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CBRE Program Manager, Systems Engineering - Remote USA - PST or MST in Boston, Massachusetts

Program Manager, Systems Engineering - Remote USA - PST or MST

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GWS Segment

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Administrative, Data & Analytics, Project Management


Remote - US - Remote - US - United States of America

Program Manager, Systems Engineering - Remote USA - Resides in PST or MST area

Job Description

CBRE is seeking a detail-oriented Program Manager to support project planning, management, and execution activitiesfor client the Systems Engineering (SE) Team and Worldwide Real Estate (WWRE) team.Though the programs span global regions, the primary focus of the role is to support program execution in North America. A US-based role is preferred.

The Program Manager will partner with WWRE’s customer and stakeholder teams to verify and track business needs, drive collaboration, manage project reporting through written updates, establish and track metrics, and mitigate project risks.The successful candidate will be a natural self-starter, and invent and simplify where needed (such as improving reporting and tracking mechanisms, or optimizing work flows and other project resources). The role requires an individual adept at navigating ambiguity and conflicting priorities who can earn trust with global teams and maintain a high level of integrity.

The ideal candidate will haveexperience managing projects that span technical and non-technical teams, maintaining schedule and milestone trackers, and providing weekly, data-driven status updates to all levels of technical acumen and leadership.


Track and report on project and program performance, key metrics, and improvements / lessons learned through dashboards, newsletters, and white paper contributions

Scope, validate, and establish project initiatives and plans that solve group or stakeholder challenges that have been prioritized to be solved

Execute individual and team projects, anticipating project risks with mitigation plans

Facilitate/run weekly alignment meetings on program-specific updates

Drive visualization and dashboarding of key metrics to a single-source-of-truth

Initiate/facilitate major project kick-offs and drive execution until completion and handoff

Drive/follow up on project line item and milestone-level delays

Collects inputs and coordinates with stakeholders

Report out regular project updates to Program Leads, and escalate milestone-level project issues that are impacting project schedules

Innovate and drive better Project Management tools, systems, and processes

Manage vendors in completing deliverables that meet CBRE quality standards and reporting progress of work completed

Basic Qualifications

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

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction, Business or related field

Experience managing projects and interacting with cross-functional teams

5-7 years of experience in complex program management and implementation with proven ability to design workable solutions and drive programs to successful implementation

Experience leading large-scale projects and programs

Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment

Superior written and verbal communication skills including proven ability to effectively manage, influence, negotiate, and communicate with external business partners and internal teams

Proficient in project management software (such as Asana or Jira) and Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications

MBA or Master’s Degree or other advanced degree in in Construction, Architecture, Engineering or related field Fulfillment/Distribution design, planning, execution experience

Proficient in dashboarding and visualization tools like QuickSight or Tableau

Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

Ability to manage a team of internal subject matter expert stakeholders and external vendors

CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the position is $115,000 annually [or $55.28 per hour] and the maximum salary for the position is $125,000 annually [or $60.09 per hour]. The compensation that is 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.

The application window is anticipated to close on April 23, 2024 and may be extended as needed. To express interest in similar roles, visit

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 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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