Deloitte Real Estate Location Strategy - Real Estate Transformation Senior Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Work You'll Do
Industry-leading clients. An award-winning culture. Top notch connections. Big opportunities. At Deloitte, you'll work with the best in the business to solve the toughest problems in business. From learning to leadership, this is your chance to take your career to the next level. Deloitte's Real Estate & Location Strategy offering helps organizations create value with every real estate and location decision - enhancing strategies for real estate footprints, workplace, and the corporate real estate function and combining them with the latest real estate, location and workplace analytics technologies.
As a Senior Manager within our Real Estate & Location Strategy team, you will:
Develop real estate portfolio optimization strategies
Design Corporate Real Estate (CRE), Facilities Management (FM), or workplace operating models, organizational structures, and service delivery models
Deliver CRE and FM outsourcing / insourcing consulting services, including strategy development, contract evaluation, and RFI / RFP process management
Enhance CRE, FM, or workplace business processes and workflows across the corporate real estate life cycle (portfolio management, transaction management, design & construction, space & move management, facilities / amenities management, etc.)
Design and implement workplace strategies, digital workplace technology / smart building / IoT strategies, and workforce mobility / "work from anywhere" programs
Deliver CRE, FM, or workplace technology platform advisory services, including strategy development, requirements development, vendor / solution evaluation, and implementation support
Lead engagement planning, day-to-day management of engagement teams and day-to-day interactions with clients
Define deliverable structure and content, and direct on-time, quality delivery of work products;
Support the development of "thought ware" and "point-of-view" documents and participate in public speaking events
Perform role of counselor and coach, and provide input and guidance into staffing, recruitment and retention activities
Identify potential engagement opportunities; develop proposals for Deloitte's consultative services and participate in sales presentations / pitch activities
Our Real Estate & Location Strategy team works as trusted advisors to Corporate Real Estate leaders, CFOs, COOs, CIOs, and key executives. We advise, implement and deliver as-a-service solutions, helping our clients develop corporate real estate strategies and capabilities to support enterprise-wide decision-making, improve real estate portfolio cost and performance, and create impacts within their organizations' workplace and culture.
Minimum of a bachelor's degree, MBA preferred. Plus 12+ years consulting experience.
Must have professional services background
Must have experience within multiple relevant domains, including: Corporate real estate operations improvement, operating model, outsourcing, workplace strategy, digital workplace, portfolio strategy, corporate real estate M&A
Management consulting and/or industry experience across corporate real estate and facilities management is required
Understanding of key corporate real estate industry trends
Business development / sales experience
Ability to interact at all levels of the client organization
Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint).
Strong financial, data and analytical skills (Microsoft Excel, SQL) including business case development experience
A proven track record of successfully delivering professional services
Ability to travel up to 50%, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve.
MBA or other advance degree (Master's or PhD) with a focus on real estate, workplace, engineering, or architecture
Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments.
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.
Eagerness to mentor and counsel junior staff
Language fluency (English, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin)
Familiarity with real estate related information technologies and platforms: such as Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS), Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems, Smart Building / Digital Workplace ecosystems
Experience with analytics to evaluate and optimize business processes
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.