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Location: London
Company: CBRE Hotels
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Development, Facilities Management
London - England - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are recruiting a Strategist to be based in London.
The purpose of this position is to lead the achievement of strategic goals and deliverables for a client or set of clients in the area of real estate strategy within a geographic area (e.g., National, Region, and/or Global).
Role Summary:
•Establishes performance objectives and deliverables related to the achievement of line of business's goals and objectives for a client or clients; May write or assist in writing RFP (Requests for Proposals) responses and executing on those proposals
•Develops, implements, and maintains key processes to be followed by a function(s); Defines priorities for site, area, and function planning as part of a one-time client engagement or as part of an on-going client relationship
•Coordinates with the line of business platform; i.e., subject area, geographic resources, and experts able to support the needs of line of business's clients
•Manages and achieves financial, operational, and other measures as defined in deliverables and/or KPl's (Key Performance Indicators) established for the client or clients as part of a one-time client engagement or as part of an on-going client relationship
•May collaborate with other line of business team members to forecast and develop annual real estate plans and implement strategies for achieving savings and cost avoidance goals as part of a one-time client engagement or as part of an on-going client relationship
•May conduct periodic interviews of business unit and other client leaders to identify future business direction related to growth, labor, market changes and other issues that could impact real estate requirements or provide insights relative to strategic and/or optimization-focused initiatives as required
•Develops 5-year real estate plans as required
•May develop benchmarks for the client's real estate portfolio to identify trends, risks, and opportunities
•Other duties may be assigned
Experience Required:
•Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university; Masters degree in Business, Economics, Urban Studies, or related program or MBA preferred; Minimum of 8 years of business consulting and real estate experience is required
•Real estate license (where required by state law)
•Professional certification, professional designations (e.g., BCCR, CCIM, CPM, MAI) and/or graduate level training in commercial real estate is desirable
•Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents; Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues; Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches, and articles using distinctive style; Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action
•Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations; Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment; Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company
•Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles; Reviews complex financial/business analysis and reports prepared by subordinates; Ability to analyze the most complex business/financial data and develop innovative solutions; Develops and implements financial policies and procedures; Approves and oversees department budget
•Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite Products; Highly collaborative in a team environment Demonstrated leadership and management skills
•Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service
About CBRE Global Workplace Solutions:
As one of CBRE's core global businesses, Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) provides end-to-end services to occupier clients across the entire lifecycle of a building. Our teams help companies improve their operations and reduce costs, through expert facilities management, project management, real estate and energy and sustainability services. Our dedicated teams work across all industries, and support clients ranging from global Fortune 500 companies to single, iconic buildings.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2019 revenues of $23.9 billion and more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included on the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #128 in 2020. It also has been voted the industry's top brand by the Lipsey Company for 19 consecutive years and has been named one of Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" for eight years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2020, for the second consecutive year. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "CBRE."
Application Process:
Your application will be reviewed by our Talent Resourcing Team and you will be contacted if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.
Taking into consideration the costs of sponsorship, the nature of the role and the financial resources of the account in question, we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role.
No agencies please.
Please note: the job title shown above may be different to local job titles used in our business and issued on any contract of employment.
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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CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)
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