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Project Manager

London , United Kingdom

Ref#: 9677251773

Date published: 20-Apr-2021

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CBRE are currently looking for 2 X Experienced Project Managers for new openings within the Cross Account Team.

Location: London

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress using MS Project as a minimum.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques (incl. Key Performance Indicators KPI’s)
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
  • Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members’ individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills
  • Administer the Construction Contract (JCT or other)
  • Ability to procure consultant appointments including scope of services
  • Ability to procure building contract including scope of services
  • Good Understanding of statutory approvals (Building Control, Planning, Landlords etc)
  • Ability to advise on procurement route for the projects
  • Chair Client and Construction meetings and provide robust set of minutes
  • Good Understanding of contracts and liability.
  • Ability to manage designers and consultants to ensure design deliverables are issued.
  • Close Out projects (incl Handover, Defects etc)
  • Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Person Specification/Requirements


  • Proven working experience in project management (2-4 years)
  • Proven experience in all facets of project management for real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout.
  • Manage delivery of several real estate projects at any one time through the project life cycle, e.g. programming, design, construction, occupancy, and closeout.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills 
  • Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. 
  • Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. 
  • Conducts financial analysis. 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience