Project Management Director




San Diego, CA

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    Position summary

    budget, schedule, quality, and risk management.


    • Responsible for the financial performance of market, program, and client accounts, including budgeting, actual results, forecasting, and reporting. Responsible for billing (including documentation required for revenue recognition), accounts receivable (AR) collection, expense monitoring and control, staffing (including allocation, if applicable), and full P&L to EBITDA before all allocations

    • Interacts regularly with client(s) to ensure that goals and objectives are established and achieved. Develops and implements action plans for accurate variances. Anticipates and responds to the client's needs and concerns

    • Manages and leads project management staff in the market and ensures detailed staff understanding and implementation of operations, policies, and procedures. Formally supervises individual employees and/or subordinate supervisors. Responsible for identifying and tracking performance, coaching and training needs, and motivating direct reports and work groups. Directly or indirectly responsible for hiring, terminating, compensation, and performance evaluation for direct reports and work groups

    • Directs all phases of project management, including procurement/contracting, initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling, and closeout phases of the project. Key focus areas include scope, budget, schedule, quality, and risk management.

    • Develops new business growth and maintains existing business relationships. Responsible for business pursuits, integration with other CBRE business lines, and cross-selling our CBRE business in the assigned geographic market, program, or client account to achieve the company's strategic business objectives.

    • Exhibits a complete understanding of the company's corporate governance policies and procedures. Responsible for ensuring corporate governance policies and procedures within the work group.

    • Responsible for accurate, timely, and compliant contract procurement, contract negotiation, contract execution, contract administration, and closeout. Contracts included company agreements, client/vendor agreements, and company/vendor and supplier agreements. Monitors adherence to policies and procedures regarding internal governance and controls.

    • Demonstrates ability to identify complex project risks, lead constructability reviews, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks for clients and companies.

    • Coordinates the preparation of accurate, timely, and complete reports to the client and company.

    • Participates in civic and business organizations. Conducts and manages relationships with industry and trade associates, vendors, and professional organizations.


    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 essential functions.


    • 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) is preferred if specific duties include direct report responsibilities.


    • LEED AP preferred

    • PMP preferred (US and/or Canada)

    • CCM preferred

    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

    California Residents: CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Project Management Director position is $110,000 annually, and the maximum salary is $175,000 annually. The compensation offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE's applicable benefit program.

    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 [email protected] 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.


    CBRE 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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    Why you should apply for a job to CBRE:

  • 65% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.