Associate Project Manager
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Posted08-Apr-2022Service lineGWS SegmentRole typeFull-timeAreas
of InterestProject ManagementLocation(s)Des Plaines - Illinois -
United States of America, Phoenix - Arizona - United States of
The purpose of this position is to lead individual,
multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with
direct accountability for project delivery.
Characteristics of responsible projects:
Duration: Short term (days to weeks)
Value: Typically ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule,
procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects
including planning, design, construction, occupancy and
Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard
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;
Conducts simple request for proposals; completes bid analysis with
management support. Recommends resources to clients.
Leads project delivery resources/team (typically smaller team)
providing project guidance and direction to achieve project
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. Ensures 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 with management support.
Implements standard risk management routines with management
support, to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and
contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or
eliminate project risks.
Other duties as assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.
Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team (typically
smaller team). Responsible for tracking performance and motivating
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
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
and/or equivalent related experience.
Prior Project Management experience is preferred.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.
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.
Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to
calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts,
and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.
Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in
standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard
situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read
and understand architectural drawings. Working knowledge in MS
Project is helpful. Knowledge of leases, contracts, and
construction practices preferred.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company
policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment
may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.#INDSjCBRE
is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with 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.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.CBRE
GWSCBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make
real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity
and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of
our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate
solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is
supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the
industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent,
measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the
lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.
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