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Strategic Portfolio Manager Technology Sector
Our Consulting team is currently seeking a Strategic Portfolio Manager to lead a team to develop portfolio strategies across a variety of disciplines, deliver recommendations to senior leadership and drive strategy implementation for one of our technology sector clients in the following areas:
We are a professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. As a Fortune 500 company, we help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions.
We have nearly 300 corporate offices across 80 countries, with a team of more than 80,000 individuals. And we look after a property portfolio of over 4 billion square feet, all on behalf of our clients.
If you re looking to step up your career, JLL is the perfect professional home. With us, you ll have a chance to innovate with the world s leading businesses, put that expertise into action on landmark projects, and work on game-changing real estate initiatives. You ll also make long-lasting professional connections and be inspired by the best. We re focused on opportunity and want to help you make the most of yours. Achieve your ambitions join us at JLL!
What this job involves:
Being in the forefront
The Strategic Portfolio Manager is an integral part of the Consulting team and will serve as liaison for the client real estate team for strategic planning activities and deliverables. As a Strategic Portfolio Manager, you will develop overarching strategies related to portfolio optimization to govern the portfolio and set a foundation for master plans and individual asset strategies. This role is also expected to identify opportunities that drive strategic growth, organizational adjacencies and improved ROI in the Client portfolio, and prove these concepts through clear and articulate management-level reporting.
Having the know-how
You ll need to have an extensive knowledge of Corporate Real Estate, Finance and Tech client business operations; most especially in strategy, consulting and advisory work. In this role, you will analyze inputs from the strategic planning process and on-account systems (business requirements, forecasts, supply/demand, utilization data, facility information, labor trends, cost, lease, and market data). You will make recommendations with respect to strategic acquisitions, dispositions, investment and market opportunities, talent strategies, asset reviews, market studies and financial strategies.
Excellence in team leadership & project management
In this role, you will manage a team of portfolio strategists and occupancy planners that will support you in delivering strategic recommendations to the client. You will provide leadership and oversight to these individuals and ensure timeliness and consistency across the various portfolio regions/segments under your purview, in order to ensure decisions are made and progress is achieved. Additionally, you will work synergistically with other JLL and client teams (Transactions, Project Mgt., Facilities, HR, IT) to align the portfolio strategy with the overall client real estate strategy, performing quality control in terms of consistency in planning processes, procedures and protocols, as well as consistency in delivery of the strategy function.
Sound like you? Before you apply, it s also worth knowing what we re looking for:
A Bachelor s degree is required preferable in Accounting, Finance, Business or undergraduate degree with strategy and quantitative coursework (Economics, Math, and Engineering); along with at least 8 to 10 years of related commercial real estate experience, with an emphasis on consulting and management work. Tech sector experience is helpful, but not a requirement. Experience in portfolio strategy, planning and financial analysis is highly valuable. Also, MBA, and/or advanced degree/certifications in related field is highly desirable.
Dynamic and skilled
You ll need to be dynamic and inspired about portfolio strategy and strategic consulting. You will be successful if you have proven, strong consultative, presentation, and facilitation skills as well as exceptional client relationship management skills. This position requires someone who has persuasive oral presentation and group facilitation skills while having the ability to effectively promote and articulate concepts. You will need to be proficient in finance and accounting concepts as well as having a mature practical commercial experience including advanced financial acumen and analytical skills.
Organized and analytical
You keep on top of things as you ll often need to reorganize your time day to day, to deal with your team s changing necessities and requests. Strong teaming and collaboration skills including virtual collaboration with remote colleagues is very beneficial for this role. We may live and breathe systems, concepts and processes but you ll be effective if you are able to interpret qualitative and quantitative research data and synthesize into meaningful and actionable results. Hence, you will need to learn to ask the right questions to understand the underlying needs of our clients and be entrepreneurial and able to self-perform in terms of prioritizing multiple tasks and managing time effectively.
Open and flexible
Excellent communication skills are important both written and spoken and we ll expect you to work independently, multi-task, and manage your time to meet deadlines. An individual with strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with executive level external and internal clients will be successful in the role. Most importantly, you ll want to work as part of a diverse supportive and talented team. This position will need to be intellectually creative, curious and innovative to ensure we stay on top of cutting-edge tech sector trends.
What you can expect from us
You ll join an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. One where we succeed together across the desk and around the globe. Where like-minded people work naturally together to achieve great things.
Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your ambitions in career, recognition, well-being, benefits and pay. We ll offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.
With us, you ll develop your strengths and enjoy a career full of varied experiences. We can t wait to see where your ambitions take you at JLL.
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