Data Manager

  • JLL
  • London, UK
  • 02/03/2024
Full time Data Engineering Business Intelligence Data Management Data Governance

Job Description

JLL supports the Whole You, personally and professionally.
Our people at JLL are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology to our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry; and we support them through professional growth, flexibility, and personalized benefits to manage life in and outside of work. Whether you’ve got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades, and technology, or you’re looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, we empower you to shape a brighter way forward so you can thrive professionally and personally.
The Business Information Manager role will play a key role in driving the success of our UK leasing business through delivering the most accurate and high-quality market information required to keep JLL ahead of the competition.
The role will be responsible for creating and enforcing policies and governance for effective data management, both for the team of data professionals they manage as well as the wider business. This will include establishing robust processes for data collection and maintenance as well as monitoring and analysing data quality and usage. The role will be a data SME to the business and provide authority, support and guidance on the use and value of the data under their management.
You’ll gain a strong understanding of how the UK leasing business operates so that we can marry the existing business processes with the most effective data governance structures. This will require close collaboration with both the stakeholders on the business side and the various internal and external product teams who develop and maintain our platforms.
We’re looking for a highly organised individual with a natural ability to multitask and problem solve. The role is a multifaceted position, covering areas from the ownership of our data management strategy through to working with stakeholders to address urgent issues.
  • Create and enforce policies and governance for effective data management
  • Establish framework to ensure robust processes around quality data collection and maintenance
  • Implement effective procedures for data usage and analysis
  • Determine rules and procedures for data sharing and accessibility
  • Provide support and guidance on the use of data systems and ensure adherence to legal and company standards
  • Ownership over data related activities as such as data cleansing and migration projects
  • Assist with reports and data extraction when needed
  • Monitor and analyse information and data systems and evaluate their performance to discover ways of enhancing them (new technologies, upgrades etc.)
  • Troubleshoot data-related problems and authorize maintenance or modifications
  • Work with business users to understand what challenges and improvements are needed and own the strategic roadmap to address these requirements
  • Proven experience in a data management role
  • Excellent understanding of data administration and management functions (collection, analysis, distribution etc.)
  • Familiarity with modern database and information system technologies
  • Highly organised, able to work independently and effectively manage workload
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to communicate across all business levels
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise own workload
  • Strong user of Microsoft office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail, accuracy
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and able to work on own initiative
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Access, Word etc.)
  • Use of data querying and data visualisation tools (SQL, Tableau, Power BI, etc.)
  • 3+ years’ experience in a data governance or data management role
  • Proven ability to manage a team of data specialists to achieve set goals
  • Demonstrable experience in implementing and enhancing data governance processes
  • Coordinating between multiple parties to successfully deliver change management
  • Creation of automated data quality and usage reporting
  • Understanding of data architecture and database management
  • Flexible
  • Trustworthy
  • Organised
About Us
We are in business to create and deliver real value for clients, shareholders and our own people in a complex world that is constantly changing.
JLL is a financial and professional services firm specialising in real estate services and investment management. We have more than 58,000 people in more than 1,000 locations in 80 countries serving the local, regional and global real estate needs of those clients, growing our company in the process. In response to changing client expectations and market conditions, we assemble teams of experts who deliver integrated services built on market insight and foresight, sound research and relevant market knowledge. We attract, develop and reward the best, and most diverse, people in our industry, challenging them to develop enduring client relationships built on quality service, collaboration and trust.
Real Value in a Changing World
Diversity and Inclusion
We seek to attract and retain the best people and believe our employees are our most valuable asset. We endeavour to create an environment and culture of openness, trust and honesty with freedom from hostility. We encourage and celebrate diversity because broader perspectives, skills, experience and knowledge will enrich and enhance the value we bring to each other, our clients, shareholders and other stakeholders.
JLL is an Equal Opportunities Employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community.
JLL Diversity and Inclusion
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!
Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:
JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health.
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 102,000 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.