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POST DATE 11/14/2019
END DATE 11/29/2019

CBRE Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED
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per year



Designed to complement CBRE's occupier and landlord service offerings, the Host mission is to increase individual well-being, personal productivity and organizational effectiveness through people-led, technology-enabled services. Put simply: our goal is to help people work smarter and delight in doing it.

We are a diverse team of creative, engaged and highly-motivated individuals who are passionate about disrupting real estate and changing employee expectations about what it should feel like to come to work every day, all from inside the world's largest real estate services organization.


The real estate market is undergoing a significant and exciting change - driven by data and technology. Digital and Technology powered products play a vital role in CBRE's mission to create unmatched value for our clients. The Product Manager will be a guiding force in defining these products and executing on them with engineering for a line of business.

S/he is a key member in the Product Management team reporting to the Vice President, Products. The person must have a passion for developing digital and technology powered products that blend seamlessly with customer's workflows and provide the right information at the right time. The individual must possess technical expertise, project management experience and a strong knowledge of the engineering, agile software development and support processes.

Creativity is key requirement as many times the customer looks to CBRE to provide solutions to their problems. This position is strongly cross-functional in nature, requiring strong working relationships with multiple teams, including Data Analytics, User Experience, Marketing, Research, Engineering, and Operations. In addition to internal constituents, you will also work with real-estate brokers, customers, and partners to understand the market requirements and to support the business. The work is often quite consultative in nature, and therefore a strong problem-solving orientation is critical, and past professional services or consulting experience would be very valuable in this position.


Manage and improve the overall Product Management process

Deliver a complete product to the market (software, hardware, services, documentation, training)

Gather and analyze feedback from customer, real estate brokers, marketing, development, data scientists and analysts in addition to a good understanding of the real estate market

Lead our internal process to define the product strategy, roadmap and priorities

Serve as the customer representative in planning and requirements definition

Develop requirements documents and use cases for new product features

Owns the product backlog, facilitates discussions, and user story grooming

Monitor the status of development projects supporting new features

Conduct business-level verification and market testing of new features

Become an expert on competitive products in the marketplace

Provides regular updates and manages executive stakeholder communication and reporting

Be a go-to person and strategic leader for the product within the company

Perform product demonstrations and product technical presentations

Perform analysis for build/buy/partner decisions

Manage 3rd party technology product vendors and contracts


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.


The individual must be highly entrepreneurial and a strategic thinker who can solve today issues
as well as build processes for growth.

The individual will need to be hands-on and work closely with all levels in the company, including senior management.

The person needs to have:

Ability to motivate team members with influence and accomplish goals

Ability to cover whatever gaps that may exist in the process to get the product shipped

Proactive in identifying problems early and to prioritize deliverables

Good combination of technical and business background

Effectively communicate with engineers and executives

Demonstrated success in defining and launching excellent products

Self-motivated, smart and quick to learn

Interest in, and focus on, customers and passionate about creating good user experiences

Willing to travel, locally and internationally. Likely 20-30%

Excellent project management and organizational skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Good knowledge of agile software development processes

Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field of work or equivalent work experience.

Typically has 10+ years of relevant work experience


A commitment to your career so you can grow with the group

An awesome team with whom to collaborate (including great consulting partners)

A competitive compensation package, complete with benefits


An open source culture/atmosphere that encourages learning and contributing back to the community. We support staying on top of the latest best practices and tools

Flexible work schedules and casual atmosphere

Paid holidays/vacation


We are a growing product management team within CBRE's digital and technology group. We are well positioned within the organization to access global data, tools, resources, and leaders throughout the industry. Our mission is to empower both the enterprise and its constituent lines of business with the game changing data and insights needed to develop and execute business strategy. We believe that personal growth is equally as important as Company growth, as the two are, in fact, largely interdependent. We dream big and want to work on the most interesting real estate questions with great people, leading technology and shared curiosity.

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