CBRE's Workplace practice is a diverse group of consultants with backgrounds in real estate, economics, finance, architecture, design, urban planning, data science, and organizational development. We are problem solvers passionate about making the experience of work better. We are looking for individuals interested in creating, implementing and sustaining workplace strategies that help organizations improve employee engagement, optimize their assets, and drive transformational change. Our clients come to us because they are motivated to create workplace experiences that attract and retain top talent, improve team productivity and agility, jumpstart collaboration and innovation, drive organizational culture, enable health and wellbeing, and increase the efficiency of their real estate investments. To learn more about us, please visit www.cbre.com/workplace
WHAT THIS ROLE IS
We are seeking an experienced workplace change manager to join our growing national practice. This role will be responsible for designing, developing, and executing change management strategies in the implementation of medium to large scale workplace projects that result in significant change to the organization. The activities include but are not limited to:
Employing proven methodologies and best practices to ensure consistent and repeatable change management approaches are embedded in program(s) and project(s)
Identifying risks and challenges and work with leadership, managers, and impacted stakeholders to mitigate risks, identify change barriers, and develop strategies to remediate change resistance
Creating detailed communications strategies and plans
Creating presentations, tools, and other client-facing materials
Developing relationships with sponsors, business leaders, project managers, change champions, and others impacted by the change
Leading a team to successfully deliver client-facing projects
Coaching and developing junior team members
Conducting research and ensuring accuracy of quantitative and qualitative data analysis
Developing strategic recommendations and building consensus with senior leaders
Participating in business development activities including client presentations, diagnostics, and proposals
Traveling to client sites across the U.S. (up to 50% at peak periods)
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.
WHO YOU ARE
You are experienced in the ins and outs of workplace strategy development and change management implementation. You want to work for an entrepreneurial, global company that is focused on creating world class outcomes. You are a creative and motivated individual who likes to roll up their sleeves and deliver value to clients across all industries. You subscribe to the thinking that variety is the spice of life and enjoy working on different projects and clients simultaneously.
7+ years of credible, related work experience in the field of real estate, design, program management or consulting
Undergraduate degree (graduate degree preferred)
In-depth knowledge of the field of change management theory and practical application
Leadership capabilities including conflict management and strong interpersonal skills
Strong client-service oriented work ethic driven by a desire to act
Passion for strategic and creative problem solving
Strong quantitative/analytical skills and attention to detail
Comfort in translating large data sets into compelling findings
Ability to present and articulate ideas and analyses
Superior interpersonal, listening, written and oral communication skills
Intellectual curiosity and comfort with ambiguity and complex challenges
Ability to work in multi-disciplinary and distributed teams
Highly proficient in MS Office Suite of Products
Experience working with other software preferred (e.g., Adobe Creative Cloud)
We are seeking candidates for our office(s) in Seattle and Chicago.
Internal Number: 18030635
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