Consulting Senior Manager

at CBRE in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Consulting Senior Manager

Job ID




Service line

Advisory Segment

Role type


Areas of Interest

Consulting, Workplace Strategy


Remote – US – Remote – US – United States of America

Who we are:

On the CBRE Americas Consulting team, we understand how important, valuable, and downright cool it is that our job is to improve the way other people experience their job. We are passionate about the work we do and the people we work with to make it happen. The best part about what we do… We practice what we preach and are not afraid to try new ideas to continuously improve. We lead with our values, innovation, accountability, and people first.

CBRE’s Workplace practice is a diverse group of consultants with backgrounds in real estate, economics, finance, architecture, design, urban planning, data science, and organizational development. We are problem solvers passionate about making the experience of work better. We are looking for individuals interested in creating, implementing, and sustaining workplace strategies that help organizations improve employee engagement, optimize their assets, and drive transformational change. Our clients come to us because they are motivated to create workplace experiences that attract and retain top talent, improve team productivity and agility, jumpstart collaboration and innovation, drive organizational culture, enable health and well-being, and increase the efficiency of their real estate investments.

About the Role:

As a Workplace Strategy Senior Manager, you will be responsible for leading the successful delivery of workplace consulting, mentoring team members, and supporting business development.

What You’ll Do:

-Lead a team to successfully deliver client-facing projects

-Facilitate senior-level engagements and lead client relationships

-Mentor and develop junior team members

-Conduct research and ensure the accuracy of quantitative and qualitative data analysis

-Develop strategic recommendations and build consensus with senior leaders

-Develop change management strategies

-Participate in business development activities including client presentations, diagnostics, and proposals

-Travel to client sites across the U.S. (up to 50% at peak periods)

What You’ll Need:

-7+ years proven experience in real estate, architecture, design, or consulting

-Bachelor’s degree

-In-depth knowledge of the field of workplace strategy

-Leadership capabilities including conflict management and strong social skills

-Strong client-service oriented work ethic driven by a desire to act

-Passion for strategic and creative problem solving

-Strong quantitative/analytical skills and attention to detail

-Comfort in translating large data sets into compelling findings

-Ability to present and articulate ideas and analyses

-Outstanding listening, written and oral communication skills

-Intellectual curiosity and comfort with ambiguity and sophisticated challenges

-Ability to work in multi-disciplinary and distributed teams

-Experience working with other software preferred (e.g., Tableau, Adobe Creative Cloud, AutoCAD/Revit)


CBRE prides itself on its RISE values of Respect, integrity, Service and Excellence. CBRE is the global leader in commercial real estate services and investment. This 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 position is $135,000 annually and the maximum salary for the position is $150,000 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.

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. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us 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)

Copy Link

Job Posting: JC240942026

Posted On: May 26, 2023

Updated On: Aug 17, 2023

Please Wait ...