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EMEA Operations Director

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    Trade / Retail

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    about 7 hours ago

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Job Description

  • Serve as the client's single point of contact with accountability for all service lines including facilities management (FM), transaction management (TM), project management (PJM) and real estate strategy

  • Assist and support the Global Integration Leader and CBRE management team in managing all aspects of service provider performance

  • This position will focus on the client's real estate service delivery in the EMEA region, to manage the real estate portfolio and regional relationships within the clients corporate Real Estate and Facilities (RE&F) group

  • The Operations Director acts as a highly collaborative partner, assisting Tier 1 service delivery managers to drive execution on approved real estate strategies and business operations by Tier 2 suppliers

Candidate Description

  • 10 Years of related experience in real estate strategy, research, consulting and/or development

  • Experience managing in cross functional, multi-company organisations as a consultant or corporate manager

  • Possesses strong experience in managing a diverse workforce

  • Fosters a strong service-orientation and an "advisory role" in client relationships; Has strong understanding of industry and demonstrates knowledge/capabilities in the areas of financial analysis, business administration, legal, human resources, ethical practices, marketing, and business development

  • Demonstrates the ability to think strategically and to synthesise the business and financial data; Utilises an entrepreneurial approach and develops innovative solutions

  • People management and leadership of large teams in complex, cross border environment

  • Coaching upwards of more senior people and history of achieving results through others

  • Major account management experience including responsibility for client relationships, service levels, solution development and revenue targets

  • Commercially astute, able to operate at board level

  • Desire to work as part of a Global team and knowledge of languages is preferable

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate others

  • Experience of working within a large corporation or class leading service provider essential

  • Strong understanding of industry and demonstrates knowledge/capabilities in the areas of project management, business administration, asset management, property management and/or facility management, leasing, disposition, and construction

  • Excellent programme management and organisational skills with the ability to aggregate and translate data into actionable information and drive decision making within a dynamic corporate environment

  • In-depth understanding of contractual obligations and requirements; Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles; Reviews complex financial/business analysis and reports prepared by subordinates; Ability to analyse the complex business/financial data and develop innovative solutions; Approves and oversees regional budget

  • Ability to comprehend, analyse, and interpret the 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

  • Appropriate designations and participation in professional and industry organisations desired

  • Strong understanding of business organisational models, real estate service delivery models, architectural programming concepts and customer relationship management

  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop relationships at multiple levels within <>, with business partners and with CBRE; Have a proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service and possess effective communication and presentation skills in multiple media and settings

  • Ability and desire to succeed in a fast-paced, dynamic organisation and to change directions and reprioritise in response to fluctuating work environment and demand; Ability to work successfully in an environment that reflects and supports diverse work styles

  • Willingness and ability to travel on a regular basis regionally and occasionally globally

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, SharePoint, Yammer); Familiar with MS CAFM tools desirable

Employer Description

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are recruiting a EMEA Operations Director to be based in Mainland Europe., As one of the business units in CBRE, Global Workplace Solutions provides end-to-end services across the complete lifecycle of the workplace, helping to improve business operations and reduce cost. As a one-stop solutions provider with a broad array of long-term customers and customized services, Global Workplace Solutions has delivered US$3 billion in savings to customers over the past ten years. CBRE Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2014 revenue). The Company has more than 70,000 employees and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 400 offices worldwide., 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.