Cost Manager
ID do trabalho
Linha de serviço
GWS Segment
Tipo de função
Período integral
Austin - Texas - United States of America, Dallas - Texas - United States of America, Houston - Texas - United States of America, Los Angeles - California - United States of America, Manhattan - New York - United States of America, New York City - New York - United States of America, San Antonio - Texas - United States of America, San Diego - California - United States of America, San Francisco - California - United States of America, South Houston - Texas - United States of America

About the role

The Cost Manager will lead individual multi-disciplined real estate cost solutions for Financial clients with direct accountability for cost delivery. The ideal candidate will promote and grow the Cost Consultancy business, providing direct input on pursuits and achieving new business wins.

This is a hybrid position. The selected candidate will be required to report to the New York City office as needed.

What You’ll Do

Lead all aspects of commercial management including schedule, cost performance, commercial assurance governance, cost benchmarking, risk management, and capital planning.

Design and maintain project-specific cost models to coordinate expenditures; use cost model data to publish detailed and high-level reports to present to CBRE's clients.

Secure and leverage client-specific benchmarking and issue recommendations to produce costs in greater detail and provide supplemental cost management services.

Assess all CBRE collaborators and implement a commercial management strategy that identifies the goals of each team member to align for project delivery.

Develop rate analyses to ensure project spending achievements of desired return on investment and P&L goals.

Support cost aspects of the project closeout; negotiate, agree, and settle final accounts and close-out statements.

Produce and lead ROI analyses and develop cost comparisons on potential portfolio options (renew, relocate, purchase, etc.).

Review lifecycles spend of capital and expense/revenue costs; develop strategies to improve regional and global profit and loss (P&L) benefit.

Assess the financial benefit and risk rating of projects to assess the overall necessity of a project; develop and publish justification to support recommendations.

Create a detailed cost plan and maintain detailed cost reports to establish a strategy to run cash flows, and project accruals, and report progress in a manner consistent with CBRE policy.

Provide valuation services and signoff to the project team in collaboration with team members for validation of required scope and level of quality.

Lead reconciliation meetings with general contractors, construction managers, and third-party consultancies.

What You’ll Need

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

Experience with software MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project, and PowerPoint

RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) or CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building) accreditation preferred.


  • CBRE offers excellent and comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance, 401(K), Dental, Vision, Life insurance, and more!
  • We lead by example, guided by the needs of the cities we inhabit, the communities we build and the world we live in.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

CBRE is an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity.  We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunities 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: An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.

A CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) trabalha com clientes para tornar o setor imobiliário um contribuinte significativo para a produtividade e o desempenho organizacional. Nosso modelo de gestão de contas está no centro da nossa abordagem centrada no cliente para oferecer soluções imobiliárias integradas. Cada cliente é atribuído a um líder dedicado e é apoiado por recursos regionais e globais, aproveitando a plataforma mais robusta do setor. A CBRE GWS oferece resultados superiores consistentes e mensuráveis para nossos clientes em todas as etapas do ciclo de vida e em todos os setores e regiões.