Associate Asset Services Director - CBRE

October 20, 2017


Portland, Oregon 97086


The Associate Director for Portland provides strategic direction for a large portfolio of properties and clients in the Portland region. Directs operations to meet revenue targets for the market. Identify, target and develop new business opportunities. Supervise the Portland Asset Services team. This position is non-reimbursed and primary focus will be on corporate operations and strategy for the company, client care and development for market growth.


Participate in managing the business unit financial performance. Recommend strategy and tactics for achieving objectives. 

Develops new business opportunities from client identification and solicitation, proposal development and presentation.

Maintain ongoing relationships with clients, ensuring that objectives are being met. Anticipates and responds to client's needs. 

Supervises the preparation of annual budgets, forecasts, management plans, variance reports and meeting all client deadlines by team. May have direct asset responsibilities or provide property coverage for team as necessary requiring a deep understanding of day to day property operations and asset services financial reporting including Kardin, MRI and Yardi.

Supervise and ensure all Global Standards are being adhered to, prepare team for E4E reviews, use of platform purchasing requirements, contracting, risk and protocols for all teams are being adhered to and utilized for the full benefit of clients. 

Interface with other divisions in market including agency leasing and project management, align client requirements, follow up to ensure requirements and deadlines are met. 

Performs other duties as assigned.


Manage the planning, organization and controls for a major functional area. Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime to meet financial performance of functional area. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.


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 (BA/BS) from four-year college or university and a minimum of 10 years of related experience and/or training 


Real Estate Salesperson License required. Professional designation such as CPM, CCIM, RPA and/or FMA preferred. 


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 respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. 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. Able to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of complex reports. 


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills. 


Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite 

Working knowledge of leases, contracts, financial instruments, tax laws, and construction. 


Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department. 

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Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans