Skip to main content

This job has expired

Senior Project Manager (M&E)

Local UK
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

View more

Construction / Built Environment
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager
Company Profile

CBRE is the global leader in real estate services and leverages the industry's most powerful knowledge base to meet the commercial real estate needs of its clients worldwide. Our vision is to be the preeminent, vertically integrated, globally capable real estate service firm. Globally we employ over 100,000 employees and operate in 48 countries.

Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) is a division of CBRE uniquely positioned to provide a complete set of services to corporate occupiers of commercial real estate across EMEA. GWS is redefining 'workplace' because we believe every place of work can become a competitive advantage for our clients. Productivity, reliability, engagement, quality, brand - the workplace contributes to business results, whether it's an office, a retail outlet, a laboratory, a data center, a manufacturing environment or a virtual location.


When you join CBRE you will have the support and resources of a global firm where an entrepreneurial mind-set is encouraged. You'll realise your potential with challenging work, fast-paced assignments, an environment of constant learning and commitment to results. To enable your success, we provide the best tools, training and leaders in the industry.

Our collaborative culture is built on our RISE values and reflects the needs and perspectives of our clients and our people. Our work is guided by our North Star: Creating the real estate solutions of tomorrow, so businesses and people thrive. This informs everything we do from diversity, equity, and inclusion to sustainability initiatives to workplace safety and wellbeing.

At CBRE, we believe that the more perspectives we have, the more dimensions we see. We welcome people with different backgrounds and experiences across industries to apply for open positions even if you do not match every element of the required skills.

Job Title: Senior Project Manager

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions, leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management, are recruiting a Senior Project Manager to join the team located in Leeds or Surrounding areas to work in our North Business unit.

Purpose Of The Job

Have full accountability and responsibility for the safe management and delivery of project works in line with business processes and procedures working alongside contract teams and client to generate pipeline sales and opportunities.

Manage others within the business and support growth and development of talent.

Key Responsibilities

1. Identify and develop a medium and long term pipeline of Project opportunities from the portfolio of customers within the Business Unit.

2. Use the LCR and FMR to build capex plans for long term spend.

3. Leverage opportunities through visibility and presence on customer sites.

4. Liaise with colleagues managers to determine and identify project opportunities. Create case studies to promote business and host key decision makers on show site tours.

5. Liaise with key stakeholders on their requirements and explain feasibility of their schemes to become a trusted advisor.

6. Work with developers, designers and sub-contractors to define and document scope(s) of work(s). Develop and understand the full scope of works in line with the desired project business case and in turn outcome. This is to be within agreed budget requirements and required profit margins.

7. Manage, run and draw up tenders on behalf of the customer as required. Carry out full tender analysis of all sub-contractor returns.

8. Work within the current CDM process. In the main taking on the role of principle contractor.

9. In line with local playbook identify, reduce and manage all statutory and commercial risks associated with the project they are leading.

10. Ensure CBRE QHSE practices and processes are fully embedded in each project.

11. Ensure full compliance with project management policies and procedures.

12. Manage the day-to-day operational aspects of the project(s) "end to end". Activities to include but not be limited to estimating, business development, quantity surveying, sub-contractor management and site manager duties.


Accountability to the Head of projects.

Generate project opportunities by building strong effective working relationships with our customers and site teams.

Full P & L responsibility

Accountable as line manager for others.

Ensure compliance with CBRE health and safety policy and process whilst ensuring that they are effectively implemented across both CBRE and its subcontractor's activities. These are to be regularly audited and reviewed.


  • Proven track record safely delivering exceptional projects in either an M&E, FM, construction, or critical environments.
  • Experience of developing new project opportunities
  • Proven experience of running a P&L
  • Demonstrable evidence of having managed a team
  • Experience of creating, presenting and managing on bids, tenders and proposals.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert