Data Centre Site/Contract Manager
Job ID
72653
Posted
21-Jun-2022
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Full-time
Areas of Interest
Accounting/Finance, Data Centers, Facilities Management
Location(s)
London - England - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
JOB ROLE: CONTRACT MANAGER - DCS 

LOCATION: LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM


COMPANY PROFILE

CBRE is the global leader in real estate services and leverages the industry's most powerful knowledge base to meet the commercial real estate needs of its clients worldwide. Our vision is to be the preeminent, vertically integrated, globally capable real estate service firm. Globally, we employ over 70,000 employees and operate in 48 countries.


JOB SUMMARY  

The purpose of this position is to manage and coordinate the fulfillment of the organization's contract requirements.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  
  • Reviews, interprets and analyzes contract and service agreements to ensure the terms comply with legal, guidelines, contracting principles, cost constraints as well as with corporate and client procedures.
  • Responds to customer inquires pertaining to modifications of existing contracts and to facilitate all phases of contract management.
  • Prepares and evaluates proposals for new or continuation of existing contracts and makes award recommendations.
  • Negotiates and interprets contracts, and monitors fulfillment of contractual obligations
  • Analyzes amendments to existing contracts or requests for extensions. Provides recommendations of approval or alternation solutions to senior management.
  • Interfaces with the Accounting Department on invoicing and insurance issues.
  • Accountable for administration and execution of Supplier Performance Management Program.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  
  • Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. 
  • Recommends staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. 
  • Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime.
  • Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. 
  • Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. 
  •  Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

QUALIFICATIONS  

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) from four-year college or university required. Minimum of four years of related experience and/or training. Working experience with business law, contracting principles and practices, and general and industry specific regulatory and compliance requirements.


CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  

C.P.M., C.P.S.M. or N.A.C.M. certifications or eligibility 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.
Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.


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 ABILITIES  

Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Working knowledge of contracts database systems, software, modules, etc.


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.