Senior VC Associate @ JLL Spark in Remote

JLL Spark

The Investment Associate / Senior Associate conducts sourcing, due diligence and analysis of potential JLL Spark investments and supports the leadership team in developing investment recommendations. The Associate / Senior Associate will help support the ongoing influx of potential investment opportunities, will represent JLL Spark at various events in the commercial real estate (CRE) industry, venture and startup ecosystems, and will build a strong network to source potential investments and support portfolio companies. The Associate / Senior Associate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, and model the JLL Technology values

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conduct investment research, financial analysis and modeling of potential investments
  • Develop in-depth assessment of business plans and investment proposals to determine business model viability, industry attractiveness and strategic fit
  • Participate in due diligence process with potential investments
  • Develop of investment recommendations and supporting documents
  • Develop an independent, value-added perspective on investment discussions
  • Build strong relationships within the venture and startup ecosystems to source potential investments
  • Build strong relationships with relevant JLL departments
  • Communicate with senior leaders in potential investment companies
  • Support investment committee meetings
  • Represent JLL Spark at venture, industry and startup events
  • Support portfolio companies
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in finance, engineering, computer science or CRE related field from a well-established university (MBA for the Senior Associate role)
  • Strong financial modeling skills including the ability to analyze and model company financials
  • Excellence in communications
  • Experience in Commercial Real Estate or Venture Capital strongly preferred
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (up to 20%)
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced multi-team environment
  • Ability to work to deadlines with quick turnaround
  • Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located