10,000+ employees


CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide.

CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.

Head office

McKinney Avenue, 12h Floor, Dallas, TX, USA, 75201

Retail Construction Project Manager



Information Technology

Financial Services

21 days ago | Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States | CBRE

Retail Construction Project Manager

21 days ago | Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States | CBRE


Opening date:April 03

Closing date: May 03 2021

Industry:Construction, Information Technology, Financial Services,

Seniority levelAssociate

Job description

The purpose of this position is to provide on‐site construction management services for assigned Remodel and New Store construction projects. Provide training and oversite of all deployed employees. Provide weekly program site progress reporting to the program manager. The Retail Project Manager will manage the site work and/or building construction and installation activities for assigned projects. Monitor and support the on‐site construction team. Ensure project execution is on schedule, conforms to client quality standards, and meets the budget and scope criteria planned for each project. Facilitate open communication between Construction and Store Operation. Ensure best methods are being followed to achieve consistency. Provide feedback from the field and propose changes to enhance the program. Orient each Store Operations and Building Property Management to their new building and deliver Construction Turnover Package

This is a temporary position through 2021.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Visit assigned projects as required.

Review project plans, specifications, budget, and schedule for all assigned projects. Assist in management of budget.

Help track and obtain required approvals, permits and Certificate of Occupancy for the project.

Monitor construction budget and records for each project.

Coordinate with contractors, suppliers, and vendors. Assist in the resolution of contractual disputes and problems. Review directives and change order proposals and monitor timely response. Receive, review, and approve applications for payment for site work and building construction. Assist Project Manager in the closeout of contracts.

Ensure the contractors receive all construction materials, equipment, and fixtures and that they; inspect for damage; reconcile quantities received with purchase orders; and submit reports to client per established procedures.

Manage contractors, vendors, and installers to ensure that the work is accurate, complete, in compliance with the plans, and conforms to Construction’s quality standards. Inspect General Contractor Quality Control programs.

Provide contractor, consultant, and vendor performance feedback to appropriate client teams.

Assist in the development of schedules. Manage all construction progress and direct recovery action as appropriate to ensure all work is finished within the Project Schedule as established by Project Team.

Manage change; solve and/or communicate problems to the Project team, answer questions and make interpretations concerning the work in the client’s best interest.

Ensure construction punch lists are accurate, and the contractor aggressively manages their completion.

Communicate open issues to project teams. Follow up to ensure prompt resolution.

Provide construction Turnover Package to Store Operations and Property Management in accordance with Construction Division process for each site.

Reporting/Working Relationships

Work closely with client Project Managers, Field Implementation Business Partners, Property Management Teams, Store Operations Teams, District Team Leaders, Real Estate, Store Design, Non‐Retail Procurement, Technology Services, Asset Protection, and others.

Develop and maintain strong working relationships with general contractors, fixture contractors, vendors, and consultants.

Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.

Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team. Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.


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.


Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study.

Minimum four years of related experience and/or training. 10 years of on-site construction management experience preferred.

Ability to interpret engineering documents, evaluate construction estimates, and prepare

required construction reports, schedules, etc.

Strong conflict resolution and interpersonal skills.

Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office 365 including One Drive, SharePoint, and Teams

Knowledge of and familiarity with SmartSheets and Procore

Knowledge of and familiarity with Skype & Zoom, i.e., how to initiate call, chat, share


High level of comfort learning new software platforms‐web based, mobile & desktop.

Attitude of resourcefulness in terms of searching for solutions and ensuring daily tasks are

being executed efficiently..

Articulate in both verbal and written communication.

Willingness to travel and be out of town overnight on a regular basis.


PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.

Communication Skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.


Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.


Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.


Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

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