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Role Objectives

We are looking for an experienced real estate professional to become Head of our Real Estate Strategic Consulting Department based in Milan

What's your ambition? We'd like to know, because we make your ambitions our business. And if you have ambitions in development and strategic advisory and asset repositioning, helping you achieve them is what we do best.

What are the core activities of the business line

The Strategic Consulting Department has been established within JLL Italy in 2007. Our choice was driven by the growing market demand for highly specialised support on complex real estate processes.

Its main objective is to offer strategic and integrated, professional consultancy services to JLL's Clients (developers, landlords, tenants and owner-occupiers falling within different categories: Financial Institutions, Investors, Corporates, Public Entities, etc.) at different stages of complex real estate projects. The main services offered by the Team are Development Advisory, Asset Repositioning, Portfolio Strategy and Focused Market Research.

The Strategic Consulting Team actively cooperates with all other Departments of JLL Italy (Agency and Tenant Representation, Capital Markets, Valuation Advisory, Hotels & Hospitality Group and Project & Development Services).

What these job involves 

As Head of Strategic Consulting you will report of the Head of Professional Services and your main responsibilities will be the following:

  • Plan and budget;

  • Win new instructions;

  • Be proactive and instrumental in business generation and execution;

  • Maintain regular contact with clients including providing proposals, update presentations, contract negotiations and payment tracking;

  • Promote networking with Italian Local Authorities and relevant Institutions and monitor European macro-trends in development and regeneration;

  • Develop a team of first-class professionals with the breadth of industry knowledge and expertise that is recognised as market leading;

  • Manage the Strategic Consulting team;

  • Do business in accordance with the excellent standards exercised by Jones Lang LaSalle professionals across the company.

Your skills and background will allow you to proactively manage, execute and control the main operational tasks of this service line, thus including:

  • Demand and market assessment for different real estate liabilities uses (residential, retail, offices, industrial/logistics, alternatives) to identify the best use and/or the optimum mix of uses for the given area/asset (brownfield, greenfield, exiting asset);

  • Feasibility Assessment (economic, financial and/or planning);

  • Master plan reviews from a planning and commercial perspective;

  • Ideally, he/she should also provide support on Development Projects Financial Appraisals (cash flow analysis, residual analysis);

  • Portfolio Analysis.

Sounds like the job you are looking for? Before you apply it's also worthing knowing what we are looking for:

To be a successful candidate you have to meet all the following requirements:

  • Higher degree in Business/Economics or in Architecture/Engineering;

  • A strong interest in urban transformation and development processes;

  • A thorough experience in a senior position within real estate sector, with proven track record;  

  • Coming from consultancy firms, consultancy teams within other companies like banks, institutions etc,  Asset Management sector;

  • A solid experience and track record of business development and/or origination of new business opportunities;

  • Strong relationship, coordination and communication skills;

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook essential;

  • Fluent written and spoken English; 

What you can expect from us

You will join an entrepreneurial, inclusive, flexible culture. One where the best inspire the best. Where like-minded people work naturally together to achieve great results.

Our rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your ambitions in career, recognition, wellbeing, benefits and pay.

Join us to develop your strengths, bring your ambition and explore a career full of varied experiences. 

Apply today! 

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