The Senior Program Manager for Global Real Estate’s Americas South Region will report directly to the Americas South Region Head and be responsible for the management of all real estate activity across the states of Arizona and Nevada

Accountable for overall performance and end-to-end development of market real estate strategies, line of business alignment, and oversight during program management of complex and multi-discipline GRE projects. The Sr. Program Manager serves as the single point of contact for the LOB and other JPMC stakeholders on all project related activity. The role is responsible for ensuring all projects (large and small, planned or unplanned) stay on time, on budget, and ensure the right stakeholders are engaged throughout the process. This position reports to the South Region Head and leads the Program Manager(s) for successful project execution.

Primary Functional Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Direct report to the South Region Head
  • Accountable for the real estate strategy within the sub-region
    • Develop overall sub-region strategy that is fully aligned with GRE strategy and, if relevant, business unit requirements
    • Translation of client needs and business requirements into ‘projects’ or real estate objectives and space requirements
    • Enforce standards for density, office sizes, workstations, conferencing, audio-visual and the LOB ‘client experience’
    • Partner with business and regional stakeholders to accommodate tactical / short-term employee space requirements and provide a seamless transition process for employee moves
    • Track implementation process for sub-region projects to ensure projects stay on budget/schedule
  • Accountable for shepherding projects through the end-to-end lifecycle, from planning, through execution, monitoring and closing
    • Manage resources, procedures and protocols, budgets and schedules to achieve intended business objectives for real estate projects
    • Continuously review the scope, schedule, cost, safety, and quality of assigned projects
    • Reinforce identified facility standards (i.e., facilities, safety, security, energy efficiency, space, FFE, etc.)
  • Accountable for development of project charters TFAs and CERPs leveraging functional teams for required content
  • Act as the single point of contact to LOB and other JPMC stakeholders for all GRE and project-related concerns and communications
    • Coordinate project activity and communications with GRE and project stakeholders
    • Interact closely with LOB CFOs and other LOB liaisons to understand/develop project expectations and business requirements (space demand)
    • Conduct portfolio analysis to help address or accommodate a project requests and business needs
    • Ensure occupancy / vacancy levels are well understood and actively reported and managed
  • As required, engage and inform GRE functional teams to identify and manage project scope, timeline and milestones, and costs. Examples may include:
    • Client Management – coordinate LOB strategy and sub-regional implications and provide regular communication on sub-regional activity
    • Portfolio Management and Transactions – ensure the team has the project context to negotiate the best deal for the firm
    • Design and Construction – ensure communication with stakeholders is current and aligned to budget to streamline test-fits and efficiently fit-out the space
    • Property Management – ensure engagement is made early and operational considerations are met prior to deal execution
    • Tax and Incentives – inform the team of activity that may impact headcount adjustments
    • Lease Administration – inform the team if there may be an impact to the leased portfolio
    • GRE Data Infrastructure – inform the team, and update Tririga, for headcount and / or space allocation adjustments
    • Finance – ensure the team is aware of project estimates and budget-to-actual impact
  • Establish periodic sub-region reporting needed to know and value-add information required to drive intelligent real estate strategy
  • Monitor and manage sub-region efforts to ensure projects stay on schedule, including but not limited to: 1)
    TFA/CERP approvals 2) project milestones 3) cost center adjustments 4) Building360 floor plan updates
    Develop/Assist in the coordination of all sub-region project data management, analysis, reporting, metrics, and presentation development
  • Prepare standard and ad-hoc management reports for senior management. Communicate the status of each project to include updates, rag ratings, budget and timeline details at regional governance meetings
  • Drive process improvement, quality and controls
  • Anticipate and resolve issues
  • Where required, effectively manage a team of team members to ensuring seamless communication, and high quality projects via overall high team performance
  • Accountable for ensuring all project work with impacts on seat supply is fed into GRE’s systems of record upon completion of project.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 7-10+ years’ experience in corporate real estate business/industry
  • Must have a collaborative and participative management style (professionalism, sensitivity, discretion and sound decision making)
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to interact with wide array of internal customers
  • Ability to interact with senior management
  • Ability to creatively solve tactical issues
  • Ability to work against short timelines in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of real estate, property metrics, and occupancy standards
  • Must have excellent organizational, strategic planning, and technical skills
  • Strong time management skills with ability to manage multiple projects and deliverables

Source: JP Morgan Career Page

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About J.P.Morgan Asset Management

With over $82 billion in assets under management, more than 400 real asset professionals strategically located across the globe, and 45 years of history successfully investing in real estate, sophisticated investors will not find a more experienced investment partner than JPMorgan Asset Management - Global Real Estate.

Global Real Estate is the private real estate business within the alternatives platform of JPMorgan Asset Management. JPMorgan Asset Management is a leading asset manager for individuals, advisors, and institutions. It is one of the largest asset and wealth managers in the world with nearly $2 trillion of AUM.

The Global Real Estate group's 400+ strong team brings extensive expertise in all areas of real estate investment and management including portfolio management, acquisitions, and asset management as well as deep knowledge of real estate accounting, legal, risk control, joint ventures, leasing, workouts, dispositions, debt capital markets, appraisal and valuation, engineering, and environmental issues.