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JOB SUMMARY The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery.
Characteristics of responsible projects: Average number of Projects: 8-10 Duration of each project: Up to a year Value of each project: Between $2 million and $1 Billion
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
This position provides construction risk management services on behalf of: private equity placement, institutional equity investors, and institutional mortgagees such as commercial banks, insurance companies, pension funds, investment banks, etc.
Understands all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects including planning, design, construction administration, and closeout. Projects range from low-rise apartments complexes to high-rise office buildings.
Demonstrates capability to read, understand and describe moderate to complex documents affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to: drawings, agreements/contracts, construction schedules, applications for payment, cost reports, etc.
Is able to visit the construction site on a regular basis to observe the progress and quality of the work, value of work completed, and adherence to schedule.
Includes the preparation of initial construction risk analysis reports and on-going project monitoring reports.
Candidates are expected to manage multiple concurrent projects with a minimum of oversight.
The position has a high degree of client interaction including responsibilities for client maintenance through active communication regarding the projects.
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.
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.
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE Requires construction administration experience, including reviewing and approving contractor applications for payment. Knowledge of the entitlement/permitting process and construction delivery methods and agreements. Familiarity with construction best practices, general building codes, and various building types and systems.
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.
Internal Number: 18011738
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CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
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.