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CBRE EV - Sr. Transaction Manager in Des Moines, Iowa

EV - Sr. Transaction Manager

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Transaction Management


Remote - US - Remote - US - United States of America

About the Role:

As a CBRE Transaction Management Sr. Manager, you will manage a team that provides ongoing management of real estate transaction activities for our Electric Vehicle (EV) Charge Point operators (“clients”) to locate and contract for sites to implement their electrification strategy.

The scope for this role is to both lead a team and perform the implementation of a site selection strategy for acquiring a client’s charge point sites by:

  • Providing sites that meet their specified EV transaction needs.

  • Selecting and identifying sites that meet their selection criteria.

  • Following a process to complete transactions from initial concept to final documentation

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide formal supervision to junior employees. Monitor the training and development of staff. Conduct performance evaluations and coaching. Oversee the recruiting, hiring and onboarding 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.

  • Responsible to initiate to client projects, define scope, prioritize assignments, and adhere to client-driven priorities, commitments, and milestones.

  • Responsible for coordinating and implementing the documentation of the business terms and conditions for real estate assets including land, parking spaces, and other commercial properties.

  • Incorporate data from multiple sources to generate monthly reports, ensuring accuracy and data integrity in project reporting.

  • Review, analyze, and interpret information to enable clients to make more informed decisions.

  • Work closely with the company or client's Lease Administration, Project Management, Facility Management, and Finance and Accounting teams to ensure integration between the service lines (if required).

  • Prepare commission forecasts and vouchers.

  • Monitor a real estate project tracking technologies to ensure timely transaction completion; prepare reports and make presentations to relevant parties.

  • Lead by example and model behaviors that are consistent with CBRE RISE values. Influence others to adopt a different point of view while being guided by policies and departmental plans.

  • Identify and solve technical and operational problems of complexity.

  • Understand and recognize the broader impact across the department.

  • Improve and change existing methods, processes, and standards within the job discipline.

  • Coordinate field broker selection (if required)

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred with 5 - 8 years of relevant experience. In lieu of a degree, a combination of experience and education will be considered.

  • Real Estate salesperson license required.

  • Experience in the areas of staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, 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 motivate the team to achieve broad operational targets with impacts on own job discipline, multiple job disciplines, and department.

  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Examples include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Intermediate math skills. Ability to calculate complicated figures such as percentages, fractions, and other financial-related calculations.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.


  • When you join CBRE you will have the support and resources of a global firm where an entrepreneurial mentality is encouraged. You'll realize your potential with exciting work, fast-paced assignments, an environment of constant learning and dedication to results! To enable your success, we provide the best tools, training and leaders in the industry.

  • Our culture is built on our RISE values and reflects the needs and perspectives of our clients and our people. Our work is guided by our North Star: Crafting the real estate solutions of tomorrow, so businesses and people thrive.

  • Coming to work for CBRE, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package, 401k, and extraordinary perks such as career growth and longevity!

CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the EV Sr. Transaction Manager position is $125,000 annually or $60.10 per hour and the maximum salary for the EV Sr. Transaction Manager position is $150,000 annually or $72.12 per hour. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience.

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.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)