1+ months

Project Management Director

Halifax, NS B3J


As Director of Project Management in our Halifax
Region, you will focus on CBREâs pursuit for corporate occupier clients
requiring renovation, build-out, move management and other related real estate
services.  In this role you will develop relationships,
strategies, execution solutions, secure mandates, and assign resources, and
oversee the delivery of real estate projects. 
You will work closely with CBREâs Managing Director for Eastern Canada,
the leadership team within the region which consists of business development and
delivery personnel, and CBREâs Commercial Real Estate Brokers.

You will build and lead a team of highly
specialized Project Managers who will deliver the services to mostly private clients.
You will assemble proposals, develop pricing models, and present CBREâs PJM
platform to clients.

You have a demonstrated business acumen,
business development skills as well as proven leadership abilities in managing
multi-disciplinary project delivery teams and staff.  You possess excellent verbal, presentation
and communication skills, customer service and client relations experience, and
have strong financial skills.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

Responsible to support LMA efforts in
identification of new business opportunities, business development, client
solicitation, proposal development, and presentations.

Contacts and interviews prospective clients
to solicit project delivery contracts.

Works with CBRE Brokerage teams to develop
and implement cross business selling opportunities

Develops relationships with potential clients
and industry leaders in an effort to attain âtrusted advisorâ status.

Participates and sometimes leads responses
to Request for Proposals (RFP) including written technical responses, pricing
strategies, and presentation preparation and delivery.

Administers contracts for project delivery
services and participates in contract negotiations.

Reviews trade journals to remain informed
of market conditions, trends, initiatives and legislation that may affect the real
estate industry.

Provides strong leadership, technical
guidance, coaching, support and project oversight to Project Managers and
project delivery teams

Develops the initial implementation
strategy on large mandates, taking the assignments to the point where Project
Managers take over to deliver the project.

Responsible for accurate, timely status

Develops working relationships with client
and vendors in a proactive and professional manner.

Participates in project meetings to provide
guidance and direction to Project Management delivery teams and ensure
appropriate strategic direction is set for each project plan.

Engages and interacts with Project
Management delivery teams to develop detailed project plans, schedules and
budgets to ensure the highest quality of output in accordance to project
requirements. You are responsible for ensuring all project delivery teams apply
CBREâs governance and control model to minimize risk to clients and CBRE.

Monitor project reporting, both status and
financial, to ensure all project activity is tracking to plan and all
milestones are monitored within a risk management framework.

Resolve escalated issues in collaboration
with the business unit, client management team and other stakeholders in a
timely manner to ensure project milestones are maintained.

Act as a single point of contact for
regional Project Management delivery teams to collect and disseminate
information. Apply corporate and client specific policies/procedures and ensure
compliance to contract requirements.

Accountable for regional Project Management
delivery teams and overall business objectives.

You will develop a virtual bench of
potential candidates for future hire for all vertical markets.

Provides formal supervision to individual
employees within a work unit and/or group.

for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating
direct reports. Provides input into hiring, terminating, compensation, and
performance evaluation

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.


Post Secondary degree or diploma,
preferably in project management, architecture, engineering, interior design or
business administration from four-year College or university and a minimum of
10 years of related experience and/or training.

Experience working on large national real
estate portfolios/programs

Substantial experience with large tenant
improvement projects, workplace strategies, engaging and overseeing design and
contracting professionals.

Strong working knowledge of real estate
development (municipal approvals, site selection, design development, etc.),
programming, project planning, detailed estimating, scheduling, interior fit-up
and base building construction techniques, critical systems infrastructure,
systems furniture, leasing, contract administration, portfolio and program

Substantial experience at a contractual
level in dealing with professional service providers such as architects,
interior designers, engineering firms, construction managers, cost consulting
firms, brokerage firms, general contractors and trades.

Experience with lease review and turnover
as they relate to roles and responsibilities for project stakeholders.

Proven knowledge of all aspects of project
management processes including estimating, tendering, scheduling, design drawing
interpretation, construction practices, value engineering, tendering, design
build, risk analysis, alternative procurement methods, SOX compliance

Strong knowledge of building codes,
occupational health and labor regulations.

Experience and ability to manage, train,
cultivate and motivate PM talent within a fast paced and growing


PMI-PMP and/or Six Sigma or a professional
designation preferred, with a working knowledge of the PMBOK âA Guide to the
Project Management Body of Knowledgeâ, Project Management Institute.


Must be enthusiastic and motivated with
excellent relationship building skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication
and interpersonal skills required.

Excellent interpersonal and communication
skills to quickly develop client and supplier relationships in a rapidly
changing environment.

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and
interpret 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 employees and client groups to take desired action.


Proven leadership abilities to recruit, motivate,
manage and direct staff resulting in a consistent well managed service to the

Excellent time management / organizational
skills to simultaneously handle and prioritize multiple projects for the team.


Requires in-depth knowledge of financial
terms and principles. Conducts financial/business analysis including the
preparation of reports.


Strong analytical skills and ability to
resolve problems by researching, analyzing, interpreting and applying a variety
of strategies to complex issues


Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite
including MS Project.

Above average writing skills.

Enjoys working in a fast pace, multitasking

a desire to win and grow a business

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans


Posted: 2019-09-14 Expires: 2019-10-16

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