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Sr. Strategy Manager 1/18/2020

Lendlease New York, NY

Company
Lendlease
Location
New York, NY
AJE Ref #
586399356
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
REQ-7037015
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY

The Sr. Strategy Manager provides independent research to help guide strategic direction and focus of principal investment activity across the Americas region and manages a team to support.



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.

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Communicates company/regional strategy and how the financial decisions and commercial activities across the organization are interrelated and impact the ability to successfully deliver that strategy.
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Provide consistent and insightful independent research (recurring and ad-hoc) to help guide strategic direction and focus of principal investment activity across the United States. Strategic research will be required at a primary geographic / sector level (macro) as well as to support and vet individual opportunities (micro). Strategy and research work will be primarily independent from city and sector level teams, but the position will require a collaborative approach with local working teams as well as Group research (Australia).

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Go beyond the creation / preparation of research to demonstrate the ability to understand / spot trends from a commercial perspective, identify opportunities from the underlying data, and to create investment thesis in the short and long-term across the United States.
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Ability to leverage technology and available data-sets to create unique insights (data mining and visualization, GIS, etc.).
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Preference to candidates who have a mix of commercial understanding (deal underwriting and structures) as well as broader research and strategic capability.
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Coordinate and direct team efforts in the pursuit of one-off opportunities in Merger & Acquisitions, Strategic Joint Ventures, and Portfolio Acquisitions. Work with local teams on individual one-off deals as necessary.
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Participate in reviewing opportunities presented by local and sector teams while ensuring opportunities are consistent with strategy and thoroughly researched.

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Pro-actively and collaboratively work with the wider Lendlease team.
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Act as a key member of cross functional teams on project assignments that include a balance of Mergers & Acquisitions, Organic Growth Initiatives, Partnering Transactions, Strategic Ventures to meet the goals and objectives of the Region.
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Assist in providing guidance on large Capital Transactions and ensure they are supporting the overall Region strategy.
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Assist in leading certain transactions related functions and requirements with internal and external stakeholders.
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Measure and monitor business activity and ensures focus on key success factors.

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Assist in ensuring compliance and embedment of corporate programs such as the Safety GMRs, Code of Conduct, etc.
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Assist in driving the embedment, adoption and continued usage of the business processes with the Region.
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Develop cohesiveness through a strategic focus, open communication, knowledge sharing and collaborative problem solving.
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Manage self in line with organizational values.
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Help ensure appropriate people are involved at the right points in the decision making and submission process.





GENERAL BACKGROUND AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

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Undergraduate degree in economics, computer science, mathematics, or property related field
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Post-graduate qualifications desirable but not essential

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10-15 years of experience in banking, management consulting, or real estate related fields
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Understanding of real estate / development industry, effective deal structures, and development briefs
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Commercial acumen, including understanding of real estate / property sector, feasibility analysis and conceptual development planning
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Advanced computer skills with focus on excel and previous work with large amounts of data. Understanding of graphics and preparation of presentations.
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Strong focus on delivering results

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Ability to operate with a high degree of independence
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Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively and with confidence (internally and potentially externally)

LENDLEASE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
VEVRRA Federal Contractor

Overview

Lendlease is a leading international property and infrastructure group, with approximately 15,000 employees across operations in Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, our employees help to create places that leave a positive legacy with a focus on health and safety, our customers, innovation and sustainability.

Our vision: is to create the best places.

Company Size:
10,000+ Employees
Industry
Real Estate
Founded:
1958
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Headquarters:
200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166

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