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General Manager

New York, NY, USA | Jones Lang LaSalle

  • Industry:
    Real Estate
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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We’re JLL. We’re a professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. As a Fortune 500 company, we help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions.


If you’re looking to step up your career, JLL is the perfect professional home. With us, you’ll have a chance to innovate with the world’s leading businesses, put that expertise into action, and work on game-changing real estate initiatives. You’ll also make long-lasting professional connections and be inspired by the best. We’re focused on opportunity and want to help you make the most of yours. Achieve your ambitions—join us at JLL!


We are currently seeking a General Manager to join our Office Property Management team. Our team’s priorities are:


Providing an experiential approach which guides a differentiated property management experience, resulting in better care and better business

Support the exponential growth of our business by providing people integration and synergy

Develop our people for bigger and better roles

Supporting ambitions beyond the workplace

Applying new technology and data to drive change

What this job involves  


Managing industry changing properties


As the General Manager (GM), you will provide leadership to your team and outstanding customer service to your clients, while managing an Office building.You are responsible for all aspects of client and tenant satisfaction.As the lead professional, you will also be responsible for preparing budgets and financial reports, managing TI and/or capital improvement projects, and developing your staff. You will be an excellent communicator (both written and verbal) to both building owners and tenants to ensure an ongoing, successful relationship. 


Creating strategic and collaborative solutions


You are an individual who sees the big picture, acts decisively and focuses on creating an energized and collaborative environment. As a General Manager, you will contribute to the establishment and refinement of work quality, cultural initiatives and best practices to drive results as a team. You will also contribute to developing successful, diverse teams through inclusive and thoughtful means of communication.


Embracing the human side of business


You are people focused, seeking out and understanding the needs, perspectives and motivations of clients and team members alike. Your ability to communicate well and manage client, tenant and vendor relationships will allow for seamless conflict resolution and client retention.


Sound like you? To apply you need to be:


Bachelor’s degree required and advanced degree a plus

Minimum of five years of commercial property management experience including recent experience managing office property

Must have strong financial acumen and experience preparing budgets, CAM reconciliations, and other types of related financial reports

Familiarity with building systems, lease negotiation, documentation and administration

Must have at least 3 years of management experience

New York State Real Estate license will be required within the first six months of employment

Experience using a property management accounting platform, such as Yardi, Kardin or MRI is required

A relationship builder


Both verbal and written communication skills are vital, and, of course you’ll be good at establishing relationships with all levels of the organization & external clients.


Tech minded


The real estate industry is consistently changing with technology. You’ll need to make technology work to your advantage. You must demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of technology tools and continually seek opportunities to develop your skillset.


An achiever


You’ll have a proven track record of results as we’ll expect you to act decisively, think big, and manage your time to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, high volume environment. Most importantly, you’ll want to contribute to a diverse, supportive, and talented team


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