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Transaction Manager - Disposals Lead

Borough, South East London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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JLL Work Dynamics - Transaction Manager - Disposals Lead - Senior Surveyor/Associate Director

Role & Responsibilities

Transactions Delivery:
  • Responsible for the disposal of the vacant retail estate across the UK for a large financial services client
  • Manage end to end delivery of all retail disposals in the UK
  • Manage legal process through to completion
  • Working with JLL agents across the region and best in class partners ensuring consistency in service delivery to the client
  • Market the vacant estate via a network of agents
  • Present transactions for client approval
  • Regular and ad hoc reporting both internally and to Barclays' stakeholders
  • Ensure all governance is in place at each stage of the transaction
  • Prepare timely business case approval documents
  • Manage brokers, solicitors and other stakeholders to ensure a consistently high standard of service
  • Manage requests for and delivery of all DD required for disposals
  • Update transaction information in workflow management tool (Client Hub)

Key Skills Required
  • Results driven
  • Customer focussed
  • Effective management of stakeholders
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Negotiation skills

  • Update weekly, monthly and ad hoc reports
  • Fee approvals and billing - oversee the billing for acquisitions
  • Regular dialogue with other workstream leads to ensure a collective approach to service delivery
  • Oversight and accountability for performance and completion of delivery targets

Portfolio Review / Critical Dates
  • Strategy - provide input and expertise to strategy forums and workshops as required
  • Identify portfolio optimisation opportunities and management of critical dates
  • Work closely with Barclays' stakeholders and Global Strategy Team to ensure implementation of agreed real estate acquisition strategies

NB: responsibilities include managing real estate services by non-JLL suppliers where appointed.

Hybrid - UK


Hybrid -London, GBR

If this resonates with you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet all the requirements. We're interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

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For over 200 years, JLL (NYSE: JLL), a leading global commercial real estate and investment management company, has helped clients buy, build, occupy, manage and invest in a variety of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and retail properties. A Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $20.9 billion and operations in over 80 countries around the world, our more than 103,000 employees bring the power of a global platform combined with local expertise. Driven by our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world, we help our clients, people and communities SEE A BRIGHTER WAY. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit

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