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Senior Project Team Lead (Construction) in Los Angeles, CA at JLL

at JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)

Posted: 5/4/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3N76M66F0M39CNJV0P
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: online

Job Description

Job Description

About JLL

We’re JLL. We’re a professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. As a Fortune 500 company, we help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions.

If you’re looking to step up your career, JLL is the perfect professional home. With us, you’ll have a chance to innovate with the world’s leading businesses, put that expertise into action on landmark projects, and work on game-changing real estate initiatives. You’ll also make long-lasting professional connections and be inspired by the best. We’re focused on opportunity and want to help you make the most of yours. Achieve your ambitions—join us at JLL!

We are currently seeking a driven Team Leader who can lead a team of professionals to exceed client expectations for all project management services.

The ideal candidate will be a pro-active leader who partners with the client to translate their business requirements into world class action plans to be executed by the team.  They serve as the client’s trusted advisor to discuss long-term client strategies.  A credible, impactful communicator, he/she operates with a “no surprise” approach. Having a successful track record of leading high-performing teams (including virtual teams) and projects will ensure that only the highest caliber talent is assigned to support the client’s business and that employees and third-party contract resources are held to rigorous performance standards.

The Team Lead has extensive knowledge of leading practices in the Project Management industry and is able to drive innovative and best practice solutions that are best in class.  The Team Lead is also a proven leader and manager of people capable of developing talent into a high-performing, world class talent.  Role will be based in Chicago, IL.

What this job involves

Leading industry changing projects

As a Senior Project Manager at JLL, you will be directly responsible for executing complex project goals through agile and strategic leadership. Leveraging a national platform will allow you to focus on and lead industry changing projects that influence the future of work. Your strong knowledge of construction projects from start to finish will speak to your holistic approach to client needs. Your influence will be founded in facilitating critical stakeholder meetings, providing on-site project leadership and applying financial acumen to meet client goals.

Creating strategic and collaborative solutions

You are an individual who focuses on creating an energized and collaborative environment. As a Senior Project Manager, you will contribute to the establishment and refinement of work quality, cultural initiatives and best practices to drive results as a team. Success will be measured by your ability to develop procedures and winning strategies to guide your team to 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. You will demonstrate the ability to contribute to the culture, growth and development of a team by providing onsite leadership to ensure performance criteria and standards are being met.

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

Education and experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree is REQUIRED; Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field PREFERRED
  • (7+) years of documented, progressive experience in project management with knowledge around property and transaction management.
  • Extensive experience in a client-focused, results/metrics-driven organization; Six Sigma/process improvement experience preferred.
  • Experience managing/leading/mentoring others is REQUIRED

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.

What you can expect from us

We’re an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. We succeed together—across the desk and around the globe. We 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 ambitions in career, recognition, well-being, benefits and pay. We’ll offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.

With us, you’ll develop your strengths and enjoy a career full of varied experiences. We can’t wait to see where your ambitions take you at JLL.

Apply today!

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