Project Manager
Jones Lang LaSalle - Chicago, IL

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Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2011 global revenue of $3.6 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 corporate offices. The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 2.1 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with $47.7 billion of assets under management.

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Under supervision of the Regional Manager, the individual serves as the point person for the project and is responsible for the management of individual multi-disciplined projects with ultimate responsibility for seeing the project through from inception to closeout.

Become an integral part of a cohesive Project Management Team.

Responsible for providing experienced professional project planning support and management for all assigned projects, as well as daily responsibility for all activities executed under the project plan.

 Assemble and manage a team of internal and external professionals for successful project execution, while assuring adherence to established administrative processes and procedures.
 Cultivate and maintain a positive working relationship with all client representatives and service providers operating on the project.
 Lead business partner and construction meetings on all projects. Serve as liaison between the client and all other project resources.

 Accurately report and forecast project budgets and schedules utilizing client automated forms and documents
 Proactively identify, report, and mitigate all project risk issues
 Adhere to all project management processes that are applicable for each project
 Accurate forecasting and development of the capital plan
 Conduct and document all weekly meetings.
 Coordinate and track all Vendor RFP’s. Maintain accurate and consistent electronic files and documentation.
Responsible for timely processing of all invoices
 Consistently meets budget and schedule performance goals
 Read and understand documents defining projects including leases and abstracts in order to comply with the lease to secure Landlord approvals prior to work and determine responsibility for funding project.
 Provide activity updates of projects to Regional Manager and update in project management system of record.
 Competitively bid all vendor services for each project as required or necessary.
 Excel in all phases of Corporate Real Estate Project Management activities; end-to-end project accountability.
 Meet with client prior to each project to define project requirement, identify success factors, develop measurement tools and communicate measureable added value to client.
 Adhere to Bank of America’s Critical Environment Work Authorization program (CEWA), critical processes and reporting requirements.
 Ensure contracting process is followed and service levels are met in compliance with agreements.
 Ensure that Project Charter and FMEA are updated and correct for all projects within current defined thresholds.
 Strong collaboration with Property Management Team members, Engineering Services Team members and Transaction & Investment Team members.
 Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all PDS technology as required for assigned projects.

 Manage project finances for respective capital projects such that the Construction In Progress (CIP) aged percentage does not exceed goals
 Submit timely Cost and Schedule Change Requests to ensure variance does not exceed current defined threshold.
 Ensure that Multi Supplier Diversity spend meets annual goals.
 Ensure accurate management of all accounts receivables to maintain a level not to exceed planned working capital charge as set by corporate finance and the Regional Operations Manager.


• Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Business, Architecture, Engineering, Project Management, or Construction Management strongly preferred
• Ability to prepare and track budgets
• Understanding of technical requirements for a business relocation
• Familiarity with architectural drawings and furniture and space planning concepts a plus
• Flexibility with work hours and travel as needed
• Minimum three (3) years experience related to all aspects of Design / Construction / Project Management.
• Experience in construction management or real estate preferred
• Highly organized with strong analytical skills
• Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with executive level external and internal clients
• Proven record of excellent internal and external customer service
• Organizational skills with the ability to identify and manage priorities
• Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
• Detail oriented
• Ability to multi-task and work both in a team and independently
• Demonstrated skills in all Microsoft Office Suite applications (includes MS Project & MS Access) as well as Adobe Acrobat

Equal Employment Opportunity

Jones Lang LaSalle is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Jones Lang LaSalle is an equal opportunity employer and committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. Jones Lang LaSalle strongly believes in equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, pregnancy, family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law. The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfer, training, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.

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