Project Manager (Construction)

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POST DATE 10/10/2017
END DATE 3/25/2018

Jones Lang Lasalle Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


JLL is seeking a Project Manager to join our Dallas project development services division. We are looking for candidates with Institutional and Commercial project management and development expertise with experience representing our Owner/Tenant Clients with their construction projects. Projects managed include institutional development, Corporate (including Built to Suit), Hospitality, Industrial, Commercial Office and Special Projects.

Ideal candidates will have a background in Architecture, Construction, Cost Estimating and/or Civil Engineering.


* Technical Expertise and ability to represent the Owner/Tenant on large, complex projects.

* Effective communication skills (verbal and written).

* Ability to develop and prepare project schedules and utilize project scheduling tools.

* Ability to develop and prepare project budgets and utilize project budgeting tools.

* Ability to scope project requirements and make recommendations on consultant requirements and strategy for project delivery.

* Well Organized with ability to develop and process workflows.

* Ability to chair and facilitate a project meeting with multiple stakeholders.

* Ability to effectively negotiate contract terms that protect the Owner/Tenant best interest.

* Ability to create Value via cost savings, cost avoidance, risk mitigation, accelerated schedule.

* Ability to engage, coordinate and manage all consultants needed during a complex project development.

* Client Interface & Project Team Relationship Management.

* Knowledge of local market and Design and Construction Industry

* Well versed in dealing with local jurisdictions and municipalities.


* Commercial Project Development experience. Experience with all phases of a project from inception and scope development through project closeout and commissioning.

* Experience representing and driving Client/Tenant timeline throughout the development process. Managing and leading external parties (3rd party developer, landlord, city officials, planning and building departments, etc.) through the development approval process.

* Comfortable driving the design and construction process on behalf of Client (as Agent for the Client).

* Managing ambiguity and the challenges that arise during the various phases of project design and construction.

* Ability to manage and coordinate multiple workflows. Including the coordination of Architect/Engineers, the General Contractor, sub-contractors with owner supplied material, and ancillary vendors and suppliers such as IT, AV and FF&E.


* Professional Degree in Architecture, Construction Technology or Civil Engineering.

* Minimum 5 years of experience in related areas


* 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

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

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

* Ability to Read & Understand Construction Drawings & Specifications

* Business Acumen Respected for professional and savvy business sense

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

* 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

* 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



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