Aug 16, 2019

Data Manager

  • JLL
  • Singapore
Full time Data Analytics Management

Job Description

Reporting to the Portfolio Planning Manager, the Data Manager will lead a team of data analysts and have overall responsibility for maintaining and directing the ongoing development of the data infrastructure, that serves as the foundation for JLL client’s global real estate portfolio planning function.


What this job involves:

Team Management

You will be responsible for the supervision and development of a team of Data Analysts, and working with the client planning team to create a consistent and accurate process for cleaning raw data and preparing it for planning use (including performing various patches and data quality checks). As the Data Manager, you will help develop the skills and capabilities of the Data Team to ensure continued high levels of service, as well as defining and monitoring team KPIs to ensure business objectives are met.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

Overseeing the ETL data processes and the acquisition and transfer of real estate, financial and HR data will be your responsibility. You will also be responsible for: acquiring/transferring data; processing and preparing data to ensure that they are of the highest quality; ensuring governance processes are implemented and followed; overseeing the maintenance of data infrastructure, including maintaining data access rights and developing processes for data collection, analysis and storage (e.g., data standards, program documentation, programming best practices, etc.). Overseeing the accurate creation of reports, charts and summaries using statistical facts and figures; having the ability to summarize information verbally and in writing when required and validating and testing data used in all reporting is part of the role. You will get the opportunity to develop processes and systems to improve current operations, platform development and data analysis; and develop strategic plans regarding data resources to ensure that the JLL Digital Solutions team performs its work as efficiently and effectively as possible moving forward.

Client Management

As this role will be based in our client’s site, you will serve as the lead liaison between Client manager, JLL Account leadership to meet all Client planning data requirements. You need to know how to work with the on-site team to obtain necessary information and ensure system accuracy; and work with on-site management to design and execute analyses focused on specific problems or programs. The ability to work with on-site teams to explain data trends and anomalies is key.


Sounds like you? To apply you need:

Education and Experience

You hold a Bachelor’s degree in information technology, statistics or mathematics or related discipline or equivalent work experience. You should have 2+ years’ experience with team management experience, and 3+ years’ experience with data analysis. 3+ Years as a Data Manager responsible for team leadership at a well know technology or real estate business would be highly preferred. Ideally, you should have an understanding of Facilities, Real Estate and Asset Management industry and practices.

Technical Skills

We are looking for someone with experience using Microsoft Excel or Google spreadsheets for report generation and data manipulation; using Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Word to present findings, reports and analyses. It is essential for you to have experience with data quality control, data governance and normalization; with data visualization tools such as Tableau or equivalent; with Structured Query Language and database design concepts. Knowledge of CAFM/IWMS systems and experience with Financial Analysis, ETL platforms and ETL workflow design and execution is an added advantage.


You should have demonstrated leadership and collaboration skills, with solid team management and customer service skills. As a manager, you should have strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, including advanced negotiation skills; strong analytical, technical, problem-solving and conceptual skills, and an attention to detail and quality.


What we can do for you:

At JLL, we make sure that you become the best version of yourself by helping you realize your full potential in an entrepreneurial and inclusive work environment. We will empower your ambitions through our dedicated Total Rewards Program, competitive pay and benefits package.

Apply today!