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Product Management Director

Digital and Technology
18033413 Requisition #

As the global leader in commercial real-estate services, we are well-positioned to impact the entire industry by innovating to benefit our customers, so in turn, they can focus running and growing their business. We have unparalleled access to data, tools, resources, and leaders throughout the industry. We have the stability of secure backing and the freedom to explore and experiment to develop leading-edge products. For more information about our team and products, visit https://www.cbrebuild.com/nyc.

We are a former real estate startup, acquired by CBRE in 2017. We have a startup culture without the startup risk. We are a group of innovators within CBRE solving big problems for a wide range of customers, such as: Where to locate their next office? How to design an office to attract and retain talent? How to assess many leasing options, at scale? Where is the best location for their new distribution center? and many more.

We’re looking for a Product Director to lead our product team, and own the technology roadmap for existing and new products.

Who are you?

You’ve led product teams in complex environments before, and have developed frameworks for organizing masses of data, stakeholder and customer feedback into cohesive, succinct product roadmaps and vision. You love technology, you have empathy for users and customers and ultimately, you’re interested in helping businesses and investors make the best use of space. You love hands-on work, collaboration, and can skillfully balance immediate business needs, technology and 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. You lead by example and see management as a practice of support, coaching and teaching.

Your responsibilities

Hire, mentor, motivate and inspire product managers and help them maximize their potential. Be their sounding board and assist them in solving tactical as well as strategic challenges.

Create a holistic view of our products around our customers. Align and consolidate where appropriate, differentiate where needed.

Collaborate with our user research team to gain a deep understanding of our customers so we can deliver simple, seamless experiences for them

Gain a deep understanding of the complexity of real estate across the ecosystem (investors, businesses, brokers, co-working, etc.)

Define, track and use objective, measurable KPIs for initiatives success (and failure).

Collaborate with engineering and design leads to ensure we set the right amount of process to keep us productive without compromising the entrepreneurial spirit we value

Identify new opportunities where technology and human-centered design can bring value, get stakeholder buy-in and lead these efforts to delivery

Establish and maintain partnerships with stakeholders. Educate them on tech, design and lean concepts to build support and understanding of modern tech processes and philosophies. Be a passionate, vocal advocate for CBRE Build and the value we deliver.



5+ years as a Senior Product Manager overseeing multiple products in the B2B SaaS space

5+ years in a management capacity

Well versed in modern SaaS technology stack

Effortless communication/presentation skills, natural collaborator

An appreciation of Agile/Scrum methodologies, and a willingness to adapt and customize them as needed

Fast to learn and able to get a broad understanding of an ecosystem

Bachelor's degree in engineering, design, business or an equivalent work experience


Experience with data visualization, specifically with maps

FinTech or real estate experience

Experience with jobs-to-be-done and/or design thinking methods

Experience with lean experiments

Experience with product marketing

US Company Profile

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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