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Project Delivery Manager

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    Trade / Retail

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    about 10 hours ago

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Job Description

As Project Lead for a New Campuses and buildings across EMEA for a global tech client, you will have overall delivery responsibility for capital projects ranging in size between $1m-$150m. There is an external project management team who run projects on a day-to-day basis, and the Project Lead fulfils a multi-faceted role spanning client/stakeholder management, commercial and schedule oversight, setting the strategic direction of the project management team and other related senior tasks linked to the successful delivery of the project. Frequent travel to areas in question, on a monthly basis, is expected and as such the candidate shall be willing to engage in regular travel, typically spanning a few nights away in duration. As part of the EMEA PDM team, the candidate will be accountable for overall success of project delivery (from initial project strategy including the review of Real Estate Options, through design, procurement, construction oversight and project close out). This role will oversee ongoing projects within region and help initiate new projects in support of Microsoft's business goals and objectives. The candidate would be expected to progress other non-project specific initiatives that are associated with the Project Delivery Management on the Microsoft Account. Role Summary:

  • Client/Stakeholder Management: Act as a principal decision maker on the campus, working with the other senior client representatives into setting the direction of the project. Work across multiple timezones and cultures bringing in stakeholder inputs in a timely manner and in line with deliverables and deadlines

  • Act as Chair and Secretariat of the Steering Committee (business leadership team representatives, overall decision making of the project) and Workplace Council (staff employee representatives). Comfortable in explaining concepts and justifying planned actions to senior/executive level clients

  • Act as a critical friend/trusted advisor to the client and project management team, providing input on major project decisions - procurement, design, construction

  • Responsible for selecting and managing Tier 1 partners and aligning success of Tier 1 partners with the Integrator success criteria, including the on-boarding from the approved stable of Tier 1 suppliers

  • Responsible for the creation and/or co-development of the Project Charter and subsequent Project Expenditure Request (PER) - including lease commitments, construction budgeting & schedule

  • Responsible for the overall management of the project process, including development of the project brief, cost planning, procurement of Tier 2 suppliers and products and production of associated contract documentation

  • Provide oversight and management accountability for the delivery of Project scope, schedule, and budget in accordance with approved PERs

  • Develop annual resourcing strategy for planned projects and follow through with quarterly updates

  • Promote efficient and consistent client communication

  • Provide guidelines (playbook) for project delivery to Tier 1 partners and ensuring design standards are applied by Tier 1 PM firms

  • Manage performance of Tier 1 PM firms including participation in quarterly reviews

  • Always maintain governance against Microsoft process and procedures including CBRE Playbook

  • Perform duties in line with the 'Statement of Work for Integrator Services'/Master Services Agreement

  • Collect and report KPI and benchmark data

  • Provide oversight for Change Management activities in region

  • Propose & seek approval for process improvement from Global Workplace Strategy team and provide feedback

  • Interface and collaborate with the Global Finance Group to consolidate the CapEx and OpEx budgets for planned transactions and projects in region

  • Interface with client's strategy, TM, FM and Lease Admin teams

  • Develop and operationalize innovations and improvement measures to contribute to the overall programme

  • Proportional input to the over-arching savings target for the Account

Candidate Description

  • Client-side major project management experience in challenging environments - greater than $25m

  • Experience working across challenging geographies including the middle east

  • Experience with involvement on complex major corporate projects, with an occupier focus spanning both shell and core and fit-out

  • Understanding of real estate service lines, including transaction management, project management and facilities management

  • Understanding of real estate support functions, including Sourcing, Finance, HR and Technology

  • Leadership capabilities with ability to manage multiple deadlines and teams concurrently

  • Corporate Organisational Change Management experience

  • Previous experience of working within the technology sector

  • Significant experience within project or program management

  • International work experience in EMEA and/ or beyond

  • Experience with involvement on complex corporate projects

  • Experience of being involved in pitching to prospective clients

  • Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, management and/or public groups

  • Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, management, and client groups to take desired action

Employer Description

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are recruiting a Project Delivery Manager to be based in the UK., About CBRE Global Workplace Solutions: As one of CBRE's core global businesses, Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) provides end-to-end services to occupier clients across the entire lifecycle of a building. Our teams help companies improve their operations and reduce costs, through expert facilities management, project management, real estate and energy and sustainability services. Our dedicated teams work across all industries, and support clients ranging from global Fortune 500 companies to single, iconic buildings. CBRE Group, Inc. is the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2019 revenues of $23.9 billion and more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included on the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #128 in 2020. It also has been voted the industry's top brand by the Lipsey Company for 19 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" for eight years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2020, for the second consecutive year. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "CBRE." Application Process: Your application will be reviewed by our Talent Resourcing Team and you will be contacted if you have been successful in being short listed for the role. Taking into consideration the costs of sponsorship, the nature of the role and the financial resources of the account in question, we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role. No agencies please., 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.