We are looking for an Account Director for our IFM / Corporate Solutions business line.
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The Account Director is a highly visible and influential leader who has the overall responsibility for the effective delivery either directly or indirectly of all contracted services.
What this job involves
Establish and “own” relationships to ensure the client receive exceptional service delivery
Lead Regional Account Team to ensure proper governance and organization structures are in place for enhancing the account both operationally and financially
Complete stabilization of the account and establish and implement a transformation plan in concert with global operating plans
Client Relationship Management
Establish and “own” strong relationships with the client Account’s client representative
Understand the client’s business drivers, focus and support the management team to ensure those priorities are met and aligned with our JLL deliverables
Ensure services are delivered in a well-integrated manner at all levels so as to exceed the client’s expectations
Proactively lead and participate in monthly/quarterly/semi-annual client meetings as required
Implement regular client feedback sessions to gain input and direction from the client representative and ensure the management team is well briefed
Respond to client issues in an expedient and professional manner and ensure corrective actions are taken to resolve issues
Achieve reference status with clients which demonstrates best in class service delivery that can be leveraged to expand and grow the business
Governance and Leadership
Provide the required level of leadership to ensure the Account Team is high performing and operates in line with JLL’s culture, values and Ethics
Retain, attract and develop direct reports to build a robust pipeline of future leaders in the organisation and plans for critical roles
Ensure proper governance, contractual arrangements and structure are in place
Develop the financial strategy and account financial plan, and ensure the account plan is met or exceeded in both growth and profitability (P&L)
Aim to exceed the annual targeted contract margin
Ensure the account delivers against contract deliverables – meeting all contractual KPI’s and CPI’s
Mitigate the financial risk by ensuring there is no account bad debt
Partner with all Platform and Global Account SME’s to drive excellence
Drive change and ensure successful implementation of strategic initiatives and innovations
Ensure all defined services are completed in accordance with quality operating procedures and statutory and regulatory requirements
Ensure client and JLL EHS compliance requirements are met
Ensure compliance with company policies and standard conduct, local laws and professional ethics and within the guidelines of client’s organisation
Ensure the account remains on track and continually positioned for a successful renewal (non-bid renewal)
Work with the Solutions Development team, leverage expertise and external networks to enhance sales and business development effort
Ensure that the account actively supports new business pursuits and implementation of new accounts
Establish a transformation plan for the client Accounts that is in line with client’s transformation strategy
Ensure the implementation of company strategic initiatives and innovative technology solutions for the client Account
Sound like you? To apply you need to be / have:
Strong market knowledge and technical expertise
Good understanding of industry technology and offering
Competent in Strategic Planning, Project Management, Facility Management, Transaction Management, Occupancy Planning and Real Estate Market Analysis
Strong track record of effectively managing and developing teams and relationships with client’s, and internal and external partners
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and proven capabilities to effectively represent businesses and drive decisions with senior executives
Ensures confidence with team/client and uses Emotional Intelligence in dealing with teams and the client
Commercially and financially astute
Willingness to travel regionally and internationally, as required
Fluent in English, other European languages desired
Based: Spain, Italy, UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Hungary, Germany
Every day is different, and in all these activities, we’d encourage you to show your ingenuity.
Diversity and Inclusion is at the heart of JLL. We believe in recruiting, retaining, rewarding and developing all our employees with regard to their abilities and contributions and without reference to their background, gender, gender identity, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, political belief, disability or long-term health condition.
We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process and employment accessible to candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions. Please do feel able to be open about this at any point during the process and our recruitment team will work with you to establish the most appropriate adjustments. We are keen to support all our employees with juggling their work, personal and family commitments and alongside our approach to flexible working, we have a comprehensive parental transition support programme to assist parents during the early months and years of parenthood.
JLL Ltd is a Living Wage accredited business, as we believe a fair day’s work deserves a fair days’ pay. To find out more about our Living Wage accreditation please go here
What you can expect from us
You’ll join an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. One where we succeed together – across the desk and around the globe. Where like-minded people work naturally together to achieve great things.
Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your ambitions in career, recognition, wellbeing, benefits and pay. Join us to develop your strengths and enjoy a fulfilling career full of varied experiences. Keep those ambitions in sights and imagine where JLL can take you...
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