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People Director

Company: CBRE
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: July 1, 2024

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People Director

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People/Human Resources


Bellevue - Washington - United States of America, Bothell - Washington - United States of America, Edmonds - Washington - United States of America, Lynnwood - Washington - United States of America, Redmond - Washington - United States of America, Seattle - Washington - United States of America

About the Role:
As a CBRE People Business Partner Director, you will assist with the management of the department responsible for employee Human Relations.

This job is part of the People Strategy and Operations function. They are responsible for the design, execution, and monitoring of human resource programs and policies.
What You'll Do:

  • Provide formal supervision to employees. Monitor the training and development of staff. Conduct performance evaluations and coaching. Oversee the recruiting and hiring of new employees.
  • Coordinate and manage the team's daily activities. Establish work schedules, assign tasks, and cross-train staff. Set and track staff and department deadlines. Mentor and coach as needed.
  • Provide interpretation of company policies and procedures. This includes sensitive information, employee relations, performance management, succession planning, etc.
  • Advise management on the proper handling of all reductions in labor and other business scenarios.
  • Identify training and development gaps and offer appropriate plans and ideas.
  • Implement required initiatives and best-demonstrated HR practices in conjunction with management.
  • Understand the business and be closely aligned with the business partners and other team members. Provide insight into operational issues and goals.
  • Apply a robust knowledge of multiple disciplines, the business, and key drivers which impact departmental and cross-functional performance.
  • Lead by example and model behaviors that are consistent with CBRE RISE values. Persuade managers and other colleagues to act while being guided by the organization's functional business plans. Negotiate with external partners, vendors, and customers of divergent interests to reach a common goal.
  • Identify and solve multi-dimensional, complex, operational, and organizational problems leveraging the appropriate resources within or outside the department.
  • Significantly improves and changes existing methods, processes, and standards within job discipline.

    What You'll Need:
    • Bachelor's Degree preferred with 8-12 years of relevant experience. In lieu of a degree, a combination of experience and education will be considered.
    • Experience in the areas of staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, appraising, and rewarding performance and retention is preferred.
    • Ability to lead the exchange of sensitive, complicated, and difficult information, convey performance expectations, and handle problems.
    • Leadership skills to set, manage and achieve targets with a direct impact on multiple departments results within a function.
    • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Examples include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
    • Expert organizational skills and an advanced inquisitive mindset.
      Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

      CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the position is $125,000 annually and the maximum salary for the position is $155,000 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.

      --- The application window is anticipated to close on May 22, 2024 and may be extended as needed. Or to express interest in similar roles, visit

      Equal Employment Opportunity: 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.

      Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request 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.

Keywords: CBRE, Bellevue , People Director, Executive , Bellevue, Washington

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