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CBRE Data Center Global Program Manager (Remote) in Helena, Montana

Data Center Global Program Manager (Remote)

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GWS Segment

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Areas of Interest

Construction, Data Centers, Project Management


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

About the role

The Data Center Program Manager leads global program upgrade/retrofit projects impacting the critical infrastructure and MEPS Infrastructure for the client’s data center portfolio. The DC PM leads complex, multi-disciplinary projects and is responsible for identifying the program requirements, engaging with internal customers and supporting the program through the entire project lifecycle.

What you’ll do

  • Run the upgrades/retrofit construction project program process administration across the project portfolio. Focus is on ability to lead multiple projects at one time over multiple global locations

  • Develop program budget, cash flow and commitment and get approval on spend working with the client’s Cost Control team

  • Lead cross-functional teams and handle multiple simultaneous programs with contending priorities simultaneously

  • Engage with technical authorities and key collaborators to initiate new programs, including developing program documentation

  • Identify process and communications gaps, while developing and driving solutions to implement data center programs

  • Grow relationships between cross-functional teams. Work with experts and collaborators in order to continually improve communications between the cross-function teams

  • Draft program reporting for client management reviews, including providing health of program schedule, budget, and performance, identifying key risks and program opportunities

  • Update quarterly forecast, budget spend status and get management approval on funding requests

  • Drive improvement in the upgrade/retrofit program processes and documentation/ workflow through collaborator feedback and/or based on measurement of important metrics

  • Develop plans for improved field execution and delivery across project constraints of schedule, efficiency, and costs

  • Provide project execution mentorship throughout end-to-end project lifecycle with ability to assess potential construction workarounds to avoid project slips

  • Lead team, including key stakeholders / project controls team / Contractor(s) / A&E design team to build and establish the 1) Master Project Timeline, based on the Critical Path and key milestones and 2) Master Project Budget, including soft costs and hard costs

  • Evaluate technical issues and develop potential solutions for review with key partners

  • Supports Design Team activities by participating in schematic and design development reviews

  • Support data center site teams as needed with contractor pre-qualification, bid solicitation, bid analysis and recommendations

  • Participates in constructability reviews of the project documents

  • Provide input to site teams on Value Engineering efforts

  • Lead project teams in developing, assessing, and evaluating program and project risks

  • Lead program costs and change controls

  • Lead program dashboards and monthly program updates. The PM is responsible for securing updates from site teams and coordinating

  • Build and maintain lessons learned log for programs

  • Coordinate Value Engineering

  • Ensure program level document control processes are in place

  • Ensure QA/QC is being followed and report any issues/gaps

  • Coordination and management of all Owner-direct vendors working with supply chain and consultants

  • Establish close out documentation requirements and distribute to site teams

  • Lead a team of direct and matrix report. Responsibilities include recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action, and termination

  • Monitors appropriate staffing levels and reports on utilization and deployment of human resources

  • Leads and supports staff in areas of staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, appraising and rewarding performance and retention

  • Lead by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's RISE values.

What you’ll need

  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, Project Management or Engineering preferred

  • At least 3+ years of previous data center infrastructure or critical environments experience

  • Formal Program Management methods / standard methodologies

  • Cross functional team participation in a high-tech, multifaceted environment

  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills

  • Proven track record in delivering high-quality programs

  • Passionate about solving complex challenges with aggressive timelines

  • Strong change management experience in development, implementation, and execution

  • Excellent technical, interpersonal, and problem solving skills required. Excellent written and oral communications skills required

  • Proven track record in talent assessment

  • Proficient with standard business applications and tools such as Microsoft Office Suite or Google Suite. Primavera P6 knowledge is preferred

  • Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and quickly-changing environment

  • Previous People Management experience in areas of recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action, and termination.


  • FORTUNE Most Admired Company #1 in real estate for the third consecutive year; Ten years in a row on the list!

  • Forbes Named one of the best large employers in America and one of the World's Best Employers!

  • The role will provide the following benefits: 401(K), Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, and Vision Insurance

CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Data Center Global Program Manager position is $180,000 annually and the maximum salary for the Data Center Global Program Manager position is $215,000 annually. 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. This role will provide the following benefits: 401(K), Dental insurance, Health insurance, Life insurance, and Vision insurance.

The application window is anticipated to close on 7/6/2024 and may be extended as needed. Or 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, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)