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Senior Director

Company: Avison Young
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Our Story About You: You are a high achiever looking to thrive in a fast-paced environment. You take pride in your own work but are comfortable collaborating with a team of highly motivated individuals. You can communicate clearly and concisely with teammates and clients, and you enjoy strong company culture and camaraderie. You can navigate multiple corporate functions, including global lines of service and corporate centers of excellence. You possess strong interpersonal skills and are willing to take on diverse tasks to achieve the team's common goal. You value personal and professional growth and are ready to take the next step in advancing your career. If this sounds like you, well, then you will love the culture at Avison Young! About Us: Avison Young is a global commercial real estate brokerage and advisory firm, offering transaction, management, financial and consulting services. We've designed our corporate structure to best serve our clients by enhancing collaboration across our organization. Real estate can have an enormous positive impact on people's lives - and we're in the business of making spaces and places work better for people. Our purpose is to create real economic, social and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people. We care about each other and we have each other's backs. This makes AY a great place to be a client, and a great place to work. We support the whole person and their complete wellness - economic, mental and physical - because what's best for our business comes from our people bringing their whole selves to work. Overview Avison Young's Americas Consulting Group is looking for a leader able to innovate a strategic service line that provides industry-leading research, analytics, and advisement to clients across a variety of industries, resulting in greater alignment between those clients' operations, people, systems, and real estate portfolios. This leader will have a deep understanding of business operations, finance, and real estate. He or she will bring a strong track record of advising organizations and leading world class consulting engagements. He or she will also demonstrate an excellent ability within the business development environment, leading opportunities from the point of prospective client introduction through the negotiation of consulting agreements. Responsibilities * Executive leadership of Avison Young's Operations and Real Estate Portfolio Strategy service line * Development of new analytical capabilities to innovate the Operations and Real Estate Portfolio Strategy service line * Manage and develop consultants supporting the service line * Lead business development opportunities related to the service line * Lead client engagements in delivery of world class deliverables and client outcomes Qualifications * Relevant degree (preferably a Masters) in economics, IT, engineering, mathematics, business, strategy, management, or similar. * Management consulting experience strongly preferred. * Exceptional written and verbal communication skills * Strong desire for innovation and thought leadership. * Business development experience. Our Equal Opportunity Commitment Avison Young practices as an equal opportunity employer in all services locations around the world. We are committed to building and maintaining a workforce diverse in experience, skills and knowledge with uniformity in service excellence, commitment and integrity. The firm maintains a strict policy to ensure employment opportunities are equal and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, protected veteran or military service status, or any other elements protected by law. For those requiring assistance with disabilities, information relating to the need for accommodation and accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. Avison Young is committed to employing the best talent with the most fair and equitable recruitment practices. Apply with us TODAY!

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