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Program Manager, Recruiting

Company: Cushman & Wakefield
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title

Program Manager, Recruiting

Job Description Summary

The Strategic Investments and M&A (SIMA) team is responsible for core strategic initiatives related to investments in brokerage recruiting and retention efforts for the brokerage business. The team works directly with the Firm's CEO, CFO and Business Heads across the Americas region, providing members with unparalleled visibility and exposure. The small team size and growing deal pipeline requires the analyst to take on significant project responsibilities from initiation to close.

This role oversees and manages the recruiting and retention tracking project and reporting including data transformations, process documentation, implementation, and ongoing oversight. Responsibilities include a combination of technical, research, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Job Description


  • Manage database of pipeline activity to ensure accuracy and reliability of data
  • Partner with local and regional leadership to maintain recruiting pipeline and active management of updates
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Work across departments for knowledge sharing and best practices regarding reporting and analytics
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques ie user metrics, close time, and other business relevant data
  • Communicate project status to program lead with regularity and brevity
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Delegate program duties to direct report and team for timeline adherence
  • Manage relationships with all key stakeholders including Managing Principles, Regional Presidents, and team members
  • Perform frequent risk management to minimize project risks and anticipate needs of stakeholders
  • Coordinate internal resources and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors where applicable for the successful execution of projects
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Execute analytics where the project requires

Education & Experience

  • 1-2 years of management experience required
  • Proven working experience in project/program management
  • Proven working experience as a finance analyst
  • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, and MS Office ie Access, PowerBI, Smartsheet, Sales Force, CoStar and other CRMs
  • Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • BS degree in Finance, Economics or related field


  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Proven decision-making and leadership capabilities
  • Thrives in collaborative environment
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Expertise in conflict resolution
  • Customer-focused mindset

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.

Keywords: Cushman & Wakefield, Costa Mesa , Program Manager, Recruiting, Other , Costa Mesa, California

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