The Commercial Fit Out team, is a significant revenue stream within Building Consultancy. Providing specialist fit-out Project Management services primarily to corporate occupier clients, the team currently comprises 22 fee earners and two team secretaries, across three specialist teams.
The team had experienced a significant increase in workflow, pipeline and secured projects, particularly through the wider CBRE business.
To enable further growth planning and to service current secured business, a resource gap is evident at Project Manager level.
The Design & Build projects service line within the Commercial Fit Out team has seen a significant increase in potential and secured business.
The new position will provide additional resource to deliver currently secured projects and build the Design & Build projects pipeline and fee income further.
Assist, with direction, in the Project Management delivery service to clients on fast track, design or detail & build interior fit out projects (typical project size 2,000 sq.
ft. to 30,000 sq. ft. although can be larger).
Assist, with direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with CBRE company strategy, commitments and goals.
Assist with / Manage internal and external project teams (consulting and contracting) in the successful delivery of all projects and lead the planning and implementation of project.
Assist in the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables.
Assist in the definition of project tasks and resource requirements.
Assist in the development of project programmes and overall strategy plans.
Assist in the assembly and coordination of project team members as required to suit complexity of the project.
Participate in the management of project budgets.
Track project deliverables using appropriate tools.
Assist in the monitoring and reporting on progress of the projects to all stakeholders.
Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions.
Participate in the implementation and management of project changes.
Participate in providing efficient and timely support to other CBRE service lines where required to assist in securing instruction.
Identify and deliver opportunities to cross sell other CBRE service lines.
Identify fee earning opportunities within both internal CBRE market place and external market place.
Directly contribute to the overall annual fee target of the Commercial Fit Out Team and specifically, the Design & Build Team.
Contribute to and assist in the management of new business pipeline.
Dedicate time to personal development and personal growth.
Able to manage and support the team on multiple projects at any one time.
Have a good understanding of the Project Management / Contract Administration role.
Have a good understanding of practical fit-out construction including building services.
Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of Project Management.
Knowledge of Project Management techniques and tools.
Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills / ability.
Able to form strong and productive relationships at peer group level.
Willing to see this as a supported learning opportunity.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to build working relationships across in a team environment.
Leads by example, and can influence, lead and motivate others through action as well as words.
Assertive, persuasive and self-motivated.
Flexible and adaptable to cope with fast track projects and changing client requirements.
Commitment to continually developing ability and skill base.
Demonstration of good time management, focussing appropriate resources to meet client and project objectives.
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Able to take initiative in dynamic and fast paced situations.
Planning, organising and decision-making.
Degree qualified in a construction related discipline (not essential).
1-2 years’ practical construction / project management experience managing projects either leading or supporting
MRICS in Building Surveying, Quantity Surveying or Project Management.
Ideally 12 -24 months’ post APC (Project Management or Building Surveying) experience with commercial office fit out project experience.
Consideration will be given candidates pursuing MRICS qualification with appropriate post qualification experience.
Consideration will be given to candidates without degree level qualifications subject to meeting other criteria and personal attributes.
Consideration will be given to contractors and ex-forces.
IT Technical Abilities
Excellent Word, PowerPoint and Excel skills.
Experience of Microsoft Project.