Project Manager - Data Centre Solutions - Paris
Job ID
65102
Posted
18-Jul-2022
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Full-time
Areas of Interest
Data Centers, Project Management
Location(s)
Paris - Ile-de-France - France
Position Title Project Manager

Location: France


Hours of Work 40 Hours per week, between 8.00am and 5.00pm


Travel This Role could involve travel to projects in Europe

Contract: 1 year rolling contract

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.

Role Summary:

The purpose of the role is to:

  • Lead their teams in the safe delivery of projects.
  • Ensure projects are secured and delivered on time and within the financial requirements and margins as specified by the business.
  • Ensure that all projects adhere and are managed to commercial agreements / contracts. They must comply with statutory regulations, are QHSE compliant and meet technical industry standards.

General Activities:

  • Ensure the safe delivery of projects through the management of risk and competence.
  • Provide leadership in identifying and specifying project opportunities.
  • Deliver contractual commitments on secured projects.
  • Complete projects on time and on budget and to the satisfaction of all parties.
  • Identify, reduce, and manage all risks (technical, statutory, health and safety, commercial or otherwise) associated with each and every project.
  • Maximise profit through cost reductions and better buying of subcontractor services.
  • Identify and win project through effective relationships.
  • Deliver supportive business communication through advice, review, leadership and direct contribution to management team meetings, briefings, consultation forums, correspondence, publicity, monthly and ad-hoc reporting and other applications as appropriate.
  • Promote and maintain the core values of CBRE.

Business Development:

  • Responsible for generating and securing new sales to exceed the annual financial plan.
  • Seek out opportunities to generate projects through innovation and different technologies.


Building Relationships:

  • Develop effective relationships with current and potential customers through demonstrating our capability in project delivery solutions.
  • Build strong relationships with supply partners through which we can bring innovation to our customers.
  • Ensure effective solutions which meet quality expectations can be delivered to our customers.
  • Work with operational managers to ensure the collaborative development of the projects business with effective team working and support of colleagues.

Compliance:

  • Make certain that their team comply with project management policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety policy across all activities. Regularly audit and review performance.
  • Carry out monthly and ad hoc project review meetings covering all aspects of Health & Safety / CDM Legislation and Requirements.
  • Engage with supply partners in a manner that ensures all risk is appropriately apportioned.
  • Financial management:
  • Manage the monthly P&L and ensure all costs (PMs/HoP) are fully accountable and recoverable.
  • Produce monthly and ad hoc financial reports for the business.
  • Leverage margins on projects by working with subcontractors and suppliers to reduce project costs.
  • Ensure positive cash flow and that all debt is controlled below 60 days.
  • Chair monthly project reviews with BULs, PM’s, Project Support, Finance Manager, Procurement Manager, Health & Safety Manager and Commercial Manager.

Experience Required:


Skills

  • English and French (writing / verbal)
  • Engineering skills and knowledge of the construction market
  • Commercial awareness and financial acumen
  • Strong influencing, selling and negotiation skills
  • Internal and external customer management and networking skills
  • Project management methodology
  • Broad understanding of construction Health and Safety law and legislation
  • Understanding of general financial terminology.

Experience

  • Proven project management experience in either an M&E, FM, Construction or Critical Environment.
  • Data Centre experience a distinct advantage.
  • Experience of developing new project opportunities
  • Demonstrable evidence of having managed teams
  • Experience of creating, presenting, and managing on bids, tenders and proposals.

Qualifications

  • Recognised technical qualification in either a construction, mechanical or electrical discipline.
  • Business standard of written and verbal literacy as well as above average numeracy skills
  • Recognised qualification in project management

Aptitude

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • An excellent relationship builder
  • Ability to inspire confidence
  • Challenge status quo
  • High degree of integrity
  • Highly motivated and self-aware
  • Highly organised with attention to detail
  • Ability to network
  • Results focused
  • Innovative
  • Handle high levels of information from a wide range of sources

CBRE GWS
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.