Hospitality Construction Project Manager (Ground Up)

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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

Jones Lang Lasalle Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Position Title
Hospitality Construction Project Manager (Ground Up)

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Job Description
We are looking for individuals with experience in hospitality, focusing on Hotel & Convention Center development (ground up) & renovations.

The candidate will be able to develop and manage complex project budgets and cash flow reporting. Experience managing the project team selection process and contract negotiation for architectural, interior designer, miscellaneous consultant services, and general contractors is required. Project types will typically include renovations of public areas, restaurants/bars, meeting rooms, ballrooms & guest rooms.

We are looking for a solid background in at least one of the following areas: Project Management, Architecture, Ground Up and Existing Building Construction, Cost Estimating, or Engineering. Travel within Southern California is required.


* Client Interface & Project Team Relationship Management

* Running Meetings, Setting Agenda s, Issuing Meeting Minutes

* Experience with Budget & Milestone/Schedule Development, Management and Tracking

* RFP Generation, Interviewing, Analysis & Recommendations of Project Team Assembly Including:

* Architect/Interior Designer/Procurement Agent

* Bidding General Contractor Services & Hard Bid Analysis

* Oversight of FF&E & 3rd party Procurement Process

* Ability to Read & Understand Construction Drawings & Specifications

* Assist Owner with Contract Negotiations

* Analyze & Negotiate Change Orders


* A college degree is required, preferably in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management

* 4 7 years of experience in project management with ground up experience

* Senior Project Manager: 8 15 years of experience in project management with a few years ground up experience


* Ability to interact with multiple stakeholders and pro-actively anticipate their needs

* Business Acumen: Respected for professional and savvy business sense

* Planning and Organizing: Establish course of action to accomplish goals, evaluates results, develops schedules, and can orchestrate multiple activities at once by effectively utilizing resources

* Client Focus: Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of external and internal clients, acts with client in mind, establishes and maintains effective relationships, and gains their trust and respect

* Written/Oral communications: Ability to speak and write clearly and concisely, get messages across that have the desired effect

* Hard worker & Team Player: No task too small. Getting the job done and exceeding client expectations is the key to integrating successfully into our team

* Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change, can shift gears comfortably, can decide and act without having the total picture, can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty

* Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to others at all levels and uses diplomacy and tact

* Self-Starter: Able to start and complete projects independently

* Time Management: Use time effectively and efficiently, can attend to a broader range of activities, gets more done in less time than others

* Technically Savvy: Proficient in Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Project, Word

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