Project Manager
Job ID
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Areas of Interest
Project Management
San Francisco - California - United States of America
The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery.

Characteristics of responsible projects:
Complexity: Medium
Risk: Medium
Duration: Midterm (weeks to months)
Value: Typically < $2 Million USD

The project manager will work at the direction of the Senior Project Manager, and oversees all necessary activities relating to the initiating, planning, execution, commissioning and closeout requirements necessary for the successful completion and delivery of the Future of Workspace/FCA Project.

Life Sciences & General Contracting experience preferred 

Develop business cases, project charter documentation, Project Execution Plans (PEPs), solicit stakeholder support, facilitate change management, perform risk and quality management exercises, update cost forecasts, build detailed and accurate schedules, create and update cash flows and execute projects according to plan and within the expectations of  Project Management Delivery system.

Develop, organize, and conduct Requests for Proposals (RFPs) through competitive bid events as necessary to complete certain elements of scopes.

Oversee project document quality through various stage gates by evaluating design deliverables for quality, consistency, and that design aligns with user expectations and Good Engineering Practices (GEPs).

Develop project ad-hoc forecasts/estimates, monitor budgets, cash flow, accrual reporting

Lead and actively participate in project planning, design, construction and closeout meetings. Generate project meeting minutes, variance log, issues log, lessons learned report, and permit tracking matrix.

-  Perform monthly detail review of invoiced contracted progress

-  Facilitate RFI, submittal, and change request process

-  Track project correspondence

-  Track procurement and change order request logs

-  Support turnover of areas

-  Coordinate site and field activities with contractors

-  Support risk and impact assessments

-  Coordinate project as-builts, equipment drawings & turn-over packages (TOP) development

-  Track all engineering progress by deliverables on assigned projects

-  Coordinate user requirements, quality needs assessments, risk analyses and qualification master plan development

-  Support site Asset Induction process

-  Coordinate flow of project documents and tracking document matrix

-  Inspect and test all work for quality of materials, workmanship, construction, finish and functional performance follows applicable specifications, drawings and federal, state, and local requirements

-  Rolling punch list generation and tracking

-  Coordinate alignment of all design specifications to back-end Commissioning & Qualifications

-  Assist project teams with data entry of project cost information such as commitments, invoices, trends, reclasses, and all project documents into eBuilder.

-  Provide regular communication on project cost, schedule and risk status to project team members and stakeholders. Advise management to any potential problems related to scope, cost or schedule.
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.

Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study. Minimum four years of related experience and/or training.

PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.

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.

Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.

Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.

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.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future
CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Project Management position is $113,000 annually and the maximum salary for the  Project Management position is $155,000 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience.  Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE’s applicable benefit program.

CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

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.