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Data Center Head of Projects

Company: CBRE
Location: Ashburn
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Data Center Head of Projects

Job ID

165694

Posted

03-May-2024

Service line

GWS Segment

Role type

Full-time

Areas of Interest

Construction, Data Centers

Location(s)

Ashburn - Virginia - United States of America, Atlanta - Georgia - United States of America, Dallas - Texas - United States of America, Sterling - Virginia - United States of America, Winston Salem - North Carolina - United States of America

About the Role:
As a CBRE Project Management Sr. Manager, you'll manage a team responsible for providing advanced management services to achieve the company's strategic business objectives.

This job is part of the Project Management function. They are responsible for the management of projects from initiation through completion.
What You'll Do:

  • Provide formal supervision to employees. Monitor the training and development of staff. Conduct performance evaluations and coaching. Oversee the recruiting and hiring of new employees.
  • Coordinate and manage the team's daily activities. Establish work schedules, assign tasks, and cross-train staff. Set and track staff and department deadlines. Mentor and coach as needed.
  • Oversee all phases of project management including procurement, contracting, planning, tracking, and execution.
  • Ensure that contract procurement, negotiation, execution, administration, and closeout are accurate, timely, and compliant.
  • Monitor billing, accounts receivable collection, expense monitoring and control, staffing, and full P&L to EBITDA.
  • Work cross-functionally with other business lines to achieve the company's strategic business objectives.
  • Identify complex project risks, lead reviews, and develop risk mitigation and backup plans.
  • Apply a broad knowledge of the business, own discipline, and how own discipline integrates with others to achieve team and departmental objectives.
  • Lead by example and model behaviors that are consistent with CBRE RISE values. Influence others to adopt a different point of view while being guided by policies and departmental plans.
  • Identify and solve technical and operational problems of complexity.
  • Understand and recognize the broader impact across the department.
  • Improve and change existing methods, processes, and standards within the job discipline. What You'll Need:
    • Bachelor's Degree preferred with 5 - 8 years of relevant experience. In lieu of a degree, a combination of experience and education will be considered. LEED AP, PMP, and CCM designations preferred.
    • Experience in the areas of staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, appraising, and rewarding performance and retention is preferred.
    • Ability to lead the exchange of sensitive, complicated, and difficult information, convey performance expectations and handle problems.
    • Leadership skills to motivate the team to achieve broad operational targets with impacts on own job discipline, multiple job disciplines, and department.
    • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Examples include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
    • Extensive organizational skills and an advanced inquisitive mindset.
    • Intermediate math skills. Ability to calculate complicated figures such as percentages, fractions, and other financial-related calculations.

      QUALIFICATIONS

      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.

      EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

      Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/Bang/BArch) required from College or University.

      Minimum of eight years of related progressive experience and/or training.

      Prior experience in a supervisory position (direct report responsibilities) preferred if specific duties include direct report responsibilities.

      CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES

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

      COMMUNICATION SKILLS

      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.

      FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE

      Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Reviews complex financial/business analysis and reports prepared by subordinates. Ability to analyze the most complex business/financial data and develop innovative solutions. Develops and implements financial policies and procedures. Approves and oversees department budget.

      REASONING ABILITY

      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.

      OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

      Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the sensitive issues.

      Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action. Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations.

      Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite.

      SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

      Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve complex results. Responsible for setting project, department and/or division deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to line of business and/or overall company.

      Equal Employment Opportunity: 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.

      Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at recruitingaccomodations@cbre.com 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.

Keywords: CBRE, Sterling , Data Center Head of Projects, Other , Ashburn, Virginia

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