Manager, Projects (Life Sciences)
Manager, Projects (Life Sciences)
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This position will lead and support JLL s life science client (s) in a project plans. Applicant must be pro-active, driven, collaborative, and seek excellence for the client and be proactive working in conjunction with our Brokerage group. The right candidate will deliver senior level project management and supervision specifically in the area of corporate interiors. Additionally provide superior employee management and client service. Meeting assigned financial targets is also critical to the success of the position.
Develop project specific and client driven goals, schedules, budgets and detailed assumptions.
Establish and maintain project goals and success criteria the meets the client needs.
Build rapport with client representatives and Brokerage to ensure scope of project and outside business forces affecting the project is 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 client, 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 the Master Project Schedule.
Prepare various RFP s needed for vendor and contractor services for the complete project. Develop procedures for distribution, receipt, opening, leveling and award
Facilitate a project kick-off meeting with internal staff and key stakeholders to ensure responsibilities are communicated and understood by all concerned.
Actively track each aspect of project performance against schedules and critical path.
Oversee vendor and project team members work to ensure compliance with contract and client expectations.
Identify and address areas of concern regarding potential liabilities and risk (fee, our reputation, errors and omissions, etc.) to Management Committee and Region Manager.
Assist Management Committee and Region Manager in the establishment and refinement of best practices of standards of excellence.
Assist in training and developing Jones Lang LaSalle team members in the skills and understanding of firm procedures, methodology and practices expected for a successful project implementation.
Assist Team Lead in informing client of issues affecting relocation and develop process for facilities training and space turnover.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all PDS technology as required for assigned projects.
Ensure accurate management of all accounts receivables to maintain a level not to exceed planned working capital charge as set by corporate finance, account finance team and/or the Regional Operations Manager.
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
Demonstrated ability to support or lead Business Development initiatives as assigned or requested.
Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with executive level external and internal clients, specifically brokerage.
Ability to successfully communicate with architects, contractors, client s representatives, and team members.
Comply with all Jones Lang LaSalle policies and procedures, including but not limited to ethics and business practice.
Must have 5+ years experience in construction/ project management. Specialization in life science construction management is highly preferred. General commercial office construction is required.
Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Business, Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management strongly preferred
Previous experience effectively supervising, training, mentoring and evaluating several project managers at various levels within the organization/team
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Project software is a must
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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. With annual fee revenue of $4.7 billion and gross revenue of $5.4 billion, JLL has more than 230 corporate offices, operates in 80 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 58,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.4 billion square feet, or 316 million square meters, and completed $118 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2014. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $53.6 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com.
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