END DATE October 12, 2016

Associate Manager, Projects / Project Coordinator (Contract)

Jones Lang Lasalle - Chicago, IL

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  • Company
    Jones Lang Lasalle Jones Lang Lasalle
  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Position Title
Associate Manager, Projects / Project Coordinator (Contract)

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Job Description
Works as part of the Project Team, assisting with the development of scope and schedule for project work.
Provide superior client service.
Provide superior employee management.
Contribute to the growth of the company.
Enhance own professional and personal skills.
Meet assigned financial targets.

1. Support project executives on large complex projects and assignments.
2. Proactively manage project-related issues on account or assignment.
3. Develop scope and schedule for assigned projects.
4. Conduct and document all weekly meetings.
5. Coordinate and track all Vendor RFP s. Maintain accurate and consistent electronic files and documentation.
6. Coordinate activities of sub-contractors and relocation of technical functions.
7. Interact and negotiate with contractors and subcontractors
8. Prepare/update project status reports, process purchase orders and invoices, update tracking reports and maintain files for due diligence and financials.
9. Demonstrate a proactive focus on meeting client and project requirements in a timely and cost effective manner.
10. Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all PDS technology as required for assigned projects.
11. 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.
12. Assist Local PDS Team in meeting AGM numbers on a Regional and National level as determined on a yearly basis by the Management Executive Committee.
13. Comply with all Jones Lang LaSalle policies and procedures, including but not limited to ethics and business practice.

Associate or Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Business, Architecture, Engineering, 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

2-3 years of practical experience in a project administration / accounting position required

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

Organizational skills with the ability to identify and manage priorities

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Detail oriented

Ability to multi-task and work both in a team and independently

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

1. Familiarity with land use requirements and entitlements
2. Track projects from site selection, construction and closeout
3. Request and review Site Investigation Reports (SIR)
4. Request and review geo-technical, environmental, traffic reports as needed
5. Prepare due diligence reports of site assessments
6. Research, as needed, Municipality site assessment requirements
7. Research, generate and submit Preliminary Site Assessment reports

Full/Part Time


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About JLL
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. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0 billion, JLL has more than 280 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters, and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $59.1 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com.

JLL is focused on winning in the marketplace and being the industry leader, executing better than anyone else and innovating to create great products and services. We operate in an atmosphere of excellence, integrity, respect and trust. We bring a sense of teamwork, inclusion and diversity in everything we pursue. Our clients see the results as we address their needs, solve their problems and bring new ideas.

As a distinguished market leader, we offer challenging career opportunities in an exciting environment. Our future success as a firm depends on our ability to attract, develop and retain the very best people in the business.

Our values define who we are, underscore our commitment to clients and provide direction for everything we do.

Our unique culture has been recognized by industry experts and our peers. We are:
A best company to work for in multiple locations around the globe, including Chicago, San Francisco, London, Ireland, Shanghai and Hong Kong
World s Most Ethical Companies from Ethisphere Institute for seven consecutive years
America s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies from Forbes Magazine
#1 Top Corporate Real Estate Firm 2013 from Watkins Research Group, Inc. for six consecutive years

This partial list of awards demonstrates our record of achievement and our commitment to fostering an award-winning culture. For further information, visit www.jll.com.

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Employees are expected, at all times, to perform their responsibilities in accordance with the JLL Code of Business Ethics and the firm s corporate policies. Employees granted access to the firm s information technology are expected to follow the firm s guidance designed to promote best practices for information security, data privacy and the appropriate use of technology systems.

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JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce, and strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship. Please visit www.JLL.com for additional information on JLL s commitment to equal opportunity.