Senior Project Manager
GWS Segment
Soort baan
Project Beheer
London - England - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Senior Project Manager

Key Responsibilities 

  • Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout. 
  • Responsible for billing (including documentation required for revenue recognition), accounts receivable (AR) collection.
  • Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to moderately complex documents affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings.
  • Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification. 
  • Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists or through individual project qualification process; conducts standard to complex request for proposals; completes bid analysis; leads evaluation interviews, recommends resources to clients.
  • Leads project delivery resources/team (typically larger more experienced team) providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.  
  • Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.
  • Implements project documentation governance aligned with company and Client requirements.
  • Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated. 
  • Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines.
  • Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.
  • Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure client approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk.
  • Demonstrates ability to identify complex project risks, lead constructability reviews, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.  
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of projects & project management within the context of business results (business case, larger economic implications, business risk, etc).
  • Supervisory Responsibilities
  • May Provide formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area.  
  • May Prepare and deliver performance appraisal for staff.  Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies.  Leads by example and models behaviours that are consistent with the company's values.
  • Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team (typically larger more experienced team). 
  • Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.  
  • Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results.  
  • Responsible for setting department deadlines.  Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Person Specification/Requirements

  • Undergrad degree in a technical and or industry area of study. 
  • Supplementary Project Management qualification: APMP, LEED, RICS or equivalent.

  • Requirement to be fluent in English.
  • 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.
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite including MS Project.  
  • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings.  
  • Knowledge in leases, construction contracts, and construction practices.
  • Local knowledge and experience of projects in EMEA.
  • Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations.
  • Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment.
  • Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company. Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most 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.

  • Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. 
  • Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports. 
  • Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. 
  • Proven experience in all facets of project management for real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout.
  • Manage delivery of several real estate projects at any one time through the real estate occupier project life cycle, e.g. programming, design, construction, occupancy, and closeout.
  • Able to work autonomously on project matters but with a collaborative and occupier-focused approach to wider operations.
  • Proven industry experience and/or training.
  • Experience in delivering projects for clients within the Banking Sector.


  • MRICS in Building Surveying, Quantity Surveying or Project Management

  • Experience in UK Adjudication Law

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.

CBRE is the world’s leading commercial real estate services firm with offices located around the globe. CBRE currently employs roughly 80,000 people worldwide, with 2,500 working in the UK. The Company’s core services include property sales, leasing and management, facilities and project management, investment management and, research and consulting. In central London, CBRE advises on more commercial property than any other adviser and across the United Kingdom with offices in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Jersey, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, and Southampton.
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