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Job Title: Project Manager (Retail)
Company Name: CBRE
Location: Southfield, MI
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/08/2017
Expire Date: 10/18/2017
Job Categories: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations, Construction, Mining and Trades, Consulting Services, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Information Technology, Real Estate, Retail/Wholesale, Executive Management, Quality Control, Research & Development, Environmental
Job Description
Project Manager (Retail)
IMPORTANT NOTE: This is not an IT-type job, but more akin to those who have commercial project management experience.

This position will be located in one of these cities: Southfield, MI; Saddle Brook, NJ, Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; Atlanta, GA. 

JOB SUMMARY
The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for an automotive client, with direct accountability for project delivery. You will be responsible for managing dealership construction projects for new build and existing spaces. This position will require up to 50% travel. 

Characteristics of responsible projects:
Complexity: Medium
Risk: Medium
Value: Typically < $2 Million USD

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversee auto dealership projects with full oversight of the project from start to finish. 

Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout.

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 request for proposals; completes bid analysis; recommends resources to clients.

Leads project delivery resources/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 project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.

Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.
Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team. Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.

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/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study. Minimum four years of related experience and/or training. Previous experience managing automotive and/or retail construction projects highly preferred. 
Site development experience is preferred.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS
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.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE
Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.

OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, construction practices, and data management systems.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

With access to top-tier market intelligence, planning, local site selection and asset strategies, our Global Workplace Services offering includes Enterprise Facilities Management (EFM), Project Management (PJM), Advisory & Transaction Services (A&T), and Management Consulting. With over 3,300 specialists and 225+ LEED certified professionals, CBRE maintains the largest network of professional commercial real estate project managers worldwide. Our unmatched geographical coverage, combined with our optimized service delivery process, enables us to plan and execute a full suite of customized project management services for both users of and investors in commercial real estate. Service offerings include tenant improvements, office move coordination and management, branding, and environmental compliance and sustainability.

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Company Name: CBRE
Website:https://cbre.taleo.net/careersection/exm/jobdetail.ftl?job=17024176&lang=en&src=JB-13820
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