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Project Manager

Company: JLL
Location: Lansing
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

About JLL -

We're JLL-a leading professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We have operations in over 80 countries and a workforce of over 98,000 individuals around the world who help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. As a global Fortune 500 company, we also have an inherent responsibility to drive sustainability and corporate social responsibility. That's why we're committed to our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world. We're using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities.

Our core values of teamwork, ethics and excellence are also fundamental to everything we do and we're honored to be recognized with awards for our success by organizations both globally and locally.

Creating a diverse and inclusive culture where we all feel welcomed, valued and empowered to achieve our full potential is important to who we are today and where we're headed in the future. And we know that unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives help us think bigger, spark innovation and succeed together.

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


Jones Lang LaSalle is looking to add a Project Manager to our growing Multi-Site Project Management team for a retail-clients in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago and other locations. Candidate should be able to travel and work from client sites as needed. The PM will have the following responsibilities.

* Is responsible for managing projects while acting as an extension of the client's design and construction staff overseeing the work of contractors, designers and vendors
* Ensures that project goals are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and budget parameters, working with internal and external Stakeholders at all levels of the organization
* Provides a range of administrative, managerial, and technical support functions


* Project planning, project tracking, scope management, change control management, risk management, and quality assurance of the project team
* Ensure projects are completed according to time and budget schedules, and that objectives conform to overall standards and operations objectives and user requirements
* Resolve project conflicts with affected management
* Identify and recommend project management tools
* Create detailed plans for consulting projects
* Review and comment on design documents and specifications
* Analyze and estimate costs; prepare cost summaries for projects, including equipment, labor, materials, site preparation, sub-contractor costs and other related costs as needed.
* Facilitate communication between store operations, architects, engineering, developers, owners, and external contractors; clarifying expectations for information and service delivery
* Review and provide input for development of project plans.
* Manage construction plan(s) and maintain current project status records.
* Report, track, and trouble-shoot exceptions and escalate, track and resolve conflicts regarding resource commitment and delivery of results
* Prepare/update project status reports, process invoices, update tracking reports, and maintain files for due diligence and financials.
* Conduct and document all weekly meetings.
* Coordinate and track all Vendor RFP's. Maintain accurate and consistent electronic files and documentation.
* Coordinate activities of sub-contractors and relocation of technical functions.
* Interact and negotiate with contractors and subcontractors. Validate and negotiate contractor change orders and make recommendations to the client.
* Visit project site at appropriate intervals and confirm progress is consistent with the project schedule and work is in general conformance with contract documents.
* Prepare/update project status reports, process purchase orders and invoices, update tracking reports and maintain files for due diligence and financials.
* Demonstrate a proactive focus on meeting client and project requirements in a timely and cost effective manner.
* Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all PDS technology as required for assigned projects.


* Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution or similar experience. Degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management, preferred.
* Minimum of 4 years' experience in Project Management in building/development/construction industry.
* Experience with retail projects required. Multi-site rollout experience preferred
* Ability to prepare and track budgets.
* Understanding of technical requirements for relocation, construction, and renovation projects.
* Familiarity with architectural drawings and furniture and space planning concepts, a plus.
* Ability to solve practical problems and deal with variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
* Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
* Ability to successfully coordinate multiple staff of different levels.
* Strong consideration will be given to those that are PMP and LEED certified
* Ability to manage multiple projects at a time.
* Ability to regularly communicate analyzed data to client and team to achieve project goals
* Flexibility with work hours and travel as needed
* Highly organized with strong analytical skills
* Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with executive level external and internal clients
* Ability to successfully communicate with architects, contractors, client's representatives, and team members.
* Ability to manage all aspects of construction projects effectively and efficiently including, but not limited to Budgeting, Scheduling, Submittals and Change orders
* Demonstrated high level of performance in project budgeting and contract negotiations
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Project software


Our benefits are a good reason to come to JLL.

We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry, and then empowering them with the resources and support to enhance their health, financial and personal well-being. Our underlying benefits philosophy is this: be fair to our people, and provide opportunities for those who take advantage of our programs and resources to lower their health costs and increase their personal and financial security.

Benefits to eligible employees, include:

* 401(k) plan with matching company contributions
* Medical, Dental & Vision Care
* 6 weeks of paid parental leave at 100% of salary
* Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
* Flexible Work Arrangements may be available
* Executive Benefits

What you can expect from us

We succeed together and believe the best inspire the best, so we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our success.

Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your career ambitions, recognizing your contributions, investing in your well-being and providing competitive benefits and pay.

We can't wait to see where your ambitions take you at JLL. Apply today!

JLL Privacy Notice

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading global provider of real estate and investment management services. We take our responsibility to protect the personal information provided to us seriously. Generally the personal information we collect from you are for the purposes of processing in connection with JLL's recruitment process. We endeavour to keep your personal information secure with appropriate level of security and keep for as long as we need it for legitimate business or legal reasons. We will then delete it safely and securely.

For more information about how JLL processes your personal data, please view our Candidate Privacy Statement.

For additional details please see our career site pages for each country.

For employees in the United States, please see a fully copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy here.

This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you'll be asked to provide proof that you're fully vaccinated upon your start date. You're considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination.

Jones Lang LaSalle ("JLL") is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process - including the online application and/or overall selection process - you may contact us at Accommodation Requests. This email is only to request an accommodation. Please direct any other general recruiting inquiries to our Contact Us page > I want to work for JLL.

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