Sr. Project Manager (Raleigh, NC)

| Raleigh-Durham, NC
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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!

We are currently seeking a Sr. Project Manager to join our account team delivering client projects across a broad portfolio.

What this job involves

As a Sr. Project Manager at JLL, you will be directly responsible for leading and delivering challenging projects. Your strong knowledge of construction projects from start to finish will speak to your ability to push the business forward through innovative and industry changing ideas. You will contribute to the development of project scopes, budgeting, and scheduling, as well as overseeing the strategy and execution through completion of construction. You will be focused on the client experience by providing innovative solutions to conflicting priorities.

Creating strategic and collaborative solutions

You are an individual who sees the big picture, acts decisively, and focuses on creating an energized and collaborative environment. As a Sr. Project Manager, you will contribute to the establishment and refinement of work quality, cultural initiatives, and best practices to drive results as a team. You will also contribute to developing successful, diverse teams through inclusive and thoughtful means of communication. Success will be measured by your ability to develop winning strategies for project execution.

Embracing the human side of business

You are people focused, seeking out and understanding the needs, perspectives and motivations of clients and team members alike. Your ability to manage client and vendor relationships will allow for seamless conflict resolution, account maintenance, and overall development of client relationships.

Sound like the job you're looking for? Before you apply it's also worth knowing what we're looking for:

Responsibilities
  • Develop and execute project specific and client driven goals, schedules, budgets, strategy, and detailed assumptions with methodology for accomplishing and/or managing goals and objectives
  • Establish and maintain project goals and success criteria that meet both JLL and client needs
  • Build and maintain rapport with client representatives and ensure that the scopes of project and outside business forces affecting the project are fully understood, and that specific deliverables are fully understood with performance standards and other relevant criteria
  • Coordinate any necessary due diligence efforts on behalf of the internal team, project partners, clients and/or end users, maintaining and delivering all appropriate documentation
  • Develop a detailed project budget based on historical and market data and clearly defined set of budget assumptions
  • Act as the primary senior level contact with the client throughout the duration of the project
  • Guide the client and team through the design implementation process including conceptual, schematic, design development and construction documentation and signoff
  • Develop and maintain Master Project Schedules and manage the successful execution of projects so that completion falls within intended time-frames
  • Prepare various RFP's needed for vendor and contractor services as well as manage the contractor, vendor selection process
  • Develop procedures for distribution, receipt, opening, levelling and award of projects and services.
  • Facilitate initiation of all critical project meetings and coordination exercises with internal staff, key stakeholders, and external users to ensure responsibilities are efficiently, accurately and effectively communicated and understood by all concerned
  • Manage project performance against schedules, scheduled milestones, and critical path items on multiple projects
  • Manage vendor and project team performance to ensure compliance with contractual requirements, all regulating entities and client expectations
  • Identify, manage, and mitigate areas of concern regarding potential liabilities and risk (fee, our reputation, errors and omissions, etc.) to JLL Leadership
  • Contribute where needed and/or requested by JLL Leadership in the refinement of best practices of standards of excellence for the business unit and JLL overall
  • Assist in training and developing JLL team members in the skills and understanding of firm procedures, methodology and practices expected for a successful project implementation
  • Make the right tradeoff between schedule, resources, and scope to ensure timely and successful delivery of the project
  • Contribute to the development of project/project management methodology
  • Upon project completion, manage successful handoff to Business-As-Usual (BAU) teams, internal stakeholders, and third-party vendors
  • Produce required project close out documentation

Candidate Profile
  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management is preferred
  • 7 - 12 years of relevant experience related to project or construction management
  • Project management experience in real estate development, design, construction is required
  • Hands on approach, show attention to detail and ownership
  • Ability to effectively lead/manage a diverse team of stakeholders and influence others to achieve outcomes
  • Ability to regularly communicate analyzed data to client and team to achieve project goals
  • Strong working knowledge of architectural drawings and furniture and space planning concepts
  • Highly organized with strong analytical skills
  • Comfortable working across multiple geographies, cultures, virtually, across time zones, in a highly dynamic organization
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with executive level external and internal clients as well as external team members (architects, contractors, client's representatives, etc.)
  • Competency in managing multiple projects simultaneously in various stages of construction

A relationship builder

Both verbal and written communication skills are vital, and of course you'll be good at establishing relationships with all levels of the organization & external clients.

Tech minded

The real estate and construction industries are consistently changing with technology. You'll need to make technology work to your advantage. You must demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of project management technology tools and continually seek opportunities to develop your skillset.

An achiever

You'll have a proven track record of results as we'll expect you to act decisively, think big, and manage your time to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, high-volume environment. Most importantly, you'll want to contribute to a diverse, supportive, and talented team.

Benefits:

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!

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More Information on JLL
JLL operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in Chicago, IL, Seattle, WA, Sacramento, CA, San Francisco, CA, Brea, CA, San Diego, CA, Las Vegas, NV, Phoenix, AZ, Denver, CO, Dallas, TX, Austin, TX, San Antonio, TX, Houston, TX, Miami, FL, Jacksonville, FL, Atlanta, GA, Nashville, TN, Charlotte, NC, Raleigh, NC, Minneapolis, MN, Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, New York, NY, Boston, MA, Pittsburgh, PA and Columbus, OH. JLL was founded in 2022. It has 66101 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 184 open jobs at JLL, click here.
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