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Responsible for planning, implementing, directing, and administering business continuity management tools, resources, and programs.


Assists in defining and managing key performance metrics in order to assess readiness, preparedness, and ability to return to normal business operation after a post-business event or natural catastrophe.

Assists in setting strategy for the Business Continuity Management (BCM) program and implementing the practice globally.

Ensures compliance with the annual obligations of the BCM Program (Business Impact Analyses, Business Recovery Plans, Disaster Recovery Plans and Exercises).

Promotes, educates, and communicates business continuity management programs and awareness.

In the event of an unplanned business disruption, assists in the implementation of the Response Plan and works closely with Department liaisons, Senior Leadership and Support Teams to ensure a successful recovery. This position requires being on call at all times to ensure a timely response to any event.

Manages any planned disruptions to the business. This includes identifying mitigation plans, gaining leadership sign-off, and communicating the details of the event to employees or affected departments.

Performs gap analysis and identifies mitigation plans on the current state of the BCM program.

Other duties may be assigned.


No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.


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.


Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery Experience. Certified Business Continuity Professional or other business continuity certification is preferred. Requires understanding of Global Continuity principles and International Standards. Knowledge of Commercial Real Estate Services Industry.




Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.


Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.


Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.


This role is responsible for a region as defined by CB Richard Ellis. As such, the role will require the ability to travel throughout the region. Project Management experience with a proven track record to deliver on time and on/under budget. Able to manage multiple initiatives at one time.


Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.

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About CBRE (NYSE: CBRE): At CBRE, you are empowered to take your career path into your own hands. Enjoy workplace flexibility in a global organization with tremendous scale. Work in an inclusive and collaborative environment with supportive teammates. Come experience the employee advantage at CBRE.

CBRE has 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.

As a Fortune 500 worldwide leader in real estate services, CBRE’s more than 80,000 professionals provide exceptional outcomes for clients in 60+ countries. When it comes to real estate, CBRE sees potential everywhere. We turn scale into strength, expense into performance, and property into prosperity. Visit cbre.us.

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