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EMEA M&A Director - Strategic Programs Office

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    Trade / Retail

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    about 20 hours ago

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Job Description

The primary responsibility of this position is to guide internal consulting delivery focused in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, within the Strategic Programs Office (SPO). The primary goal is to partner with CBRE departments and new acquisitions to drive impactful business results that change the top and bottom line. Engage in quality delivery of selected engagements while providing best practice, distinct and practical expertise and overall thought leadership Guide and mentor members of the SPO team in the successful delivery of client engagements of impactful projects Tailor individual approaches to shaping and scoping client work such that we can achieve the client outcomes with the best solution for CBRE Partner within the SPO to bring forward the best practices and thought leadership Maximize team utilization, staff development, and overall career progression, Client Value In an M&A environment, contribute to the business strategy as well as the business plan on a consecutive level, from the perspective of the assigned area, and ensure translation to mid-term strategy and policy for the assigned area. Share best practices on structuring the diligence and integration effort (including insights from prior similar deals) Oversee integration of acquisitions and investments into operations Project manage execution of integration plans Identify and assess post-integration process optimization opportunities Identify and implement improvements to the M&A process in order to improve effectiveness and efficiency of the overall process Establishes trust-based, advisory client relationships. Drive achievement of targeted client outcomes and overall SPO objective and brand development Leads development, iteration and syntheses of key messages during client meetings/presentations Projects and inspires confidence while delivering relevant insights and expertise Play a lead role in identifying opportunities to optimize SPO value delivery and client outcome Ensure "success conditions" for effective knowledge transfer to clients and across SPO team Drive development and documentation of new SPO intellectual capital from ongoing client work Leads overall SPO's overall relationship management with project delivery team and key stakeholders Anticipates and manages potential issues and conflict during client engagements Team Leadership Partners with key client stakeholders to structure engagements with realistic scope, work cadence and effective team balance & chemistry Ensures that SPO team is positioned for success and in roles that address developmental priorities Effectively anticipates and manages project and team conflicts Manages stressful situations with poise and without compromising client service orientation Effectively leads a SPO "community of practice" in targeted areas Shows strong followership of junior staff seeking to work for her/him Uphold and exhibit CBRE RISE Values: Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence. Respond well to feedback and show related performance corrections Distinct knowledge and Institution Building Leverages relevant industry trends, LoB ad functional knowledge to play active role in shaping SPO's overall client account plan, value proposition and relevant project agenda Viewed by clients as expert and thought leader in relevant LoB and at least two functional areas (M&A, change management, or operational process excellence) Plays an active role designing, driving and safeguarding SPO's intellectual capital and extended knowledge network in relevant areas Is an active member of relevant professional associations Plays a lead role in CBRE's corporate innovation and knowledge management initiatives-beyond SPO-specific initiatives Works with VPs to advance SPO's strategy and priority client, team development and building institutional initiatives Leads by example and encourages and enables junior team members to participate and lead in corporate stewardship and local office events

Candidate Description

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in finance, business administration, economics, technology, industrial engineering, organizational psychology or related fields Master's degree preferred Previous in-depth related experience and general leadership experience preferred Background working in a supervisory/leadership position in either a major strategy or operations consulting firm or an internal consulting group Change Management Expertise in major organizational transformational program(s) outside of "ERP Implementation" or Similar IT Implementations. and / or Process Transformation expertise leveraging a defined methodology (Lean, Six Sigma, Theory of constraints) are appreciated Real estate or other financial service industry experience preferred Good knowledge of technology/digital trends Certification and/or licenses Certification in the following disciplines are highly desirable: M&A ProSci / Change Management Communication Skills Executive communications skills and presence are required. Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to create power point presentation, and documents that concisely communicate key messages. Ability to facilitate group conversations virtually and in person to make effective and persuasive presentations. Ability to motivate and effectively persuade key employees, top management and client groups. Financial Knowledge Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles, especially at the project or program level. Ability to review complex financial/business analysis and reports. Ability to analyze the most complex business/financial data and develop innovative solutions. Analytical Knowledge Mastery of Excel based analysis with exposure to data visualization techniques with Tableau. Other skills and abilities Comprehensive understanding of Human Capital consulting Organizational Design Talent Strategies HR / Talent Transformations Change Management and Training Proficiency in developing change management artifacts / tools in support of strategic objectives Ability to resource plan Advanced problem solving