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Workplace Strategy Manager / Client Strategy Consultant Manager

Company: CB Richard Ellis
Location: New York City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Workplace Strategy Manager / Client Strategy Consultant Manager

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New York City - New York - United States of America


On the CBRE Workplace, Occupancy and Design team, we understand how important, valuable, and downright cool it is that our job is to improve the way other people experience their job. We are passionate about the work we do and the people we work with to make it happen. The best part about what we do We practice what we preach and are not afraid to try new ideas to continuously improve. We lead with our values, innovation, accountability, and people first.

We are fueled by our curiosity, desire to learn, and ability to view difficult problems as opportunities. We celebrate diversity of thought and encourage an entrepreneurial spirit. We operate as a team and recognize that the whole is strongest when we work to lift individuals to their highest potential. Leading with trust, we support a culture of radical candor. We recognize that social connection is essential to human behavior and at the core of team and individual well-being. We prioritize relationship building and invest in curating a culture that is fun and supportive.

We are seeking experienced workplace/occupancy strategists to joinour growing Workplace Strategy, Design, and Occupancy Management practice.Thisrolewill beresponsible formanaging complex data sets in order to derive workplace, occupancy, and design learnings as a part of a national practice. The activitiesincludebut are not limited to:

Ability to lead multiple client engagements concurrently with some oversight from senior leaders

Serving as main point of contact for clients on workplace, occupancy and change management projects

Ability to serve as program manager for assignments with multiple focus areas; primary focus will be workplace, occupancy and change management, and additional focus areas may include labor, incentives, portfolio optimization, etc

Ability to consolidate many disparate sources of data (research data, client data, benchmarking data, etc.) and analyzing that data to derive insightful observations and recommendations

Diagnosing and developing change management strategies and tools, aligned to client culture and needs

Developing new tools and methodologies to support the streamlining of project delivery

Executingappropriate research methodologies and ensuring accuracy ofquantitative and qualitative dataanalysis

Developing strategic recommendations and building consensus with senior leaders

Coaching and mentoring junior team memberson delivering projects

Pursuing and participating in business development activitiesin local markets

Ability to upsell and expand scope to broaden client relationship and revenue

Travelingto client sites across the U.S. (up to50%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.


5+years of credible, relatedwork experiencein the field of real estate, design occupancy strategy, change management or consulting

Proficient in analytics tools including Tableau, Power BI, R, or similar

Undergraduate degreerequired

Leadership capabilities including driving change, conflict and stakeholder management and strong interpersonal skills

Strong client-service oriented work ethic

Ability to manage projects within scope, schedule, quality and profitability parameters

Ability to manage complex programs, with more than one service included in the scope

Passion for strategic and creative problem solving

Strong quantitative/analytical skillsandattention to detail

Ability to present and articulate ideas and analyses

Outstandingwrittenand oralcommunication skills

Outstandinglistening skills

Intellectual curiosity and comfort with ambiguity and complex challenges

Ability to work in multi-disciplinary and distributed teams

Highly proficient in MS Office, especially Word,PowerPoint,Excel

Keywords: CB Richard Ellis, New York , Workplace Strategy Manager / Client Strategy Consultant Manager, Other , New York City, New York

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