processes, contract terms, local entitlements building codes, and financial reporting. The incumbent will be leading a cohesive team that is dedicated to the ongoing improvement and growth of the business unit's success and posses existing relationships with the Greater Los Angeles commercial design and construction industries. Must be onsite in Los Angeles, CA.

What you'll do:

  • Responsible for financial performance of the Greater Los Angeles market, program, and client accounts including budgeting, actual results, forecasting and reporting. Responsible for billing (including documentation required for revenue recognition), accounts receivable (AR) collection, expense monitoring and control, staffing (including allocation, if applicable) and full P&L to EBITDA before all allocations.
  • 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 management.
  • Develops new business growth and maintains existing business relationships. Responsible for business pursuits, integration with other CBRE business lines, and cross-selling our CBRE business in the assigned geographic market, program or client account to achieve the company's strategic business objectives.
  • Exhibits a complete understanding of company's corporate governance policies and procedures. Responsible for ensuring corporate governance policies and procedures are adhered to within work group.
  • 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.

    What you'll need:
    • Ideal candidate will have direct P&L responsibility, managing teams and possess a Firm- first mindset intent on growing and developing the business, the platform, and people.
    • They should expect to leverage existing relationships to drive and acquire business with a background in the general contracting or architectural fields being highly preferred.
    • Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university is required.
    • A minimum of eight (8) years of comprehensive experience in commercial real estate project management with direct experience in reviewing and lease with a transaction mindset..
    • Experience in leading a diverse workforce including project management, operations, sales, and finance and brokerage teams.
    • A solid understanding of the real estate industry in the areas of financial analysis, project management, construction, ethical practices, business operations, marketing, and business development and people management and team excellence.
    • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future. Why CBRE?

      • CBRE has a culture of respect, integrity, service, and excellence that shapes our approach to every opportunity.
      • CBRE offers excellent and comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance, 401(K), Dental, Vision, Life insurance, and more!

        CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for this position is $190,000 annually and the maximum salary for this position is $210,000 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE's applicable benefit program. This role will provide the following benefits: 401(K), Dental insurance, Health insurance, Life insurance, and Vision insurance.

        Equal Employment Opportunity: 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.

        Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at 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.

Keywords: CBRE, Alhambra , Project Management Director, Executive , Alhambra, California

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