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Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated

Technology Business Consultant

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated - Chicago, IL

Responsibilities 

Serve as a real estate technology advisor, provide hands-on strategic advice, assessment, and support in alignment with technology goals and objectives.

Perform strategic technology assessments customized to fit the institutions overall business objectives, size, and complexity.

Recommend and assist clients with core and ancillary systems selections, contract reviews, and negotiations.

Lead clients through decisions that enhance technology capabilities and address complex business initiatives and help address data and information challenges.

Conduct technology/operations organizational assessments to ensure continued alignment with strategic initiatives, process improvement considerations, and future growth.

Perform efficiency studies to improve technology utilization, streamline workflow processes, and reduce overall operating expenses.

Lead merger and acquisition integration activities for the blending of infrastructure, systems, people, product lines and processes.

Serve as an advisor to provide strategic business advice, offer feedback and suggestions based on industry standards and best practices, and to assist in ongoing planning.

Qualifications

A minimum of five years’ experience in consulting in the commercial/corporate real estate services industry, preferably with a broad range of knowledge in technology and operational functions.

Or a combination of at least two years consulting experience for the commercial real estate industry, with at least five years’ experience working in the commercial real estate industry or IT consulting, with a broad range and hand-on experience in technology and operational functions that cover a minimum of two operational areas (lease administration, space management, etc.)

Functional Knowledge: A deep operating knowledge in at least one of the following: CRE Technology/Operations, Systems Selection/Contract Negotiation, Operational Efficiency, Technology Assessments and Strategic Planning.

A deep operating knowledge in technology of the following: IWMS systems (such as ARCHIBUS or TRIRIGA) AND two or more point solutions for: Lease Administration, Portfolio Management, Transaction Management, Operations & Maintenance, Space Management, Document Management, Business Analytics, or other CRE native technology. (ex: Lease Harbor, Maximo, FM Systems, Centerstone, iOffice, SerraView, Tableau)

Proven track record of providing corporate real estate and facilities management IT platform advisory services, including strategy development, requirements development, vendor /solution evaluation, and implementation support.

Demonstrated knowledge of Facilities, Real Estate and Asset Management industry best practices, across multiple disciplines.

Current on trends relating to technology and real estate/facilities industries.

Strong organizational skills including proficiency with standard office suite and presentation software and cloud technologies.

Experience must be within the last 5 years

Four-year college degree in corporate real estate, business management, or technology preferred, or compensate CRE experience

Skills

Creative and independent thinker

Excellent written and oral presentation skills

Ability to work without extensive supervision or direction

Ability to balance multiple projects under tight deadlines

Strong communicator who is comfortable working with senior/executive management

Travel

Must be able to travel 30-50%.

Travel and volume of travel may be dependent on client load and vary in intensity by month.

JLL Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce.  JLL strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination without regard to race, color, religion, belief, creed, age, sex, pregnancy or maternity (including childbirth and related conditions), family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), nationality, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, trade union membership, social position, political view or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law.  The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business and ensures that employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.

For employees in the United States, please see a fully copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy at

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Technology Business Consultant Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated - Chicago, IL, United States

   

Location: Chicago, IL

Company Profile:
JLL is a financial and professional services firm specializing in commercial real estate services and investment management. We create value for companies and institutions that invest in and use real estate. Our 48,000 people work across 1,000 locations in 70 countries to serve the global, regional and local needs of corporates, investors and developers. Our integrated services offering is grounded in expertise in all property types, a deep understanding of real estate markets and capital markets, and is coordinated and consistent across geographies.