Senior Manager, Technology & Transformation SEA
Jones Lang LaSalle, IP, Inc
6d ago

Senior Manager, Technology & Transformation SEA

About JLL

We’re JLL. We’re a professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We help organizations around the world achieve their ambitions by owning, occupying and investing in real estate.

We’re a Fortune 500 company. We work across 80 countries, in 280 different offices, with a team of over 77,000 individuals.

And we look after a property portfolio of over 4bn square feet, all on behalf of our clients.

If you’re looking to step up your career, JLL is the perfect professional home. At JLL, you’ll have a chance to innovate with the world’s leading businesses, put that expertise into action on landmark projects, and work on game-

changing real estate initiatives. You’ll also make long-lasting professional connections through sharing different perspectives, and you’ll 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 looking for a Head of Technology & Transformation, SEA PDS.

Business Unit : Project Development Services

Reports to : SEA PDS COO matrix to Head of Technology & Transformation APAC PDS

Location : Singapore preferred, travel required to Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines & Thailand

The Opportunity :

At JLL it’s our ambition to be the smartest when it comes to technology, data and insights. We want to have the best tools and technology in real estate, enabling our people to do their greatest work and making it easy to harness the power of data to drive sustainable and profitable growth and provide real actionable insights for both our clients and ourselves.

We are looking for someone to join our Project and Development Services (PDS) business to lead our Technology strategy and transformation.

This role is not just about defining strategy. It is also about implementing and delivering real, measurable change that make a difference to our people and our business.

What this job involves :

Planning & Implementation

You will understand the business context by identifying trends and business strategy, bringing innovation and fresh thinking while addressing the current and future needs of the business.

You will skilfully apply your knowledge of the business to give input into the APAC transformation plan and lead the implementation of new technology and tools that make it easy for our people to deliver the best outcomes for our clients within the SEA region.

Part of the scope involves creating inspiration around the power of technology and data within the PDS business. You will be well versed in the latest technology trends that are relevant to RE and Construction and build a technology roadmap that will ensure JLL remains at the forefront on the industry by continuing innovating and improving.

Stakeholder Engagement

You will work hand in hand with the PDS SEA COO and the business stakeholders to input into the APAC PDS technology strategy.

You are responsible for connecting with the wider JLL community on technology and innovation to align and share ideas, thereby ensuring the achievement of JLL strategy.

Sound like you? Here is what we’re looking for :


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering; advanced degree preferred. 10+ years’ experience of project management in a professional services organization.

Expert level understanding of project management tools and how they can be leveraged to optimize workflow. Deep understanding of change management methodology and 5+ years’ experience of delivering business change with measurable outcomes within the APAC region.

10+ years’ experience of technology strategy, enterprise architecture and systems integration. 10+ years’ experience in defining and delivering technology solutions that solve real business problems.

Experience of agile project management and lean six sigma with related certifications.


Your personal values align with JLL’s values of teamwork, ethics, excellence. You have high energy and is passionate about delivering real, sustainable change within the construction and real estate industry.

You are an early adopter of technology, reads incessantly, is curious and continuously learning. Speaks the language of technology and data and has a deep understanding of how the two are inter-related.

Analytical & Problem Solving

You have excellent listening and analytical skills, possessing the ability to understand the needs of stakeholders and then deliver solutions that users describe as making their job easier .

You are super organized and can convert strategy into action and is somebody who is known for getting things done. A problem solver by nature who thinks creatively and sticks with it until resolved.

Relationship Management

You have experience working in large global organizations with geographically dispersed teams and complex technical environments as well as dealing with internal and external customers, service providers and vendors.

Strong customer focus with a demonstrated ability to work seamlessly with business sponsors and technical teams.

What you can expect from us

You will be given a remarkable opportunity to be part of a truly inspiring team that is focused on using data to bring about the best improvements in our business.

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 with annual bonus aligned with individual performance.

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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