Currently, we are seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our Industrial Project Management team in Chicago, IL to manage development projects for our global list of Fortune 100 clients. Candidate must be a PMP.
Provide superior client service
Provide technical expertise
Contribute to the growth of the company
Enhance own professional and personal skills
Meet assigned financial targets
Program and project management
Oversee and lead large, complex projects
Work closely with client user groups in coordinating their specific requirements.
Demonstrate a focus on meeting client and project requirements in a timely and cost effective manner.
Proactively manage project-related issues and mitigate risks.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all project management technology as required for assigned projects.
Develop scope, budget and schedule for assigned projects.
Conduct and document meetings.
Interact and negotiate with consultants and contractors.
Prepare and update project status reports, process purchase orders and invoices, update tracking reports and maintain files for due diligence and financial controls.
Maintain accurate and consistent electronic files and documentation.
Manage ground-up projects including programming, design, entitlements, bidding, permitting and construction management
Assemble and manage the required teams of consultants and contractors.
Negotiate contracts with each team firm
Interface with consultants, architects, contractors, client staff, property owners and vendors
Maintain excellent client relationships.
Provide appropriate level of on-site supervision to ensure project performance criteria are being met.
Develop and maintain relationships with consultants/contractors/vendors and evaluate their performance.
May perform business development activities including assisting with sourcing, pitching, and securing of new business and projects within local markets
Identify and address areas of concern regarding potential liabilities and risk (fee, our reputation, errors and omissions, etc.).
Assist in the establishment and refinement of best practices of standards of excellence.
Assist in training and developing JLL team members in the skills and understanding of firm procedures, methodology and practices expected for successful project implementation.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution in Business, Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management.
An advanced degree is an advantage.
Minimum 7-10 years of relevant and progressive work experience in project management with specific knowledge of industrial design and construction.
Experience leading and running numerous projects simultaneously
Experience working with landlords, developers and institutional owners
DESIRED PROJECT EXPERIENCE
Automated distribution center
Food distribution – cooler/freezer
Light assembly manufacturing
Ambient bulk distribution and cross dock
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify and manage priorities.
Ability to multi-task and work both in a team and independently.
Ability to understand all aspects of projects including budgeting, scheduling, and close-out.
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to successfully communicate with architects, contractors, client’s representatives, and team members
Ability to review and interpret plans and specifications from schematic designs through CDs.
Comply with all JLL policies and procedures, including but not limited to ethics and business practice.
Ability to assist with business development.
Ability to develop and cultivate business relationships with existing and prospective clients
A strong working knowledge of accounting and financial reporting, budgeting, scheduling and process as they relate to corporate real estate
Ability to lead individuals across a national platform to deliver superior results in client service
Ability to manage several medium and large ground-up development projects, major re-development projects, & tenant interiors projects
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, professional manner and computer literacy
Highly organized with strong analytical skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Project software
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual fee revenue of $4 billion, JLL has more than 200 corporate offices and operates in 75 countries worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourc...ing services for a property portfolio of 3 billion square feet and completed $99 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2013. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $48.0 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com.
JLL is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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