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Senior Transaction Manager

Company: US AMR Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc.
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

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 We are currently seeking a Sr. Transaction Manager for one of our client-dedicated account teams in Washington, DC or Denver, CO. What this job involves The Sr. Transaction Manager helps strategize, evaluate, and execute a variety of commercial real estate transaction types involved with managing a large owner-user portfolio supporting the client's operations and occupancy needs. The Sr. Transaction Manager's primary focus will be managing and executing complex disposition, acquisition and leasing transactions, as well as Broker Opinion of Value (BOV) assignments. S/He will be responsible for managing all components from project initiation to successful transaction execution following the client's processes while fostering client relationships and business growth. S/He may also be asked to complete more strategic special projects / assignments, as needed, such as asset opportunity assessments following a Highest and Best Use approach, or similar. The ideal candidate possesses the experience and expertise to lead various transaction types (capital markets and leasing) in daily direct client contact and with limited supervision. S/He must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills that is able to independently prioritize and drive multiple transactions forward concurrently as part of a geographically dispersed team. Ability to think strategically, act proactively and work detail-oriented in a fast-paced environment are key attributes for success in this role. Other responsibilities and qualification preferences and requirements are: Managing Client Relationships Provide advice to client's real estate professionals and sometimes operations personnel Lead regular client interactions and conference calls Identify, develop, and implement improvements to client transaction management processes Foster client relationship by bringing a positive attitude to providing excellent client service Transactional Support Independently manage and execute complex, large, mid-size, and small transactions with high level of proficiency and knowledge while meeting key milestones and contract Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) Deliver measurable value by negotiating disposal and outlease transactions with the highest transaction value and the least amount of contingencies for the client Independently execute leasing and capital markets transactions of all types and sizes while adhering to Jones Lang LaSalle's and the client's processes and standards for expertise and professionalism Collect client requirements, create requests for proposals (RFP's), negotiate letters of intent (LOI), leases, and purchase and sale agreements Detail-oriented management of transaction execution packages for client's approval Retain (internal or external) and manage real estate broker partners nationally Gather economic, demographic, and real estate market data for input into project specific deliverables Organize property due diligence files and maintain due diligence library Obtain and review, and occasionally prepare, Broker Opinion of Value Manage preparation of marketing materials, including brochure, flyers, signage, email alerts, etc. Perform asset opportunities assessment and reuse analyses following a Highest and Best Use approach Conduct financial analysis, including cash flow projections, valuation models, and sensitivity analyses to prepare qualitative and quantitative offer comparison and provide client recommendations Develop occupancy cost savings strategies, develop and evaluate alternative occupancy solutions and financial structures, and refine existing transaction processes and procedures Prepare regular reporting on active listings using internal and external IT systems to customize reports, dashboards, and analytics specific to account team usage Actively monitor progress of assigned transactions as well as those of direct reports, if applicable Revenue Growth Help the Account Manager expand account services and participate in business development opportunities Proactively manage, identify, and present to client unforeseen transaction opportunities Talent Management Coach and develop team members including attracting and retaining top talent Mentor and assist junior transaction team members Sound like you? To apply you need: A Bachelor's degree in real estate, business, finance, economics or related field, Masters or MBA preferred Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience and extensive Transaction Management experience Proven success in contract review and lease/purchase and sale negotiations Active real estate brokerage or salesperson license, or ability and willingness to obtain salesperson license in home state is a prerequisite for consideration (CCIM, SIOR, MCR or related certifications are a plus) Ability to pass JLL and client-mandated background check is a prerequisite for consideration Excellent negotiating, analytical, communication, collaboration, organizational/planning, and reporting skills Outstanding client service skills Advanced computer skills (MS Office, including Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook) Experience using industry standard tools and services, such as CoStar and the ability to master company-specific account management programs Ability to work independently and within a team to build relationships and interact effectively with business partners and internal and external clients A desire to work within a diverse, collaborative, and excellence-driven professional environment LI-KH1 Benefits: JLL offers competitive wages and benefits to eligible employees , including: 401(k) plan Medical, Dental &Vision Insurance Paid Time Off and Company Holidays Executive Benefits Parental Leave Pay Short and Long Term Disability Leave Compensation Range: $95,000-$105,000 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 JLL Privacy Notice Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading global provider of real estate and investment management services. We take our responsibility to protect the personal information provided to us seriously. Generally the personal information we collect from you are for the purposes of processing in connection with JLL's recruitment process. We endeavour to keep your personal information secure with appropriate level of security and keep for as long as we need it for legitimate business or legal reasons. We will then delete it safely and securely. For more information about how JLL processes your personal data, please view our Candidate Privacy Statement. For additional details please see our career site pages for each country. For employees in the United States, please see a fully copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy here. This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you'll be asked to provide proof that you're fully vaccinated upon your start date. You're considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination. Jones Lang LaSalle ("JLL") is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process - including the online application and/or overall selection process - you may email us at AccomodationRequestam.jll.com. This email is only to request an accommodation. Please direct any other general recruiting inquiries to our Contact Us page > I want to work for JLL. Pursuant to the Arizona Civil Rights Act, criminal convictions are not an absolute bar to employment. Pursuant to Illinois Law, applicants are not obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest. Pursuant to Columbia, SC ordinance, this position is subject to a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate. California Residents only If you are a California resident as defined in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) please view our Supplemental Privacy Statement which describes your rights and disclosures about your personal information. If you are viewing this on a mobile device you may want to view the CCPA version on a larger device. Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, JLL will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Keywords: US AMR Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc., Washington DC , Senior Transaction Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Washington, DC

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