Base Building Manager (Baltimore or New Jersey)
SUMMARY The Base Building Manager functions in conjunction with and in the short-term absence of the General Manager (GM) as the professional-in-charge of the specific asset(s) under management. The Base Building Manager is responsible for all aspects of base building oversight and Landlord interaction for client required activities per the individual lease requirements. The Base Building Manager is responsible for working directly with the client to ensure a thorough understanding of objectives and the development of acceptable property-specific strategic plans and operating and capital budgets. Once developed, implement of approved initiatives and programs by managing and coordinating the efforts of the property team (eg leasing specialists, vendors, contractors, and building employees). ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSOversee the management, supervision, and professional development of the Property Administrator and ensuring 100% compliance with Jones Lang LaSalle IPMP process.Represent JLL in the local and regional business and real estate community in order to promote JLL's reputation and capabilities to prospective tenants and clients.Assists with the preparation and review of the annual jurisdictional forms and filings as required. (ie Income & Expense, Real Estate Tax payments, Property Tax fillings, Baseball tax, etc)Supports the Leasing Specialist in the preparation of lease and/or rental agreements and is responsible for lease administration process.Reviews and approves purchases of supplies and equipment in accordance with client budgets and established parameters.Responsible for compliance with development, revision and implementation of property manuals and on-line systems.Works with Client Accounting Services (CAS) to manage the accounting process fully and directs on-site bookkeeping functions and collection process. Oversees the development and revision of written accounting procedures for the office.Prepares and reviews financial documents pertaining to all building operations. These include but are not limited to: tenant billing processes, occupancy rates, dates of lease expirations, financial reporting for client monthly and ensures quarterly and annual compliance with financial documents. Report any variances, concerns and projections needed to sustain building operations.Inspects facilities and equipment to determine extent of service and equipment required. Recommends, justifies, develops and coordinates projects that enhance the value of the office buildings.Works with Building Engineer/Chief Engineer to assign employees to duties pursuant to client and JLL guidelines.Arranges for alterations to, or maintenance, upkeep, or reconditioning of facilities as specified in the operating budget, management plan and/or management services agreement.Draft contracts within 24-48 hours, conduct follow-up with vendor for return of contract in a timely manner. Pulling together mandated contract package documents for review and signature. Forward and track as needed for communication and compliance.Competitively bids and prepares all service contracts to assure high quality and cost effective services. Assembles and analyzes contract bids, and submits bids, recommendations and standard form contract agreement for execution.Work with Operating Engineer/Chief Engineer to ensure that emergency evacuation procedures are in place and life safety systems are operating effectively and that 4-Sight is kept updated on a regular basis.Assists Chief Engineer in meeting the assigned criteria within the Compliance Excellence Program and Engineering Audit with the assistance of the Property Administrator. Assures compliance with JLL policies, procedures and standard practices.Maintains role as primary/secondary contact for tenants relative to tenant service requests. Proactively meets with tenant representatives on scheduled basis. Communicates regularly with the Property Administrator, providing necessary support and information to this primary tenant contact.Prepares and/or reviews periodic inventory of building contents and property condition, and forwards listing to client for review.Overseas, communication and management the tenant move-in/move-out process to minimize disruption to established tenants.Employs or contracts for onsite management and engineering personnel, as delineated within the operating budget, management plan and/or management services agreement. Submits hiring recommendations to General Manager for approval.Manages the development, of the Property Administrator and the Quality Tenant Service ("QTS") program. In addition, oversees the implementation of the QTS program at assigned buildings. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEAssociate or bachelor's degree. A degree in either finance, accounting or master's degree is strongly preferred.3+ years of commercial real estate or property management experience including budget preparation/financial reporting, familiarity with building systems, lease negotiation, documentation and administration. CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSESMust be able to obtain the required real estate license within your jurisdiction. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESMust be able to read, analyze, and interpret legal documents (lease documents, claims of lien, etc.), general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations.Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior level management, clients, tenants, vendors, peers and the general public.Ability to define and resolve complex issues and resolve with practical concrete business minded solutionsProficient knowledge of Microsoft Office/Suite, and any other software program or piece of technology identified as standard for Jones Lang LaSalle or requested by the Client.Capable of managing construction projects such as tenant improvements, restroom renovations and major repair and maintenance projects, etc. TRAVEL25-50% TravelAbout JLL JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $136 billion. At year-end 2016, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 77,000. As of December 31, 2016, LaSalle Investment Management has $60.1 billion of real estate under asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com. JLL is focused on winning in the marketplace and being the industry leader, executing better than anyone else and innovating to create great products and services. We operate in an atmosphere of excellence, integrity, respect and trust. We bring a sense of teamwork, inclusion and diversity in everything we pursue. Our clients see the results as we address their needs, solve their problems and bring new ideas. As a distinguished market leader, we offer challenging career opportunities in an exciting environment. Our future success as a firm depends on our ability to attract, develop and retain the very best people in the business. Our values define who we are, underscore our commitment to clients and provide direction for everything we do. Our unique culture has been recognized by industry experts and our peers. We are: * A "best company to work for' in multiple locations around the globe, including Chicago, San Francisco, London, Ireland, Shanghai and Hong Kong * World's Most Ethical Companies from Ethisphere Institute for seven consecutive years * America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies from Forbes Magazine * #1 Top Corporate Real Estate Firm 2013 from Watkins Research Group, Inc. for six consecutive years This partial list of awards demonstrates our record of achievement and our commitment to fostering an award-winning culture. For further information, visit www.jll.com. Information Security Statement Employees are expected, at all times, to perform their responsibilities in accordance with the JLL Code of Business Ethics and the firm's corporate policies. Employees granted access to the firm's information technology are expected to follow the firm's guidance designed to promote best practices for information security, data privacy and the appropriate use of technology systems.JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce, and strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship. Please visit www.JLL.com for additional information on JLL's commitment to equal opportunity.