At CBRE Build, we're expanding our ambitious products and inventing new ones. We're looking for an experienced Product Manager to develop tech products that transform how commercial real estate decisions are made, building our vision of an industry built for trust and clarity. You might not think about it, but industrial real estate is the backbone of modern life - whether it's the warehouses that shipped your online order yesterday, cold storage facilities that ensure food makes to your favorite restaurant in time for dinner tonight, or the plant that manufactures tomorrow's green technologies.
As the world's largest commercial real estate services firm, CBRE advises the most innovative companies on where they should lease/buy industrial space, and why it leads them to better outcomes. At CBRE Build, we have a unique opportunity to build user-centered products that infuse our technology, data, and subject matter expertise into that decision making process, and we're looking for someone to help develop and lead that charge.
Who are you?
You've mastered product development and you know the right tool for each job. You love hands-on work, you're a visual thinker, and you're full of empathy for customers. You love collaborating and can skillfully balance immediate business needs with long-term initiatives. You're excited about solving problems at scale, and want to join an organization that's fast-paced, growing, and puts design and people at the heart of its work.
Your day to day
Collaborate with business stakeholders, clearly understand their needs and communicate the team's roadmap
Develop a product roadmap serving thousands of real estate professionals and customers globally
Identify the MVP for products to ensure customer feedback is collected as early as possible and integrated in subsequent versions
Team up with product designers to translate concepts and requirements into an end-to-end user experience, choosing the appropriate medium and fidelity for effective communication
Work closely with engineers to execute your roadmap and deliver solutions to market
Regularly interview customers and distill actionable insights
Use quantitative and qualitative data to help product teams make informed decisions
Reflect on and offer changes to team processes so we can continue to be the best product innovation group we can be
Here's what you have (required skills)
2+ years as a product manager for SaaS products
Lived-in knowledge of modern SaaS technology stacks
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field of work or equivalent work experience. Requires technical and business knowledge in multiple disciplines/processes. Typically has 7-10 years of relevant work experience.
An appreciation of Agile/Scrum methodologies, and a willingness to adapt and customize them as needed
An appetite for learning new technology and industry ecosystems quickly, broadly, and deeply
Experience/interest in real estate and "proptech" Experience with data visualization, specifically with geospatial data Engineering/computer science background Curiosity about how commercial real estate decisions impact global businesses, specifically around supply chain optimization, logistics, and e-commerce
Why CBRE Build?
CBRE Build's mission is to help people make better decisions about real estate through user-centric technology built with a curious, inclusive spirit.
As a former real estate tech startup, CBRE Build gives you the best of both worlds - an opportunity to contribute, learn, and grow with talented, experienced technologists (we've got alums from Google, Amazon, Microsoft, WeWork, and more), while tapping into the resources of a multi-billion dollar global leader in our space.
We enjoy significant autonomy with our technology and product decisions, while partnering with key executives to make our shared vision a reality.
The work you do here has the potential to change the face of the commercial real estate industry. Our team is made up of the brightest, hardest-working, and friendliest people we could find, and we'd like you to be one of them.
Learn more about us at www.cbrebuild.com.
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