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CBRE Group, Inc. is a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company and is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm. CBRE Workplace Solutions Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) is a division of CBRE uniquely positioned to provide a complete set of services to corporate occupiers of commercial real estate across EMEA. GWS is redefining ‘workplace’ because we believe every place of work can become a competitive advantage for our clients.

We offer fully integrated, bespoke solutions for clients and can support all their real estate needs — helping them turn their real estate into real advantage. We continue to be dedicated to creating a challenging and rewarding working environment for our people, supported with award-winning training and a progressive career path that can go all the way to Board Level.

Our Business Lines:

GWS | Enterprise

For multi-national enterprises across all asset classes Servicing the world’s largest corporate occupiers, CBRE works closely with clients’ cross-functional leaders to deliver dedicated, on-site expertise aligned to client specific goals.

GWS | Local

For single-building, complex and critical assets and campus environments Providing technically led FM solutions, delivered, and managed locally, either on a building-by-building or tenderby-tender basis.

Data Center Solutions (DCS)

Delivers fully converged real estate, facilities and technology solutions for data center owners, occupiers and investors across the globe. As a dedicated business line within CBRE, DCS is committed to solving complex challenges within every stage of the data center lifecycle.

Project Management

Manage your capital, projects and portfolios to deliver superior outcomes by working with project management professionals who advise occupiers and investors on more than 50,000 projects each year

CBRE GWS Graduate Scheme - Future Leaders Programme

This programme is designed for graduates looking to gain experience within our Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) business. During this two-year fast track programme, you will develop your communication, leadership and team management skills and you will truly get to know our client focused business through bespoke rotational placements and job shadowing real managers / leaders. This opportunity will provide a real insight into how our clients sites are managed across a wide variety of sectors. This programme is focused on developing you into a Manager within one of our dynamic teams – a pivotal role across our business providing a springboard to further develop your career within our fast paced and expanding industry.

We welcome applications from all academic backgrounds for our Future Leaders Graduate Programme. Due to the nature of our business, some of our roles are specifically targeted at candidates with an Engineering degree (or equivalent). Where this is a minimum requirement it will be clearly stated on the job advert.

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Customer focused, with excellent influencing and communication skills
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Proactive nature with ownership of tasks and duties, using initiative and can-do attitude
  • The ability to work with a broad range and level of stakeholders
  • Collaborative approach and ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Thrive on working within a fast-paced organisation, with a diverse supply base and wide geographical spread of contracts
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Proficient analytical skills and a measured approach to decision making

Some of the rotational placements you can expect to gain exposure to on this programme include:

  • Operations / People Management
  • Project Management
  • Finance
  • Procurement
  • Quality, Health, Safety & Environment

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