Research Data Analyst in Washington, DC at JLL

Date Posted: 9/24/2018

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Job Description

At JLL we are always looking for great talent for our Research Team.  The description listed below is for a position we will recruit for in the near future, and is not a current need.  If you are interested in exploring this opportunity please submit your application. If your background is a fit for this position, we will contact you to begin a conversation. If you would like to stay up to date on positions at JLL, please join our Talent Network.

Our Analyst will build and continue to elevate a best-in-class research program that differentiates JLL and drives a competitive advantage in the marketplace through market expertise, analysis and insight. You will be responsible for achieving data excellence, to enhance our offerings in the areas of business intelligence, data visualization, and graphical output.  

Our analyst will have primary responsibility for collecting and analyzing data, maintaining and constantly elevating the quality of our data, and working with the Research team to present data in a compelling way. You will assist in tracking and analyzing all aspects of the local commercial real estate market and will leverage that knowledge proactively for research products, client projects and business development efforts. Our Analyst will have direct responsibility for the DC commercial real estate market and will work closely with JLL research leadership in the DC office, as well as colleagues throughout the Americas research group.

What this job involves:

  • Responsible for the collection and auditing of JLL’s proprietary database of commercial real estate properties, lease and sale comps for office, industrial, and retail properties.
  • Collaborate at a high level with local market leadership and sales force to execute the data collection and auditing plan
  • Set up processes to ensure data excellence within our proprietary database, and regularly audit and refine datasets
  • Expand and improve the research platform, program, and output that demonstrates the firm’s market expertise through data excellence
  • Develop and share best practice standards for the region and the Americas Research Group
  • Develop strong relationships with internal and external clients and facilitate the use of our technology tools
  • Partner with Research team to enhance the statistical and analytical program for the DC real estate markets
  • Maintain an acceptable level of data completeness to include data validation and audit levels
  • Present as needed to internal teams and clients to demonstrate our tools and abilities
  • Create compelling visual communications, integrating JLL’s proprietary research data, for the purposes of business development, external distribution, and client requests

Sound like you? Before you apply it’s worth knowing what we are looking for:

  • Strong organizational, data collection, validation and auditing skills.
  • Up to one year in commercial real estate research, economic and demographic analysis or closely related field
  • Command of local markets and business
  • High level analytical skills and problem solving ability and written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to execute and professionally meet client expectations and positively represent the firm
  • Ability to multi-task, succeed under pressure and effectively manage time and workload
  • Proactive and strategic thinking and ability to align research with the business and innovate research output
  • Command of requisite technology including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word and database systems
  • Comfort with visualization tools
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics or related field required
  • Motivated and self-starting with a desire to succeed and contribute to the success of a team
  • A desire to work within a diverse, collaborative, and driven professional environment

About JLL Research:

JLL Research consists of 400 full time professionals globally and is the largest research group in the real estate industry and among the best of any world-wide professional services firm.  Our mission is "To create clear competitive advantage for our clients through the strategic use of accurate data, market intelligence and innovative thinking from around the world". Our research activities include maintaining comprehensive property market databases, analyzing current market conditions and future trends, understanding the factors that drive property performance and occupancy trends, and providing research-led strategy and advice to investors, developers and occupiers around the world. We are committed to developing new metrics and methodological tools to capture and understand the factors driving office, retail and warehousing/logistics real estate markets across the world and bring insight to the future for our clients.

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. We’ll offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.

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.

Apply today!

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