UK Workplace Experience Lead


UK Workplace Experience Lead

Salary Not Specified

Jll, Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 18 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 93789869cf2144b09af16b32912495a5

Full Job Description

The UK Workplace Experience Lead is responsible for leading the Employee Experience program on a major global account. The objective is to ensure a high level of client and employee engagement and satisfaction.

The UK Workplace Experience Lead is responsible for developing and executing a holistic, industry-leading employee experience program. Success will be measured by subjective and objective (annual surveys) measures.

The work includes being a visionary and role model regarding employee experience. The position is expected to bring the best ideas from industry and JLL to the account. The position will lead a diverse global virtual team to implement standard concepts and programs across the account, and to document via best practices, program toolkits, etc.

Essential Functions


  • Ensure an industry leading workplace employee experience program is fully implemented on the account.

  • Establish the vision and strategy of the workplace employee experience program and ensure exceptional delivery.

  • Understand the client's key business drivers, and focus the workplace employee experience team to ensure those priorities are aligned with the JLL deliverables.

  • Ensure the team is high performing and global delivery is driven by global platforms and best practices and consistency.

  • Hire, attract and retain a team of top talent; improve team capability and performance through regular coaching and feedback; provide recognition.

  • Client/Stakeholder Management
  • Manage relationships with key client stakeholders.

  • Serves as single point of contact for the accounts global Employee Experience program.

  • Shared accountability for the global Employee Experience program service delivery.

  • Drive the productive use of technology and Business Intelligence decision-making and data analytics reporting to support the Employee Experience program.

  • Functional Responsibilities
  • Bring strategic workplace employee experience concepts to life in tangible, effective programs that increase employee engagement.

  • Responsible for direct management of a few workplace employee experience resources, and influence the whole account for employee experience.

  • Actively manage the professional development of all direct reports.

  • Responsible for the implementation of technology and BI systems to support workplace employee experience service delivery.

  • Responsible for workplace employee experience communications, marketing, reporting and planning.

  • Establish and manage global standard workplace employee experience operating procedures and processes for the account.

  • Source, transfer and implement best practices to the account

  • Contract Management
  • Ensure adherence to the contract.

  • Be the workplace employee experience contract expert on the account, advise on any workplace employee experience contract opportunities.

  • Key Performance Measures
  • Client satisfaction survey results.

  • Compliance with contractual obligations.

  • Continuous Improvement Programs & Initiatives.

  • Delivery of regional consistency across all service lines.

  • Performance to budget accuracy.

  • Coach and develop account team members to achieve high standards.

  • Deliver innovative value add solutions across the programs.

  • Make high quality recommendations that have a positive impact on performance.

    You must be experienced in workplace employee experience, ideally within the Hospitality industry.

  • You must have qualifications in Facilities Management / Hotel / Event Management.

  • You must have experience leading complex account structures, running multiple teams across multiple locations and countries, in a regional or global capacity.

  • You can demonstrate experience in handling Client and/or Firm sensitivities knowing when to escalate with urgency, or how to mitigate and de-escalate risks.

  • You can demonstrate experience in balancing the interests of the Client with those of the Firm.

  • You have experience in translating client goals and objectives into existing or new business growth.

  • Critical Competencies for Success
  • Team leadership and participation in a matrix organizational environment.

  • Cultural awareness across regions, and passion for DE&I.

  • Technical Competence

  • Understands how to build strong client relationships

  • Understands customer satisfaction in service delivery environment

  • Strong workplace employee experience competency and program management experience

  • Quest for Excellence

  • Account workplace employee experience delivery optimization and continuous improvement.

  • Performance management of direct reports, and influence teams, using globally consistent platforms.

  • Problem Solving & Strategic Thinking

  • Capacity to deal with ambiguity and solve complex workplace employee experience problems effectively.

  • Analytical, proven ability to solve problems using an objective approach.

  • Proven ability to employ holistic approaches and looks at long term, global solutions.

  • Program Management & Organizational Skills

  • Excellent planning & organizational skills to prioritize work and meet tight deadlines

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish rapport and credibility with diverse groups.

  • Embraces teamwork, values others, demonstrates empathy and maturity.

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, conveys information in a way that is professional, confident and easy for others to understand.

  • Effective organisation and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise workload to achieve results.

  • Approaches problems in a calm yet energetic manner, researches possible causes and identifies relevant solutions.

  • Takes ownership and responsibility for workload and is comfortable making challenging decisions

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