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Global Director, Research Data & Analytics

June 16, 2022
London, Chicago, New York, Boston, Dallas, Atlanta, DC, United States of America
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About JLL

We’re JLL—a leading professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We have operations in over 80 countries and a workforce of over 91,000 individuals around the world who help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. As a global Fortune 500 company, we also have an inherent responsibility to drive sustainability and corporate social responsibility. That’s why we’re committed to our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world. We’re using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities.

Our core values of teamwork, ethics and excellence are also fundamental to everything we do and we’re honored to be recognized with awards for our success by organizations both globally and locally.

Creating a diverse and inclusive culture where we all feel welcomed, valued and empowered to achieve our full potential is important to who we are today and where we’re headed in the future. And we know that unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives help us think bigger, spark innovation and succeed together.

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all of the requirements below. We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

Research & Strategy at JLL

With a team of 500 dedicated researchers and consultants around the world, JLL’s investigative work covers all key markets and creates the data and insights that help fuel intelligence, ideas and solutions for our business and clients. In almost five decades of research in real estate, what has kept us as leaders of the league tables has been our insistence on quality, our forward-thinking mentality, the collegiate approaches of our teams across borders, and the curiosity and analytical skills of our people.

Role Purpose

This is a newly created role responsible for developing the strategy and executing on short- and long-term priorities for JLL Research’s Data & Analytics function.  The research team tracks and manages a variety of proprietary and third-party data sets and uses a range of analytical techniques and tools to generate leading real estate insights and intelligence to identify market opportunities and risks, and to engage and advise clients and prospects.  The data & analytics lead will align and manage that foundational program and work closely with our local, regional, and global research leaders as well as key business, data, and tech product experts within the firm to evolve and innovate the platform for the future.

An ideal candidate will have experience in data management, advanced analytics and visualization tools and techniques, and data science.  Additionally, leadership capabilities, domain expertise within real estate or a related industry, and passion for innovation will be critical for success.  The role will be expected to lead teams directly and indirectly and collaborate within JLL to align existing and future research data and analytics products and capabilities.  The Data & Analytics lead will be part of the Global Research Executive Board and report directly to the Chief Research Officer of JLL.

What this job involves

  • Develop and lead strategy for data & analytics for JLL’s Research function
  • Represent Research in broader JLL and industry data and analytics initiatives
  • Manage global data & analytics teams and collaborate with local and regional research and data experts to align and improve data standards and governance, statistical methodology, and comparability of data globally.
  • Partner with JLL Technology to create a modern and connected “operating system” for data and analytics for research.
  • Partner closely with JLL businesses and JLL Technology data and product teams to create market intelligence tools and technology to create competitive advantage for business development, execution for clients, and direct revenue opportunities.
  • Access and evolve data process and resource models within research, build additional centralize capabilities, and automation to improve efficiency.
  • Review and assess the CRE data and analytics landscape to track the competitive landscape and identify new potential sources.
  • Contribute to the evolution of a dynamic digital ecosystem for production and delivery of JLL’s leading research capabilities.
  • Build data science and advanced analytics capabilities within JLL research and partner with other data science experts within JLL to deliver new capabilities and tools to the market.
  • Partner with JLL Research’s economics team on real estate market forecasting program.
  • Identify and explore opportunities for JLL to partner with JLLT products, proptech companies, new data providers in areas that have increasing importance or predictive capabilities for real estate

Every day is different, and in all these activities, we’d encourage you to show your ingenuity.

Sound like you? To apply you need to be / have:

  • 15+ years building and leading data and analytics teams
  • Real estate or related industry domain expertise
  • Experience globally
  • Proven track record working with engineers and other technical experts to develop and deploy data and analytics products
  • Innovation mindset with ability to scale products and capabilities while maintaining quality
  • Advanced degree with focus in data management, data science, or data visualization preferred.15+ years in senior strategy or public facing thought leader role
  • Ability to lead and manage teams
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to work effectively in a collaborative and matrix organization
  • Able to deliver through a geographically dispersed functional team.
  • Ability to build consensus with bias for action and clear decision making

What you can expect from us

We succeed together and believe the best inspire the best, so we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our success.

Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your career ambitions, recognizing your contributions, investing in your well-being and providing competitive benefits and pay.

We can’t wait to see where your ambitions take you at JLL.

Apply today!

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