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Business Operations Specialist job

Cushman & WakefieldMountain View, CA
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Company Description

Cushman & Wakefield is a global leader in commercial real estate services, helping clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. The firm’s 43,000 employees in more than 60 countries provide deep local and global insights that create significant value for occupiers and investors around the world. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenues of $5 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facility services (branded C&W Services), global occupier services, investment management (branded DTZ Investors), project & development services, tenant representation and valuation & advisory. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.

Job Description

Business Operations Specialist

Job Title

Business Operations Specialist

Job Description Summary

This individual is responsible for working with respective workstream Director and Business Operations Manager to provide operational leadership support to all aspects of the business. This role will ensure that administrative and operational functions are provided to the respective teams in an efficient and effective manner. In addition, he / she will be responsible for service delivery oversight for operations functions and staff throughout the sub-region, and will work closely with the Director in supporting functions to implement strategic initiatives. As an operations specialist, this individual will ensure there is sufficient front office support and act as a steward for operational excellence initiatives.

Job Description

 KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Responsible for one or more of the following:

  • Creatively solve problems to ensure appropriate accountability is maintained with respective workstreams and are operating in an efficient and effective manner

  • Provide informal leadership, mentoring and supervision to the staff

  • Foster coordination and communication with the leadership team to develop and implement an annual plan for developing a high quality, collaborative work environment

  • Develop and support the Director with the development of annual business plans, operations plan, stating priorities, timelines and responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with corporate standards and internal company processes and systems are in place

  • Collaborate with counterparts in other workstreams in order to learn and utilize best operational practices and offer innovation to the client

  • Spearhead training programs for employees and coordinate appropriately

  • Implement programs to ensure that Cushman & Wakefield is recognized as an industry leader as well as a best place to work

  • Collaborate in the development of strategic planning with the leadership team and and develop short- and long-range operating objectives, policies and programs  

  • Ensuring consistent delivery of services by maintaining playbooks and communicating new process clearly

JOB REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Bachelor Degree

  • 2+ years of related experience or training

  • Or any similar combination of education and experience

Minimum Requirements:

  • Highly analytical, organized and detail oriented with strong math and communication skills

  • Strong knowledge of word processing, strong writing skills, research experience and financial analysis

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, organizational savvy, emotional intelligence, keen judgment and problem solving

  • ability

  • Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service

  • Demonstrated adherence to the highest ethical standards and professionalism

Physical Requirements:

  • Involves work of a general office nature; typically includes extended periods of sitting and/or operation of a computer

  • Regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to write and type

  • Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you

  • Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented orally and in writing

  • Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and orally so others will understand

  • Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, graphics, and computer displays 

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative​ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without  regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

About Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 51,000 employees in 400 offices and 70 countries. In 2018, the firm had revenue of $8.2 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit or follow @CushWake on Twitter.

For US Applicants:

Cushman & Wakefield is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability,  protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics.We hire the most talented professionals and invest in superior resources and technologies. The talent of our extraordinary people and the culture and business approach we foster, coupled with the exceptional, creative services we provide and the results we deliver worldwide for owners, occupiers, and investors are what distinguishes Cushman & Wakefield.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

Cushman & Wakefield is an E-Verify employer.  E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.  Please click on the following links for more information:

This Organization Participates in E-Verify

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Right to Work

English

Spanish

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position at Cushman & Wakefield, please call 1-888-365-5406 or email HRServices@cushwake.com

TASKS

  • Back up network data.
  • Configure security settings or access permissions for groups or individuals.
  • Analyze and report computer network security breaches or attempted breaches.
  • Identify the causes of networking problems, using diagnostic testing software and equipment.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical ThinkingUsing logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Engineering and TechnologyKnowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
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Cushman & Wakefield

Type

Company - Private

Size

Large

Location

Mountain View, CA, and others

Industry

Consulting
Real Estate Agencies & Brokers

Founded

1917

CEO

Brett White

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